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The Iowa Humane Alliance’s mission is to provide affordable spay/neuter services in the state of Iowa in order to reduce pet over-population, the number of animals entering shelters in the state, and euthanasia of animals due to over-population. They have recently opened the first high-volume, affordable spay/neuter clinic in Iowa. Hear more about their mission with Executive Director Mary Blount and Development Director Kathleen Schoon.
Carol TeBockhorst , Director of Corporate Alliance at Make-A-Wish Iowa will tell us all about the Uncork A Wish: 6th Annual Wine and Beer Tasting Auction to be held April 13, 2013. This event will benefit WISH children between the ages of 2 1/2 & 18 (and their families). You can help make wishes come true. She will also share info. on how to donate your unused Frequent Flier Miles to help make these wishes happen.
Eagle Point Solar in Iowa just won a judicial ruling in the Iowa State Court against the Iowa Utilities Board to allow power purchase agreements (PPAs). This ruling could have a nationwide impact in particular in the five states where there are laws limiting or forbidding third party PPAs. Join us as we discuss the implications on the rulings with CEO of Eagle Point Solar.
President and CEO, Barry Shear is committed to the wide spread implementation of solar power and the legislative policies that promote the growth of renewable energy systems. Barry founded Eagle Point Solar and built it into one of the larger solar developers in the State. Barry was a business turnaround specialist for 17 years and prior to founding EPS, he was part owner and CEO of Help At Home, Inc., a large homecare provider with operations in 13 states and 140 operating units, providing over 13 million hours of care the last year of his ownership.
This is the second part of a two-part special about the 9th edition of the infamous Trans Iowa.
Trans Iowa is a self-navigated, self-supported, 300-plus mile gravel road event, which is held in late April primarily on Iowa gravel roads.
In this episode, we'll talk about the equipment necessary to complete this beast.
Be sure to check out more about Guitar Ted and Tim Ek!
This year marks the 16 anniversary of The Arc March in East Central Iowa, and 60 years of promoting choice and inclusion for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in our community. The Arc March is an opportunity to celebrate the abilities in all of us. Their goal this year is to have 1500 walkers and raise $50,000. It’s all about teamwork. Kyle Schramp, Director of Marketing & Development | The Arc of East Central Iowa will have details on how you can help them reach their goal. She will also tell us about a new inclusive program they are starting for active adults, and their annual golf tournament coming up in June
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The 9th running of the Granddaddy of Gravel Grinders, Trans Iowa, is April 27-28.
This show is going to be forum style and we want other past Trans Iowa riders and current people on the roster to chime in. We'd love to hear from others that love riding gravel. Call in and share!
Guitar Ted is the man behind the Trans Iowa curtain. He spends countless hours of his own time to concoct one of the toughest races in the country.
Salsa Cycles rider and frequent MBR guest, Tim Ek, will join the show to answer my rookie questions. Guitar Ted will give both me and Tim Trans Iowa knowledge tidbits.
While I have a lot of endurance racing experience, I'm racing Trans Iowa for the first time and have some rookie thoughts and questions and I'm going to pick their brains for the answers.
Some of the topics we'll cover:
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Joe Gaglione earned Honorable mention All-Big Ten by league media and honorable mention defensive Lineman of the Week by CFPA for his play in win over Northern Illinois. In 2012, he started 10 games at defensive end and played in 11 of 12 games and recorded 16 solo tackles and 35 assists. Gaglione led Iowa with five QB sacks and shared team lead with nine tackles for loss while also forcing two fumbles. Bringing the next generation of tomorrows NFL stars to you today. For more exclusive interviews and full NFL Draft Analysis go to College2Pro.com Pro Day Results 40 yd dash – 4.75 4.77 Bench – 25 Vertical – 33.5” Broad – 9’9” 3 Cone – 7.25 Shuttle – 4.39
NEW!!! LorriesTalkNewsRadio website launched! CHECK IT OUT for the latest Guest's Books and Videos! There's also a NEW Show's aStore! and Real Gold Currency! Thank you for joining us! Tonight Randi Shannon joins us with much fanfare!!! She dropped out of the Iowa State Senate Race and joined RuSA and just happens to be returning from a trip where she and many others hope to find answers. She's here tonight to give them to us!!! She hopes to help 50-100 people file Title 42 laws
Attorney Fred Kray will discuss with Stephanie Filer, founder of the ARL Pit Crew and Manager of the Animal Rescue League of Iowa how Iowa is fighting BSL. Kelly Herbold and Greg Hoffman will call in from Watertown, WI to report on the BSL there. Jim Crosby will discuss the MARL dog fighting euthanasia. Regular show segments include: Recap of last week's show Weekly news BSL Alerts with Kris Diaz Dog bite investigation with Jim Crosby FB favorites with Amy Conrad
Today, PLFR hosts take a very honest look at the facets of the pro-life movement, both positive and negative. Thomas will address specifics on obstacles to cooperation among different pro-life groups, abolitionist groups, and personalities.
Plus, as the IRS scandal unfolds, the public has learned that the dragnet for audits and invasive scrutiny included not only conservative Tea Party groups and pro-Israel groups, but also pro-life groups. The Coalition for Life of Iowa was one such group that received quid pro quo demands from one IRS agent during its application process for a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status. We will be talking to Congressman Aaron Schock (R) from Illinois about his recent involvement in the Congressional hearings on the IRS targeting. We will also be interviewing Sue Martinek from the Coalition for Life of Iowa on her experience being the target of harrassment from the IRS.