Get Connected

Get Connected highlights the people and organizations that make up the non-profit community from Aspen to Parachute. Each month, host Amy Barr interviews different non-profits, talks to dedicated volunteers, and the donors who support charitable work. And, the "Get Connected" segment features volunteer opportunities at United Way Battlement to the Bells. Connect to your community on the first Thursday of the month.

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photo by Chelsea Self, GWSPI

Erica Borum talks with host Amy Barr about Be the Match and how she helped save someone's life by donating bone marrow.

For July's Get Connected, host Amy Barr talks to Garfield County Fair director Doreen Herriott about all you need and want to know about the 79th annual Garfield County Fair, which starts July 31 and runs through August 6.  Click here for volunteer information and application.

Chauncy (r) and friend, courtesy Heeling Partners of the Roaring Fork Valley

Today's guest, Jackie Tannenbaum, is the director of Heeling Partners of the Roaring Fork Valley and the Roaring Fork Kennel Club.  Tune in for lively dog talk and some insider info on the Roaring Fork Kennel Club's annual dog show, coming up in July.

AH Marsh photo

The Carbondale Wild West Rodeo starts June 1 at the Gus Darien Arena.  Today's guest is Melanie Cardiff, CWWR board member and volunteer director, who discusses events, volunteers, and all that great rodeo food!  

Amy's guests are Jesse Henning, executive director of Garfield County Library District and District board member Alice Bedard-Voorhees, talking about library relevance in the digital age and more. And, Spellabration is coming up April 7 at the Hotel Colorado in GWS.

Marian McDonough and Claire Guidas of Catholic Charities in Glenwood Springs are this month's guests.

Randi Lowenthal, Volunteer Coordinator at Mountain Valley Developmental Services, is this month's guest.

Get Connected airs the first Thursday of every month at 4:30, only on KDNK. This month's show features Niki Delson in our first segment and her husband Ron Kokich, talking about High Country RSVP, which stands for Retired Senior Volunteer Program.

This month's guest is Sean Jeung, chaplain and bereavement coordinator for HomeCare and Hospice of the Valley.

Amy Barr (l) and Jenny Lindsay

The Family Resource Center of the Roaring Fork School District has helped local students succeed by providing access to support for basic needs. KDNK's Get Connected host Amy Barr recently spoke with director Jenny Lindsay about youth homelessness. You can listen to the entire Get Connected interview by clicking here. More info about the Family Resource Center is at the United Way BB website. at unitedwaybb dot org.

This month's guests are Amber Wissing and Karen Lee of Salvation Army in Glenwood Springs.

Get Connected October 6, 2016

Oct 6, 2016

Amy's guests today are Andrea Palm-Porter of Roaring Fork Leadership and Jenny Lindsay, executive director of the Family Resource Center of the Roaring Fork School District.

Get Connected September 1, 2016

Sep 1, 2016

Get Connected is a monthly public affairs show, featuring the work of non-profits from Aspen to Parachute. This month, host Amy Barr talks to Kyle Crawley of Stepping Stones and Jeffrey Barbee of Alliance Earth.