Bicycle Repair Man, ISU Learning Communities, "Cranes Over Ames"

Gale Seiler talks about "Learning Communities" at Iowa state - that help ISU students adjust to a large campus - with: Jennifer Leptien, Interim Director of Learning Communities at ISU; Carmen Flagge, Diversity Coordinator and Multicultural Liaison Officer for the College of Human Sciences, and Coordinator of the Connect Four Learning Community in the College of Human Sciences; and David Mena, a third year student in the College of Human Sciences and a Senior Peer Mentor in the Connect Four Learning Community.

Diane Corson, owner of Bicycle Repair Man with her husband Craig Corson, descries their mobile bike repair business. She goes on to explain how they take "damaged" bikes from Target and other businesses and restoring them to be donated to people who need bikes but can't afford them. You can donate used bikes to them by calling them at (515) 232-8232 or contact them through their web site.

John Hall, Director of Business Development for the Ames Economic Development Commission, describes "cranes over Ames:" the development boom in Ames, which is rapidly growing.

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