Sarai Rice, Executive Director of the DMARC Food Pantry joined us on the air just after the 7:30AM news.  The Food Pantry is running low on peanut butter.  Peanut butter is a great protein souce for families.  95 cases (12 jars in each) of peanut butter are distributed each week.  We are partnering with Hy-Vee and the Food Pantry to declare March 4-8 as peanut butter week!  Please help others by stopping by your Des Moines area Hy-Vee Store and donating as much peanut butter to the cause as you can!  You will be able to follow the progress on   Thank you in advance for your help!

Sherill Whisanand and Aubrey Leisinger of William Penn University College for Working Adults joined us in the studio just after 8:30 this morning.  They are sponsoring a Career Summit Friday, March 1st, for all area service members and military veterans seeking to convert hard-won military training and experience into a rewarding civilian career.  This one-day event will be held on the West Des Moines campus of William Penn, 6000 Westown Parkway.  You must pre-register to attend.  Find all the info at

Hope 4 Africa is a non-profit started five years ago at Valley High School.  They support quality education for kids in Africa through various fundraising campaigns.  The have provided computers, books, water and more too their partner schools in Kenya.  They are having an event Sunday, March 3rd at the Embassy Suites Downtown Des Moines.  There will be a dinner, speeches, entertainment and a silent auction.  For more information, go to

Have a wonderful day!