Wichita Weekend

Wichita Weekend

Welcome to Wichita Weekend! Wichita Weekend is a weekly public affairs show hosted on Alt 107.3, B98FM, 102.1 The Bull, and Channel963.

Episodes

September 14, 2022 11 min
For the first time ever in Wichita, NHL Hockey will be played at Intrust Bank Arena, Saturday night September 24th. Come see the Arizona Coyotes battle the St. Louis Blues in this historic match! We visit with G1 Sports CEO Brian Hargrove about this historic event!
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Wichita’s wildest FUN-raiser, Zoobilee, happens Saturday September 10th! Zoobilee Director Cathy Spillman invites you to this Wichita Tradition. Enjoy live music, delicious drinks, and delectable bites from local establishments during Sedgwick County Zoo’s premier fundraiser. This is an adults-only event, must have proper ID.
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Time to plan your annual trip to Hutch for the Great Kansas Get-Together. State Fair General Manager Kevin Schulz extends a warm invitation to everyone to make this a part of your September!
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From Greater Andover Days to an extra-special concert with Melissa Etheridge and Keb Mo', fall is the time for family fun in Andover. City Mayor Ronnie Price and Andover Public Information Officer Megan Schapaugh stop by to tell us all about it.
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September 24th, it's the 30th Annual East Vs. West Walk-Run, a fund raiser for Victory in the Valley, Wichita's local cancer support organization. Victory in the Valley Executive Director Diana Thomi stops by to invite us to this fun family event
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September 2, 2022 13 min
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The National Baseball Congress World Series is a late-summer Wichita tradition, now in its 88th year. Katie Woods from the NBC stops by to invite us to bring our families out to WSU's Eck Stadium for all the excitement. www.nbcbaseball.com
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Make sure your kids are ready for Back to School with Immunizations, Dental and Vision checks, and much more from Grace Med Health Center. CEO Venus Lee tells us how Grace Med provides convenient and affordable health care services for the whole family!
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Kids who depend on USD 259 for Summer meals will have two "gap" Mondays before School Starts. So on August 1st and 8th, the Kansas Food Bank will have food distribution events at locations all around Wichita. LaVeta Noble tells us all about it.
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Late summer and early fall are great times to visit Botanica, the Wichita Gardens. Cathy Spillman gives us all the great reasons to schedule a visit to Botanica soon!
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TFI Family Services challenges you to complete 400,000 steps, that's one step for every Foster child in America, and in the process, help buy Christmas gifts for Kansas Foster Kids. Taylor Forrest, TFI's Marketing Director, stops by to tell us all about the challenge, and ways for you to get involved!
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Music Theatre Wichita presents Kinky Boots, July 6th through 10th in Century Two. Drew Lachey of the group 98 Degrees stars in this fun-filled production, and stops by our studio for a visit and to invite us to the show.
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The city of Andover has had an exciting year so far in 2022. From the F3 Tornado that damaged several homes and businesses in April, to the speedy recovery-rebuilding efforts, to many concerts and community events happening at the Capital Federal Ampitheater this summer, there's plenty happening in Andover. City Mayor Ronnie Price and Public Information Director Megan Schapaugh stop by our studios to share the good news.
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The Wichita Area Builders Association Spring Parade of Homes is scheduled for every Saturday and Sunday through June 19th. WABA CEO Wess Galyeon stops by to invite us all to this year's Spring Parade!
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June 3, 2022 15 min
Kansans in every part of the state are struggling with food insecurity. The Kansas Food Bank, Harvesters Community Food Network, and Second Harvest Community Food Bank have just launched a new website, www.kansasfoodsource.org, that offers a detailed, county-by-county listing of every food bank in the state. Craig Hubbard, Food Security Coordinator the Kansas Food Bank, stops by to tell us all about this vitally-important statewid...
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May 27, 2022 19 min
The 2022 Wichita River Festival is set for June 3rd thru 11th. Wichita Festivals CEO Nancy Duling and Director of Marketing Jenny Venn tell us what to expect at this year’s community-wide event. www.wichitariverfest.com
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The Kansas Department of Transportation’s “Drive Safe Sedgwick” program is an effort to reduce the number of incidents on streets, roads, and highways in Sedgwick County. Gary Herman shares his thoughts on safe driving this summer, and all year long. www.drivesafesedgwick.com
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April 12, 2022 10 min
The Annual M & I Model Search returns to the Wichita Women’s Show on Sunday, April 24th. All ages 5 and up are encouraged to take part. We visit with Gigi Daskalova of M & I Models, and two previous Model Search winners, Magnolia Munn and Hallie Watkins, about this life-changing opportunity and how YOU can get involved.
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Students Empowerment invites you to attend the Youth Leaders Panel, Saturday April 9th at the Alvin Morris Administrative Center. We visit with Stu Em representatives Truc Dao and Andrew Le about this special day of discussion and interaction. Also, don’t miss the Stu Em Fundraiser, Sunday April 3rd from 1 to 9 p.m. at Freezing Moo, 2684 North Greenwich Road
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March 31, 2022 6 min
Plan now to kick off spring with ICT Culture Fest, Saturday April 2nd at South High. We visit with youth mobilizers Amy Nguyen, Mikayla Mitchell, and Ali Nguyen about this fun family event.
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