Carin Lamontagne

Public Relations Associate

Carin Lamontagne joined the Texas Public Radio team in October 2012. She graduated from Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State University) in 1996 with a B.A. in history, and she also studied anthropology and vocal music performance.

Carin’s professional background includes project management and writing and editing fiction, non-fiction, marketing collateral and educational materials. After several years with a publisher dedicated to the special-education community, Carin brought her writing skills to Texas Public Radio.

When she is not working, Carin loves to spend time with her husband and young son, frequently reading Goodnight Moon or building and demolishing Lego cities. She also enjoys spending time with friends, playing board and card games and reading anything that isn’t Goodnight Moon.
 

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TPR Events & Initiatives
12:52 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

AccessAbility Fest 2014 Is October 26th

You're invited to the 8th Annual AccessAbility Fest, San Antonio’s premier resource fair for individuals of all abilities, takes place at El Mercado on Sunday, October 26th, 2014 from 10am-3pm. This free, family-friendly event spotlights programs and services provided by institutions supporting individuals of all abilities, including those with physical, developmental, sensory and/or mental health challenges.

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TPR Presents
2:34 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

TPR's Trip To Inner And Outer Space

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Science took center stage on Friday, September 19th, as TPR brought planetary scientist J. Hunter Waite and neurologist Peter T. Fox to  the University of Texas  Health Science Center San Antonio's  Holly Auditorium. Dr. Waite, affiliated with Southwest Research Institute, and Dr. Fox of UTHSCSA shared the latest from the Cassini mission and advances in the study of brain activity at ultra-high altitudes.

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TPR Events
9:51 am
Fri June 20, 2014

All Pets Considered At The Paul Jolly Center

Petco Pavilion at the Paul Jolly Center

Texas Public Radio celebrates our furry, feathered and scaly listeners with All Pets Considered on Sunday, July 13, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Petco Pavilion at the Paul Jolly Center for Pet Adoptions located at 210 Tuleta, across from the zoo. 

The event, presented in partnership with San Antonio Pets Alive! (SAPA), is open to all TPR listeners and their pets and will include sponsor booths with pet-friendly and pet-focused items and services.

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Salute to Business Supporters
12:14 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

2014 Salute To Business Supporters

TPR's Salute to Business Supporters
JB Lyde Parish Photography

On Thursday, May 22, about 200 TPR business members and underwriters turned out for the Salute to Business Supporters at The Veranda. Held annually, the event is an opportunity for Texas Public Radio to show appreciation for the support of the business and non-profit community and allows these partners to network with each other while enjoying great food in a beautiful location.

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Pinnacle Dinner
11:41 am
Mon June 2, 2014

NPR's David Greene Featured At TPR's Inaugural Pinnacle Dinner

Eileen Pace and NPR's David Greene
Joshua Nolden Joshua Nolden Photography

On May 8th, TPR hosted the Pinnacle Dinner, an event exclusive to Silver Circle members and above.

The dinner took place at the Witte Museum, and featured special guests NPR's David Greene and Tracy Wahl. TPR's Eileen Pace interviewed Greene onstage, and he shared both moving and amusing anecdotes from his career and his life. At the end of the event, TPR CEO Joyce Slocum presented Greene with a cowboy hat as a souvenir of his San Antonio visit.

Volunteer
12:45 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Volunteer Profile: Scott Raley

"Volunteering for TPR feels way more like fun than work!"
Credit Photo courtesy of Scott Raley

Scott Raley began volunteering for TPR in 2010. At the time, his budget wouldn't allow for a paid membership, but he wanted to give back to the radio station he valued. Now a full-fledged member, Scott continues to volunteer because he enjoys it so much.

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Silver Solutions
12:19 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Silver Solutions 2014 A Powerful Resource For Living Long & Aging Strong

Medical and scientific experts answered questions from attendees
Kemp Davis Kemp Davis Photography

On Saturday, May 3, the 2014 Silver Solutions senior resource fair brought together more than 50 local organizations, businesses and medical experts to share with the community information about living long and aging strong.

Hundreds of people took advantage of the "Ask the Experts" informational sessions, visited vendor tables for information on caregiving, residential options, community support, health care, planning ahead, life enrichment and prevention of abuse and exploitation.

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The Big Give
4:20 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

A Big Total For The Big Give

UPDATE, 4:00 p.m. Thursday May 8: Big Give S.A. organizers have updated their city-wide total, which now stands at $2,017,441.50.

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It was a big day for San Antonio. Organizers of The Big Give S.A. cheered the “incredible” response to the first-ever 24-fundraising day, which raised nearly $2 million dollars for over 460 area non-profits.

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Membership
12:43 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Spring On-Air Membership Campaign Raises Over $500,000

From April 4th to the 11th, Texas Public Radio took to the airwaves to encourage listeners to pledge their support. The spring fundraising goal was our most ambitious ever.

It took countless pledges by individuals and businesses and hard work by every TPR staff member, plus 125 volunteers fueled by a smorgasbord of food provided by 15 local eateries to do it, but we raised $537,304 -- $63 more than our goal.

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TPaRbor
12:38 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Slideshow: TPR Volunteers Clean-Up Future TPaRbor Site

The future site of the TPaRbor
Kevin Curfman

On Saturday, March 29, Texas Public Radio partnered with the community and volunteers to clean-up an area near the Mission Reach.

The Mission Reach Ecosystem Restoration and Recreation Project is restoring an eight-mile stretch of the San Antonio River into a quality natural riparian ecosystem. The San Antonio River Authority has given TPR the opportunity to adopt a 3.4-acre stretch of natural area adjacent to the project, which we are calling the TPaRbor.

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