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Community Spotlight

Focusing on the good people and events in and around Alexandria, MN!


Latest Episodes

Community Spotlight: Make A Wish

Kris & Chelsea interview Diane Guinn, a Volunteer Wish Granter from Make A Wish MN. One local child loves country music and is a big fan of Kris & Chelsea in the Morning, who she got to meet in her scavenger hunt before her BIG wish was granted: a trip to a Dude Ranch! Diane shares how important wishes are for children with terminal diseases or life threatening illness.

Community Spotlight: Kortni's PATH

Losing a child is a parent’s nightmare. Kortni was just 6 years old when tragedy struck. Her legacy lives on in the form of love for her fellow students and others. Her mother, Nicole Botzet shares this legacy and the $120,000 worth of scholarships awarded to her bleated Kindergarten classmates their graduating year!

Community Spotlight – Change for A Change, Tornado Disaster Relief

In this two part podcast, Kris & Chelsea talk with local organizations that are helping those affected by the devastating tornadoes that swept through the Alexandria Area in May. Pennies add up at a local grocery store to help victims and a brand new Disaster Relief Center has opened its doors to help!
Thank you to special guests:
JR, Elden’s Fresh Foods
A.J. Koewler, Alexandria Area Community Foundation
Julie Anderson, Douglas County Emergency Management
Laurie Dana, Office of Disaster Assistance

MONEY AVAILABLE FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY THE TORNADOES IN MAY

The Greater Alexandria Area Association Of Realtors is working with the REALTOR Relief Fund at the National Association of REALTORS & Minnesota Realtors to assist members of the community affected by the tornadoes in May. GAAAR was granted up to $100,000 to assist families of our community. Heather Aherns – CEO, Greater Alexandria Area Association of Realtors stopped by to get the word out about the available funds and how to apply.

DISTRACTED DRIVING AWARENESS

Katie DeGier gives an emotional account of losing her father in an accident caused by distracted driving.