New Hanover County's 7-acre Arboretum opened 27 years ago and it continues to improve, increasing educational and creative programming for all ages and abilities. One reason the Arboretum thrives is because of a group of volunteers called Friends of the Arboretum (FOA), dedicated to supporting the gardens with money, time, and muscle. John Ranalli is the President of FOA, and listen to the enthusiasm he brings to this year's main FOA fundraiser: Art in the Arboretum. The event is this weekend, Friday-Sunday, rain or shine.
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Phone Teams for the Fall Pledge Drive 2016 During our 2016 Fall Pledge Drive, October 12 - ??? (we hope to make our goal by October 18), WHQR will be welcoming phone teams from all over our region. Send a group of four people to help answer HQR's pledge phones and we'll thank you repeatedly on the air. It's a fun way to spend a few hours and a great way to show your support of WHQR and have your business name mentioned on the air. Here’s how it will work: Local businesses and groups sign up...
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Buy This Rug! Proceeds to WHQR
WHQR thanks the Gallery of Oriental Rugs for donating the proceeds from the sale of this beautiful rug to HQR's emPowering Our Future campaign. Visit the store on Oleander to see this lovely Persian "Bakhtiari" - woven circa 1970 in the central part of Iran by the master weavers of the Bakhtiari Tribes. Excellent condition, cotton foundation, hand spun wool. Fair market value is $5,500.