Snow cover is good for your garden. A deep layer of snow will serve as an excellent insulator for your soil on days and nights when temperatures are very cold and winds are strong.
Bob Moore from the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office is our highlighted guest on the Wednesday POINT. Mr. Moore heads the COPY program...Central Oregon Partnerships for Youth, mentoring children of incarcerated adults.
MAN, WE CAN DO THIS!
Studies have repeatedly shown that equality of the sexes results in higher GDPs nationally, improves business profits professionally, and increases happiness personally. Although a common topic in the workplace, the benefits of equality go well beyond the business setting.
In honor of International Women’s Month, City Club’s March forum will focus on the benefits of gender balance professionally, societally and economically in Central Oregon – and how we all can play a part.
Come find out how we can make #HeForShe become #WeForWe!
[#HeForShe is a United Nations movement for men and people of all genders to stand in solidarity with women to create a bold, visible and united force for gender equality. Learn how you can hold yourself and others accountable for this greater standard.]
Facilitator Mike Riley, Executive Director of The Environmental Center, leads off the discussion with statistics on the benefits of gender equity, defines unconscious bias, as well as opening with some fun facts about everyday things that women invented or discovered and were never given credit.
Carrie Douglass will share her personal experience in seeing the benefits of equality for women. She is a member of the Bend-LaPine School Board and the founder of The Haven – a co-working space focusing on the unique needs of women.
Yong Bakos will share his experience with young women in the classroom focusing on missed opportunities in the business ecosystem as demonstrated from classroom ideas that don’t get traction due to gender bias. He is the Program Lead and Instructor of Computer Science at OSU-Cascades.
Throughout the forum, the speakers will provide examples of how each individual can hold themselves and others accountable for achieving a more gender equal world. The forum ends with filling out a written personal commitment of what attendees are willing to do to work towards a more gender equal society.
Leslie Koc, retirement coach, offers helpful ideas for caring for a loved one, a spouse/partner in retirement...we'll cover care giving, care management and self care.
Yvonne Drury will join Erich and Carolyn on The Point Monday morning at 9AM to talk about the American Legion Auxiliary Oregon Girls State June 16-22 in Salem where high school junior girls will learn more about governmental processes.
Revisiting the 2018 Bend-Lapine Student Town Hall on Racism on The Radical Songbook Friday, March 22
Local author, Amber Keyser’s book, Underneath It All, brings a different focus for Women's History Month. She succinctly and creatively provides a history of women's undergarments...not just clothing, but an exploration of social and political viewpoints, a statement on fashion and sex, and even a platform for a "revolution". Tune in for a conversation on the history of Women's Undergarments.
Kessler Cannon's 1953 conversation with Klondike Kate, who made her name as a vaudeville singer and dancer in Canada's Yukon Territory during the Klondike gold rush, moved to a High Desert homestead in 1912 and then to Bend in 1917. She became a popular figure around town, earning the nickname "Aunt Kate".
If you’re ready to start your summer garden but don’t know how, this week’s Gardening: Get Good at It will tell you when and where to take a free class, taught by the Master Gardeners
Need someone to take care of Your Fur Baby? Monday's Point will have some tips for choosing the best person
Sarah-Anne Reed from Pack Dynamics will join Erich and Carolyn on Monday to share pointers about things to consider when hiring a pet sitter.
Anti-fascist songs and conversation on The Radical Songbook Friday, March 15, 10 am to noon.
Joanne Mathews, Team Building Consultant in Bend, visits the POINT to talk about her connection with the ReachAnother Foundation. She and her daughter, Casey, joined the medical service trip in 2018 and they have never been the same since. Ms. Mathews talks about her experience, her passion, and how the trip changed their lives.
Gradening: Get Good at It will explain why you should have a raised bed veggie garden.
Lauren Williams, Communications Manager at The Environmental Center, will join Erich and Carolyn on The Point Monday to discuss some activities coming up and the need for volunteers to work at them.
Friday is International Women's Day and the Radical Songbook will be all about women in music.
The 1950’s conversations of KBEND's Kessler Cannon with locals living here at the turn of the last century offer glimpses of this small developing community. Kelly Cannon Miller from the Deschutes Historic Society also lends her knowledge and expertise to the conversation. Friday at 9 a.m. on The Point
Author Susan Conrad, talks about her book, Inside, One Woman’s Journey Through the Inside Passage…a memoir of a big adventure in a small boat along the coast of western North America. Gail Synder, Executive Director of the Coalition for the Deschutes joins the conversation to talk about an event highlighting Ms. Conrad and benefiting the Coalition. 9 a.m., Wednesday on The Point.
August: birds are singing, bees are buzzing. You're pulling handfuls of slim green beans, and picking Sun Gold cherry tomatoes, in your vegetable garden. Now is the time to plan for that perfect future.
Valerie Holcomb, Vice President of Marketing Communications, Assistance League of Bend, will join Erich and Carolyn on The Point Monday, March 4, to share information about their project "Cinderella's Closet".
March is Women's History Month...Do younger women identify as feminists? Many women of the 60's aren't sure. This Friday two 30-something women from Central Oregon share their thoughts and offer a different perspective.
Toni Colotte, a long-time KPOV volunteer, introduces listeners to the paleo diet which she has followed for more than 12 years. Toni shares two recipes: a hearty bone broth soup, and an easy bone broth.
Kelly Conner Miller, Executive Director of the Deschutes Historical Society, talks about "15 Minute Histories"...conversations from the 1950's between Kessler Cannon of KBEND and Central Oregon community members.
Everyday life can be rather stressful at times so why not create a garden space designed for serenity or to help reduce stress.
Richard Berg, founder and organizer of Nativity Wood Lot, will join Erich and Carolyn on The Point Monday to share the vision and work of the group that helps people in need heat their homes using firewood available at the wood lot.
Leslie Koc, Certified Retirement Coach joins POINT hosts at 9 a.m. The conversation focuses, not on retirement necessarily, but rather Care-Giving for a Spouse in Retirement...a topic not often explored or talked about.
It may be February but Spring Bulbs will be emerging soon to brighten the day; Gardening Get Good at It will help you make the most of them.
The Actor, Writer, Director and Producer of "Red Wine Drive" will give insight into film-making on The Point, Monday..
Dana Fykerud, who has begun writing, producing, directing,and acting in a short film called "Red Wine Drive", will join Erich and Carolyn on The Point on Monday morning at 9AM to talk about the film and a crowd-funding drive for the film.
Immerse yourself in the spirit of Cafe Society, New York's first integrated jazz club, on The Radical Songbook this Friday.
The Radical Songbook will introduce you to Cafe Society, New York's first integrated jazz club, on Friday, February 15.
From the Central Oregon Veteran’s Ranch, Alison Perry, Executive Director and Founder, and Tyler Hills, join hosts on the Friday POINT. Returning to the show, they will be updating us on the Ranch and what’s been “growing" over the past year.
Central Oregon’s short growing season, daily temperature swings, variable weather conditions and lack of frost-free days determine which seeds will grow here successfully. The Master Gardeners can give you tips and techniques to make your vegetable garden the best it can be this year.
April O'Meara, Executive Director of Abilitree, and Brooke Eldrige, staff member at Abilitree, will join Erich and Carolyn Monday on The Point at 9AM to talk about the opportunities they provide for people with disabilities.
A look at local media with Emily Cureton of OPB on The Radical Songbook Friday, February 8.
Carter G. Woodson. a black historian, was the first to write African Americans into our nation's history, acknowledging their contributions in building our country, our narrative, and our wholeness. Jack Zika, State Representative for District 53 will visit to offer us an insight into his first few weeks in Salem.