dsm magazine today announced the six honorees for its Sages Over 70 series.

The award recognizes people over the age of 70 who have been influential in Greater Des Moines. This year's honorees are:

  • James Autry, author, poet and former Meredith Corp. executive.
  • Mary Campos, longtime community activist.
  • Joy Corning, former lieutenant governor.
  • E.J. Giovannetti, attorney and former member of the Polk County Board of Supervisors.
  • Robert Larsen, founder and artistic director emeritus of Des Moines Metro Opera.
  • Neal Smith, former congressman who served in the U.S. House of Representatives for 36 years.

The winners will be honored in the November issue of dsm magazine and at an event on Nov. 12 at The Temple for Performing Arts.


To read about the 2012 honorees, click here.