Going Public

Whether it's education and politics or arts and culture, nothing is off limits on KRCU's Going Public.

United Way of Southeast Missouri

On this edition of Going Public, we talk with Elizabeth Shelton, Executive Director of United Way of Southeast Missouri, about their literacy programs "Read to Succeed" and "Read to Excel." The program is seeking volunteers to help students learn how to read. 

Details about "Read to Succeed" and "Read to Excel"

On this edition of Going Public we talk with Jen Berti, Membership Director with the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce. The chamber is hosting an event as part of their Women's Impact Network (WIN) featuring Wellness Nurse and Health Coach Eileen Sievers. The event will be held on Thursday, May 10, at the Jackson Civic Center from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Details about the event are here

Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce

On this edition of Going Public we talk with Brian Gerau with the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce. He tells us about a 90's Trivia Night the Jackson Chamber is hosting to help support an independent film that is being produced in Jackson. The film is called "All Nite Skate" and is being produced by Jackson native Nick Murphy.  The film is set in the 1990s and centers on the last night of skating rink that is about to be torn down.

Southeast Missouri State University

On this episode of Going Public, we talk with Southeast President Carlos Vargas about a new pet community coming to campus in Fall 2018.

Permitted pets in the pet-friendly community will be:
• Indoor domestic cats and dogs under a certain weight
• Small caged animals that live in a small aquarium

Details from the university's news release.

On this edition of Going Public, we talk with Elizabeth Shelton, Executive Director of United Way of Southeast Missouri, about the "United Days of Caring" to be held April 27-28 in Cape Girardeau. The event is designed to encourage people to get involved in their community by giving back and learning more about the United Way network in Southeast Missouri.

Details about the event can be found at www.unitedwayofsemo.org/udoc. You can also call their office at (573) 334-9634.

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