KHOI Broadcasts Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.

August 26, 2013 - 6:12pm -- paulhertz

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 marked the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington, one of the largest political rallies in US history. Organized by a group of civil rights, labor, and religious organizations, the March was where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his a "I Have a Dream" speech. From 1:30 to 2:30 pm on August 28, KHOI broadcast an hour-long audio collage of King and the events that shaped his life and death, produced by Dred-Scott Keyes of WBAI-Pacifica. For more information, visit the Pacifica Network's website.

Story County Community Foundation Major Grant

July 17, 2013 - 12:40am -- ursula

The Story County Community Foundation will award a $25,000 grant in November to the applicant showing maximum benefits for Story County. Applicants must be a nonprofit organization with 501(c)(3), charitable projects of a governmental agency or the 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsor for the project.
 

In order to screen for the most viable projects and limit the number of organizations investing their time applying, an Intent to Apply form is required for anyone interested in applying for the Major Grant. The Allocations Committee will review the forms and invite applicants to submit a full application requesting funding. Letter of Intent to Apply are due before August 1, 2013.
 

More information and the Intent to Apply form are available on the Grants Available page of the Story County Community Foundation webpage. Please call SCCF at 515-232-9200 for more information.

KHOI Donate a Vehicle Program

May 26, 2013 - 2:07pm -- Debbie

KHOI wants your old vehicles!  Car, tractor, atv, recreational vehicle - if it's got an engine, running or not - donate it to KHOI and receive a tax deduction along with the continuation and further development of programs you want to hear on 89.1 FM. 

How does it work?  Just call the station at 515-292-2878 and we'll get the process started.  We send a tow truck out to your location - you don't have to do a thing, except make the call and sign over the title to the vehicle. 

KHOI Receives Doug Brown Media Award

May 9, 2013 - 4:46pm -- ursula
 

On April 28th, KHOI received the Doug Brown Media Award from the Ames Community Arts Council. The Doug Brown Media Award recognizes a radio, TV, or print organization that has displayed an ongoing commitment to covering the arts in Ames and a desire to constantly improve what they do. The Ames Community Arts Council gave this award to show thanks to KHOI Community Radio for their continued support of the arts. This and other awards, were given at a ceremony held at the Octagon Center for the Arts.

The Ames Community Arts Council (ACAC) encourages the involvement of volunteers to provide support and share knowledge, skills, and expertise. With the ongoing help of volunteers, the ACAC is able to continue to enhance and promote the arts in Ames. Some other awards were given to valuable members of the community.

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