What new businesses want in a community, the joys of collecting coins and new deals at the Merced County Fair 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. The show airs on KYOS, 1480 AM, at 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday and at 10 a.m. Sunday.
This weekend’s lineup: Frank Quintero tells what new businesses look at when they consider coming to a community and how the city goes about recruiting new businesses and industries to come to town; Diane Conway says there are some new deals at the Merced County Fair; Vince Peraino and Bill Brooks recall the history of the Merced Coin Club and talk about its upcoming events; Alicia Bohlke will speak about her experience as the winner of the recent Playhouse Merced Broadway Singoff contest; Merced County Superintendent of Schools Steven E. Gomes shares highlights of the Merced County Schools Annual Education report; Dr. Lidia Rodriguez and Connie Diers share experiences at the new Golden Valley Health Center Senior Center and talk about its upcoming open house.
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.”