It’s time for WDRT’s Season of Giving. Donate any amount to the station by December 31st, and you’re automatically entered to win some great prizes:
-WDRT Knit Caps
-Gift Certificates from Wonderstate Coffee
-Gift Boxes from Nordic Creamery
-$1000 Cash Grand Prize!
On Thursday, September 17th, WDRT will be turning ten years old. To celebrate a decade on the air, we’ll be having a One Day Birthday Pledge Drive, with the goal of raising $10,000 in 12 hours to support the station.
Programming Schedule for the Day:
6AM: Driftless Morning with Jim Hallberg – Live in Studio A
8AM: Second Cup of Coffee – Special Guests and Features
9AM: Conversations – Ed Holahan looks back on ten years of community radio
10AM: Que Sera Sera with Sarah Caldwell – Live remote from her kitchen table
11AM: Mr. Koppa’s Neighborhood – Remote Broadcast & Video Livestream
12PM: Democracy Now, The War & Peace Report
1PM: M’Lou’s Shoes with M’Lou Wilkie – Curbside Radio w/PMS Patti
2PM: Country Meets the Blues with Doc Roddy – Remote Call-In Edition
3PM: Slydeman’s Drivetime Chill with Micah Robinson – Live in Studio A
4PM: Global Beat with Chris Dunn & Kirsten Layer – Tag Team Curbside Radio
5PM: Closeout Hour – Live Music from The Sapsuckers and others & Video Livestream
You can catch all the livestreams on WDRT’s Facebook page.
This will be our only fall fundraising event, so be sure to tune-in and show your love for the station. You can donate all day on Thursday, September 17th by calling 608-638-9378, or donate online here.
Happy Birthday, WDRT. Here’s to many more great years!
WDRT will be launching a new weekly program entitled Conspiracy of Goodness with Troubadour Larry Long & Storyteller Tom Thibodeau. Both Tom & Larry are citizens of our beloved ‘Driftless Community’.
Their program will be aired every Monday morning at 8:30 AM. Conspiracy of Goodness first Episode is entitled: Work. To be aired: Monday | September 7, 2020 | Labor Day | 8:30 AM
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