Having a Scoop with Ramone's Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlor
ECHR, in cooperation with Ramone's in downtown Eau Claire, are highlighting area agencies that are bettering our community. Each month, we'll sit down at Ramone's and learn more about these outstanding individuals and organizations all while relaxing with some great ice cream from a family-run operation.
Friends of the Chippewa River State Trail
Kayla sits down with Roy and Matt of Friends of the Chippewa River State Trail. Together they discuss what goes into maintaining the trail, and some of the hardships they have had in that regard recently. Roy and Matt explain how funding for "Friends" works, and where it goes, as well as explaining the next 5 years for "Friends". Under obligation, they share their favorite ice cream scoop. They can be found on Facebook at "FriendsCRST"
Friends of Lake Eau Claire
On the final episode of season #1 of Have a Scoop... Duane from the Friends of Lake Eau Claire stops by Ramones Ice Cream to talk to us about the lake and the organization. What does the group do and where are the efforts focused? Recent projects including "sediment catchers" and why they're important. We learn about their summer fundraisers and we even get a couple of "fishing stories"
Don and Kyle from Roundtable Revival discuss their organization that focuses on helping released inmates re-enter society.
Kyle, a released inmate himself, tells his personal story of being incarcerated and upon release needing to find his way. Now he wants to help others who he knows experience the same problems.
Many times, leaving jail isn't the end its only the beginning of problems.
Blayne and Kayla take this podcast to reset the scene and update everyone on the entire mission of their local business
- We learn about the School Hero Award Program
- How the Cash for a Cause Program has worked over the last year and the impact
- Their upcoming Mother's Day promotion
- What may be in store for Ramones upcoming opening anniversary
- And, having their business survive a difficult 2020 with the help of so many people and the community