Fall Thanks

by katrina on October 16, 2014

We have some fine autumn donors to recognize, like Kevin Kelly, Beth Cohen & George Dillmann, James & Terry Byrnes, Winthrop Wetherbee and Saskya Van Nouhuys & Andy Ruina!  Thanks go to them for supporting their local independent community radio station.  To learn how you can join them, please visit our Support page.


Quietly Driven Results

by katrina on August 12, 2014

Update: Thanks to some end-of-drive contributions, our new Summer total is $9784, from some 94 donors.  We appreciate contributions from David Shmoys, Lee Adler & Kristin Stevens, Donald Barber, Erica Crytzer, Roger Beck who gave in memory of Fred Madeo, and others for this bump!

Thanks to everybody who contributed to this summer’s Quiet Drive! We raised $8700 from some 86 donors: Your shirt size preferences have been recorded and the shirts are being ordered.  Some of the wonderful quiet donors that we are pleased to thank here include (in no particular order):

  • Mark Stenzler
  • Ken & Jan Zeserson
  • Martha Ferger
  • David Mazzarella
  • Randi Beckmann
  • Hector Abruna
  • David & Barbara Holowka
  • Katie Quinn-Jacobs
  • Martin Hatch
  • Marjory Brooks
  • Roberta Wallitt
  • Sally Wessels & Robert Love
  • J’Nelle Cahoon
  • Theresa Alt, who gave in memory of Jean Finley and Kenny Ritter
  • William Burbank
  • Suzanne & Lynn McMannis
  • John Efroymson, who gave in honor of Matilda Runyan of “More Than The News”
  • Rachel Lampert, who gave in honor of Nicholas Hill
  • E. Wayles Browne
  • Thomas Hirasuna & Jean Hunter
  • Laurent & Cathy Saloff-Coste
  • Esther Racoosin & Eric Alani
  • Nancy & Rick Hoffmann
  • Bruce & Heather Lane
  • Katrina Rudmin & John Walsh
  • Curt Dunnam
  • Pam Gueldner
  • Tali & Nomi Fridman
  • Julia Morgan & Rod Lambert
  • Carol Bushberg Real Estate
  • Joshua Ganger & Jessica Brown
  • Judith Young, volunteer John Young’s mom who gave in honor of John’s birthday
  • Florence Clark, who gave in memory of Ruth May
  • Virgina Brooks, who gave in honor of our own Radio Days’ Dragnet
  • Barbara Chasin
  • Leigh Keeley
  • Carol & Fitz Thomas, who gave in honor of  Chantal Thomas
  • Rita Pitkin, who gave in honor of  Felix Teitelbaum
  • Sparks Electric Company
  • Caroline & Edward Cope
  • Chris Marx
  • Gail & Naoki Sakai, who gave in honor of Susan Harper
  • Corinne Stern

And let’s also take this opportunity to recognize other great donors like:

  • John & Susan Mead
  • Stephanie Steinhardt
  • Jeffrey Werner
  • James Byrnes
  • David Ethridge
  • Nancy Kleinrock
  • H. Katharine Hunter
  • Frank Baldwin
  • Mark Loehr and the Ithaca Catholic Worker Community, who gave in memory of Kenny Ritter
  • Tom Seeley
  • Andy Adelewitz
  • Marcia Skalnik, who gave in honor of The Forecast
  • Joy Hines
  • Michelle Bamberger & Robert Oswald
  • Rene Davis
  • Natasha Thompson
  • Gail Blake & Jennifer Dotson
  • Matthew Gagliano
  • Sharinne Sukhanarard, who gave in honor of Manic Brain
  • Erin Kerr
  • Susan Kaplan
  • Wylie Schwartz
  • Laura Branca, who gave in honor of the drone protestors
  • Anya Harris
  • John Reed
  • Roger Hecht
  • Devin & Meaghan Rosen
  • Sandra Wold, who gave in memory of Steve Calkins
  • Timothy Neal

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Quiet drive a resounding success?!

July 27, 2014

Thanks be to all donors! The total is still climbing and the deadline for WRFI tee-shirt orders is the 31st of July, so stay tuned.

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Ithaca on Parade

May 30, 2014

WRFI was well-represented in yesterday’s Ithaca Fest Parade, with our float: Growing People-Powered Radio!  If you were listening, you heard our great News Team deliver in-studio coverage with live reports from the parade sidelines!  Also, if you were listening, here are some photos of what we looked like (thanks to Michael Ludgate):

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Joyous Spring Thanks!

May 30, 2014

‘Tis the season of Ithaca Fest, kicked off by last night’s wonderful parade! We want to take a moment to express gratitude to all of our wonderful supporters, including donors like Michael Friedman, Sandra Repp, the Law Office of Sujata Sidhu Gibson, Meaghan & Devan Rosen and Daniel Apfel. We hope our local listeners are […]

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Merci, encore merci

April 23, 2014

Once more, thanks are due to our great listeners and supporters, like Ellen & Oskar Schmidt, Dan Cogan, Curt Dunnam, Toko Imports and Corinne Stern. Thank you to all who have contributed to WRFI and support our local independent community radio station. Please visit our Support page to learn how you can join them.

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April 9, 2014

Good news! There’s a new way to communicate directly with WRFI hosts, while they’re on the air. The bad news is, it’s Twitter. Well, whatever. Tweet using the hashtag “#WRFI” and it will pop up on a dedicated display right next to our console. Let us know you’re listening!

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The Thanks

April 3, 2014

More thanks are due to our fantastic listeners and supporters, like Nerissa Russell, Stephen Burke, Betty Singer & Robert Armstrong and a sweet anonymous donor who gave in honor of all the off-air WRFI volunteers. Thanks to all who have contributed to WRFI and are keeping our local community radio station afloat. Please visit our […]

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