A PODCAST ABOUT RAPID CITY

A PODCAST ABOUT RAPID CITY A PODCAST ABOUT RAPID CITY A PODCAST ABOUT RAPID CITY
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EPISODE #32: WITH STEPHEN GURGEL AND JOE AVVAMPATO

"THE BEST PLACE TO BE QUARANTINED!"

As Stephen Gurgel puts it, "the Black Hills is the best place to be quarantined!".  Even in troublesome times, the optimism inherent among us hearty folks from Rapid City can't be contained forever.  Joe Avvampato, this week's other guest, echoes that sentiment.  Listen and find out why.

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EPISODE #31: JOHNSON, FAWBUSH, FUCHS, BESHARA

THE FUTURE OF HOSPITALITY IN THE BLACK HILLS

Join us for a very candid visit with four major leaders in our Rapid City Hospitality sector.

Listen as they share their accounts detailing how the COVID virus hit their businesses, how they view their challenges, their efforts to adapt, and their reasons to be hopeful for the future.

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EPISODE #30

OUR 'NEW NORMAL'

A CANDID DISCUSSION ABOUT OUR ECONOMIC FUTURE AS WE WORK OUR WAY THROUGH THE UNCHARTED TERRITORY PUT BEFORE US BY THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.

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EPISODE #29: with Elevate Rapid City Chair, David Lust

elevate rapid city!

It's the "talk of the town" in Rapid City...the new organization called Elevate Rapid City!

Learn how this innovative concept is taking our city to new heights!  Join me for a conversation with Elevate Rapid City Board Chair, David Lust!

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EPISODE #28: With Executive Director Terri Haverly

ASCENT INNOVATION...A CITY ON THE MOVE!

New career options for School of Mines graduates and entrepreneurs from all over are available in a big way right here in Rapid City!  That's because of the fast-growing organization called Ascent Innovation!  Join us for an enlightening visit with Ascent's Executive Director, Terri Haverly!

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EPISODE #26: With Mayor Steve Allender

this city can't help but move forward!

Whether people agree or disagree with his policies, Mayor Steve Allender is dedicated to doing what he feels he was elected to do....lead.  And he does so with a style all his own.  Meet our dynamic and driven mayor in this hour-long candid interview covering many topics of interest!

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EPISODE #25: With Matthew Tranquill & Kent Bush

the rc journal. "like a crocodile"?

Look across Rapid City's landscape and ask yourself..."What was here 140 years ago that is still here today?" One answer that may surprise you is...The Rapid City Journal!  Meet Publisher Matthew Tranquill and Editor Kent Bush.  Find out why they compare our newspaper (very fittingly) to a crocodile! 

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Seasons Greetings from Amplify Rapid City! with your host, C

Merry Christmas & happy new year!

Thank you for following Amplify Rapid City through 24 episodes!  Where does the time go? Please join us in 2020 for new episodes coming your way every week!  Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!  

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EPISODE #24: with NAPOLEON DYNAMITE Producer, Sean Covel

napoleon dynamite, porter the hoarder, and pizza?...gosh!

What in the world does one of the 15 funniest movies of all time have to do with Rapid City and the Black Hills?  As it turns out... A LOT!  Join me for a fun-filled visit with Napoleon Dynamite Producer, Sean Covel.  Find out the surprising ways he is applying his success, both here in Rapid City and all over America!

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Access the website by clicking the link provided below!

porter the hoarder

Find out how Porter The Hoarder, a fantastically fun reading adventure designed to get "Big's and Little's" to read together, is taking America by storm!


Just click the link below!  From there, let's see what you can do to help me help Sean to "Amplify" Porter the Hoarder even more!


www.porterthehoarder.com


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Watch Sean's film about this exciting Pizza Ranch program!

12 days of pizza?

Listen to Sean Covel's podcast, EPISODE #24, and learn about this amazing program to help financially challenged  kids and their families stay full and enjoy their Christmas break from school!


Click the link below to watch the film!


https://vimeo.com/242838163


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EPISODE #23: with RCAS Superintendent, Dr. Lori Simon

SCHOOLS IN PROGRESS!

 

IF YOU WERE A YOUNG FAMILY GETTING ALL GEARED UP TO MOVE TO ANOTHER CITY….…ITS PRETTY SAFE TO SAY THAT CHECKING OUT THE K-12 SCHOOLS IN YOUR NEW CITY WOULD BE PRETTY CLOSE TO THE TOP OF YOUR LIST OF PRIORITIES.  WELL...HERE IS YOUR CHANCE!  JOIN ME  AS I VISIT WITH RCAS SUPERINTENDENT, DR. LORI SIMON!

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Relax!

Be Amazed!

Be Amazed!

It's not unusual at all to catch a fun parade downtown!

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Be Amazed!

Be Amazed!

Be Amazed!

Six Area National Parks and Monuments,

Like the World-Famous Mt. Rushmore

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Recharge!

Be Amazed!

Recharge!

 Endless Activities, like Summer Nights on Thursday evenings downtown

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