Thursday, May 23 on Style Show: links and Oklahoma Aid

May 23rd, 2013 at 10:20 am by under 2 KASA Style

Quote of the Day

“Nobody rises to low expectations.” –Calvin Lloyd

On New Mexico Style

The Albuquerque campus of Brown Mackie College is now collecting items for families caught in the tornadoes in Oklahoma. Campus President Eric Rudie came on the show to give more information about the initiative.

We got the information about the Wounded Warrior Project and the Third Annual Memorial Day Run happening Saturday.

Veronica Martin, a Sandia High School graduate came on the show to talk about the county wide fantasy stock portfolio competition that she won. It is a project to help students learn about economic, business, and math lessons.

Robert Marfia, Branch Manager with Truly Nolen came on the show to talk about how to prevent and eliminate a pest infestation this summer.

Dr. Dean Bair gives some tips on how people can properly shield themselves from the sun this summer.

Gary Bowen of the Village of Eagle Nest came on the show to talk about this unique community and the many outdoor activities that people can participate in.

Kevin Bladergoed and Garret Fowles from Blades Bistro joined us in the Builders Source Kitchen to talk about the restaurant and cook up some great summer soups.

In the Community

Veterans will soon have a new place to help them get back on their feet in Rio Rancho. Last night the city council approved zoning for a new veterans shelter.

Educators find students who do not read over the summer tend to lose ground in their reading proficiency so Governor Martinez is pitching the “Be A Reading Animal” program. It offers incentives like a trip to Disney’s Animal Kingdom, a ride in a hot air balloon with the governor, the opportunity to be a junior zookeeper at the Albuquerque bio-park and even throw a pitch at an isotopes game.

Helping to keep you and your kids safe… The “Summer Safety Blast” campaign is being launched this weekend. State police will be patrolling looking for seat belt and child restraint violations. The campaign coincides with the Fed’s *Click It or Ticket* initiative, as well as New Mexico’s 100 days of summer – which targets drunk drivers.

Former lobo and Lovington native Brian Urlacher is retiring … After 13 seasons with the Chicago Bears.

The UNM Lobos softball team is stepping-up to the plate to try to help the people of Moore, Oklahoma. The team started taking donations at the field yesterday. In less than 24-hours they received dozens of bags of clothes crates of water, and food. The team will continue taking donations this weekend … And next Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

Local animal rescue groups are collecting items for Oklahoma pets. Items that are needed include blankets, crates, food, and water bowls. We have a list of drop off sites on our website at

Links (Memorial Day Run)

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