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Santa Fe Animal Shelter

Wake Up Call's MK Mendoza speaks with Santa Fe Animal Shelter and Humane Society's Public and Business Relations Office Murad Kirdar about their annual fundraiser, The Barkin Ball and the vital role the organization plays in building families with our furry friends especially during solitary times for many amidst this pandemic - in a city that loves it's animals.  A special thanks to our wonderful performers who are our beloved community members who helped get behind their latest fundraising efforts, including the lovely and ever so elegant and classy Ali MacGraw, to the bold and bodacious

Early Childhood Education and Care Department

Early Childhood Education and Care Secretary Elizabeth Groginsky speaks with Wake Up Call's MK Mendoza about important resources and partnerships set up to help provide families as much support as possible during the transition into on-line learning and back to school.

http://newmexicokids.org/

santafescore.org

Wake Up Call's MK Mendoza speaks with New Chair of SCORE Santa Fe, Zella Cox about the host of exciting offerings the organization provides to help entrepreneurs find their way through this pandemic and bring their businesses to fruition.

To find out more, see link below: 

http://santafe.score.org

Swedishsurveyor.wordpress.com

Wake Up Call's MK Mendoza speaks with Carolyn Bninski and Ron Hofover from the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center about the importance of alternative media and the influence of corporate ownership over what stories get told or not told and the effect they have on free press and censorship.

Part One

Part Two

Santa Fe Botanical Garden

Wake Up Call's MK Mendoza sits down with Lindsay Taylor from the Santa Fe Botanical Garden to get the update on opening back up after the pandemic shutdown.

The Star

Early Childhood Education and Care Department Communications Director Matt Bieber speaks with Wake Up Call's MK Mendoza about their first campaign embracing the importance of family time, especially during COVID-19 Pandemic.

For more information, see link below: 

https://momentsnm.org/tips/

rcac.org

Wake Up Call's MK Mendoza speaks with SWAIA's first Native American Female Executive Director Kimberly Peone about how the Santa Fe Indian Market is still going strong and nothing will hold it back, not even the pandemic.

For more information on Santa Fe Indian Market, see link below: 

https://swaia.org/

magnoliareporter.com

Aging and Long Term Services Department Planning and Policy Director Dolores Gonzalez sits down with Wake Up Call's MK Mendoza to talk about how the community came together to feed our seniors and where they can go to get help.

For more information, see link below:

http://www.nmaging.state.nm.us/

KRQE

Concerned Citizens for Nuclear Safety Executive Director Joni Arends and Independent Community Activist Cindy Weehler express their concerns over developments at WIPP that could lead to what they call "Forever WIPP", meaning no deadline on when storage would end and the possibility of upcoming expansion of nuclear waste storage at WIPP.  The deadline for public comment is August 11, 2020.

For more information on public comment and Concerned Citizens for Nuclear Safety, see link below: 

Santa Fe Children's Museum

Susan Lynn, Executive Director of the Santa Fe Children's Museum joins Wake Up Call's MK Mendoza to say the museum is still going strong thanks to so much community support, creative problem solving and a little unwitting pre-preparation before the unexpected pandemic. 

For more information, see link below: 

https://santafechildrensmuseum.org

burnzozobra.com

Ray Sandoval, Zozobra Committee Chair joins Wake Up Call's MK Mendoza to say nothing will stop this important New Mexico tradition, not even the pandemic! Tune in to find out exactly how the City Different will be celebrating Old Man Gloom this year and the wise take-aways it provides especially during one of the world's seemingly most challenging years on record. 

To find out more about zozobra, see link below: 

https://burnzozobra.com/

amazon.com

Author Karen Haddigan discusses her new book, Secrets of Dating After Fifty: The Insider's Guide to Finding Love Again with Wake Up Call's MK Mendoza and what love looks like in the age of Covid-19. She provides helps tips and guidance for those looking for love online and especially for those interested in dating after fifty. Tune in tomorrow for Part Two.

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Former Executive Director of Tewa Women United and San Ildefonso Pueblo Elder Kathy (Wan Povi) Sanchez shares ways to face COVID-19 with culture and resilience. 

John Shannon

KSFR's John Shannon caught up with Hue-Chan Karels (Carls) the owner and head chef at Open Kitchen in Santa Fe and found out what she's been doing during the Pandemic - cooking and bringing healthy immune system boosting food to those in need. Tune in to find out about an important event this Sunday!

www.unr.edu

Wake Up Call's MK Mendoza speaks with her nephew, Justen Mendoza (30 years old) who has come down with COVID-19 while living in New York.

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