Special Coverage http://kajx.org en Your Year-End Gift Makes Twice the Impact! http://kajx.org/post/your-year-end-gift-makes-twice-impact <div class="description_wrapper"><div class="description" data-expand-tooltip="Click to expand description" itemprop="description"><p class="first">Denise Jurgens, CPA of Reese Henry &amp; Co. explains how your year-end gift to Aspen Public Radio is not only tax-deductible, but has twice the impact.</p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/wbTwarnxIV4" width="450"></iframe><p>You can make your year-end gift by <a href="https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/weblink.aspx?name=E103121&amp;id=11">clicking here</a>.</p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 19:33:15 +0000 Rob St. Mary 11072 at http://kajx.org New Sounds, New Programs! http://kajx.org/post/new-sounds-new-programs <p><strong>Dear Listeners and Members,</strong></p><p>We are excited to announce a new program schedule launching December 1st with a slew of programs we believe will please fervent listeners and new audiences alike. The new schedule will include public radio favorites like the <a href="http://aspenpublicradio.org/programs/ted-radio-hour">TED Radio Hour</a>, <a href="http://aspenpublicradio.org/programs/moth">The Moth</a> and <a href="http://aspenpublicradio.org/programs/all-songs-considered">All Songs Considered</a> plus some great new shows like <a href="http://aspenpublicradio.org/programs/americas-test-kitchen">America's Test Kitchen</a> with Cook's Illustrated editor Chris Kimball and <a href="http://aspenpublicradio.org/programs/best-our-knowledge">To The Best of Our Knowledge</a>.</p><p>The new lineup will include the NPR/WBUR collaboration, <a href="http://aspenpublicradio.org/programs/here-now">Here &amp; Now</a> with Robin Young and Jason Hobson at noon. Sun, 01 Dec 2013 17:36:41 +0000 Carolyne Heldman 10653 at http://kajx.org New Sounds, New Programs! Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Mountain Valley Developmental Services, Part 3 http://kajx.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-mountain-valley-developmental-services-part-3 <p>Mountain Valley Developmental Services provides aid and programs to over 450 developmentally disabled individuals in the Roaring Fork Valley and beyond. Adult programs are a large part of the organization; they provice several housing options, assist in employment opportunities, offer medical care and have a variety of enrichment services, which consist of recreational activities and volunteering for other local groups. This week, Bruce Christensen, Executive Director, and Dana Peterson, Director of Human Resources, discuss Mountain Valley's housing programs and share memorable stories of finding employment for their clients. Mon, 18 Nov 2013 17:33:25 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 10441 at http://kajx.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Mountain Valley Developmental Services, Part 3 Non-Profit in the Spotlight: The Manaus Fund, Part 3 http://kajx.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-manaus-fund-part-3 <p>The Manaus Fund's Valley Settlement Project is comprised of three main focuses: early childhood education, after school programs and adult education. This week, we meet Marisol, a parent mentor whose life has changed since her involvement with the Valley Settlement Project. The parent mentor program is one of many parts of the adult education focus, including english classes, computer enhancement programs and GED prep-courses. George Stranahan, founder of The Manaus Fund and Senior Advisor of The Valley Settlement Project, and Morgan Jacober, Project Director of The Valley Settlement Project are also featured in this episode.</p><p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 18:21:39 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 9152 at http://kajx.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: The Manaus Fund, Part 3 Non-Profit in the Spotlight: The Manaus Fund, Part 2 http://kajx.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-manaus-fund-part-2 <p>The Valley Settlement Project is going into its second year, and is Carbondale&#39;s Manaus Fund&#39;s greatest project to date. The project is broken into three parts: early childhood education, after school programs and adult educational classes, which include a parent mentor program, english and GED-prep classes and computer skill workshops. George Stranahan, Founder of The Manaus Fund and Senior Advisor of the Valley Settlement Project, and Morgan Jacober, Project Director of the Valley Settlement Project are featured in this episode.</p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 18px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); display: inline !important; float: none;">For more on The Manaus Fund:<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></span><a href="http://www.manausfund.org/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(0, 82, 155); text-decoration: none; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 18px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">http://www.manausfund.org/</a></p><p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 18:40:03 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 8835 at http://kajx.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: The Manaus Fund, Part 2