Friday Focus Morning Show – June 24

Bamboozled by social media? Learn how to make the most of social media for your business during Social Media Day on June 30. Local event organizer Moniek James came by the studio to tell us all about it.

First Hour – Upcoming Events

During our second hour we had a very interesting discussion with Cochise County Attorney Brian McIntyre. This was Brian’s first visit to the Friday Focus Morning Show and he told us about the new policies being implemented by his office to cut down on local crime, human trafficking, and drug smuggling.

Second Hour – Brian McIntyre

In our final hour we welcomed Bob Hollister, who dropped by to educate us on the Cochise Amateur Radio Association, and the important role the group plays in our community.

Third Hour – Bob Hollister

Friday Focus Morning Show – June 17

IMG_0160If dinner and a show sounds like your kind of entertainment then you won’t want to miss our interview with Tommy Kelley of Theater on the Move. This Sierra Vista theater company, founded in 2014, will present “The Case of the Riverboat Murder”, a murder mystery based on Agatha Christie’s”Death On The Nile”, July 21-24. Well known community member Dee Foster dropped by to talk about the talent show and street dance IMG_0161taking place on July 3, hosted by the San Pedro Kiwanis. We also look at the week’s news, and we have all the usual information about local events, including the final Movies In The Park.

First Hour – Upcoming Events

Lisa Mara is the Communications and Community Relations Administrator at Cochise County, and she joined us during the second hour to talk about a number of services and programs offered by the county, which many may not be aware of.

Second Hour – Lisa Mara, Cochise County

IMG_0164During our final hour we had a great discussion with two leading medical professionals from Canyon Vista Medical Center. Crystal Corbett is the director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and talked about the importance of the department to local heart patients. And Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Brian Daines gave us an insight into the new Bone & Joint Institute, which will include a pioneering joint camp, IMG_0165aimed at educating patients about what to expect before and after surgery. Learn about their open house, taking place on June 28.

Third Hour – Canyon Vista Medical Center

Friday Focus Morning Show – June 10

IMG_0159If you’re interested in finding out more about mental illness and local resources, be sure to attend the annual meeting of the local National Alliance on Mental Illness this Saturday. NAMI board president Judy Tritz stopped by to tell us about the event, which features former TV news anchor Martha Vazquez as the guest speaker. Learn about all the other events taking place this weekend and over the next few days, and listen to our discussion with Eric Petermann from the Sierra Vista Herald about this week’s news events.

First Hour – Upcoming Events

IMG_0158Think Sierra Vista doesn’t have a history? Let Nancy Krieski change your mind. Nancy is the curator of the Henry F. Hauser Museum and we had a fascinating discussion about the museum, its role in our community, its changing exhibits, and local history.

Second Hour – Henry F. Hauser Museum

The City of Sierra Vista is going through its annual budget process and councilman Craig Mount joined us for our third hour to talk about that. He also told us about a new venture called Dream 360, which aims to help bolster the local housing market and promote area businesses, events, politics and more.

Third Hour – Craig Mount

Friday Focus Morning Show – June 3

Be sure to head over to Veterans Memorial Park for Movies in the Park this weekend – we’ve got all the details from Tim Cervantes of The Cochise Water Project, which presents this event. Find out about a free wine and beer tasting event at Fort Huachuca, a 21-day detox program, and an upcoming Battle of the Bands event.

We had a small technical issue at the start, but the begins about a minute in.

First Hour – Upcoming Events

During hour two Simone McFarland spoke with city councilwoman Alesia Ash about her 18 months as an elected official, and Margaret Hepburn, executive director of the Legacy Foundation, talked about how the organization is helping the wider Sierra Vista community.

Second Hour – Alesia Ash & Margaret Hepburn