THIS WEEK ON WDIY

Wednesday, 6:00-7:00pm, Laurie Siebert discusses: “So many ways to be a fiduciary – what does it mean to you?” Laurie also takes questions during the program at 610-758-8810.
Thursday, 9:00am-12:00pm, Martin Richter marks the birthday of English composer Gustav Holst (1874-1934) by playing his pieces "Fugal Overture" and "The Planets."
Thursday, 6:00-7:00pm, John Pearce welcomes guests from Easton's Nurture Nature Center: Executive Director Rachel Hogan Carr Science Director Dr. Kathryn Semmens.
Thursday at 11:00pm, Bill Fox continues the Special Focus on REMY from the Netherlands. The Featured CD @ midnight will be "The Great Church Trilogy" on Deserted Island Music.
Friday, 9:00am-12:00pm, Karen welcomes guests from the "Arts at St. John's" for a preview of their concert series in celebration of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation.

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Host Sally Handlon looks at the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley who are celebrating their 100th year of providing support to the community through nonprofits. President David Lewis and Vice President Marc Rittle share the history, current impacts, and future direction of the organization. (Original air-date: 9/7/2017)

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One of those runners, Olympic gold medalist Eliud Kipchoge, came 25 seconds shy of the two-hour mark with a time of 2:00:25. "The world now is just 25 seconds away," Kipchoge says in the film.

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