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May 12, 2008

At A Glance

STAR 102.5 Radiothon to benefit UI Children's Hospital

STAR 102.5 KSTZ of Des Moines will air its 10th annual radiothon to benefit patients and families who receive care at University of Iowa Children's Hospital in Iowa City during a live broadcast May 21-23 with radio hosts Big Ken and Colleen.

Osher 'Wines' class to visit Indianola's Summerset Winery May 28

The first journey in the second annual "Wines of Iowa" tours begins where Iowa wineries began: Summerset Winery in Indianola. Join the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the UI to learn the history of Iowa wines from the owner of one of state's oldest wineries.

The May 28 trip is the first session of the Osher Institute's "Wines of Iowa II" class, which will continue through June 25. The Summerset Winery trip is $50, which includes transportation, lunch, wine tasting and a tour of the Summerset facilities and vineyards. For more information on the winery, visit

Enrollment remains open for the entire five-session "Wines of Iowa II" class. For a course schedule and registration information, visit or contact Linsey Abbott at 319-384-4221.


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