Event Types

Workiva Update

Jul 17, 2017

The role of Ames and the State of Iowa in the Global Animal Health Industry

Jul 24, 2017

Story Theater Company

Jul 31, 2017

Raising Readers in Story County

Aug 07, 2017

NAMI of Central Iowa

Aug 14, 2017

Solar Eclipse Watch

Aug 21, 2017

Luncheon at CY Stephens: Series at Stephens

Aug 28, 2017

United Way of Story County Kickoff

Shannon Bardole-Foley has a degree in Family Services from the University of Northern Iowa and has worked for United Way of Story County for over nine years, spending the last three years in United Way’s role of Community Impact Director. Shannon actively works with partner agencies on data tracking and with Hunger, Transportation, and Food Pantry Collaborations. One of her favorite parts of her job is the Wheels for Work program that accepts donated vehicles and places the safety-inspected vehicles with families in need of transportation to work.

Shannon Bardole-Foley
Community Impact Director
United Way of Story County
315 Clark Avenue, Ames, IA 50010
Sep 11, 2017

Miracle Park

Sep 18, 2017

Story County Emergency Management

"Responsibilities Story County Emergency Management is a coordinated effort involving local, state, and federal government agencies as well as volunteer organization and businesses.

With an integrated emergency management framework, these various entities assist citizens and their communities to prepare for, respond to, recover from, and eliminate or reduce the effects of natural and man-made emergencies and disasters. 

Services:   Story County Emergency Management shall assist public officials, emergency responders, schools, hospitals, industry and the public to promote emergency preparedness, assist with the coordination of disaster response and recovery operations and will encourage mitigation efforts in all jurisdictions to ensure the safety and welfare of the residents of Story County, before, during, and after a disaster or large scale emergency."

Oct 02, 2017

Ames Resource Recovery

Lorrie Hanson has been with the City of Ames since 1992, starting out at the animal shelter and spending the last 21 years at Resource Recovery.  She and her husband Eric live north of Nevada, and have two boys, Arthur and Sam.  She's the Garbage Goddess of Story County and she loves to talk trash!

Oct 09, 2017

Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation

The Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation (INHF) - a statewide, nonprofit conservation organization that protects and restores Iowa's land, water and wildlife​

Oct 16, 2017


Oct 23, 2017

RLYA Students

Students who attended the Rotary Youth Leadership Award event this past summer will discuss the event and their plans for the future.

Oct 30, 2017

Ames Community School District

Nov 06, 2017

The Rotary Foundation

Nov 13, 2017

Center for Sustainable Livelihoods

Associate Dean, Academic and Global Programs Raymond and Mary Baker Chair in Global Agriculture Professor, Agricultural Education College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Iowa State University​

CSRL's activities center on small landholder farmers to achieve food security, improve household nutrition, and stabilize income through sustainable crop production and access to marketing opportunities. We also provide support for malnourished children, widows, and families living with HIV/AIDS.   ​



Nov 20, 2017


Nov 27, 2017
Nov 27, 2017
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Ames Raquet and Fitness Center

Dec 04, 2017

Dec 11, 2017

Solar Array, City of Ames

Dec 18, 2017 12:00 PM

Co-Founder & CEO, MakuSafe Corporation

Gabriel Glynn is the CEO of MākuSafe™ and a serial entrepreneur. Gabriel’s startup journey began over a decade ago and in that time he has experienced several successful exits, his most recent being the selling of his software company, Slash/Web Studios, in 2015.


Gabriel was named 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year at the Iowa Small Business Awards, in 2016 he was awarded Alumni of the Year by Des Moines Area Community College, and was a finalist for the YPC Young Professional of the Year in 2013. He has served on many community and nonprofit boards including the Ankeny Young Professionals and was a Charter Member of the Greater Des Moines Rotary Club.


Gabriel is the creator and host of the Advanced Manufacturing Podcast (AMP) on iTunes and has interviewed dozens of manufacturing leaders around the globe, including Jeff Immelt, formerly of GE Corporation.  


Gabriel and his wife of 11 years, Amanda, live in Ankeny with their two boys, Caleb and Tucker. Gabriel has a degree in Business Administration from Des Moines Area Community College.   

Jan 08, 2018

Human Trafficking

Retired law enforcement professional with 39 years of service including 19 years of investigative experience and extensive training and working child sexual exploitation and human trafficking matters. 25 years of experience training government enforcement and regulatory investigative personnel. Invited guest lecturer at Drake University's Law School and Iowa State University, former Adjunct Faculty Member - Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), Retired career military officer with 27 years of service in the United States Army active and reserve forces, including three tours as commanding officer

Jan 15, 2018