Entries by Eric Woolson

On WOI-HD: Mark Carter, Aric Sharp Discuss Oct. 14 Trailhead International Builders Event with George W. Bush

Trailhead International Builders board director Aric Sharp and executive director Mark Carter appeared on WOI-HD, Des Moines, today with anchor Alex Wilson to share information about the Ankeny-based Christian nonprofit’s Oct. 14 fundraising dinner at the Iowa Events Center featuring former President George W. Bush. Here’s the full interview.

Buckeye Battle PAC Grows Leadership Team

Buckeye Battle PAC, the independent expenditure committee supporting Cleveland businessman Mike Gibbons in his U.S. Senate bid, has expanded its senior leadership team with two highly experienced political leaders, the group’s executive director said today. “We are very excited to have Gentry Collins and Eric Woolson join our growing team,” said executive director Bob Ellsworth. […]

Canadian Agriculture Official to Participate in Trade and Manufacturing Discussion at Iowa Ag Summit

DES MOINES, Iowa  – A top Canadian agricultural official will join a past president of the National Pork Producers Council and several U.S. equipment manufacturers for a panel discussion on trade and manufacturing at the Aug. 5 Iowa Ag Summit, organizers said today. Fred Gorrell of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has extensive experience with U.S.-Canada […]

USDA Secretary Perdue Confirms Participation in Iowa Ag Summit

DES MOINES, Iowa  – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will participate in the Iowa Ag Summit set for Aug. 5 to highlight trade, energy, sustainability, the environment, corporate mergers, the 2018 farm bill and other issues important to agriculture’s future, event organizer Bruce Rastetter said today. Perdue, a veterinarian and former Georgia governor, made […]

Pingora Outdoors Owner Touts Weekend Gear Swap

Dominic Keeling, who has turned his internet-based business, Pingora Outdoors, into a bricks-and-mortar retailer in Ankeny appeared on WOI-TV‘s mid-day newscast today to talk about Pingora Outdoors’ outdoor gear swap meet this Sunday. The outdoor gear swap meet will run from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday in the parking lot of Firetrucker Brewery, 716 […]

Woolson Shares Perspectives on Branstad in WOI-TV Special

The Concept Works’ president and CEO, Eric Woolson, shares his perspectives on Terry Branstad’s long and successful political career in the first part of a one-hour special about the newly confirmed U.S. ambassador to China. Woolson was a journalist who covered Branstad from 1978 to 1996 before serving as communications director for the longest-serving governor […]