ARES, Tips to prevent Cyberbullying, KHOI Birthday Aug 12!!

Dennis Hart gives a summary of Iowa in the news last week.

Clint Miller, coordinator of Story County Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES), describes the pivotal public safety that "ham radio" operators perform on Story County. On June 19th, Governor Kim Reynolds presented the Story County Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) with the Governor’s Volunteer Service Award. This award is given out to recognize volunteer talents and to support Iowa’s nonprofits, charitable organizations, and government entities. 

Nick Schieffer, School Resource Officer for Ames gives information for parents on how to better protect your child from cyberbullies and cyber-predators. The i-SAFE foundation is a national organization that provides Internet safety information for parents to protect their children.. According to their statistics, over half of adolescents and teens have been bullied online, and about the same number have engaged in cyber bullying. More than 1 in 3 young people have experienced cyberthreats online and over 25 percent of adolescents and teens have been bullied repeatedly through their cell phones or the Internet. Well over half of young people do not tell their parents when cyber bullying occurs.

KHOI volunteer Greta Anderson gives the low-down on KHOI's upcoming birthday party to be held on August 12 from 4 - 7 PM in the parking lot behind KHOI and the Ames History Center. The Heath Allen Band from Des Moines will be performing very dance-able music. Please join US!

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Originally broadcast 07/30/2018
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