Sonoma County Focus

You’d be surprised just how many people are working miracles and making magic happen in Sonoma County.  From local events to great foundations, Sonoma County Focus features in-depth interviews with the people who make Sonoma County great. Hosted by Michelle Marques.

Podcasts

Sonoma County Focus – Vitalant Blood Drive November 25

Host Michelle Marques talks with Kevin Adler, Communications Manager at Vitalant, and Jordan Woodside, a mother and advocate for blood donation about an upcoming opportunity to save lives at the Blood Drive on Wednesday, November 25! Jordan

Sonoma County Focus – Ride for Pride fundraiser for Sonoma County Pride

Host Michelle Marques talks with Christopher Kren-Mora, President of Sonoma County Pride and Kevin Garman from RISE Cycle about “Ride for Pride” – a benefit for Sonoma County Pride on Saturday, October 10 from 5pm to 9pm

Sonoma County Focus – Polly Klaas Community Theater

Host Michelle Marques talks with Raine Howe, Executive Director of the Polly Klaas Foundation about the efforts to revive the Polly Klaas Community Theater. Phase One of fundraising is nearly complete, the goal of $600,000 is just

Sonoma County Focus – 2020 Mark West Community Faire

The 2020 Mark West Community Faire & Business Showcase is going ONLINE this year, from September 13 though September 17! Each day will have a different theme, such as Tiger King Day, Mask Day, Toilet Paper Day

Sonoma County Focus – Author Therese Crutcher-Marin and HDSA

Host Michelle Marques talks with Therese Crutcher-Marin, author of the book Watching Their Dance: Three Sisters, a Genetic Disease and Marrying into a Family At Risk for Huntington’s Disease. Therese shares the story of falling in love

Sonoma County Focus: 2020 Census

Host Michelle Marques talks with Pamela Michael, Media Specialist for the U.S. Census Bureau, and Melissa Valle, Communications and Engagement Coordinator at County of Sonoma about the 2020 Census. There is still time to get counted by

Sonoma County Focus – Santa Rosa Rotary Free Lunches

KSRO’s Michelle Marques talks with Casey Williams, past president and president-elect of the Rotary Club of Santa Rosa West about the new program in conjunction with all Santa Rosa Rotary Clubs. Williams began feeding local hospitality and

Sonoma County Focus – First 5 Sonoma County

Host Michelle Marques talks with Angie Dillon-Short, Executive Director of First 5 Sonoma County about the ways the First 5 Sonoma County Commission works to improve health care, education, and resources for parents of small children. We

Sonoma County Focus – Polly Klaas Community Theater Renovation

Host Michelle Marques talks with Raine Howe, executive director of the Polly Klaas Foundation about the renovation of the Polly Klaas Community Theater. The historic building on Western Avenue in Petaluma has been shuttered since the year

Sonoma County Focus – Dining Out For Life 2019

Host Michelle Marques talks with Ron Karp, Executive Director of Food For Thought and Brandon Parkhurst, partner and manager of Gravenstein Grill, about the upcoming Dining Out For Life on Thursday, December 5 at restaurants throughout Sonoma

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