2 KASA This Morning January 20, 2014

January 20th, 2014 at 7:27 am by under 2 KASA This Morning

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  • It is National Cheese Lovers Day. What is your favorite cheese?

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On 2 KASA This Morning

New Mexico certainly stands out when it comes to natural beauty and it’s also very culturally diverse. But what many of us don’t know is this state was one of 33 that enforced segregation among races many decades ago. It may not be known whether Martin Luther King Junior stepped foot in New Mexico, but his role in civil rights certainly made an impact here. Here to talk about that is Kimberly Greene, the executive director of the Martin Luther King Junior Commission for New Mexico.

The Credit Union of New Mexico is not only giving your kids a solid financial future by teaching them to “spend, save and share” responsibly. They’re also sending one to LA to audition for America’s Got Talent!  I am now joined by Marcus Porter Ralynn Portillo from Claim Your Youth.

Most of us already know exercise makes you feel younger, but some exercise routines can actually make you look younger right down to your DNA! Courtney Byrd, a certified nutrition coach and personal trainer, is showing us an anti-aging workout!

The Salute to Senior Service contest recognizes everyday seniors for the impact they make in their communities. Here to tell us all about it is social worker, Cindy Brown.

I think most people agree that the only downside to eating organic is the cost. The Mommy McGyvers show us two quick easy tips to help your family eat organic on a budget.

How does eating savory soup and delicious dessert for a great cause sound? If it sounds as amazing to you as it does to me then you’ll want to mark your calendars for the Roadrunner Food Bank’s annual Souper Bowl. Here to tell us about it is Sonya Warwick, communications officer at Roadrunner Food Bank and Salim Khoury, owner of Flamez Burgers and More.

Community Calendar

The Albuquerque BioPark Botanic Garden is looking to warm you up with its annual winter fire colors flower show. The display features flowers in hot colors from Mediterranean climates. The exhibit started over the weekend and runs until early March.

You can check it out from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Price is included in botanic garden and aquarium admission.

For more community events»

Deal of the Day

In honor of Martin Luther King Day national parks are offering free admission. In New Mexico, those parks are Aztec Ruins, Bandelier, Capulin Volcano, Carlsbad Caverns, Chaco Culture, El Morro, Fort Union, Gila Cliff Dwellings, Pecos and White Sands.

Job of the Day

New Mexico Community Foundation is looking for a grants and fiscal sponsorship manager. In that position, you would be responsible for day-to-day oversight of emergency grants and scholarships among other things. For more on this and to apply»

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Links

Salute to Senior Service»

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