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The Black & Gold Ball - Mentors for Education

Each year the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity through the Zeta Kappa Lambda Education Foundation holds the Black & Gold Ball a fundraising event focused on educational scholarships for Central Iowa youth. It is not only one of the very best events in the Des Moines Metro the work these men do during the year is stunning in shaping leaders for the future. Here we visit with Del Marion about the fraternity, the event and the mission. To get tickets here is that link.

Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:05pm on AM-940, FM-104.5 and in HD at 103.3 HD2. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour

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Radio, Family, Dreams and Detours - Mike Pace

It's always fun to share the studio microphone with my friend Mike Pace. Here we chat for a moment about radio, some friends, family and his book Dreams and Detours something special for the holidays. You'll know the voice right away...enjoy.

Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:05pm on AM-940, FM-104.5 and in HD at 103.3 HD2. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Unity Point Transplant Center - It Matters

Last week we featured our friend Beau Fodor who is doing the Second Annual Cookie Exchange to benefit the Unity Point Transplant Center in Des Moines. We thought it would be interesting to learn more about that important work. In this segment we visit with Robin Thompson, Director of Kidney Transplant and Caleb Hegna the Director of Development and Planned Giving. Some stunning numbers and a touching conversation about the important work that goes on each day in the attempt to prolong and enhance life. 

Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:05pm on AM-940, FM-104.5 and in HD at 103.3 HD2. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

 

 

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Beau Fodor - A Cookie Exchange for Good

Our friend Beau Fodor is back with a charity event for the Methodist Hospital Transplant Center. It's the Second Annual Cookie Exchange. Each participant bakes up his or her best and then brings it to Proof Restaurant on the 11th of December. It costs you nothing but you may also give a donation to the Methodist Hospital Transplant Center. Here we talk about Beau, his business, Proof Restaurant and the Second Annual Cookie Exchange. You can tell Beau you are going by heading to this Facebook Page. Enjoy!

Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:05pm on AM-940, FM-104.5 and in HD at 103.3 HD2. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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The Kiwanis Basketball Jamboree

Each year the Metro Kiwanis Clubs band together to put on an entire day of high school basketball. It's all in an effort to raise funds for worthy causes. Today we chat with Conor O'Brien from the Des Moines Kiwanis who explains what you can expect and the cause they are sponsoring.

 

Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:05pm on AM-940, FM-104.5 and in HD at 103.3 HD2. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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The Story of 100 Women Who Care…

Over six years ago Sue Kenny had a vision that committed women who care about their community could have a major impact. 100 Women Who Care was born. Here we find out more about what they do, how they work and offer you some insight in the possibility of joining them in their good works. 


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only hour-long, business broadcast in the Midwest. You can catch us at 5:05PM on AM-940, FM-104.5 or in HD at 103.3 HD2. It is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising/consulting agency based in Des Moines. Connect with The Business News Hour on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page.  
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Human Trafficking and Dorothy’s House

Perhaps unknown to many Iowa is one of the top five states in the United States when it comes to human trafficking issues. You can thank the crossroads of I-80 and I-35 for much of that. Our guest is Kellie Markey the founder of Dorothy's House. Here we learn some shocking statistics about human trafficking and what Kellie is attempting to do with her new startup offering young girls an opportunity to grab a normal life. Please have a listen...


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only hour-long, business broadcast in the Midwest. You can catch us at 5:05PM on AM-940, FM-104.5 or in HD at 103.3 HD2. It is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising/consulting agency based in Des Moines. Connect with The Business News Hour on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page.  
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Community Service from the Des Moines Police Department

We often see the words "Serve and Protect" on the sides of police vehicles and in this segment we learn from Sgt. Lori Neely about that service part of the Des Moines Police Department. This summer a group of officers looked at some arrest records and what they saw stunned them and put into action something called Fuel Up First. Here is the story with Sgt. Neely: 


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only hour-long, business broadcast in the Midwest. You can catch us at 5:05PM on AM-940, FM-104.5 or in HD at 103.3 HD2. It is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising/consulting agency based in Des Moines. Connect with The Business News Hour on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page.
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The 11th Annual Volunteer Fair from the Young Professionals Connection

What a great program...it's called the Young Professionals Connection and the Volunteer Fair coming up on August 18th. This is an opportunity for all community members to learn more about various agencies who seek volunteers and we talk about business and VTO or Volunteer Time Off and how to get started. Meet Nick, Emily and Nick who graced our studio to talk about doing good. 

Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only hour-long, business broadcast in the Midwest. You can catch us at 5:05PM on AM-940, FM-104.5 or in HD at 103.3 HD2. It is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising/consulting agency based in Des Moines. Connect with The Business News Hour on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page. 
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Vets of Valor and Legends of the NFL in Des Moines

Next month several legends of the National Foot Ball League will be in Des Moines for a golf event and your business is invited to take part. Kyle Lee from the Des Moines Radio Group talks to us about Vets of Valor and the fund raising event featuring so many former football players. It's all about raising funds for the Veterans. Kyle gives us the details!


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only hour-long, business broadcast in the Midwest. You can catch us at 5:05PM on AM-940, FM-104.5 or in HD at 103.3 HD2. It is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising/consulting agency based in Des Moines. Connect with The Business News Hour on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page.
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