The Awty International School 9-18-16Dr. Laura Murillo (President and CEO, Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce) talks with Soraya Diaz Tamayo (Director of Admissions, The Awty International School). They discuss her background, the importance of kids interacting with people from all over the world, and get into the admissions process. Visit awty.org for more information.
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo 9-11-16Sarah Pepper and Ivan from the HOT Show on HOT 95-7 talk with Joel Cowley from the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and Christy Ratliff from the Houston Metro Go Texan Committee. They discuss giving back to community youth with scholarships, talk about some of the events being put together around the Super Bowl in February, and get into how to volunteer for those events.
Wade Smith Foundation 9-11-16Sarah E! from SportsRadio 610 and Mix 96.5 sits down with former Texans lineman Wade Smith. They discuss the Wade Smith Foundation’s goal towards youth literacy, and get into some of the activities and people that will be at WSF’s Bedtime Stories event on September 30 at Clé Houston. Visit wadesmithfoundation.org for more information or to donate.
Autism Speaks Walk Houston 9-4-16Sarah E! from MIX 96-5 and SportsRadio 610 sits down with Jennifer and Rebecca Whitehead from Autism Speaks to discuss the Autism Speaks Walk Houston coming up on September 18 at Minute Maid Park. They also talk about some different types of therapy designed combat sensory overload, and get into the different fundraising levels. Visit autismspeakswalk.org/Houston for more information or to volunteer.
Rice University 8-28-16Dr. Laura Murillo from the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce sits down with Dr. Peter Rodriguez, the new Dean of the Jones School of Business at Rice University. They discuss his prior work at the University of Virginia, talk about his education at Texas A&M, and get into his idea for relating better to corporate America.
Wade Smith Foundation 8-21-16Seth Payne from MAD Radio on SportsRadio 610 sits down with former Houston Texan Wade Smith to talk about the Wade Smith Foundation literacy event, coming up on September 30th 2016. The foundation supports community youth programs in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex and Greater Houston Areas and focuses on literacy and education.
Step Forward Day 8-21-16Lauren Kelly from Mix 96.5 talks with Corbett Parker and Akshay Tavkar from the Rotary Club of Houston Skyline about A Step Forward Day, coming up on September 10 at Brookline Elementary School. They discuss how A Step Forward Day started, and get into the partnership between the Rotary Club of Houston Skyline and Pepperdine University.
Heroes of Today Charity Classic 8-14-16Cody Stoots and John Lopez from ‘In the Loop’ on SportsRadio 610 speak with Terry Lawrence on behalf of the Houston Firefighters about the Houston Firefighters Scholarship Fund’s Inaugural Heroes of Today Charity Classic on August 27, 2016 at Constellation Field. They discuss who will play in the Radio vs. TV celebrity softball game, and get into what fun stuff will be there for the kids. Visit sugarlandskeeters.com or holderscholarship.org for tickets and more information.
Children’s Museum of Houston 8-14-16CoCo Dominguez from HOT 95-7 sits down with Marissa Mendoza from the Children’s Museum of Houston and Adam Drutz from Avanade to talk about the exciting things coming up at the Children’s Museum of Houston. Visit cmhouston.org for more details.
Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership 8-7-16Sarah Pepper and Ivan from HOT 95-7 sit down with Megan from the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) to discuss their annual youth leadership seminar. They also talk about how the organization teaches kids to think critically and overcome their shyness. Visit hobytgc.org for more information.
Texas Children’s Health Plan 7-24-16Lauren Kelly from Mix 96.5 sits down with Simone and Veronica from Texas Children’s Hospital to discuss the Texas Children’s Health Plan Back to School Fair coming up on August 6th at West Oaks Mall.
Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation 7-3-16Mike Meltser and Seth Payne from MAD Radio (6am-10am on SportsRadio 610) sit down with Neil Bush and Julie Finck from the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation to discuss the importance of literacy in our society and in human development. They also discuss how the organization started, and get into their promos featuring the former First Lady with JJ Watt and Dwight Howard. Visit bushhoustonliteracy.org for more information.
San Jacinto College 5-29-16Dr. Laura Murillo (President and CEO, Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce) sits down with Dr. Brenda Hellyer (Chancellor, San Jacinto College) to talk about the school’s various workforce training programs and get into some benefits of attending a community college.
City of Houston 4-24-16Dr. Laura Murillo (President and CEO, Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce) talks with Juliet Stipeche (Director of Education, City of Houston) about what resources and programs may be available for victims of the recent floods. They also get into what specifically her role is as the Director of Education for the city.
UH Center for Mexican American Studies 4-24-16Dr. Laura Murillo (President and CEO, Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce) talks with Dr. Pamela Quiroz (Director, U of H Center for Mexican American Studies) about the different ways people perceive the term “Mexican American” as well as the school’s Academic Achievers Program.