Alice Jewell talks about how the foundation has taken on the very important role of assessing and supporting the social and economic infrastructure in our community as it pertains to the non-profit sector of and how that affects other aspects of the city.
Rachel interviews Craig Russell USN Veteran CEO and Founder of the SS American Memorial at the Lazy U Ranch. Craig tells us about the Ranch, the reason he turned it into the memorial and how it serves soldiers. Craig also tells us about Freedom Fridays, and invites the public.
Rachel interviews Susan White, Lead Forensic Interviewer for the Children’s Advocacy Center of Comal County. Susan walks Rachel through the forensic interview process and explains its importance in helping children who may have been through trauma or abuse.
Rachel interviews Amanda Anding past executive Committee Chair and one of the founding members of NB Next, an organization helping to fund non-profits in our community. Amanda tells Rachel about the upcoming grant funding event at the McKenna on May 14th and a little bit about how anyone can become a member of NB Next.
Rachel interviews Jenni Lord CEO with CHOSEN. Jenni tells Rachel that April is Child Abuse Awareness Month and May is Foster Care Awareness Month. There will be an event tomorrow morning (4/30) in downtown New Braunfels on the Plaza linking these two months, and she invites everyone in the community to come.
Rachel interviews Melissa Krause Executive Director of Communication and External Affairs with New Braunfels Utilities. Melissa tells Rachel all about two NBU free community events happening tomorrow, Operation Med Safe and Community Shred Day.
Rachel interviews Phyllis Foerster VP of Membership for the greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce who reminds us to vote in the upcoming election, she talks about the small business person of the year, the chamber mixer, and more.
Rachel interviews Kelyn Mock Volunteer Coordinator for New Braunfels Christian Ministries. She talks about how vital volunteers are to their organization and thanks them in honor of volunteer appreciation month, and tells us how we can become volunteers.