WVUD Radiothon

Campus radio station fundraiser to run April 1-10


2:49 p.m., March 29, 2011----The annual Radiothon fundraiser to support University of Delaware radio station WVUD will begin on Friday at 6 a.m. and continue until Sunday, April 10. This year's goal is $35,000 and comes on the heels of the station's most successful Radiothon ever in 2010.

Money from the 2010 drive has been used to fund a power increase from 1,000 to 6,800 watts as well as the addition of HD radio for 91.3 FM and its sister station, The Basement Online. Both projects are nearing completion.

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Pledges are taken over the phone at 302-831-2701 or online.

As part of the fundraiser, the annual Radiothon concert -- called WVUDStock -- will take place on Thursday, April 7, at 7 p.m. in the Trabant University Center. Four local bands (Common Room, Stallions, Clear For Takeoff, and Lower Case Blues) and UD's Rubber Chickens improv team will perform.

Tickets are available through UD ticket offices and Ticketmaster.

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