99.1 The Mix Public Affairs

99.1 The Mix Public Affairs

99.1 The Mix Public Affairs

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
Our public affairs consist of 20-minute interviews with local nonprofits and organizations in the Greater Milwaukee area of Wisconsin.
  1. November 10, 2022
    19 min
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    Lift for the 22
    Dan Newberry is the executive director for "Lift MKE", a gym that was initially for veteran's and now open to the public.  He's hoping to raise donations and volunteer time to help run the gym.
  2. October 27, 2022
    19 min
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    Holiday Folk Fair 2022
    Director Al Durtka, says expect food, music, culture and a lot of fun at the 79th annual Holiday Folk Fair.
  3. September 13, 2022
    20 min
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    Jean Wells for the MKE Fine Craft Studio Tour
    Wisconsin Craft president, Jean Wells discusses the MKE Fine Art tour on October 1st and 2nd, 2022
  4. July 28, 2022
    20 min
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    Taylor Schaefer 75th Alice in Dairyland
    Taylor is a local, who graduated from Franklin High School!  Hear about all that is ice cream in the State of Wisconsin!
  5. July 14, 2022
    19 min
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    Avoid the "Summer Slide" with Sharp Literacy
    Lynda Kohler talks about the "Summer Slide", the reason kids may fall behind for the upcoming school year.  Sharp offers summer learning programs to combat that slide!
  6. June 23, 2022
    21 min
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    Be a foster parent through the Norris Center
    Teresa Cocker, Chief Program Officer from the Norris Center and Julie, a current foster parent inform you about the benefits of fostering kids who are in need!
  7. April 22, 2022
    19 min
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    DNR Chief Forester Heather Berklund says "plant a tree or two"!
    In celebration of Earth Day and Arbor Day, Heather discusses the health of Wisconsin forests and ways to help Earth Day!
  8. April 14, 2022
    19 min
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    Code the Hoan with SHARP Literacy and MSOE
    Michael Hosted, co-founder of "Light the Hoan" discusses the partnership between SHARP Literacy, MSOE and Light the Hoan to educate urban middle schoolers on computer coding for the lights on the brigde.Code th…
  9. April 12, 2022
    19 min
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    Drug Free Community Coalition for the City of Franklin
    Ellen Henry, the coordinator of the Drug Free Community Coalition in Franklin, discusses how to have "Small Talks" with children about the risks of underage drinking.
  10. April 07, 2022
    20 min
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    Exploit No More
    Martha Kannas discusses the need for all to be aware of sex trafficking in the state of Wisconsin.  She is the executive director of Exploit No More, an non profit helping victims of trafficking.  See more - ex…
  11. March 24, 2022
    20 min
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    SkillsUSA Wisconsin Leadership and Skills Conference
    Jessa Dahmes, the executive director of SkillsUSA Wisconsin talks about the state competition for high school students, who are looking to go into the trades.
  12. February 16, 2022
    19 min
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    SHARP Literacy's Unwrapped Waukesha Edition Fundraiser
    SHARP Literacy is holding their "Unwrapped Waukesha Edition" on February 27th, from 1pm-4pm.  Lynda Kohler talks all about the food you can enjoy on the day!  Get tickets for the event
  13. February 08, 2022
    21 min
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    Milwaukee County Healthy Start
    Sheena Slade-Walker is the Family Preservation and Support Manager at Milwaukee Healthy Start.  She discusses how the program helps Milwaukee County residents get a healthy start in life! Many things contribute…
  14. January 18, 2022
    19 min
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    Steve Cullen Healthy Heart Club Run/Walk
    Gael Cullen talks about the 25th annual run/walk, promoting heart health in memory of her husband Steve.  Register before January 31st to get a t-shirt.  The run/walk happens Feb 12 at Wil-O-Way Underwood Parkw…
  15. December 09, 2021
    19 min
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    Salvation Army Echelon Chapter
    Alison Cefalu and Joe Obligato are Co-Presidents of the Echelon Chapter of the Salvation Army.  They are educating the younger generations about the homeless and how they can help with service and giving back t…
  16. November 18, 2021
    20 min
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    Salvation Army
    Dr. Beverly Peterson, Executive Director of Development for the Wisconsin Upper Michigan division discusses ways you can help those in need.
  17. October 21, 2021
    20 min
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    78th Annual Holiday Folk Fair
    Al Durtka talks about what to expect from the virtual folk fair!  Enjoy music, dance, arts and crafts...plus cooking demonstrations November 19-21 at folkfair.org
  18. October 18, 2021
    19 min
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    Spend an evening with former Packer Jordy Nelson for SHARP Literacy
    Jordy is the keynote speaker at, "A Novel Event" the annual fundraiser for SHARP Literacy.  Get your tickets for the November 15th event!  sharpliteracy.org
  19. September 22, 2021
    19 min
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    "Light the Night" with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
    Terry Rowinski discusses the annual, "Light the Night" walk to raise money for blood cancer research.

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