Angela Byrd http://publicradiodelmarva.net en LAST DAY of the Extended Spring Membership Drive! http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/last-day-extended-spring-membership-drive <p></p><p>It's the <strong>LAST DAY </strong>of our extended Spring Membership Drive!</p><p>Thank you to everyone who contributed thus far&nbsp;to our Spring Membership Drive! Thanks to your support we have raised over <strong>$96,000</strong>! We haven't met our <strong>$125,000</strong> goal yet so we&nbsp;have extended the&nbsp;Drive through Friday.</p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 18:42:50 +0000 Angela Byrd 50699 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net LAST DAY of the Extended Spring Membership Drive! Salisbury University closed today! http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/salisbury-university-closed-today <p>Salisbury University remains closed today due to&nbsp;the winter storm.</p><p>Visit <a href="http://www.salisbury.edu">www.salisbury.edu</a> for more information or stay tuned to Delmarva Public Radio for&nbsp;the latest closings and weather conditions!</p><p>Be safe out there!</p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 14:23:07 +0000 Angela Byrd 50164 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Join us for A Spring Night Out! http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/join-us-spring-night-out <p></p><p>The postponed event A Silent Night Out is now... A Spring Night Out!</p><p>Join us Sunday, March 30th, 2014 from 4-7pm at the <a href="http://www.avalontheatre.com/">Avalon Theatre</a> in Easton, MD for an evening you won't want to miss!</p> Sun, 02 Feb 2014 20:22:11 +0000 Angela Byrd 48651 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Join us for A Spring Night Out! A Silent Night Holiday Online Auction is CLOSED! http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/silent-night-holiday-online-auction-closed <p>Delmarva Public Radio's&nbsp;<a href="https://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/auctionhome.action?auctionId=201226386"><strong>Silent Night Holiday&nbsp;Auction</strong></a>&nbsp;is now closed!</p><p>We are now working on awarding items to winners.&nbsp; If you bid on an item and aren't sure if you won, you can view the auction&nbsp;by clicking&nbsp;<a href="https://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/auctionhome.action?auctionId=201226386">here</a>.</p><p>Thanks for bidding and for&nbsp;supporting Delmarva Public Radio!</p><p>Have a very merry and happy holiday season!<br />&nbsp;</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 02:33:56 +0000 Angela Byrd 46163 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net POSTPONED: A Silent Night Out fundraising event! http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/postponed-silent-night-out-fundraising-event <p>Due to the threat of inclement weather on Sunday, Dec. 8<sup>th</sup>, DPR’s A Silent Night Out fundraising event at the Avalon Theater in Easton&nbsp;has been postponed. No payments for tickets have been processed (credit cards have not been charged &amp; checks will be returned).<br /><br />For more information please visit <a href="http://www.delmarvapublicradio.net/"><u>www.delmarvapublicradio.net</u></a> or call Angela Byrd at 410-543-6220. Stay tuned to DPR for more&nbsp;details!&nbsp;<br /><br />Thanks for your understanding and support.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:41:15 +0000 Angela Byrd 45837 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net NPR's Jamie McIntyre heads to SU http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/nprs-jamie-mcintyre-heads-su <p>NPR newscaster <a href="http://www.npr.org/people/148477967/jamie-mcintyre">Jamie McIntyre</a> is coming to Salisbury University!</p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 14:33:24 +0000 Angela Byrd 39919 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net NPR's Jamie McIntyre heads to SU DPR goes Paddleboarding http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/dpr-goes-paddleboarding <p>By Michelle Malinger</p><p>Several staff members from Delmarva Public Radio had the chance to experience a standup paddleboarding adventure on the back waters of Turville Creek in Ocean City, MD.</p><p>Walk on Water Paddleboarding Company hosted the two hour excursion in combination with their donation to DPR’s adventure-filled Summer Solstice Auction taking place online June 20 to 24.</p><p>Participants were able to enjoy the sights of local wildlife, learn the history of the water sport, and tone several muscle groups in the process.</p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 19:15:50 +0000 Angela Byrd 36342 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net DPR goes Paddleboarding DPR's Summer Carnival auction is closed! http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/dprs-summer-carnival-auction-closed <p>DPR's <a href="http://biddingforgood.com/delmarvapublicradio">Summer&nbsp;Carnival Online Auction is now closed</a>!</p><p>Thank you to everyone who bid and/or won items in our auction.</p><p>To visit the auction site click <a href="http://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/AuctionHome.action?vhost=delmarvapublicradio">here </a>to see if you won one of the fabulous items offered!</p><p>Thanks for supporting Delmarva Public Radio!</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 17:36:51 +0000 Angela Byrd 35916 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net THANK YOU! http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/thank-you-2 <p>We are proud to announce as of 5:30pm we hit our goal of $125,000!&nbsp;DPR's "Paving the Way..." Spring Drive was a huge success&nbsp;thanks to <strong>YOU</strong>!</p><p>On behalf of the staff here at&nbsp;Delmarva Public Radio we would like to thank all of our volunteers and thank everyone who donated during our drive.</p><p>If you didn't get a chance to pledge your support you may donate <a href="https://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/delmarva/default/form.pledgemain">here</a> or click the red Support This Station button at the top right of our home page.</p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 18:08:13 +0000 Angela Byrd 31846 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Thank you! http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/thank-you-1 <p>Thanks to <strong>you</strong> our recent one day, end of year Holiday Drive was a great success!&nbsp;We raised over $6,000.00!</p><p>Thank you to everyone who donated&nbsp;<em>and</em> volunteered! Your support truly&nbsp;makes a difference.</p><p></p> Mon, 26 Nov 2012 01:43:28 +0000 Angela Byrd 25119 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Thank you! Trash Bash on Deal Island http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/trash-bash-deal-island <p></p><p>Looking for something to do this Saturday? Join us in&nbsp;our effort to clean up Deal Island and the surrounding areas!</p><p>The first annual Trash Bash will take place on Saturday, November 10<sup>th</sup> from 2-5pm. The event will start off at The Paradise Grille at Lucky’s in Chance, MD. From there we will disperse into small groups to clean up Dames Quarter, Chance, and Deal Island. These areas need our help now more than ever after the devastation from the Frankenstorm!</p> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 18:38:58 +0000 Angela Byrd 24279 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Trash Bash on Deal Island Fall Drive - Thank You! http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/fall-drive-thank-you <p>Thank you to everyone who made a donation during the Fall drive. Together, we raised over $65,000!</p><p>Thank you to everyone who helped make this drive a success....from the restaurants and businesses who donated food and gift certificates, to all the volunteers who came in to answer phones and&nbsp;the volunteers who came in to pitch.</p><p></p> Sat, 13 Oct 2012 00:29:35 +0000 Angela Byrd 22718 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Fall Drive - Thank You! SU Gets a Taste of “Staying Human” http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/su-gets-taste-staying-human <p>Review by Simone Brown</p><p>Jonathan Batiste &amp; The Stay Human Band brought the spirit and the music of New Orleans to Salisbury University’s Holloway Hall Monday. &nbsp;The band gave a two hour performance, which concluded a funky, jazzy dance progression down aisles.</p> Thu, 27 Sep 2012 18:56:12 +0000 Angela Byrd 21856 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net The secret of Seacrets http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/secret-seacrets <p>One of the most&nbsp;popular bars on the Eastern Shore is now one of the busiest &amp; most successful&nbsp;nightclubs&nbsp;&amp; bars in the country. <a href="http://seacrets.com/ocean-city-md-homepage">Seacrets</a> in Ocean City, MD has grown into&nbsp;"the" summer hotspot on the East Coast!</p> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 20:13:55 +0000 Angela Byrd 20155 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Homeless Animals Take the Spotlight http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/homeless-animals-take-spotlight <p>Helping pets in need is something those who work in animal rescue do throughout the year. But International Homeless Animals’ Day – which is celebrated this week – puts a focus on homeless animals for those who don’t think about the issue on a regular basis.</p><p>International Homeless Animals’ Day is sponsored by the International Society for Animal Rights, and according to the organization’s website, the third Saturday of August is a day when the spotlight is put on what ISAR calls the “pet overpopulation epidemic.” That day is Aug. 18 this year.</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 17:14:45 +0000 Angela Byrd & Vanessa Junkin 19092 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Homeless Animals Take the Spotlight DPR wins 5 AP awards! http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/dpr-wins-5-ap-awards <p><strong>5 Associated&nbsp;Press awards&nbsp;</strong>were presented to Delmarva Public Radio&nbsp;Saturday night at the Chesapeake Associated Press&nbsp;Broadcaster&#39;s&nbsp;Association&nbsp;ceremony.</p><p><strong>OUTSTANDING USE OF SOUND,&nbsp;&quot;</strong>The Nanticoke Celebrate Heritage at the&nbsp;34th Annual Powwow&quot;, Don Rush</p><p><strong>OUTSTANDING NEWS SERIES</strong>, &ldquo;Racial Inequality in Somerset County&rdquo;,&nbsp;Jamyla Williams</p><p><strong>OUTSTANDING EDITORIAL OR COMMENTARY</strong>, &ldquo;Stroke: One Woman&rsquo;s Thoughts&rdquo; Penny Hartman</p> Mon, 04 Jun 2012 16:12:36 +0000 Angela Byrd 14205 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net The Online Auction is open! http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/online-auction-open-0 <p><span class="scayt-misspell"><span lang="EN" style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Georgia&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; font-size: 10.5pt; mso-ansi-language: EN;">Delmarva</span></span><span lang="EN" style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Georgia&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; font-size: 10.5pt; mso-ansi-language: EN;"> Public Radio&#39;s <a href="https://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/AuctionHome.action?auctionId=162546551" target="_blank">online auction</a> is&nbsp;open!&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 29 May 2012 16:16:11 +0000 Angela Byrd 13810 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Where were you 25 Years ago? http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/where-were-you-25-years-ago <p>Delmarva Public Radio&nbsp;is celebrating 25 years on the air!</p><p>Do you remember what you heard when the station first went on the air May 29<sup>th</sup>, 1987? Do you have&nbsp;photos&nbsp;or memories you&#39;d like to share?&nbsp;If so please let us know by emailing Angela Byrd at <a href="mailto:mabyrd@salisbury.edu">mabyrd@salisbury.edu</a></p><p>Thanks for&nbsp;25 years, here&#39;s to 25&nbsp;more!</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 14 May 2012 17:35:53 +0000 Angela Byrd 12959 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Where were you 25 Years ago? The Online Auction is now CLOSED! Thank you for your participation! http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/online-auction-now-closed-thank-you-your-participation <p><span class="scayt-misspell"><span lang="EN" style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Georgia&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; font-size: 10.5pt; mso-ansi-language: EN;">The&nbsp;<a href="https://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/AuctionHome.action?auctionId=162546551" target="_blank"><font size="3">online auction&nbsp;</font></a>is now closed!&nbsp;&nbsp;Thank you all for taking the time to point, click and bid in order to support Delmarva Public Radio.</span></span></p> Wed, 02 May 2012 15:56:03 +0000 Angela Byrd 12294 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Last chance!!!!!! http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/last-chance <p>Thank you to everyone who donated&nbsp;to our recent&nbsp;<strong>2 Day Drive</strong>!&nbsp;Together&nbsp;we raised over&nbsp;$21,000!&nbsp;If you didn&#39;t get a chance to&nbsp;call in with a pledge of support, it&#39;s not too late.&nbsp;</p><p>In fact, on June 30th we close the books on this&nbsp;budget year and as you know, almost 50% of our annual budget comes from listeners.&nbsp;Your support now makes a difference.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 22:00:00 +0000 Angela Byrd 10546 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Voices of Delmarva collection, pt.2 http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/voices-delmarva-collection-pt2 <p>More items in our &quot;Voices of Delmarva&quot; series.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Voice #4- Nancy Lynch</p><p>Voice#5- Gordon Gladden</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 18 Nov 2011 17:54:03 +0000 Chris Ranck, Don Rush & Angela Byrd 3323 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Voices of Delmarva collection, pt.2 Voices of Delmarva collection pt.1 http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/voices-delmarva-collection-pt1 <p>Here are some of the stories we have collected in our &quot;Voices of Delmarva&quot; series.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Voice #1- Eighty-six year old Lavenia Jefferson from Somerset County</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Voice #2- Capt. Stony Whitelock of Chance, MD.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Voice #3- Robert Robinson/ Georgetown Oyster Eat</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 18 Nov 2011 16:22:21 +0000 Chris Ranck, Don Rush & Angela Byrd 3317 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Voices of Delmarva collection pt.1 A Silent Night Out with Delmarva Public Radio http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/silent-night-out-delmarva-public-radio <p><strong>NOTE:</strong>&nbsp;If&nbsp;you didn&#39;t get a chance to buy tickets in advance for&nbsp;the&nbsp;&quot;Silent Night&nbsp;Out&quot;, you may&nbsp;still purchase tickets at the door this evening.&nbsp;</p><p>Then join us for a special evening <strong>Thursday, December 1st, 5-8pm at&nbsp;<a href="http://www.boardwalkplaza.com/rehoboth-beach-hotel-dining">Victoria&#39;s Restaurant in Rehoboth Beach, DE</a> </strong>where you could win wonderful items in our silent auction!</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Tue, 25 Oct 2011 15:41:49 +0000 Angela Byrd 1938 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net A Silent Night Out with Delmarva Public Radio Thank you! http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/thank-you <p>Delmarva&nbsp;Public Radio&rsquo;s <strong>&ldquo;Drive in Five Fall Fundraising Week&rdquo; </strong>has ended.</p><p><strong>Length of time left to drive:</strong><br /><script language="JavaScript"> TargetDate = "10/21/2011 6:00 PM"; BackColor = "white"; ForeColor = "navy"; CountActive = true; CountStepper = -1; LeadingZero = true; DisplayFormat = "%%D%% Days, %%H%% Hours, %%M%% Minutes, %%S%% Seconds."; FinishMessage = "The drive is completed! Thank you for your support!"; </script><script language="JavaScript" src="http://scripts.hashemian.com/js/countdown.js"></script></p> Mon, 26 Sep 2011 16:42:27 +0000 Angela Byrd 352 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net