Story County Community ID, ARC of Story County, Akhnaten, and things to do in December

Listen Here NowOriginally broadcast 11/25/2019
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Dennis Hart gives a summary of Iowa in the news from last week.

Rick Exner, is an Ames resident working with AMOS Immigration, an AMOS (A Mid Iowa Organizing Strategy) crisis response team for those at risk of being deported. Exner explains the Central Iowa community ID card, a community-building tool for inclusion for people without government IDs, to address basic needs such as medical care or identification for police. Exner is inviting everyone to get a community ID card to give that form of identification agency in our area. Details for that can be found here. For more information, call 515-599-8149 or go to their informational web site.

Sunni Kamp, Executive Director of Story County CommunityFoundation speaks with Patricia Cane, from the Arc of Story County, introducing the services of that organization, which partner with local businesses, providers and community members to enrich the lives of people with disabilities. Story County Community Foundation is the umbrella organization for more than 165 different funds established by individuals, families, and nonprofit organizations to benefit Story County. In early November, it awarded it's annual grants to totaling $117,413. The Arc of Story County is one of the Story County Nonprofit organizations who received a grant this year.

Crystal Davis from the Ames Convention and Visitors Bureau gives a preview of upcoming public events for fun and activity in December.  

Number the Stars, Nevada Main street, Stranger than Fiction

Listen Here NowOriginally broadcast 11/20/2019
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Our first guest was Brittny Rebhuhn, director of Story Theatre Company's play, "Number the Stars," telling the history of Danish people saving Jews from the Nazis during World War II.  Our next stop was Gatherings in Nevada, where Evie Peterson told us about the first plans by citizens of Nevada to benefit from their new Main Street Iowa designation.  Pat Schlarbaum told us about nature programming on KHOI, starting with a phenology of junkos.  We ended with a recap of last night's Pantorium Session, "Stranger Than Fiction."  

Masonic Ideas, Michaela Thompson, Worldly Goods

Listen Here NowOriginally broadcast 11/13/2019
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Leanne Harter, Story County Outreach and Special Projects Coordinator, started off the show with her monthly report, followed by Bill Yungclas continuing the significance of the role of Masonic Lodges in the development of American values.  Michaela Thompson, the featured artist for tonight's Pantorium Session (November 13), gave us some insights into how she writes her songs.  Mara Spooner, manager of Worldly Goods, came in to tell us about that non-profit, fair trade store, where they have designated Thursday, November 14, a KHOI benefit shopping night, from 4 to 7  when a portion of the sales will go to the station.   

Winter Safety, Reggie Greenlaw, Veterans Day

Listen Here NowOriginally broadcast 11/11/2019
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Following news from Digital Dennis, we heard tips on how to stay safe in the winter from Keith Morgn, Emergency Management Coordinator for Story County.  Then Veteran Chris McClure told us a little about the activities of the American Legion and how he was able to listen to KHOI when serving in Kuwait. Reggie Greenlaw, who'll be performing at tonight's Panitorium Sessions, sang "Tallest Man."  Finally, Paul Wierson joined us to tell us about the ceremony for Veterans at the Roland Story Middle School.  


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