We had hoped to end the Spring Fund Drive on Saturday, but we're still shy of our overall goal, and it's very important that we make it. All it takes to get us there is you making your contribution right now if you've not done so already. If you have, thank you! If you've just not gotten around to it, the time is now.
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The William Howard Thie Foundation is a major supporter of WNKU and other music arts organizations, such as The Blues Foundation. Today, they are encouraging you to join them in support of WNKU by offering to match all gifts up to a total of $5,000.
Doctor Zahi Hawass, one of the world’s most famous archeologists and Egyptologists will be presenting his new discoveries from the Valley of the Kings at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center tonight. WNKU’s Matt Kelley has details. Get details at www.cincymuseum.org/zahi-hawass )
This Friday and Saturday night, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is presenting a one-woman show called The Fannie Lou Hamer Story. WNKU’s Steve Hirschberg asked Chris Miller, the Freedom Center’s Manager of Program Initiatives, about Hamer’s life and civil rights work.
The WAVE Foundation, the non-profit arm of the Newport Aquarium, recently received a $10 thousand donation from Newport on the Levee for an educational program for underprivileged school children. Dan Dunlap, the Foundation’s Education Program Director, says the money will go to what the aquarium calls its ”Finstitute”. WNKU’s Steve Hirschberg reports.