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Art of Community NCW podcast

EXPLORING THE POWER OF COLLABORATION AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT IN NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON

Mar 30, 2017

  This episode features David Olson, the visionary chief executive officer of Columbia Valley Community Health, a health care organization that has a huge impact on North Central Washington. There is a lot more to CVCH than people realize in our region. They do so much more than provide care for low-income individuals...


Mar 24, 2017

This episode features Anni Ponder Hisey, the co-founder of Joyful Scholars Montessori in Wenatchee and focuses on the powerful way in which that approach inspires youngsters to use their talents to explore subjects, expand their horizons and encourages them to explore subjects to their hearts content. It's an approach...


Mar 17, 2017

  Wenatchee Valley College is quietly doing some critical work engaging the community and supporting the economic development of North Central Washington. The college is a critical asset in the valley and to see it quietly and effectively engaging in significant projects is heartening.

I interviewed Stacy Luckensmeyer,...


Mar 10, 2017

This episode focuses on Beth Stipe, the executive director of the Community Foundation of North Central Washington, an organization dedicated to strengthening communities by encouraging philanthropy. We talk about the "kitchen table philanthropy" in rural Eastern Washington and how the foundation is launching a...


Mar 2, 2017

This episode focuses on Caryl Andre, the recreation supervisor for the City of Wenatchee and the key driver behind the local Special Olympics program and a member of the leadership team for the state Special Olympics Winter Games. We explore the magic that Special Olympics athletes bring to our community and...