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Reading & Radio Resource in The News!

Bob Miller, business columnist for The Dallas Morning News, featured client Reading & Radio Resource. DMN_BobMiller_101013

Never Too Late for The Prom

Reading & Radio Resource was featured on WFAA Channel 8’s Daybreak show promoting The Prom, Saturday, September 28. Visit http;//www.readingresource.org

http:www.wfaa.com/news/daybreak/North-Texans-of-all-ages-to-set-sail-for-second-chance-prom-225011272.html

Cirque Dreams

Theatrical audio description by Reading & Radio Resource featured in The Dallas Morning News. Audio description provides live running description of a performance’s props, costumes, action, and sets for people with vision impairments. This service is offered in partnership with the AT&T Performing Arts Center Lexus Broadway Series.

Reading & Radio Resource - An Audio Experience

Reading & Radio Resource provides audio recordings of print materials for people unable to read for themselves.  It’s a nonprofit supported by the efforts of more than 300 volunteers – great voice talent.  Listen for yourself,
http://www.youtube.com/readingradioresource

Dallas Social Venture Partners selects Reading & Radio Resource as One of Three 2011 Finalists

Reading & Radio Resource’s proposal to Dallas Social Venture Partners (DSVP) to partner with them in a social enterprise project for Recorded Books has advanced to the final selection meeting. Here’s hoping!!

It's All in the Ask

Elisabeth Dillon/DMN Staff Photographer

From left: Donna Miller of Miller Consulting, Rob Slovak, Reading & Radio Resource board president, and Betty Hersey, executive director.

The Dallas Morning News‘ Bob Miller writes Sunday, July 10, 2011, about Reading & Radio Resource’s work with area foundations, http://dallasne.ws/rkNNKn

The Moody Foundation, the Dallas Stars Foundation, and the Delta Gamma Foundation, [...]

New for the Visually-Impaired

Visually-impaired patrons can now more fully enjoy live theatrical performances thanks to this new program by Reading & Radio Resource. The organization recently launched its Audio Description Services in partnership with the AT&T Perofrming Arts Center. Trained volunteers provide live description of the sets, costumes, action, and props during theatrical performances. Learn [...]

Client receives $40,000 from The Hoglund Foundation

One of my clients, Reading & Radio Resource, recently received a two-year $40,000 gift from The Hoglund Foundation. The gift supports the campaign Vision 2050. I wrote the case statement for Vision 2050, so it is doubly exciting to see such success!

Sunday Afternoon in the Park

Lazy Sunday afternoons in July aren’t usually the site of something exciting, but last Sunday I spent three hours with a group of marketing professionals gathered to develop a Marketing Strategy. This wasn’t any old marketing strategy, but one calculated to change the way of doing business for one of my clients, Reading & [...]

Small Conferences and Boutique Hotels

Conference planning was a breeze recently when I assisted the International Association of Audio Information Services (IAAIS) and its Dallas host organization, Reading & Radio Resource, plan the 2010 Conference. Small conferences and boutique hotels make a great combination, at least when it’s the IAAIS and the Magnolia Hotel Dallas. Room arrangements, [...]

Foundation Grant Received

One of my fundraising clients, Reading & Radio Resource, recently received a substantial grant from the Harry W. Bass, Jr. Foundation to support the organization’s mission of “reading for those who cannot read for themselves.”

Sometimes a Small Thing

Sometimes a small thing can trigger a story idea. Mrs. Pearl, 93 years old at the time, sent a $20 cash donation to Reading & Radio Resource with a hand-written note saying that the radio reading service was the first thing she heard in the morning and the last thing at night.

Her note [...]

I Do Sports, Too.

I do sports, too.  As a girl, I lived in West Texas where football is King, so football is ingrained in my soul.  I still have my Rankin Red Devils memorabilia.

Capital Campaign or Special Project – Case Statement Development

Reading & Radio Resource launched two successful special project campaigns in the past five years: one to update their audio recording systems and data storage systems to digital, and one to match a grant from the Department of Commerce to upgrade their radio station, Station NTRB – a Radio Reading Service.

Both special projects required the [...]

Government proposals

Governments of any size can award grant money.  Writing government proposals can mean approaching a local, regional, state-wide, or federal agency with varying degrees of complexity. For example, proposals to the National Endowment for the Arts can be substantially less complex than proposals to the Department of Education.

One of the most intriguing government proposals [...]