Camo for Chemo Fun Run 9-13-15Sarah E! from MIX 96-5 talks with Jessie Deardurff of Sky High for St. Jude about the upcoming Camo for Chemo 5k Fun Run on October 10th at the Houston Sports Park. There will also be a 1 mile run for kids, so come out and help bring the community together to make a difference. Visit skyhighshoot.org for more details.
BPSOS-Houston 9-6-15Sarah E! from MIX 96-5 sits down with Jannette Diep and Jennifer Nguyen of the BPSOS-Houston to talk about the second annual Bánh Mì Cook-Off Fundraiser, which is coming up on September 16! They also discuss some finer points of Asian culture, and get into what it’s like to migrate to the United States. One hundred percent of the proceeds will benefit BPSOS-Houston in their mission to empower, organize, and equip Vietnamese individuals and communities in their pursuit of liberty and dignity. Go to ourjourneytofreedom.org for more information.
Confronting Cancer with MD Anderson Cancer CenterLauren Kelly from MIX 96-5 sits down with Dr. Saira George of the MD Anderson Cancer Center to discuss the most common types of skin cancer, and how important sunscreen is to prevention. They also get into the benefits of working with some of the leading experts in the field. Visit findyourmdanderson.com for more information.
Golf, Glamour & Games of Chance 8-23-15Lauren Kelly from MIX 96-5 sits down with Anna Dragsbaek of The Immunization Partnership and Corbett Parker to discuss the 3rd Annual Golf, Glamour and Games of Chance event coming up on September 18th! They talk about the mission of The Immunization Partnership, and get into the various activities available at the event. Visit immunizeusa.org for more information.
FARE Walk 8-16-15Lauren Kelly from MIX 96-5 talks to Chase Robinson and Thuy Tran of the 2015 FARE Walk Committee. They discuss the organization’s mission, in addition to the dangers of food allergies. They also get into this year’s FARE Walk coming up on October 31 at Minute Maid Park. Benefiting Food Allergy Research & Education, the FARE Walk for Food Allergy offers fun activities for the entire family while helping to advance food allergy research, education, advocacy and awareness initiatives.
Pets for Vets 8-9-15Sarah E! talks with Jan and Chris about the upcoming Inaugural The Nathaniel Center Bar-B-Q Cook-Off benefiting Pets For Vets on August 15th, 2015 from 10am - 10pm! There will be live music by Dean's List from School of Rock Kingwood and Vetted (a Wounded Warriors band), as well as a live auction. This event is open to the public and will offer food for a donation, so come hungry! Visit the Pets for Vets Houston page on Facebook for more information, or go to pets-for-vets.com
Texas Commission on Human Rights 8-9-15Sarah E! sits down with Thomas Anderson, the Chairman of the Texas Commission on Human Rights to discuss what your rights are and what to do if you think you are experiencing housing discrimination. Housing discrimination may be unintentional, but it is always against the law. The Federal Fair Housing Act along with the Texas Fair Housing Act protects your right to rent an apartment, buy a home, obtain a mortgage, or purchase homeowners insurance free from discrimination. Fair Housing means you may freely choose a place to live without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or familial status. Learn more about your rights and responsibilities at www.texasworkforce.org/civilrights or call 1-888-452-4778.
Sunshine Kids 7-26-15Chad Pitt from MIX 96-5 talks with Bob Ibach from The Sunshine Kids about Craig Biggio’s Hall of Fame induction. They reflect on Biggio’s incredible career in baseball and his extensive work in the Houston community as one of the most public supporters of the foundation. Be sure to listen for how to get limited edition Craig Biggio memorabilia, from which the proceeds are donated to the Sunshine Kids.
City of Deer Park 7-19-15The City of Deer Park is super busy with summer fun! Sarah E! sits down with Debra and Michael of the City of Deer Park to discuss all the wonderful family events going down in the DP! From summer Concerts in the Park, Dive-in Movies at the Olympic sized swimming pool to Market Days in Dow Park, there’s something for absolutely everyone. Visit deerparktx.gov for a full brochure of the City’s events.
Leading Ladies 7-12-15Chad Pitt from MIX 96-5 talks with Marilyn, Katelyn, Marian, Sinna and Natalie from Leading Ladies about their Senior Prom event coming up on August 20. This event recreates a school dance environment for the fine residents of Seven Acres Jewish Senior Care. They’re currently seeking Senior Prom chaperones, so be sure to email them for more information on how to get involved.
Children's Museum of Houston 6-21-15Chad Pitt from MIX 96-5 talks with Erika Yanez and the Man of Steel himself! That’s right! Superman drops by to discuss his participation in the Summer of Epic Adventure exhibit going on now at the Children’s Museum of Houston.
SPARK School Parks 6-21-15Shawnda McNeal from the Atom Smasher Morning Show on MIX 96-5 talks with SPARK Executive Director Kathleen Ownby. SPARK School Park Program works with schools and neighborhoods to develop community parks on public school grounds. SPARK Parks are available for public use during non-school hours and on weekends. Shawnda and Kathleen discuss how SPARK began and go over many of the SPARK parks in the Houston area. Visit SparkPark.org to donate and/or volunteer.