Host/Donna Quinn Guests: Clatsop Community College professors Nancy Cook and Pat Keefe. Donna and her guests talk about "Make A Little Library", a fun competition designed to get library cards to children in Clatsop County. Guests: Lloyd Mueller, Clatsop Community College Financial Dir., Monica Van Steenberg, Recruiting Coordinator. The success of the room tax, Convention Center use and the evolution of the marketing to include social media. Guests: Kestrel Gates and Lam Quang, owners of Hii H Lights, ("Hi Hi Lights") offering hand made paper light sculptures, sold from their barn studio. Talk of Our Towns/Donna Quinn Guests: Jo Ann Zahn, VP Finance & Operation at Eastern Oregon University, also an Astoria instructor, Kristen Wilkin, Dean of Workforce, Education and Training, and Stephanie Homer. About Clatsop Community College's affiliation with Easter Oregon University - allowing CCC students to obtain a bachelors degree in business without having to leave the coast.
Donna and her guests discuss the Ails and Ideas series and talk about a new climate change class being offered at CCC. Guests: Astoria City Councilman Drew Herzig and Coast Guard Petty Officer Hannah Silverman talk about the Lower Columbia Diversity event,"Helping Our Heroes: Addressing Veteran Homelessness in Clatsop County. Chuck Meyer joins Donna in part 2 to discuss the "Be An ASOC Angel" November 12th, an event benefiting the Astor Street Opry Company. The grand opening will take place February 21st from 3-7pm. Guests: Pat Lehman of the American Association of University Women, plus Tambra Thomayer, a graduate of the W. Talk of Our Towns/Donna Quinn Guest: Colin Fogerty, Director, and Courtney Yilk, Grants and Outreach Coordinator - of The Confluence Project, involving the art of Maya Lin, in sites across two states.
About coping with some of the pressures of the holidays and developing the attitude of gratitude.
Host/ Donna Quinn Donna speaks with guests Margaret Frimoth, Dir.Lives in Transition program at Clatsop Community College, and Ane Mc Intyre,publicity chair for WINGS-Women INterested in Returning to School. Host/Donna Quinn Guests: Alana Garner, Executive Director of the Astoria Downtown Historic District Association, also Jessica Newhall of The Loft at the Red Building in Astoria.The 2015 Emmy Awards are poised to make history, with streaming shows and their stars favored to win in major categories for the first time, "Modern Family" set to overtake "Frasier" for the most best comedy Emmys, and Taraji P.Henson ("Empire") and Viola Davis ("How to Get Away With Murder") in the running to become the first black woman to win a trophy in the best leading actress in a drama category.Reach Break Brothers/Owners Josh and Jared Allison join Donna to talk about their new venture.
“Pop-Up” restaurant open for lunch February 20 to February 24 at Baked Alaska’s Annex space with an interesting “pay what you can” concept. Topic: the City of Astoria’s ADVANCE ASTORIA economic development strategy for the next five years.Hopefully it entertains, enlightens, informs, educates and provides a call to action where needed. remember to find a moment today to take a deep breath …………….!Donna is always open to ideas for TOOTS guests and topics so please email her at: [email protected] put “TOOTS Ideas” in the topic line. Donna welcomes Astoria Trolley Board members Bob Miller and Russ Thompson to talk about Volunteering with the Astoria Trolley; Jimmy Pearson, Astoria Library Dir., Suzanne Harold, and Esther Moberg discuss "Little Libraries." Reach Break Brewing Company just opened in downtown Astoria a couple of weeks ago.Guests: Kevin Cronin, Community Development Director for the City of Astoria; Kevin Leahy, Executive Director of CEDR (Clatsop Economic Development Resources).Professor Lucien Swerdloff, Professor John Goodenberger, and former student, Katie Rathmell discuss the Clatsop Community College Historic Preservation Program – how it is helping Astoria maintain its character and how it changed one woman’s life.Guest host David Paul talks with Caran Black and Ann Gant, Gifts that Make a Difference, and Jennifer Holen, Ex. Clatsop County United Way about the Gifts that Make a Difference event December 16th. General Manager for City of Seaside Visitors Center; Mike Salhberg coordinator for Safe Kids; and students from Seaside High School.