Local Talk for Friday, August 19, 2022 started with a weekly installment by Dennis Hart concerning the news from the pages of the Ames Tribune last week.
Mary Swander author and contact for AgArts.com is receiving a very prestigious award in the Iowa Women’s Hall of Fame. Mary Richards, KHOI Board member is also included with the four recipients for 2022. Mary delighted listeners with all her great work she engages from her acreage near Kalona.
Susan Gwiasda, Public Information Officer for the City of Ames and Justin Clausen, Public Works Director provided updates about water pressure metering and who to notify if there is a problem. He provided the number 515-239-5150 to report any problems.
And Amber Wingert, Marketing Director for ISU Extension in Story County provided upcoming Field Day opportunities. August 24 at the Mark Flick farm was listed. There will be a preschool reading workshop to improve literacy on Wednesday, Sep. 14 at 10AM and for the next four weeks. Dr. Connie Beecher with ISU is facilitating these workshops. Workshops will be at their offices at 1421 S. Belle Ave. in Ames. And a Pollinator Workshop will be held Saturday, September 17. Additional information can be located at Extension.iastate.edu or calling 515-337-1601.
Music was provided by Willy Nelson, “Energy Follows Thought and Blue Eyes Crying In the Rain” and Son Peruchos, who will be appearing on Sunday 7PM at Roosevelt Summer Concerts Series.