Audio Journal Fundraiser 2014

Save the date -

Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 7 p.m.

Briarwood Retirement Community

Once again Audio Journal's Radio-Active Theatre will be taking the show on the road for their annual fund raiser. Join us for an exciting look at just what goes on behind the scenes when "the little radio station that could" broadcasts a story about a tough detective, a gorgeous dame and some bad bad guys. And that darn Santa Ana wind. It's "Philip Merlot, Breaking Wind."

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Audio Journal Volunteer Appreciation Party

In a fun way to show appreciation for their volunteer broadcasters, Audio Journal took them out to the old ball game – with the Worcester Bravehearts – on Saturday, June 21. The ceremonial first pitch was thrown out by the Memorial Foundation for the Blind Board President, Larry Raymond, who is blind. After a fantastic cook out, the Bravehearts pounded the Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide by a score of 19 -1. Rumor has it that the Bravehearts are negotiating with Mr. Raymond to throw out the first pitch for every home game.

See Larry Raymond throw the first pitch in this video and another perspective in this video.

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Remembering Peggy Allen and Cherie Goldman


Peggy Allen was an unlikely candidate for the air waves. Her soft-spoken, sophisticated manner preferred the background. But duty called and Peg stepped up. Her husband Roy Allen was not only a legendary Audio Journal broadcaster, but also a legendary producer/director in the world of black theatre and later network television. He was the first African American hired by CBS television to manage on prime time. He was responsible for nurturing our radio theatre tradition and he planted the seeds for The African American Experience, our long-running multi-cultural program. It was on this program, after his passing, that Peggy helped produce and host. She was responsible for guests such as Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee and Morgan Freeman. Later she became a valuable voice on our Board of Directors and a dear friend. 

Cherie will be remembered fondly by all of us who knew her here at Audio Journal, and by our listeners who tuned in each Tuesday to hear her reading the local store fliers in the Shoppers Guide program. 

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Audio Journal is pleased to provide access to an additional tool for students who are struggling to finance their education. The guide includes over 70 scholarships specifically for students with disabilities, thoroughly explaining eligibility, award amounts, and most importantly, how to apply. Learn about our financial aid guide.

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Thank you Briarwood Retirement Community and Old Sturbridge Village for generously hosting Audio Journal’s fundraising live radio play “Vintage Hitchcock – A Live Radio Play” by Joe Landry.

 Also thank you to Radio-Active Theatre for all of your work and dedication!

Read what the Sturbridge Times Magazine has to say. (See page 9)


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Become a Voice in the Darkness

Support Audio Journal in 2014 with a fully tax deductible gift. Your support is always needed and appreciated, and will be put to the good use of making our community a better place for all of us.

Hit the “Support Us” tab at left for ideas of how your support will help, and donate on line by whatever method works best for you. THANK YOU!!!

The driving force behind our efforts is the belief that access to information is a right, not a privilege, which should be shared by all.

You can always contact us directly, and we would love to have you visit our studios.

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Such a beautiful day for a celebration of our Volunteers at Audio Journal.

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