Originally 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.