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2:52 pm
Tue April 7, 2015

And the winners are....

The Diaper Bank

WHQR wants to say CONGRATULATIONS to the two amazing non-profits who won our Spring Pledge Drive Partnership Challenge:

1st Place: The Diaper Bank - Congratulations on winning on a $1000 underwriting contract with WHQR!

2nd Place: Guardian Ad Litem - Congratulations on winning on a $500 underwriting contract with WHQR!

Inside WHQR
1:20 pm
Wed April 1, 2015

WE MADE IT - WE WENT OVER OUR GOAL!!!!

We did it - and it's all thanks to you! Thank you to the 1377 WHQR supporters who helped us raise $161,650!  Check out the slideshow above of all the fabulous volunteers who took time out of their busy lives to help us answer all your wonderful phone calls!  In fact, we have so many people to thank...

WHQR Board of Directors

Our wonderful volunteers like Merritt and Mindy Blalock and the more than 100 great people who helped answer our pledge phones.

Our partner non-profit volunteer teams.

The restaurants who provided food for our staff and volunteers. 

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Inside WHQR
7:04 pm
Tue March 31, 2015

We're SO Close!!!!

We didn't make it...but we're soooo close! We haven't quite reached our goal of $160,000, so we'll be back at it Wednesday morning, extending our pledge drive for one more day. Please help us during the night tonight, so we can get back to our regularly scheduled programming.

March 25 - April 1
7:55 am
Wed March 25, 2015

WHQR Spring 2015 Pledge Drive is On!

It's day three of WHQR's Spring Pledge Drive!

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Inside WHQR
12:13 pm
Mon March 23, 2015

Friends of Public Radio Are Looking For New Board Members

                          Would you like to serve on the Friends of Public Radio Board?

WHQR and the Friends of Public Radio are soliciting interested parties to apply for a limited number of positions on our Board of Directors.

We are seeking a diverse population from our listenership who are interested in engaging with the community in meaningful ways, can attend regular monthly meetings, can participate in committee responsibilities and can assist with fundraising.

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Commentaries
5:02 pm
Thu March 19, 2015

Commentary: Claude Howell on Realism and Naturalism

Artist, educator and WHQR commentator Claude Howell was born 100 years ago this week. Howell played key roles in establishing UNCWilmington's art department and the Cameron Art Museum, where a celebration of his life is scheduled tomorrow night at 7 PM. We've been celebrating with some of Claude's WHQR Commentaries this week on Morning Edition and All Things Considered.  

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Wednesday, March 18, 5-7 PM
4:35 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

You're Invited! The WHQR Meet Up Kick-Off Event

You're invited! Please join us Wednesday, March 18 from 5 - 7 PM for a chance to meet up with other public radio fanatics!

Inside WHQR
12:06 pm
Tue February 10, 2015

Planting the Pledge Drive Trees

Angie Carl

Last week WHQR's Development Director Mary Bradley met up with Angie Carl from the Nature Conservancy, Tony Doster from the American Society of Foresters and Resource Management Services and Victoria Lockhart from Resource Management Services to plant the forest that YOU helped create. During our 2014 Fall Pledge Drive, The American Society of Foresters generously donated one longleaf tree sapling for every pledge made. Coming to a total of 1000 new longleaf trees, together we will effectually restore 5 acres of longleaf pine forests.

Inside WHQR
1:15 pm
Fri February 6, 2015

WHQR Unveils "Invisibilia"

HQRNews 91.3fm is proud to announce the newest addition to our program schedule, Invisiblilia. NPR's most recent baby (and what a mysterious and fascinating baby she is), is co-hosted by Alix Spiegel and Lulu Miller, founders of such popular programs as Radio Lab and This American Life.

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Inside WHQR
11:49 am
Wed December 17, 2014

Recap: Homemade Holiday Shorts was a Hoot!

Catesby Jones and John Golden
Lan Nichols

Thank you to everyone who attended our most successful Homemade Holiday Shorts yet!

There was plenty of great conversation, food, drink, and most importantly the most entertaining  holiday stories to date. A special thanks once again to our Master of Ceremonies Rob Zapple, to our charismatic readers Tony Rivenbark, Rhonda Bellamy and Katherine Rudeseal, to Milner's Cafe for the catering, and to our wonderful holiday musicians John Golden and Catesby Jones. We hope you had as lovely a time as we did! Check out some of the photos from this glorious night in the slideshow above.

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