Van's Appearances & Speaking Events

Over the years Van has earned his reputation as a well-known broadcaster and great speaker. He continues to share his passion for radio and love for Iowa by speaking or broadcasting at local events. He's often asked to speak about radio, faith, his inventions, his books, his experiences with famous people and tell his funny and emotional stories. You can see Van at one of his appearances coming up! 

Events to Watch for:

Thursday, October 22, 12 noon. Van speaks for the Winterset Rotary Club.  Live from Winterset Via Zoom. Details TBA.

Thursday, December 3, 12 noon. Van speaks to the Marshalltown Chamber of Commerce, live from Marshalltown via Zoom. Details TBA.

Friday, December 4, 5 to 9 am, Operation Christmas Meal, live from the Iowa State Fairgrounds, giving out free pork roasts to needy families.

Friday, December 11, 5 to 9 am.  Van broadcasts from the WHO RADIO/Pinkyswear Radiothon. Location TBA

Friday, January 8, 5 to 9 am After 50 years of broadcasting to Iowa, Van's final day on the air.