We're Halfway Through Radiothon -- Have You Made YOUR Pledge??

Have you tuned in to Radiothon 2016 -- this week through Saturday April 23?

WHFR asks for your support once per year. That week is Radiothon. This Radiation is one of the most inventive, creative and just plain fun Radiothons yet!!

Tune in everyday at 5pm for the Radiothon Motor show of the day. Today you'll hear Sean Blackman with world jazz, Thursday is Feeble.Curses with indie, Friday rocks with Dale Robertson's blues and Saturday's Zotz wraps up the week with punk.

Listen for incentives at various giving levels, along with special incentives from your favorite DJs.

Henry Ford College Radio WHFR proudly presents Radiothon 2016 Kick-Off FUNdraiser 9pm THIS Saturday April 16

Don't miss the Blues Jam at the New Place Lounge 9pm, Saturday April 16. You are invited to join us for a night of fun with your favorite WHFR Deejays as Sam the Singing Sax Man takes the stage to call up some of the Detroit area's finest musicians to play for your blues-listening pleasure. This is WHFR's first event in conjunction with Radiothon 2016, our once per year week-long pledge drive to raise funds needed to continue excellence in our broadcast at 89.3fm WHFR.FM. Each year the station needs to raise over 60% of our operating costs.

3-25-16, 2-4 PM: Jennifer Westwood will perform LIVE on "Highway 61"

Hey, all you rock/country/blues fans: Jennifer Westwood will be performing in the WHFR studio today. In the upcoming Detroit Music Awards, she is nominated in the Outstanding Country Artist/Group (Jennifer Westwood & the Handsome Devils) and Outstanding Country Vocalist categories. Join host Kitty Luv for the best in blues and local artists!

3-19-16: 8th Annual WHFR Holistic Fair at Henry Ford College, 11 AM to 5 PM

Please join us on campus Saturday for this celebration of spirit and life! Enjoy a variety of vendors, including readers and bodyworkers, plus live music, great inexpensive food, informative speakers, and our labyrinth room, all inside our Student Center--a.k.a. building M. Admission is only $5 per person--all going to support the mission of WHFR.FM. And, free parking!

3-15-16: Tuesday Forum--"Metaphysically Speaking"

Host Mike Holloway welcomes to the program the staff of Michigan's largest premier holistic Magazine: Body Mind Spirit Guide, discussing the history of the magazine, its operation, and how it benefits the metaphysical and holistic communities. NOTE: This show can be listened to anytime from this website: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--(select date).

3-10-16, 4-7 PM: Spring Break Schedule Changes!

TODAY ONLY--"Motor Live Drive" and "Oldtime Radio Mysteries" will not be presented, due to Spring Break staffing issues. Instead: three prerecorded talk shows--"The Tavis Smiley Show" (new last Friday), this morning's "Democracy Now," and from Peace Talks Radio, "The Effort to Cure Violence."

Find Out How Helping Hands Food Pantry Works To Alleviate Hunger On The Next Edition of IMPACT! Tuesday, March 8 at 1pm

Helping Hands Food Pantry has been working to aid the hungry since the 1960s. Learn how the program has evolved and where it is going when Lynn speaks with Carolyn Van Den Bosch and Raymond Scoboria on the next edition of IMPACT!, Tuesday, March 8 at 1pm. According to Helping Hands, out of Cherry Hill Presbyterian Church, "Last year, we assisted 358 households; that was 830 adults and 444 children with 11,962 food items!

3-4-16, 1-2 PM: The New WHFR Journal: Dearborn's State of the City Address

Last Wednesday, due to "inclement weather," the usual live speech by Dearborn's Mayor John B. O'Reilly, Jr., did not happen. But it was videotaped later and is now running on local cable TV access channels. However, for those who have "cut the cord" (or perhaps have never subscribed to cable TV), WHFR, for this hour of the Journal, is presenting the audio portion for the consideration of all citizens. After the broadcast, you can listen any time to the podcast from this website: click on Talk Shows--WHFR Journal--(select date).

3-1-16, 1-2 PM: Tuesday Forum: "We Are Not Alone"

Host David Twichell interviews Scott and Suzanne Ramsey, the authors, along with Dr. Frank Thayer, of The Aztec UFO Incident. Scott has been investigating the Aztec story since 1987 and met Suzanne when he was a guest on her radio show discussing his findings. They were ultimately married and spent years traveling at their own expense to interview witnesses and unearthing more than 55,000 documents pertaining to the incident. Remember, any time after the broadcast, this show is available as a podcast from this website: click on Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum--(select date).

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