Friday, June 14 on Style Show: links and reptiles

June 14th, 2013 at 10:14 am by under 2 KASA Style

Quote of the Day

“Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.” –Judy Garland

On New Mexico Style

Dr. Brian Moore, assistant chief of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the University of New Mexico, came on the show to talk about the danger signs of heat stroke and how parents can prevent it.

Our Small Business Spotlight was on Earthwise Pet Supply which offers a unique pet store experience.

Quarterback Kasey Peters and offensive lineman Jeff Younker of the New Mexico Stars, our own professional indoor football league came on the show to talk about their upcoming game against the Abilene Bombers tomorrow.

PetCo General Manager and James O’Kelly came on the show to talk about their upcoming Reptile Rally, and also some snakes and turtles along.

Caterer Victor Rede joined us in our Home Builders Kitchen and gave us some great ideas for a different Father’s Day meal, Japanese style!

In the Community

Animal humane New Mexico is the state’s largest nonprofit animal welfare agency and this weekend is the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art adoption center. The 2-day event includes guided tours, entertainment, and food trucks and maybe you’ll make a new friend.

The blue star mothers are packing up 600 care packages tomorrow …  To send to troops overseas. They’ve collected all the items they need, they just need help packing. Show up at the troop support center. That’s at 2919 D 2nd St. NW in Albuquerque. The packing is from 9 to 11-30 AM. You can call 345-67-24 for more information.

The duke city roller derby girls are taking on Oklahoma City tomorrow in their season opener and it’s for a good cause. The Duke City team will be collecting donations for tornado victims that the ladies from OKC will take back home with them. The team is also holding a raffle where a portion of the proceeds go to the relief effort. The game starts at 6 pm and it’s at the Albuquerque convention center.

On Saturday, the Southwest Shootout pits a dozen of the best poetry slam teams in the Southwest against each other for a shot at glory and cash prizes. Albuquerque slam is at the Kimo Theater. The show starts at 7:30 and tickets are $15.

If your dad has a green thumb … Take him to the Albuquerque Garden Center on Sunday from noon to 4 for “Fiesta in the Garden.” The day includes gardening demonstrations, entertainment, and a flower show. Tickets are $4 for adults and $2 for kids.


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