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Each week host Gary Shipe brings you the issues affecting the Northwest and the people making a difference in our community. It’s compelling conversation with local leaders, and KKNW is dedicated to presenting you with issues that matter - including education, health and the environment.

Each week host Gary Shipe brings you the issues affecting the Northwest and the people making a difference in our community. It’s compelling conversation with local leaders, and KKNW is dedicated to presenting you with issues that matter - including education, health and the environment.
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Each week host Gary Shipe brings you the issues affecting the Northwest and the people making a difference in our community. It’s compelling conversation with local leaders, and KKNW is dedicated to presenting you with issues that matter - including education, health and the environment.

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@1150kknw

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Spotlight with Gary Shipe 01.13.2019

1/13/2019
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This week we have an interview with Executive Director Melissa King and Program Manager Marni Kurtz from a terrific mentor program called Athletes For Kids. Athletes For Kids is unique in that it pairs up high school athletes with younger kids with special needs or disabilities. Growing throughout some of the high schools on the eastside now for 16 years, Athletes For Kids not only enhances the lives of the young “buddies”, but the high school mentors as well. Always looking to expand, you...

Duration:00:27:28

Spotlight With Gary Shipe 1-6-2019

1/6/2019
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This week our guests are Ned Delmore, the Executive Director, and Jim McFarland, the Director of Marketing & Communications at St. Vincent de Paul Seattle/King County. With a mission to prevent homelessness and help neighbors achieve self-sufficiency, St. Vincent de Paul puts their experience to work. St. Vincent de Paul has been in Seattle for 99 years, and with deep roots like that they have learned that by going to the source of a neighbor’s life and visiting them in their homes, they are...

Duration:00:28:06

Spotlight with Gary Shipe 12-23-18.mp3

1/2/2019
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Our guests this week represent the Muslim Community Resource Center in Redmond. Khizer Sheriff is the Executive Director, his wife Nikhath Sheriff is the Founder & CEO, and their daughter Nehath Sheriff is the Director of the Medical Clinic that MCRC operates. The Muslim Community Resource Center (MCRC) is led by a group of community volunteers passionate about helping the less fortunate in our community. Their focus is to connect those in need with relevant resources and service providers...

Duration:00:29:24

Spotlight With Gary Shipe 12-16-18

12/16/2018
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This week we’ll speak with Emily Meltzer, the Director of Development & Communications for Accelerator Y, the social services arm of the YMCA of Greater Seattle. Emily tells us of the 1500 young people who find themselves homeless on any given night in the Seattle area. The YMCA is the largest provider of housing for homeless young adults in King County, offering a variety of programs including rapid rehousing, transitional housing, and permanent housing—especially for those who are exiting...

Duration:00:28:03

Spotlight With Gary Shipe 12 - 02 - 18

12/2/2018
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This week on Spotlight with Gary Shipe, Sunday at 5a: This week we hear from CEO Barry Gourley and Director of Communications Claire Acey at Children’s Therapy Center. Children’s Therapy Center is a pediatric therapy organization that strives to maximize the potential of children with special needs from birth to 18. Barry and Claire demonstrate that the benefits of speech, occupational, physical, and social therapy can be life changing, not only for the children, but their families as...

Duration:00:27:57

Spotlight With Gary Shipe 11 - 25 - 18

11/25/2018
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This week on Spotlight with Gary Shipe, Sunday at 5a: This week we meet Ronald Lim from Bloodworks Northwest and Bill Harper with Degree 37. Degree 37 is a software developer that works with non-profits like Bloodworks NW to engage millennials and young people and to make it easy to donate blood. Bill tells us that his own need of 33 surgeries and use of 267 units of blood made it personal for him as he worked on the Bloodworks App. He tells us that donating blood is the best and easiest as...

Duration:00:29:26

Your Community Matters- November 2018- Fishline

11/18/2018
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Duration:00:28:06

Spotlight With Gary Shipe 11 - 18 - 18

11/18/2018
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This week on Spotlight with Gary Shipe, Sunday at 5a: This week we speak with the Executive Director at Mary’s Place, Marty Hartman. Mary’s Place operates shelters and programs in Seattle to provide love, hope and a new future to homeless women and their children. There are a number of ways the public can support Mary’s Place: their annual No Child Sleeps Outside campaign through the end of the year ($17 a night will bring a child inside), Giving Tree Tags, Brooks Holiday Fun Run....

Duration:00:27:50

Spotlight With Gary Shipe 11 - 11 - 18

11/11/2018
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This week on Spotlight with Gary Shipe, Sunday at 5a: This week we speak with The March of Dimes and their efforts to reduce the number of premature births. Long time volunteer and Leadership Team member Stephen Berry along with the Director of Maternal Child Health and Government Affairs Kasey Rivas speak about the programs and resources of the Washington Chapter of the March of Dimes. The discussion ranges from raising awareness for November 16th, World Prematurity Day to some pilot...

Duration:00:27:40

Spotlight With Gary Shipe 11 - 04 - 18

11/4/2018
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This week on Spotlight with Gary Shipe, Sunday at 5a: This week we’ll hear from Executive Director of the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) Leonard Garfield. The 100th anniversary of Veterans Day (then called Armistice Day) took place on November 11th, 1918 as World War One came to a close. It was a time of wrenching extremes that pulled Americans between the poles of fear and hope, between deepening cynicism and broadening optimism. MOHAI’s current exhibit, World War 1 American...

Duration:00:27:35

Spotlight With Gary Shipe 10 - 28 - 18

10/28/2018
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This week on Spotlight with Gary Shipe, Sunday at 5a: This week our guests are the Executive Director of Komen Puget Sound David Richart and the Executive Director of Cancer Lifeline Joseph Yurgevich. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and since one in eight women are diagnosed with breast cancer, we have to re-visit this issue. Cancer Lifeline has been a grantee of Komen Puget Sound money for many years. Joseph and David talk about the importance of these services and programs...

Duration:00:28:16

Spotlight With Gary Shipe 10 - 21 - 18

10/21/2018
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This week on Spotlight with Gary Shipe, Sunday at 5a: Our guests this week are Robin Crowder: Marketing & Development Director, and Brenda Vanderloop: Public Relations Consultant at 21 Acres Center for Local Food and Sustainable Living. 21 Acres is a nonprofit agricultural and environmental learning center show-casing the agricultural heritage of our region. 21 Acres is an actual living laboratory that demonstrates sustainable design and technologies as well as ways to maximize the...

Duration:00:27:18

Spotlight With Gary Shipe 10 - 14 - 18

10/14/2018
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This week on Spotlight with Gary Shipe, Sunday at 5a: October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and this week we hear from Danielle Madrid, the Executive Director of Havens Community Connections as well as Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Havens team member Michelle Holloman. Havens Community Connections offers women in affluent marriages and relationships build a safe exit strategy or ‘life raft’ out of the domestic abuse cycle. Havens is hoping to raise operating costs...

Duration:00:28:16

Spotlight With Gary Shipe 10 - 07 - 18

10/7/2018
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This week on Spotlight with Gary Shipe, Sunday at 5a: This week we talk with the founder and Executive Director of Hand In Hand, Todd McNeal. Hand In Hand, a non-profit in Everett, are driven by compassion for those who have been abused, neglected and marginalized. They work within the community to help restore hope to kids in crisis and offer a support system to strengthen families. Todd speaks about one of those programs; Village Impact Program (VIP). Through relationship building among...

Duration:00:28:53

Spotlight With Gary Shipe 09 - 30 - 18

9/30/2018
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This week on Spotlight with Gary Shipe, Sunday at 5a: Our guests this week are Paul Lambros, the Executive Director, and Kelli Larsen, the Chief Program Officer of Plymouth Housing Group. Plymouth Housing Group’s mission is both simple and incredibly intricate. To eliminate homelessness and address its causes by preserving, developing, and operating safe, quality, supportive housing and by providing adults experiencing homelessness with opportunities to stabilize and improve their lives....

Duration:00:28:45

Spotlight With Gary Shipe 09 - 16 - 18

9/16/2018
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This week on our Public Affairs Program, Sunday at 5a: This week we hear from two local community theaters. Jeff Lockhart is the Executive Director of the Kirkland Performance Center and Nate Murphy is the Public Relations Director at the Historic Admiral Theatre in Bremerton. The discussion centers around the role that small, community based, non-profit theaters provide in making connections throughout the community. Not only do KPC and The Admiral entertain us with major touring acts like...

Duration:00:29:10

Spotlight With Gary Shipe 09 - 02 - 18

9/2/2018
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This week on our Public Affairs Program, Sunday at 5a: Joining us this week is Tracey Sorenson, the Community Engagement Manager with Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat For Humanity. With the price of housing continuing to escalate, not to mention its availability, many people are finding out that Habitat For Humanity has a real path toward home ownership. Tracey talks about not only the nuts and bolts of getting Pierce County residents into home ownership, but the rewards that come with the...

Duration:00:27:58

Spotlight With Gary Shipe 08 - 26 - 18

8/26/2018
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This week on our Public Affairs Program, Sunday at 5a: This week our guests are Executive Director Melissa King and Program Manager Marni Kurtz from a terrific mentor program called Athletes For Kids. Athletes For Kids is unique in that it pairs up high school athletes with younger kids with special needs or disabilities. Growing throughout some of the high schools on the eastside now for 16 years, Athletes For Kids not only enhances the lives of the young “buddies�, but the high school...

Duration:00:28:01