Jeanne Burmeister of Prevent Blindness Iowa joined us in the studio this morning just after the 6:30 news. The 30th Annual "Shot in the Dark" Golf Event is coming up on August 18th at Willow Creek Golf Course. This unique event presents interesting challenges for all types of golfers and introduces them to the major disability of blindness as they test their skills at night.  There will be a dinner, contests, silent auction, door prizes, music, awards and much more.  For more information, go to  You can hear the entire interview below.

Andy Fales joined us just after the 8:20 sports to chat about the Drake Athletic Director Job opening. It has been rumored that since Andy is a Drake grad and is really into sports that he might be in the running for the job!  To hear what Andy had to say to Van and Bonnie, click below.

Bob Larson of Teen Challenge and Gary Presnall of Bankers Trust joined us in the studio this morning just after the 8:30 news.  The big Teen Challenge Golf Marathon is coming up on September 11th at Beaver Creek Golf Course in Grimes.  If you would like to help the people that are addicted to drugs and alcohol that are going thru the Teen Challenge program, you can either sign up to golf and get pledges for each hole golfed (100 holes) or donate to someone who is already golfing.  You can also sponsor a hole.  We will have a special phone number to call the morning of September 11th to give donations and you'll have a chance to win a Honda generator from Van with an ISU sticker and one with an Iowa sticker.  For more information go to

Tomorrow on Van and Bonnie, Stephanie Kocer with Over The Edge will be joining us as well as the Mayor of Adel.  You'll also have two more chances to win a trip to Las Vegas!!!!

Enjoy your day!