Prairie Meadows to Host 6th Annual Vets of Valor Radiothon

All Proceeds Benefit Veterans through the American Legion of Iowa

November 6 – Altoona, IA. Prairie Meadows will host the sixth annual Vets of Valor Radiothon on Monday, November 11. Prairie Meadows, in partnership with 93.3 KIOA and First Class Community Credit Union, will raise funds to help Iowa veterans through the American Legion of Iowa. The event will run from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. in the Prairie Meadows main entrance lobby.

93.3 KIOA radio stars will broadcast live from Prairie Meadows throughout the 12-hour event while volunteers from First Class Community Credit Union will staff the phones. 

Prairie Meadows will match donations during the 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. hours. President and CEO of Prairie Meadows, Gary Palmer, will join 93.3 KIOA on the air during these times. 

 “The American Legion of Iowa is grateful for our continued partnership with KIOA, First Class Community Credit Union, and Prairie Meadows,” said Department Adjutant John Derner. “We are thankful for the generosity of our sponsors and KIOA listeners. Because of that generosity, we’ve been able to provide assistance to Iowa veterans and their families that wouldn’t have been possible otherwise.”

Donations can be made in person in the Prairie Meadows lobby or by calling 515.967.1333 during the radiothon. Vets of Valor donations are also accepted online at and at any First Class Community Credit Union location now through November 17. All donations stay in Iowa and will be used to provide assistance for Iowa veterans and their families.

For more information about the 2019 Vets of Valor Radiothon, visit

About Prairie Meadows
Prairie Meadows began operations as a nonprofit organization in 1989 with the goal of promoting economic development, jobs, agriculture, and tourism in the state of Iowa. Through taxes, grants, and charitable donations, Prairie Meadows has given $1.8 billion to the state of Iowa. Prairie Meadows offers nearly 1,700 slot machines, table games, live and simulcast racing, sports wagering, hotel accommodations, entertainment, and more.


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