The Center in Swift Current is a tremendous facility for the city and offers so much in the way of positive, fun activities for the youth of the community. They could always use more volunteers. I had Jim and Bryce on the Monday morning show to tell us about that and spring and summer programming at The Center:
the full interview with Jim and Bryce:
Second Annual Discover The Farm
Thursday, 18 April 2013 09:59
Glenda Allen of the Swift Current Ag & Ex
The first one was held last year and proved to be incredibly popular so organizers are hosting the second annual Discover The Farm show this Saturday at the Stockade Building. Glenda Allen of the Ag & Ex joined me on the Thursday morning show to tell us about it:
The full interview with Glenda:
I'll give away one more pair of Williams and Ree tickets on Friday!!
Bring On The Bulls!!!
Wednesday, 17 April 2013 09:53
Shaun and Carol From SCB Event Management
The Cody Snyder PBR Invitational returns to Swift Current on May 25 at the i-plex. I had Shaun and Carol on the Wednesday morning show to tell us about it:
the full interview with Shaun:
Calling All Volunteers
Monday, 15 April 2013 09:36
Swift Current's music and kite guru; Shann Gowan
In a little over two months, one of the biggest annual events every year in Swift Current; the Windscape Kite Festival is back. I had organizer Shann Gowan on the Monday morning show to put out the call for volunteers for the event.
the full interview with Shann:
CMR has plenty of great give aways in the weeks to come. Tickets to Williams and Ree April 26 and Chubby Checker April 27 with both shows at the Sky Centre. Next month your country concert connection will be giving away tickets to see Carrie Underwood in Moose Jaw on May 17.
Beat The Box Office Friday
Friday, 12 April 2013 10:38
It was beat the box office Friday on the CMR morning show. Jason Aldean, along with special guests Jake Owen and Thomas Rhett, brings his Night Train tour to Credit Union Centre in Saskatoon on October third. Tickets went on sale this morning at 10:00, but your country concert connection in the great southwest, Country Music Radio, gave away a pair of tickets before they went on sale:
The big winner was Clarence:
On Thursday, I got my tires pumped on the trading post from a loyal listener:
Here's how it sounded:
Have a great weekend!!
Count Down To Swift Current's Centennial
Tuesday, 09 April 2013 09:33
Eldon Moberg of the Swift Current Centennial Committee
Swift Current will celebrate her 100th birthday in 2014 and plans are well underway to ensure it's an epic and awesome party!! Eldon Moberg from the Swift Current Centennial Committee stopped by the CMR morning show on Tuesday to update us on the plans:
The full interview with Eldon:
CMR is your country concert connection in the great southwest, superstar Jason Aldean brings his Night Train Tour to Saskatoon's Credit Union Centre on Thursday, October 3. Tickets go on sale this Friday, April 12 at 10:00am at livenation.com, but you can beat the box office and win a pair later this week from yours truly!!! Stay Tuned!!!
Mayor Talks Budget, Potholes, Integrated Facility
Tuesday, 02 April 2013 10:06
Swift Current Mayor Jerrod Schafer
It was another Tuesday morning with the mayor as Jerrod Schafer stopped by the CMR morning show to talk about the recently tabled city budget, potholes on city streets, and the integrated facility:
The full interview with the mayor:
Playing Poker For JDRF
Monday, 01 April 2013 09:27
Michelle, Noah, and Dennis of Southwest Sharps
I had Michelle Steinley and her son Noah, along with Dennis Perrault of the Southwest Type 1 Sharps group on the Monday morning show to help promote their annual poker tournament this weekend in support of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
The full interview with Dennis and Michelle:
I hope all had a fantastic Easter. Later this week I'll be joined by Swift Current Fire Chief Dennis Pilon to talk about the flood potential in the city this spring and preparing for it. Have a great first day of April and watch out for those April fools pranksters!!
Swift Current is alive with the sound of music these days as the annual Swift Current and District Music Festival is showcasing the talents of budding musicians from across the southwest. I had adjudicator Lynette Sawatsky on the Tuesday morning show to chat about it:
the full interview with Lynette:
All That Jazz This Saturday
Thursday, 21 March 2013 09:42
Nicole, Tanner, and Scott from the SCCHS Music Department
The Comp Cafetorium will be alive with the sound of music this Saturday evening as the Comp High School Music Department presents their All That Jazz musical showcase. I had Nicole Tanner, and Scott on the Thursday morning show to tell us about it:
The interview with the budding musicians:
Congratulations to Gail Weinbender who was my qualifier this morning in the Southwest Hatch Match/Easter Editon. One last chance to qualify Friday morning and a chance to win that gift basket full of goodies from Swift Current Mall merchants.
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