Two Council Bluffs-Omaha area residents and Iowa’s statewide public broadcasting network will be honored on Nov. 8 at the Mid-America Center, 1 Arena Way, as recipients of Children’s Square U.S.A.’s annual Jason Awards.

The theme of this year’s Awards is “Celebrating a Lifetime of Learning.” Honored this year will be Fred Maher of Council Bluffs, Carol and Rick Russell and Family of Omaha, and Iowa Public Television, whose award will be accepted by Molly M. Phillips, executive director and general manager.