Ed Vos, Director of Dallas County Veterans Affairs Commission, was our special guest just after the 6:30 news this morning.  All central Iowa veterans are invited to attend the Veterans Fair & Open House at Point of Grace Church, 305 Dartmoor in Waukee this Friday, November 1st, from 10AM-6PM.  Bring your discharge documents, meet with representatives from the VA Hospital, Iowa Veterans Cemetary and lots of other organizations.  Lots of VA programs have changed...it's time to find out if you've been missing out!  Questions....call Ed at 515-993-5809 or e-mail Ed at ed.vos@co.dallas.ia.us

Melissa Nordell-Earp and Marci Rafdal of the Des Moines Community Action Agency were our guests just after the 8:30 news.  They are putting together baskets of non-perishable food items for the low income families in Des Moines.  These baskets will be delivered December 21st from 9AM to noon.  They are in need of 50,000 items to place in 1,000 baskets.  If you can donate items, or cash to purchase those items, please call Jane at 515-283-4180 or mail a check to Des Moines Community Action Agency, 100 E. Euclid Avenue, Suite 101, Des Moines, IA  50313, or donate on-line by going to www.dmgov.org/hs/dmcaa and click on the "donation" tab in the lower left-hand side of the page.

Tomorrow morning on Van & Bonnie, get your pencils ready...Gary Lewellyn will bee joining us in the studio with some fabulous Garbanzo Bean Soup and we'll be giving out the recipe!

Enjoy your day!