Friday, July 26 on Style Show: links and Summerfest!

July 26th, 2013 at 11:44 am by under 2 KASA Style

Quote of the Day

“Life doesn’t get easier or more forgiving. We get stronger and more resilient.” –Steve Maraboli

On New Mexico Style

Eric Werner from the City of Albuquerque came on the show to talk about Summerfest, a series of awesome events happening around town. The next one is next Saturday at Civic Plaza where Ozomatli is headlining a line-up of latin sensations.

We got a first look at the show “Pajama Game” playing at the Musical Theater Southwest. It is a musical based on the novel 7 ½ cents by Richard Bissel.

Public Relations Director, Laura Verillo, Community Relations Manager, Kim Stoebick, and Orbit joined us to talk about The Isotopes stand against Breast Cancer and their 4 games series against the New Orleans Zephyrs.

Executive Director New Mexico Pets Alive, Melissa Roberts came on the show to talk about what the organization is doing to help at risk pets find homes.

The Small Business Friday Spotlight was on Choco Canyon Artisan Chocolates which keeps the art form of sensational chocolate alive.

Toro Bar & Grill’s Social Sales Manager Alicia Gardner and Bartender Jayme Chino joined us I our Builders Source Kitchen to talk about some of their handcrafted cocktails.

In the Community

The state’s big auction of unclaimed property from abandoned safe deposit boxes is set for Saturday and online bidding has already started, but a number of those unclaimed keepsakes have been pulled off the auction block because they’re not “unclaimed” anymore. The state has gotten eight claims for unclaimed property in the last week alone, that’s more than it typically receives in a year. Some of the claimed items include a seven pound gold bar, a personally inscribed pocket watch and a wedding ring and necklace. The unclaimed property supervisor says – sales like these are bittersweet – because  some of these items are part of someone’s family history.

Some pre-schoolers in Albuquerque have gotten to learn something a little different. How to grow a community garden, with the help of Americorps Volunteers. Kids at “Cuidando Los Ninos” planted fruits and vegetables at their location on Walter St. in the southeast. They learn where food comes from and it provides their families with fresh fruits and veggies. The mission of “Cuidondo de los Ninos” is to provide early education for homeless children and help their families get back on their feet.

The baby alligator found in Santa Fe yard has a new home at a Colorado sanctuary. The 2-foot-long gator was discovered in a backyard last week It’s mouth had been taped shut. And it was starving. But now the gator is living at the Colorado Gator Farm” near Alamosa. Police believe it was someone’s pet. If the owner is found they could face animal cruelty and illegal exotic pet charges.

Links

http://www.cabq.gov/culturalservices/things-to-do/annual-events/summerfest/downtown-summerfest

http://www.musicaltheatresw.com/

http://www.newmexicopetsalive.org/

http://www.chococanyon.com/

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