Episode 74: Protecting Your Heart with the American Heart Association

February is American Heart Month, and I, for one, just take my heart for granted. I don’t think about it until I hear about people who have lost family members or friends to heart disease, heart attacks, or strokes. I also found out it can happen at any age. It’s not just an elderly person’s […]

Episode 73: BakerRipley’s Impact and Service to Houston

BakerRipley has been a beacon of service to so thousands of people. After 117 years this amazing organization continues to keep its doors open for the underserved communities in our city.  It provides services and programs to help people become successful. They provide varies services for entire families, from the youngest child to the elderly. […]

Episode 72: Finding a Deeper Meaning in Everyday Life at The Jung Center

Welcome back, Houston explorers! This week on “Spotlight Houston,” we’re diving into something different. Get ready to unlock the secrets of self-awareness with our latest episode: “Finding a Deeper Meaning in Everyday Life at The Jung Center.” Do you ever wonder about the bigger picture of life? Well, you’re not alone! We’re taking you inside […]

Episode 71: Beyond Words, Sight Into Sound’s Impact on Houston

In our latest episode of Spotlight Houston, we uncover the heartwarming story of Sight Into Sound, a non-profit organization that has been brightening the lives of visually impaired individuals for over 50 years. Discover how they go beyond just radio and reading services, creating meaningful connections and friendships among their listeners and volunteers. Our special […]

Episode 69: Save a Life! Commit to Donating Blood

In our latest episode, we sit down with Theresa Pina, the vice president of operations for the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center, to shed light on the critical need for blood donations. As we celebrate National Blood Donor Month, we discuss the impact of blood donations, dispel misconceptions, and emphasize the ease of the donation […]

Episode 67: American Red Cross Texas Gulf Coast Region’s Impact on Our Community

Spotlight Houston is delighted to bring you another insightful episode, delving into the profound contributions of the American Red Cross Texas Gulf Coast Region. It’s a conversation you won’t want to miss. Join our host, Blanca Quezada, in a conversation with Shawn Schulze, CEO of the American Red Cross Texas Gulf Coast Region, as they […]

Episode 66: Volunteering and Giving to the Houston Food Bank

Welcome to another episode of Spotlight Houston, where we take a closer look at our community’s challenges. In this episode, our host, Blanca Quezada, sits down with Sarai LaTony, Volunteer Experiences Manager for the Houston Food Bank, to shed light on our city’s ongoing struggle against hunger. Join us for this episode as we explore […]

Episode 62: 45th Annual Thanksgiving Super Feast

In this week’s episode, Blanca Quezada sits down for a conversation with Stephanie Lewis, the Regional Director of the City Wide Club of America, and they delve into the community spirit that defines our city. We explore the rich history and diverse services offered by the City Wide Club of America. They provide everything from […]

Episode 58: Breast Cancer Awareness with The Rose

What do you know about breast cancer? Did you know that through prevention, death rates can be reduced? October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! If you have ignored or put off getting checked, now’s the time to do it! Dorothy Gibbons, CEO and Co-Founder of The Rose Center for Breast Health Excellence, takes the opportunity […]

Episode 54: Shedding Light on Alzheimer’s

When we hear the word dementia, sometimes the first thing we think of is Alzheimer’s. Today, we’ll discover what dementia means and learn more about what we need to know about Alzheimer’s. Jorge Olvera, director of outreach with the Alzheimer’s Association, Houston and Southeast Texas, joins host Blanca Quezada to clarify the differences between mental […]