The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) awarded a $5,000 Community Needs Grant to the Friends of Delmarva Public Radio to support the creation and broadcasting of Delmarva Almanac. This program broadcasts cultural, heritage, and natural resource information to Delmarva Public Radio listeners.
Pictured left to right are: Mike Piorunski, Friends of Delmarva Public Radio; Tom Hayman, President, Friends of Delmarva Public Radio; Dana Kester-McCabe, Creator of Delmarva Almanac Series radio programming; and Erica Joseph, President, Community Foundation.
Licensed to the Salisbury University Foundation, Delmarva Public Radio began broadcasting classical music to the Delmarva Peninsula as WSCL, 89.5 FM on May 29, 1987. Eleven years later, on February 13, 1998, WSDL, 90.7 FM. Delmarva Public Radio broadcasts classical music, news and information programs twenty-four hours a day, including live internet streaming.
About the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore: Celebrating over 30 years of philanthropy, the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) has been serving the needs of Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester Counties granting more than $50 million. Through the generosity and vision of our donors, CFES awarded grants totaling more than $4.8 million in fiscal year 2014. CFES brings together donors and builds on community assets through scholarships, grants, advocacy and leadership development. By focusing on people, organizations, neighborhoods and nonprofit capacity building, the Foundation addresses community needs in the areas of health, education, arts and culture, community development and the environment. For more information, please visit www.cfes.org or call 410-742-9911.