The Board of Governors of the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation have awarded WDIY a discretionary grant of $2,500 for Lehigh Valley Arts Salon. The grant will help in the production, studio and engineering cost associated with the program.
"We were thrilled to receive word of the grant," comments Rebecca Walz, Director of Development and PR for the station. "These funds will go a long way in helping us continue to produce Lehigh Valley Arts Salon on a weekly basis, highlighting dozens of cultural organizations across the Lehigh Valley every year."
Our own much-loved holiday tradition, The Lehigh Valley Christmas in Concert, returns to Miller Symphony Hall on Thanksgiving Sunday, December 1. The concert showcases the area's finest musicians and their renditions of holiday classics and carols, from folk to jazz, to Celtic and blues. Producers Miriam Huertas and Mike Krisukas join hosts Kate Scuffle and George Miller to share what magic they've lined up for us this year! (Original air date November 25, 2013.)
Economic Pulse with Dr. Kamran Afshar is a synopsis of the week’s economic news, with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley, and important issues to watch in the coming week. The program will repeat Monday morning at 7:35am during Morning Edition. (Original air date November 22, 2013.)
Hosted by Pamela Varkony, the program begins with Pennsylvania's Lt. Gov. Jim Crawley. He calls into the program to discuss the changes associated with the transportation bill. Here is a map of highways and bridges that will see improvements, as referenced in the program. Lt. Gov. Crawley discusses other issues facing our state.