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    Rose Ortega

    • October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

      Posted by Rose at Friday, September 27th, 2019 4:28pm

      We're talking to Dru Quesnoy Marketing Director for Kaweah Delta about their upcoming Pink Tea Party, also Pam Montgomery of the Kaweah Delta Breast Center tells us about all of the wonderful things they've been able to do to help folks thanks to the Lost Girls Breast Cancer Fund. We'll also talk to Sidecar Cindy of the Lost Girls Motorcycle Club about their upcoming Breast Cancer run.

    • Catching up with with our friends at Valley Oak SPCA

      Posted by Rose at Friday, September 27th, 2019 4:03pm

      This week I had the opportunity to speak with Lydia House, the Director of Valley Oak SPCA & Matthew Davis who is the Events Coordinator & Animal Care Associate. We talked about the needs there at Valley Oak SPCA, which is a no kill shelter.  They are always working on getting adoptions up and finding forever homes.

    • Rose talks to Eric Johnson, Executive Director of CASA of Tulare County

      Posted by Rose at Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 9:03am

      Today we’re speaking with Eric Johnson, Executive Director of CASA. Court Appointed Special Advocates of Tulare County. We talk about the history of CASA, how he got involved and the great need for CASA's in Tulare County.

    • Rose Ortega talks to The Boys & Girls Club of the Sequoia's

      Posted by Rose at Friday, June 28th, 2019 3:28pm

      Rose had an opportunity to catch up with Boy's & Girls Clubs of the Sequoia's Executive Director, Galen Quenzer and Director of Operations Carri Chambers-Plett to talk to them about summer happenings.

    • Habitat For Humanity Tulare Kings County- Deanna Saldana

      Posted by Rose at Friday, May 17th, 2019 10:03am

      Getting caught up with what's happening with our friends at Habitat For Humanity Tulare Kings County. We are talking to Resources Development Director a friend to the show, Deanna Saldana.

    • 46th Annual Jazzaffair in Three Rivers

      Posted by Rose at Friday, April 5th, 2019 4:33pm

      I had the opportunity to talk to long time drummer of the High Sierra Jazz Band Charlie Castro and Treasurer of the Sierra Traditional Jazz Club, Sylvia Diaz about their upcoming event in Three Rivers on April 12th to the 14th. It's been a long musical tradition.

    • Savannah & Lonnie Marcum, their Lyme Disease Story

      Posted by Rose at Friday, January 11th, 2019 4:18pm

      Savannah was labeled by the medical community as a medical mystery. She was sick and her mom also knew something was terribly wrong with her daughter. Here's their story from medical mystery to medical miracle.

    • Habitat For Humanity Tulare/ Kings County is going to be busy next year

      Posted by Rose at Thursday, December 6th, 2018 3:57pm

      Can't wait for 2019 to see what Habitat for Humanity TC will be up to.

    • Talking with Jody Hudson founder of the Alex Hudson Lyme Foundation

      Posted by Rose at Thursday, October 18th, 2018 5:24pm

      Lyme disease is the great imitator. You may feel achy joints, tired, memory fog and other flu like symptoms. Jody is here today to tell you about her daughter's story and her journey with Lyme Disease.

    • Talked to Don Searcy of Scarlett Parks Foundation & Paige Nues of Katie's Clinic for Rett Syndome

      Posted by Rose at Monday, August 13th, 2018 10:01am

      Many encouraging things are happening in the Rett Community and Don Searcy who's grand daughter has Rett Syndome and his friend Paige Nues bring us up to speed on what's happening. We're also grearing up for the Purple Pumpkin Party a benefit for the Scarlett Parks Foundation for Rett Syndrome.

    • SPIN 4 RETT & The Scarlett Parks Foundation

      Posted by Rose at Monday, July 9th, 2018 4:32pm

      I had the chance to catch up with Don Searcy, who is the grandfather and founder / President of the Scarlett Parks Foundation. They have been working very hard to help other families who are dealing with Rett. We're talking about their next fundraiser coming up on July 21st.

    • Rose talks with ACT for Women & Girls

      Posted by Rose at Friday, June 22nd, 2018 4:40pm

      Rose talked to Adrienne Diaz & Leadership academy program coordinator Sarah Marquez about ACT for Women & Girls

    • Habitat For Humanity Tulare/Kings County

      Posted by Rose at Friday, March 9th, 2018 4:21pm

      I had an opportunity to catch up with Deanna Saldana, Resource Development Director for Habitat for Humanity. They have opportunities to become a homeowner and provide a hand up not a hand out.

    • Boys & Girls Clubs of the Sequoia's off to a great start this year!

      Posted by Rose at Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 4:30pm

      I had a chance to talk to the Executive Director of Boy's & Girls Clubs of Tulare County as well as their Development Director Lynn Dodds to find out what they've been up to.

    • Dark Horse Friday! It's the release day of Devin Dawson's new album!

      Posted by Rose at Friday, January 19th, 2018 4:01pm

      Devin caught up with Rose on his debut album release day and had a nice chat. If you missed it, check it out below.

    • There are many ways you can help others this holiday season - here are just a few.

      Posted by Rose at Monday, November 27th, 2017 5:01pm

      With Christmas around the corner, you may feel like getting in the holiday spirit by giving to others. Here are ways you can can help.

    • I'm joining the Purple Pumpkin Party for Scarlett Parks Foundation

      Posted by Rose at Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 5:03pm

      So who is Scarlett Parks? And what is this foundation all aboutt? I spoke to Don Searcy,the grandfather of Scarlett Parks & I learned about Rett Syndrome the rare, severe neurological disorder that affects mostly girls. It's usually discovered in the first two years of life, and a child's diagnosis with Rett syndrome can feel overwhelming. Although there's no cure, early identification and treatment may help girls and families who are affected by Rett syndrome. Don's grand daughter has Rett Syndrome and you can hear us talk about the Scarlett Parks Foundation and their upcoming event The Purple Pumpkin Party which I will help MC.

    • Had a great conversation with Thomas Higgins President of the Visalia Police Officer's Association

      Posted by Rose at Monday, July 17th, 2017 9:43am

      Had an opportunity to chat with Thomas HIggins, President of the Visalia Police Officers Association for our Public Affairs program this past Sunday. A new foundation has been created to assist the families of Fallen officers and assist in the purchase of life saving equipment for EMS and fire who are called upon during a crisis. Listen to our full interview.

    • Great Things Happening with Susan G. Komen Northern and Central CA- We talk to Sharon Johnson

      Posted by Rose at Thursday, June 1st, 2017 9:27am

      I had the opportunity to talk to Sharon Johnson of Susan G. Komen Northern and Central CA. She is the Director of Mission & Grants

    • Heat Heat Illness Prevention - Darrin Stephens, an Associate Safety Engineer for Cal/OSHA

      Posted by Rose at Thursday, June 1st, 2017 9:08am

      The heat is a huge deal in the Central Valley and the State of CA has clear direction for business who have employees that work in the Valley heat. We talked to Darrin about Heat Heat Illness Prevention and what the state requires for each business in this state that this relates to.

    • May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month

      Posted by Rose at Thursday, April 20th, 2017 3:28pm

      What better way to learn about Lyme disease than from a stage 3 Lyme Survivor. She's been my best friend for over 30 years and I couldn't be more proud of this warrior. She is also an author, public speaker and as a result of her journey with Lyme disease, Founder of the Little Glimmer Lyme Foundation and is currently Elite Mrs. Colorado with Today's International Woman Pageant, her name is Lisa Renee Williams.

    • Haggard Boxcar Festival in Bakersfield was amazing

      Posted by Rose at Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 12:00am

      People from all over came out to see Merle Haggard's childhood boxcar home & to celebrate the music of Merle.

    • We're back to a Monday

      Posted by Rose at Monday, March 6th, 2017 9:48am

      Where did the weekend go?

    • Visalia raised Opry Legend, Jean Shepherd paved the way for women in Country music.

      Posted by Rose at Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 5:36pm

      I had the opportunity to chat with a family member of Jean's about her early life growing up in Visalia.As a teenager, she played bass in the Melody Ranch Girls, an all-female band formed in 1948. Hank Thompson discovered Shepard a few years later and as a result & with Hank Thompson's help she signed with Capitol Records.

    • Oak Ridge Boys coming to the Visalia Convention Center June 27th

      Posted by Rose at Monday, June 20th, 2016 9:28am

      They are the newest members of the Country Music Hall Of Fame and they are excited to bring their show to Visalia.

    • Getting to know new JUGFEST artist Tara Thompson

      Posted by Rose at Friday, May 6th, 2016 9:59am

      Just added to JUGFEST, Tara Thompson, is a self-described "hillbilly from East Tennessee," Tara Thompson was raised in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, surrounded by the familiar sights of small-town life — bars, mobile homes, lawns dotted with pink flamingos — that would eventually fill the songs on her debut album for The Valory Music Co.

    • Getting to know new JUGFEST group LANco

      Posted by Rose at Thursday, May 5th, 2016 9:43am

      We’re excited that we’ve added LANco to the JUGFEST line-up.  One of Rolling Stone’s 10 New Country Artists You Need to Know. Rolling Stone says they’re “Country's Imagine Dragons.”  Sounds great already!

    • Getting to know Jordan Rager

      Posted by Rose at Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 9:54am

      HIs dad's a pastor and from the ripe age of 3 his parents learned he could sing on key! Jordan Rager (Ray- gurr) has been added to the lineup for this years jUGFEST.

    • Thompson Square added to JUGFEST

      Posted by Rose at Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 9:29am

      The duo of Keifer and Shawna Thompson are a force to be reckoned with in the modern day Country music landscape. International Country music stars, Thompson Square has topped the radio charts across the Unites States, Canada and Australia with #1 hits “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not,” “If I Didn’t Have You” and “Everything I Shouldn’t Be Thinking About,” respectively.

    • The Countdown to the 10th Anniversary of JUGFEST is on!

      Posted by Rose at Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 8:57am

      So a little more than a month away. Want more info?