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Activate!

First-person narratives from people working for positive change
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Activate! – Earth Care Bloomington: Molly O’Donnell & Ben Brabson

Molly O’Donnell, Bloomington’s “Be More” Volunteer award winner, and Indiana University Climate Scientist Ben Brabson, talk about Earth Care Bloomington and its mission to promote sustainability.

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Daily Local News – November 4, 2013

Union and management at the local General Electric plant have reached an agreement around the personnel layoffs that the company announced in September; The City of Bloomington Housing and Neighborhood Development Department will host a workshop next Thursday, November 14th; The Richland Bean Blossom School Board didn’t get enough votes October 21st to approve a teacher handbook that was supported …

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Activate! – Monroe County CARES: Tom Cox

Tom Cox talks about the work and purpose of Monroe County CARES, our local connection to the Drug Free Indiana program on Activate! Our weekly segment spotlighting people working for positive change in our community.

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Activate! – Joanne Shank: Bloomington Arts Alliance

Joanne Shank discusses the work of the Bloomington Arts Alliance, including the October 22nd Artist After Hours – a visual arts summit starting at 6pm at The Venue.

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Activate! – Area 10 Agencies: Mary Boutain

Mary Boutain talks about the Area 10 Agencies work in Monroe and Owen County, including Owen County’s largest free health fair in recent memory happening on October 18th.

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Activate! – Wonderlab: Rick Detweiler

Rick Detweiler discusses his experience as a volunteer in the Wonderlab exhibits department and tells us how you can join Wonderlab as a volunteer.

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Activate! – Monroe County Humane Association: Sarah Delone

Sarah Delone, MCHA Education Program Director, talks about the Monroe County Human Association’s work as well as their big October fun-and-fund raising events, Barktoberfest and Run for the Animals.

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Daily Local News- September 30, 2013

Indiana District 9 Representative Todd Young speaks about the midnight federal funding deadline; Some Hoosiers can expect to get a credit from the BMV next time they make a payment either online or at an office; The City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department are seeking entries from creative builders, inventors, and engineers for the Great Bloomington Pumpkin Launch on …

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Daily Local News – September 23, 2013

A report released today entitled “No Progress” from the Indiana Institute for Working Families shows there has been no significant change in the poverty rate for the state; A law that requires increased reporting from Bloomington’s pawn shops passed the City Council September 18th; The Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center is making a call for submissions for the 2014 …

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Activate! – Indiana Youth Musicians: Caleb Young

Caleb Young, music director for the Indiana Youth Musicians, talks about the organization, how it benefits both the youth involved and the wider Bloomington and Monroe County community.

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