Recorded at The Kozy Bean in Pinetop, Arizona The Community Shout is how you the listener can come in and tell what you've got going on. From charity events, to fundraisers and even just to comment on how cool your neighbor is, just stop by Tuesday at 10:30 am to The Picnic Basket and Cozy Bean have a seat and tell everyone what's going on.

 

First up is Jim Beck a local resident using the Community Shout as it was meant, to talk about local topics. He voices his opinion regarding the Pinetop-Lakeside General Plan and how he thinks residents should vote in the upcoming election.

 

Malaina Spillman from the Pinetop-Lakeside Chamber joins to talk about upcoming evets and happenings including the Chamber Dinner, the next Flick with the Chicks and a few others.

Click for Chamber Website

 

The following are the sponsors of the BIRDMAN ON THE MOUNTAIN show, please visit them and give them your support when you can, as they make this show possible.

 

Premier Sponsor - Cellular One

Active Digital Signage

America One Storage - Mail and Ship

Bodyworks Health and Fitness

Main Street Caffee

Maverick Magazine

New Horizons Physical Therapy

New Image Autobody

Pet Food Warehouse

Picnic Basket - Kozy Bean

The Pour Station - WM Purified Water

Solterra Senior Living

Sunrise Park Resort

Vinnedge Signworks

Your Hometown Sears (20 Years on the Mountain)

 

Direct download: 042815_Kozy_Final.mp3
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Powered by Cellular One - Scholarship Program

First Annual #BeUnlimited Scholarship Challenge offered by FLEXPLUS, Powered by CELLULARONE


Now through May 1ststudents planning to attend Northland Pioneer College for the 2015-2016 
academic year have the chance to apply for a $2,000 scholarship prize package

 

(SHOW LOW, Arizona) March X, 2015 – FLEXPLUS, powered by CELLULARONE, not only offers customers UNLIMITED nationwide talk, text & data for $45/MO. ($40 for those with a student ID).  Today the brand announced a new scholarship initiative aimed at rewarding one deserving local student from Navajo or Apache counties who is striving to attain their educational goals at Northland Pioneer College (NPC).  

 

The FLEXPLUS #BeUnlimited Scholarship Challenge will award a $2,000 Scholarship Prize Package including up to $1,700 to be applied to the recipient’s NPC course tuition, fees and books for the 2015-16 academic year, a Samsung Galaxy Arch smartphone (valued at $159.99) and 3 Months of Free Unlimited Text, Talk & Data Nationwide with FLEXPLUS powered by Cellular One. 

 

“NPC Friends and Family is truly proud to partner with Cellular One to be able to bring this scholarship opportunity to local students, and help make college more affordable,” said Betsyann Wilson, Executive Director of NPC Friends and Family, a non-profit, 501-c-3 organization focused on supporting the students of NPC through grants and scholarships. To find out more or to fund a scholarship, please visit www.npcfriendsfamily.org. 

 

“We launched our FLEXPLUS plan last fall to give our northeastern Arizona customers really affordable access to unlimited text, talk, and data nationwide.  Likewise, we are thrilled to introduce this new #BeUnlimited Scholarship Challenge, which is aimed at giving someone here an opportunity to achieve their unlimited potential through a solid education at NPC—a fantastic local college,” said Cellular One CEO Judd Hinkle. “We are confident that our investment in education will translate into a positive future for this year’s deserving student scholarship recipient.” 

 

How to Apply:


Returning NPC students or graduating high school students who wish to apply for the scholarship award must submit a scholarship application package by the deadline of Friday, May 1, 2015 at noon (Arizona time). The application package must include the following items:

A typed 8.5”x11” sheet of paper with the applicant’s first and last name and mobile phone number featuring a response to the following question:

If you could send a text message to EVERY person in the world, what would your message be?  Limit: 200 characters (including spaces). Hint: make it inspirational, motivational, energizing. 

A Northland Pioneer College Scholarship Letter of Interest, which includes a personal essay (up to 300 words) explaining why he or she would send the above text message to EVERY person in the world, and why the message is important.

Application packets may be submitted via email or regular mail to: Betsyann Wilson, Executive Director at NPC Friends & Family, 1611 South Main Street, Snowflake, AZ 85937 or betsy.wilson@npc.edu. 

The winner will be notified by the Executive Director of NPC Friends and Family by May 8, 2015. 

 

Direct download: CellOne_Scholarship.mp3
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Recorded at The Pour Station in Show Low, Arizona The Community Shout is how you the listener can come in and tell what you've got going on. From charity events, to fundraisers and even just to comment on how cool your neighbor is, just stop by Thursdays at 1 pm to White Mountain Purified Water and The Pour Station, have a seat and tell everyone what going on.

(0:00) This week Steve North (Main Street Farmer's Market) stops by to give details on the upcoming Farmer's Market in Show Low.

Click for Show Low Main Street Website

(6:00) Then in a pre-recorded segment Malainia Spillman joins be to give the winners of this years Pinetop Lakeside Chamber awards

(8:27) Then Charles Tupper (We Amuse) joins to talk about his new location and the things that  his company has to offer

(15:05) Stefan Wehnau (HighCountryCrossing.com) wraps things up with ucoming events.

The following are the sponsors of the BIRDMAN ON THE MOUNTAIN show, please visit them and give them your support when you can, as they make this show possible.

 

Premier Sponsor - Cellular One

Active Digital Signage

America One Storage - Mail and Ship

Bodyworks Health and Fitness

Main Street Caffee

Maverick Magazine

New Horizons Physical Therapy

New Image Autobody

Pet Food Warehouse

Picnic Basket - Kozy Bean

The Pour Station - WM Purified Water

Solterra Senior Living

Sunrise Park Resort

Vinnedge Signworks

Your Hometown Sears

 

Direct download: 042315_Pour_Final.mp3
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Recorded at The Kozy Bean in Pinetop, Arizona The Community Shout is how you the listener can come in and tell what you've got going on. From charity events, to fundraisers and even just to comment on how cool your neighbor is, just stop by Tuesday at 10:30 am to The Picnic Basket and Cozy Bean have a seat and tell everyone what going on.

First Up is Allison Hephner with the Navajo County Health District who talks about the Navajo County Healthy People 2020 which is a community-driven strategic planning tool for improving community health issues outlined in the NCPHSD Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP).

Facilitated by public health leaders, this tool helps communities apply strategic thinking to plan, implement, and evaluate initiatives and interventions to reach measurable objectives.  While the NCPHSD has the responsibility for the continuing assessment and evaluation of the community, it will be the community’s responsibility to take the necessary steps to implement the strategies outlined in the CHIP.

All residents, businesses and organizations are invited to join the effort.

The four areas she needs help in are as follow;

Improve the prenatal care with promotion and awareness of maternal and child health during pregnancy and beyond.

Promote and advocate for behavioral health services for accessibility and coverage to decrease the outcome of substance, alcohol, drug abuse and suicides. Improve the resources and information of domestic violence.

Promote and prevent heart disease, obesity/overweight,and other chronic diseases from developing with youth and managed with adults/elderly.

Increase access to well-care, general health checkups, avaliablity of specialty medical/healthcare providers and improvement in linking individuals to physicians/healthcare providers.

At 5:46 Evelyn Racette (PL City Manager) and Leah Chavez (PL City Clerk) join to talk about the City of Pinetop-Lakeside and two different topics.

The fisrt is about the all mail ballot for the approval of the General Plan and the second is about the General Budget for the 2015-2016 year.

For more info check out their website for contact info and more details

Click for City Website

 

At 19:19 Malaina Spillman from the Pinetop-Lakeside Chamnber joins to talk about upcoming evets and happenings including the Chamber Dinner, the next Flick with the Chicks and a few others.

Click for Chamber Website

Direct download: 042115_Kozy_Final.mp3
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Powered by Cellular One - Business Solutions

Ian Hathcock of Cellular One's Business Solutions talks about the technology and how easy it is to find out what you can gain through their services.

Click for Business Solutions

 

Putting the Cloud to work for Your Business.

Is Cloud the right solution for my business?

While there is certainly no “one-size-fits-all” solution, the reality is: EVERY BUSINESS is going to be using Cloud Computing sooner or later.  It’s NOT a trend.  It’s the next step—the next level of computing power, data security, workforce mobility and productivity— and of course: IT cost control.

 

Choosing the right Cloud solutions (not to mention: IT support, devices, software, hardware) for your business comes down to determining what you need today and what you will need tomorrow.  Our team of technology experts will sit down with you, answer your questions, provide insight on new technologies, and help you to determine what makes sense for your business.

 

What is Cloud Computing?

“Cloud computing” refers to the use of computing resources (e.g. files, apps, software) that are available to you on an on-demand basis via the Internet. This is in contrast to conventional on-premise IT, where your company runs its applications exclusively on its own internal infrastructure—including servers, storage, networks, firewalls, load balancers and other hardware.  Have you watched our short video explaining Cloud Computing yet?  If not, click here to learn more.

 

What is a Cloud Platform?

Depending upon your needs, a “Cloud platform” might be a component of your overall Cloud Computing solution.  Cloud platforms provide access to a variety of fabulous “on demand” services that can be used immediately to address specific business needs—or configured to create content applications just for you— all within a browser. Cloud platforms offer numerous time- and cost-saving advantages over on-premises software systems while providing much greater adaptability, allowing the user to evolve and refine the system as needs change or expand.

 

Why is Cloud a better model than installing and maintaining an on-premise servers and software systems?

It's simple. No hardware to buy. No software to install. No huge upfront fees. No need to retain a large IT staff. No worries about downtime, backups, or recovery. Just log into your browser and you're there.

 

What is Cloud Storage?

Cloud Storage is today’s new and (vastly) improved storage method for your data. From music files to pictures to sensitive documents, the Cloud invisibly backs up your files and folders and alleviates the potentially endless and costly search for extra storage space as you grow.  An alternative to buying an external hard drive or deleting old files to make room for new ones, Cloud storage is convenient and cost-effective.  

 

Of course not all Cloud storage/backup solutions are created equal.  With us, however, you can rest assured that your files are safe on a highly secure server at our Tier III Data Center.  There they wait—password protected—and always accessible to you via the Internet—rather than sitting isolated on your local hard drive (which is vulnerable to all sorts of issues including theft, damage, and corruption.)

 

What are these new fancy technology acronyms: SaaS, PaaS, IaaS?

You might have heard of the 3 fundamental layers or service models that the industry uses, each one supports the individual user and their particular needs: Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).  Here are more details:

 

1. Software as a Service (SaaS)

Software as a Service or SaaS is one you’ve probably come across the most, even though you might not know it. In this model, the programs are already built and the vendor would simply grant access to you. This eliminates the need to install and run the application on your own computers, which simplifies maintenance and support.

 

A prime example of this service would be Gmail. You would not install or maintain Gmail. Rather, the provider gives you access to this application and all you have to do is sign up with a username and password. In a SaaS model, almost everything is managed by the vendor.

 

2. Platform as a Service (PaaS)

Platform as a Service or PaaS is a variation of SaaS. Vendors provide prebuilt program libraries that you can use to tweak and build an application, giving you a little more control of the application. Let’s use Lego® as a metaphor.

 

Lego provides the building blocks or the prebuilt programs supplied by the vendor. Everyone’s blocks look the same; however what you end up with could be different from another user. You have the ability to build something slightly more customized to address your needs, within the constraint of the Lego blocks or the program you subscribe to

 

3. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

If the Lego structure was the PaaS, then the shelf that displays the Lego structure is the Infrastructure as a Service or the IaaS model. With this Cloud model, the vendor provides you the shelf, or rather the environment to host or build your applications. As well, you are in full control of what you want to build on the shelf to make it totally unique. You can also enjoy the economies of scale with IaaS, choosing to scale up or down based on how much capacity you require. This is a good fit for businesses that are seasonal or perhaps have fluctuations in the number of projects they work on throughout the year.

 

Where do we host data? (About our Data Center)

Our data hosting facility was designed and built to International Tier III standards—that’s like military grade protection.  With us your data is protected in a State-of-art Fortress. 

 

Isolated and highly secure power supplies with backup generators, which are located away from main building

Multi-path high bandwidth data communications providing redundancy via multiple service providers

N+1 Computer Room Air Conditioning (CRAC) system– monitored for temperature and humidity at our NOC

Dispersion System

Fire suppression system using FM200 Inert Gas

Hurricane-proof to withstand Category 5

Earthquake-resistant –classified as a Category 4 structure

Hot – Cold aisle containment to maximize cooling efficiency

Diverse PDUs backed by high capacity UPS

Direct download: 041415_CellOne_Final.mp3
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Recorded at The Pour Station in Show Low, Arizona The Community Shout is how you the listener can come in and tell what you've got going on. From charity events, to fundraisers and even just to comment on how cool your neighbor is, just stop by Thursdays at 1 pm to White Mountain Purified Water and The Pour Station, have a seat and tell everyone what going on.

Jimmie Applegate of the Show Low Chamber of Commerce starts things up with all the accurate information you want about this years Show Low Days June 5th and 6th. Including a chance to win $10,000.

From the Events, the burger burns and the Derby Down the Deuce.

Chamber Website

Show Low Days Website

At around 7:08 Heidi Strum joins to talk about the St Anthony's School Gala coming up on Sat April 25th. Below are links for the school and the Gala Tickets.

St Anthony School Website

Click for Gala Tickets

At around 11:05 Kirk Webb of Timber Mesa Fire and Medical kins to talk about Burn permits, Ready Set Go and the proper way to put out a campfire.

Timber Mesa Fire and Medical Website

Click for Burn Permit Application

Ready Set Go Website

At around 25:30 Stefan Wehnau joins in to talk about happenings on the Mountain as we are all ready to get the vistor season started. He talks about the local music scene and some of the other happenings.

Be sure to check out - Click for High Country Crossing .com

 

The following are the sponsors of the BIRDMAN ON THE MOUNTAIN show, please visit them and give them your support when you can, as they make this show possible.

 

Premier Sponsor - Cellular One

Active Digital Signage

America One Storage - Mail and Ship

Bodyworks Health and Fitness

Main Street Caffee

Maverick Magazine

New Horizons Physical Therapy

New Image Autobody

Pet Food Warehouse

Picnic Basket - Kozy Bean

The Pour Station - WM Purified Water

Solterra Senior Living

Sunrise Park Resort

Vinnedge Signworks

Your Hometown Sears (20 Years on the Mountain)

 

Direct download: 041615_Pour_Final.mp3
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Jay Brimhall. Carrie Natceli and newcomer Dave Ham talk about Show Low City Events and facilities.

Events leading up to June.

 

Direct download: 041615_SLCITY_Final.mp3
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Recorded at The Kozy Bean in Pinetop, Arizona The Community Shout is how you the listener can come in and tell what you've got going on. From charity events, to fundraisers and even just to comment on how cool your neighbor is, just stop by Tuesday at 10:30 am to The Picnic Basket and Cozy Bean have a seat and tell everyone what going on.

Tom Berry (Pastor of the Community Presbyterian Church) stops by to talk about the Blue Ridge Education Foundation "Taste of the Mountain."

Blue Ridge Education Foundation

 

The following are the sponsors of the BIRDMAN ON THE MOUNTAIN show, please visit them and give them your support when you can, as they make this show possible.

 

Premier Sponsor - Cellular One

Active Digital Signage

America One Storage - Mail and Ship

Bodyworks Health and Fitness

Main Street Caffee

Maverick Magazine

New Horizons Physical Therapy

New Image Autobody

Pet Food Warehouse

Picnic Basket - Kozy Bean

The Pour Station - WM Purified Water

Solterra Senior Living

Sunrise Park Resort

Vinnedge Signworks

Your Hometown Sears

 

Direct download: 041415_Kozy_Final.mp3
Category:Community Shout -- posted at: 2:30am PDT

All about the #DELETEBullying Campaign

JamieLee London and Birdman talk about the Cellular One program and share a bit about their own personal experiences with bullying.

Also check out the Business Solutions website mentioned at the top pf the show - Click for Business Solutions

 

#DELETEBULLYING Campaign Kicks Off This Week in White Mountain Middle & High Schools

Cellular One teams up with White Mountain Fire & Life Safety raise awareness around old and new kinds of bullying in an effort to diffuse the alarming trend of cyber-bullying attacks among today’s youth

(SHOW LOW, Arizona) February 26, 2015 – Cellular One today announced that it is teaming up with White Mountain Fire & Life Safety to launch an awareness campaign aimed at combating the potentially dangerous physical and emotional ramifications associated with teen bullying and cyber-bullying.

According to BullyingStatistics.org, about 60% of kids and teens report that something mean has been said about them or to them online or via text message, while about 35% say they have been threatened online. These alarming statistics were the impetus for Cellular One to launch the #DELETEBULLYING Campaign in partnership with White Mountain Fire & Life Safety. This spring, representatives from both organizations will visit local middle and high schools to present about the dangers of cyber-bullying and ask students to sign the #DELETEBEBULLYING pledge, committing signers to show self-control, avoid negativity, and respect others.

“As we put more and more smartphones and tablets into the hands of local teens, we feel a keen sense of responsibility to help teach them to use these devices wisely and responsibly,” said Cellular One CEO Judd Hinkle. “When used appropriately, smartphones are a lifeline and can enhance communication between parents, teens, and their peers. However, the prevalence of mobile devices also makes teens more vulnerable than ever to incidents of cyber-bullying. In the past, our Don’t Text & Wreck campaign rallied young drivers and their parents to make our community safer through creating greater awareness of the dangers of distracted driving. Once again, we hope to enrich and potentially save lives by introducing our #DELETEBULLYING

Media Contact: Kelly Wood KWPR Group, Inc. 480-239-0109 Kelly@kwprgroup.com

campaign and enlisting students to do their part to stay safe and prevent cyber-bullying by signing the pledge.”

Cellular One’s #DELETE BULLYING Pledge

At the core of the cyber-bullying campaign is the #DELETEBULLYING pledge. By signing the pledge, students commit to do their part to make the community free of hate and fear resulting from all types of bullying. This includes not partaking in bullying incidents, treating others with respect, reporting cases of bullying, and being a good role model for their peers.

Students will be asked to sign the pledge following a powerful interactive presentation by representatives from Cellular One and White Mountain Fire & Life Safety about the dangers of bullying and, specifically, the alarming trend of cyber-bullying. The campaign goal is to achieve a minimum of 10,000 signatures for the #DELETEBULLYING pledge throughout the community. The pledge can be signed via Cellular One’s Facebook page, facebook.com/cellularoneonline, which is pinned at the top of the page timeline. The school with the most pledge signers will win a Cellular One awards party at the conclusion of the school year featuring a variety of coveted prizes -- smartphones, tablets, free data, Google Play and iTunes gift cards, and more.

“We are excited to collaborate with Cellular One on yet another important community-wide initiative – the eradication of cyber-bullying attacks,” said Kirk Webb of White Mountain Fire & Life Safety. “By bringing the #DELETEBULLYING message into local schools and sharing the pledge, we intend to make a lasting and powerful impression, showing students that we can join together to stand up to bullying, increase kindness, and potentially save lives.”

Direct download: 040915_CellOne_Final.mp3
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Recorded at The Pour Station in Show Low, Arizona The Community Shout is how you the listener can come in and tell what you've got going on. From charity events, to fundraisers and even just to comment on how cool your neighbor is, just stop by Thursdays at 1 pm to White Mountain Purified Water and The Pour Station, have a seat and tell everyone what going on.

 

This week Jeanie McDuffee stops by to talk about her company Simply Lavender and The Walk of Life. For more details check out the following websites

Click for Simply Lavender Website

Click for Simply Lavender Facebook Page

Click for Relay for Life Website

Then at about 13 minutes in Stefan Wehnau of High Country Crossing joins the show to talk about upcoming events and a bit of banter about the coming summer season.

Direct download: 040915_Pour_Final.mp3
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