United Way Battlement to the Bells

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This month on United Way Cares, Highwater Farm Project Director Sara Tymczyszyn talks about her initiative to connect youth with sustainable agriculture beginning at the Silt River Preserve in 2020.

Traci Gurley-Tomashosky talks about United Way Battlement to the Bells with Board President Lawrence Bond and about expanding the AmeriCorps VISTA Project.

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Cristina Gair is Executive Director for West Mountain Regional Health Alliance. Here she describes the orgnanization to Traci Gurley-Tomashosky, host of United Way Cares.

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Today's show features AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers Kaylee Peterson, who serves at Family Visitor Programs, and Bo Blodgett, who serves at Habitat for Humanity Roaring Fork.

This month's show features two guests involved in the AmeriCorps VISTA project, which works with organizations that help eradicate poverty.

On this month's edition of United Way Cares, host Traci Gurley-Tomashosky talks to Rick Blauvelt, Executive Director of Raising a Reader Aspen to Parachute. The organization works to foster early literacy skills among young children, so they develop a love of books and become successful readers. United Way Cares airs monthly on KDNK and is hosted by Gurley-Tomashosky, Executive Director of United Way Battlement to the Bells. Hear archived episodes here.

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On this month's show, Traci is joined by Sandy Swanson, executive director for Family Visitor Programs, and AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer Kaylee Peterson. Family Visitor Programs provides home visitation services to pregnant women and to parents of young children residing in the Aspen to Parachute, Colorado region. Programs are offered to families at no cost, regardless of income.

Traci Gurley-Tomashosky, director of United Way Battlement to the Bells, interviews AmeriCorps VISTA worker Bo Blodgett about his involvement with both the Garfield County Housing Authority and River Center of New Castle.

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Host Traci Gurley, executive director for United Way Battlement to the Bells, speaks with WindWalkers executive director Gabrielle Greeves.

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Traci Gurley-Tomashosky, executive director for United Way Battlement to the Bells, gives tribute to former board president Christopher May and former executive director Amy Barr and discusses the AmeriCorps VISTA project with program manager Andie Scott and leader Amber Burns.

Traci Gurley-Tomashosky, acting executive director for United Way Battlement to the Bells, discusses a new AmeriCorps VISTA project with Andie Scott and volunteer Alex Willard.