Join host Barry Lessow each Sunday morning as he brings stories and has conversations with guests about area non-profit agencies helping local people. Tune in to stay informed and stay involved with this community-oriented show, both on-air and through the podcast episodes here.
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This week on Watching Bloomington, Barry talks with founder of Reimagining Opera for Kids, Kim Carballo. ROK is a non-profit community arts and education organization with the goals of introducing children to opera through engaging first experiences and giving developing professional musicians the opportunity to hone their performance skills.
This week on Watching Bloomington, Barry talks with the executive director of South Central Indiana Housing Opportunities, Deborah Myerson. SCIHO is an independent nonprofit launched to address the area’s chronic shortage of low-cost homes. SCIHO offers the opportunity to keep resources for affordable housing within the community that they serve
This week on Watching Bloomington, Barry talks with the assistant director of the Monroe County Planning Department, Jason Eakin. The Monroe County Planning Department performs a vital role in creating and communicating a vision of the county and acts as the primary coordinating agency in the development, adoption, and implementation of the county's land use plans and policies. The department provides both current and long range planning services to the various County boards, including the Plan Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, County Commissioners, as well as to the general public.
This week on Watching Bloomington, Barry talks with the director of the Monroe County Public Library, Marilyn Wood and communications and marketing manager, Mandy Hussey. The Monroe County Public Library provides services at no charge to all people living in Monroe County. All are welcome to visit the Library to browse books, magazines, and newspapers, use public computers, and enjoy their spaces
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