2 KASA This Morning December 24, 2013

December 24th, 2013 at 7:03 am by under 2 KASA This Morning

Question of the Day

  • Holiday usually come with a tradition of some sort. So today we’re asking:  What’s your Christmas Eve tradition?

Tweet @2kasafox, Facebook and comment below to tell us what you think.

On 2 KASA This Morning

Many families will be gathering together over the next couple of days and sitting down to big meals. For some who don’t have that luxury, big meal times like Christmas are all the more important to celebrate. Feeding and taking care of the less fortunate is a constant job regardless of holidays. David Romero is with the folks at the Albuquerque Rescue Mission to talk about the meals and warmth they are providing for the homeless today.

Are you still looking for last-minute gift ideas for those sport lovers on your shopping list? You’re in luck. Jerry Shere from Sport Systems is here to share some great gift ideas.

Everyone loves a fun holiday party and the best kind right now is the ugly Christmas sweater parties. We want to see what you come up with this year for those parties. Send us your pictures from your ugly Christmas sweater party or one that you attend and we’ll get them on the air and show them to our viewers.  Just got to 2 KASA Club to submit your photos and select Holiday as the subject.

If you enjoy boutique fashion Runway Apparel promises to give you that at a price that will make you smile. The local business is also named the 2013 best store for women’s casual wear by “Albuquerque the Magazine.” Joining us are Dara Ambriz, a partner of Runway Apparel, and model Haley Steider.

They’ve been to England, Austria, and New York singing a wide variety of music. Today the Albuquerque Civic Chorus directed by Dr. Gary Wayne Pyland is performing in the 2 KASA This Morning studio.

Parents: are your kids bouncing off the walls at home? If so you can send them off for a bit to “Science is Everywhere” winter day camp at the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History. Jennifer Hayden and Rachael Cutrufello of the museum are here with the details.

Each year Meals on Wheels delivers over 140,000 meals to people in Albuquerque. Executive Director Samantha Blauwkamp of the local program explains how you can help.

Gina Nielsen of Thrift Town shows us how to turn old book pages into holiday cards in the 12 Days of Thriftmas.

A very special homecoming just happened as an airman from Albuquerque came home after nine months in Afghanistan.  This morning that family–Tech Sgt. David Lamica with the Kirtland Air Force Base 512th Rescue Squadron, his wife Cyndi and their five kids–are all here with us.

Tomorrow is Christmas day so 2 KASA This Morning is taking the day off.  We’ll be back on Thursday to fill you in on the egg nog jog, a 12-year-old who reached Africa’s highest peak and on the gorgeous poinsettias brightening the ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden. All this and more starts Thursday at 7 a.m. here on 2 KASA This Morning and on KASA.com.

Community Calendar

The December garden holidays at the ABQ BioPark Aquarium and Botanic Garden is still going on. You can enjoy a variety of themed exhibits full of decorations, evergreens and seasonal color like a display of poinsettias, a miniature holiday scene at the railroad garden and the chile ristras.

You can see the holiday display up until Dec. 31 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The price for adults is $9 for New Mexico residents and $12.50 for nonresidents. The price for kids is $4 for New Mexico residents and $6 for nonresidents.

For more community events»

Pet Photo

Meet Bitty. Looks like she has her very own Christmas tree. Thank you Sharon Spencer for sending this in.  Submit your pet photos to 2 KASA Club»

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Deal of the Day

Comfort Dental is offering free dental care to those in need today, which is Care Day. The free clinics are intended to provide basic dental care from cleanings to extractions. More serious problems will be handled according to the discretion of the dentist.

Comfort Dental Care’s free dental treatment on a first-come, first-served basis from 7:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. It will be at all its locations.

For more information»

Job of the Day

Catholic Charities in Albuquerque is looking for an immigration center director. In that position you would be responsible for program development, community relation and grant writing.

For more details on how to apply»

Links

Job of the Day:  http://www.centerfornonprofitexcellence.org/jobs/immigration-center-director

Runway Apparel: http://www.runwayapparel.net/

National Museum of Nuclear Science and History: http://www.nuclearmuseum.org/

Meals on Wheels: http://www.mow-nm.org/

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