National Philanthropy Day

Jul 17, 2015

Vicki Dull is the Executive Director of the Harrelson Center in downtown Wilmington, while Bethany Leighton is the Resource Development Director for Communities in Schools.  They work together in the Association for Fundraising Professionals, or AFP. 

In The MC Erny Gallery: "Faces and Places" by Larry Hovis & Anne Van Blarcom Kurowski

Opening Fourth Friday Reception: Friday, July 24th, 6-9 pm

Closing Fourth Friday Reception: Friday, August, 28th, 6-9 pm

The show will close on September 11th

Regular Mc Erny Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 10 AM- 4 pm

About The Artists:

June Gerken of Leland wrote:

Love the "stealth" campaign idea -- hope it's successful! Also love having the news station.

Thank you, June. We’ve been very pleased with the results of the Summer Stealth campaign so far. Thanks to all who have, like June, made comments with their pledges at Most of today’s Feedback comes from that source.

Zaki Al-Meer of Hampstead wrote:

On The Next CoastLine: Wood Pellet Industry in North Carolina

Baby Boomers are once again leading a new trend: retiree entrepreneurship. Instead of giving up work at 60, they’re starting new careers based on their expertise and hobbies. This activity is especially evident in areas like the Cape Fear region, where many retired entrepreneurs have joined others in making a new lifestyle. We explore post-retirement work, especially starting new businesses, on today’s CoastLine.


North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT)

As the North Carolina General Assembly reconvenes this week, one budget item remains on the chopping block: high school driver’s education. The Senate’s current budget proposal would eliminate driver’s education classes as a learner’s permit requirement. 

Director Anthony Lawson and actor Katherine Vernon (Martha) discuss the award-winning play by Edward Albee, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?  The Thalian Association presents this play as a part of their summer series at the Red Barn Studio Theatre downtown.   In addition to Katherine Vernon, other actors include Ron Hasson (George), Hal Cosec (Nick) and Maria Katsadouros (Honey).

We've all at least contemplated running away. In this week's commentary, Philip Gerard tells us how he attempted his escape at age five.

Philip Gerard is the author of seven books, eleven documentary scripts, and numerous short stories & essays. He chairs the Department of Creative Writing at UNC Wilmington.

WHQR Commentaries don't necessarily reflect the views of WHQR Radio, its editorial staff, or its member.

Tune into Classical HQR at 8 AM with host Gina Gambony and Bob Workmon on July 14th and 16th for two days of very festive music!











Joyeux Quatorze Juillet!

On Tuesday, July 14th, Classical HQR will be raising the French flag with an exquisite of Musique Française:

Jean Phillipe Rameau played the North Carolina Symphony

Charles Gounod's playful "Petite Symphonie" in B flat for nine winds

Jacques Offenbach's effervescent "Gaite Parisienne"

Camille Saint-Saens' grand "Symphony No. 3 in C Minor"

Hector Berlioz's massive arrangement of "La Marsellaise"

Listen to our interview with Michael Wolfe of the Wolfe Gang, singing and playing an original tune on the guitar "Overcoat Blues" along with double bassist Rob Harrington.  Wolfe Gang is playing at Ted’s Fun on the River next Saturday, July 18th at 7:00 with Michael, Rob, and drummer Gene Carmen.  Michael and Rob came in to chat with us about the music.  At the end of the interview you can the song "Yellow Moon" by the Nevill