Camp Green Meadow’s summer program, the second Annual Falcon Spring Classic Track Meet and upcoming aikido classes are some of this week’s topics on “Community Conversations,” a public service program on KYOS.
The hour-long show focuses on community, education and government news affecting residents throughout Merced County. There are new hours, with the show airing on KYOS, 1480 AM, at 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday and at 10 a.m. Sunday.
This weekend’s lineup: Camp Green Meadows Principal Bob Bassett will discuss the outdoor school's summer recreation program; the second Annual Falcon Spring Classic Track Meet is drawing teams from as far away as Reno, and AHS track coach and organizer Paul Shirlock shares insights on the upcoming event; Barbara Showalter invites the public to learn about the sport of aikido through classes at Merced College; Cindy Cunningham reveals details on the annual Atwater Soroptimist’s Spring Fling; Maria Mendoza from the city of Merced shares details of the Market on Main Street and the fun it will bring to downtown Merced when it resumes this year; and Shawn Henry talks about the operations of the Merced Fire Department in this day of tight money but continuing public need.
The show is produced by Nathan Quevedo, the public information officer for the Merced County Office of Education, Mike Conway, public information officer at the city of Merced, Roger Wood, and Scott Hernandez-Jason of UC Merced, in association with the county of Merced and Merced College.
The show’s host this week is Quevedo, and the engineer is Steve Colvard.
Go to www.mercedcommunityconversations.com for past episodes of “Community Conversations.”