A PODCAST ABOUT RAPID CITY

A PODCAST ABOUT RAPID CITY

A PODCAST ABOUT RAPID CITYA PODCAST ABOUT RAPID CITYA PODCAST ABOUT RAPID CITY
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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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EPISODE #22: WITH AUTHOR & A.L.E.C. V.P. JONATHAN WILLIAMS

RICH STATES, POOR STATES...HOW WE RATE.

CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO FOLLOW OUR CONVERSATION BY REFERENCING HIS BOOK DURING THE PODCAST!

https://www.alec.org/app/uploads/2019/04/2019-RSPS-State-Pages_FINAL_WEB_R1.pdf

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EPISODE #21: With Elks Theatre owner Curt Small

the elks theatre...a rare find!

In years gone by, local theaters were always located downtown.  In larger cities, you may have had several to choose from.  Now...not so much.  And if you do find one , it would be a tall order to find one that matches Rapid City's "Hidden Downtown Gem".  Discover all the reasons why as we visit with owner Curt Small.

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EPISODE #20: with Summer Nights President, Dave Goodwin!

summer nights... our weekly summer shin-dig!

What takes 100 volunteers, draws 10,000 people every Thursday night to Downtown Rapid City, and consists of 3 hours of fun for the whole family?  It's Rapid City's signature summer weekly event, Summer Nights!  Learn all about it from Summer Nights President, Dave Goodwin!

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EPISODE #19: with KOTA Chief Meteorologist, Mike Modrick

WEATHER IN THE "BANANA BELT"!

Rapid City may be the world's most famous example of a weather term known as the "Banana Belt" effect.  For most purposes, that's GREAT NEWS if you live here, but it can be delightfully confusing (and amusing) as well.  Here to explain is Rapid City's own Emmy-nominated Chief Meteorologist for KOTA TV, Mike Modrick!

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Relax!

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

Be Amazed!

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Six Area National Parks and Monuments,

Like the World-Famous Mt. Rushmore

Recharge!

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 Endless Activities, like Summer Nights on Thursday evenings downtown

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