Cedar Rapids Newsleaders
Videos for December 2013
Iowa Children's Museum
We are joined by Laura Bandfield from the Iowa Children's Museum to talk about the museum's new exhibit, their "Play-ologists" & how you can give the gift of play this holiday season.
Peter Komendowski speaks about the legalization of marijuana in Iowa and resources offered by Drug Free Iowa.
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity is celebrating 25 years in the Cedar Valley. Jeff Capps discusses the current projects the organization is working on and their need for volunteers.
United Way of East Central Iowa
As the United Way of East Central Iowa embarks on its 100th anniversary, Jennifer Schulte tells us about the local organizations that benefit from its help and how we can get involved.
Cedar Rapids Metro Alliance
Jill Wilkins shares a list of special events the Cedar Rapids Metro Alliance has planned for the 30th Fire & Ice Festival this year... including a meet & greet with Santa!
Horizons, A Family Service Alliance
Karl Cassell joins us to talk about Horizons, A Family Service Alliance, and their head-on approach to developing a self-sustaining food source from their Meals-On-Wheels program.
Linn Community Care
Jeffrey Tourdot explains how Linn Community Care can help you navigate the Affordable Care Act, benefits of the program, and how the uninsured & underinsured in our community can receive quality health care.
Cedar Rapids Convention & Visitor Bureau
The Cedar Rapids Convention & Visitor Bureau is hopping with events this holiday season. Marilee Fowler tells us about "Deck the District," the downtown Christmas tree lighting, "Miracles on 34th Street" at TCR, and many other exciting holiday events.
Uptown Marion is focused on economic development and supporting local business with events like the "Peppermint Walk." Nick Glew joins us to talk about what the future of Uptown Marion has in store.
Sgt. Christy Hamblin shares some important tips to ensure you stay safe while shopping this holiday season.
The United Way depends on volunteers to fulfill their mission. Christoph Trappe explains how you can use the Holiday Volunteer & Giving Guide to give you time.
Greg Buelow of the Cedar Rapids Fire Department joins us to discuss the increase of fires this time of year and how you can keep yourself & your family safe when trying to stay warm in the colder months.