Cottonwood, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides services and resources for those living with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Today we get a 2017 update on everything at Cottonwood with Peggy Wallert and Ettie Brightwell.
Also, the dates are set for two of Cottonwood's signature events: The Cottonwood Classic Golf Tournament, and Salute! Winefest.
Talking with Susan Johnson of K-State Research and Extension Douglas County about food trends and food safety presentations coming to the area.
It's time once again for the March for Babies! Returning to Topeka Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Lake Shawnee. Families, friends, businesses, and teams of any size are invited to take part and support the work of the March of Dimes, and their mission to give all babies a fighting chance!
This year's Ambassador Family for Topeka is the Roberts family. Craig and Angela share their story about the treatment and support given to their daughter Adalyn in her first weeks of life, from the NICU and the March of Dimes. Listen here to their story, and for details on how you can join the March for Babies!
(Craig, Angela and Adalyn Roberts)
(photo: March of Dimes)
One of the largest sanctioned BBQ contests in Kansas is back for another year of intense competition, with more than 100 teams traveling to Osage City, Kansas for Smoke in the Spring! Season points and cash are on the line for these teams. We talk with organizer Corey Linton about the rules, the styles, and the public sampling!
Theatre Lawrence Board President Amy Kelly stops by with an update on the next production, Noises Off, and the upcoming new season. Plus, a call for your stories about Theatre Lawrence over the years, as they celebrate 40 years!
It's time once again for the March for Babies! Returning to Lawrence Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Buford Watson Jr. Park. Families, friends, businesses, and teams of any size are invited to take part and support the work of the March of Dimes, and their mission to give all babies a fighting chance!
This year's Ambassador Family for the Lawrence March is the Holtgraves. Meet parents Angela and Robert, and their children RJ and Zoey (pictured below)--who got to check out the radio station and be on the air!
The entire family came over to KLWN to graciously share their story, to talk about the tough times and the good times, and to talk about the incredible support of NICU's and the March of Dimes. Here is their story!
The Walk of Hope returns to Lawrence after a successful first year in 2016! Gwen Wiens provides information on the event that works to raise awareness of the rare disease and support for the families living with HD. Greg Suter of the Hereditary Neurological Disease Center provides medical and testing information about HD, and resources for families.
Marlin Bates, Director of K-State Research and Extension Douglas County, provides information on upcoming presentations in gardening, urban wildlife, and urban agriculture.
An update on all things animals from the Lawrence Humane Society. Meghan Scheibe brings us a recap of 2016 and the winter months of 2017, a conversation about fostering animals, plus a look forward to upcoming events--including the Paw Valley Festival and its dog-friendly 5K.
Catching up with the Friends of the Lawrence Public Library, a membership and volunteer organization supporting the work of the Lawrence Public Library.
Today, Angela Thompson and Stan Ring talk about a big year of donations and book sales for the Friends, a year that resulted in one of the largest donations to the library in more than a decade!
Also, the Friends are holding their Spring Book Sale this weekend, so there will be thousands of books and other media categorized, alphabetized, and ready for the public.
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