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Comcast Corporate’s Inside CI: July 2016

Comcast and NBCUniversal employees are the driving force in creating the kind of world we want to live in – one where passion and creativity come together for the good of all. We welcome new ideas, and encourage imagination and ingenuity. Here’s the story of how one employee used his talents … Continue Reading ››

CTNOW: CRIS Radio Dining & Dancing In The Dark Gala

April 17, 2016

CRIS Radio had its 6th Annual Dining & Dancing in the Dark Gala on Saturday night at the Bond Ball Room in downtown Hartford. Guests were treated to some fine dining and then entertained with a celebrity dance competition with members of the Arthur Murray Dance Studio. Guests  included Sen. Richard Blumenthal, WFSB's Scott … Continue Reading ››

CRIS Radio Names Local Celebrities in Annual Dance Contest

February 2015, Hartford Courant
In these parts this announcement is almost as exciting as each time ABC reveals a new celebrity cast for its popular TV reality show "Dancing With the Stars." And with that said, CRIS Radio, the nonprofit radio service that broadcasts news and information to the blind and disabled, has announced the celebrity line-up … Continue Reading ››

CT’s CRIS Radio debuts hands-free media to ailing kids

March 7, 2013 HartfordBusiness.com
Windsor nonprofit CRIS Radio has expanded its media "infotainment" services to patients at Hartford's Connecticut Children's Medical Center – the first of its kind in the nation, authorities say. CRISKids, in partnership with Comcast, offers audio versions of articles published in nearly 20 award-winning children's magazines streamed through the hospital's in-house TV … Continue Reading ››

Audio recordings from children’s magazines now airing at CCMC

March 5, 2013 By Steven Crighton Journal Inquirer
Patients at Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford can turn off the cartoons in favor of the hospital's new in-house radio service, which offers an educational way to pass the time while receiving treatments. The first-of-its-kind service provides patients the ability to stream CRISKids, an alternative to print magazines … Continue Reading ››

CCMC, CRIS to improve kids’ treatment experience

March 4, 2013
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) -- CRIS radio and the Connecticut Children's Medical Center are beginning a first-of-its-kind service for children. It will offer young patients a new way to pass the time while they receive medical treatments. Televisions in each room will be outfitted with audio recordings of books and children's magazines, such as … Continue Reading ››

Volunteers in Team ESPN

Volunteers in Team ESPN Radio Reading Room Produce Audio Versions of ESPN The MagESPN Deportes Mag
February 4, 2013   ESPN Front Row The words in ESPN The Magazine and ESPN Deportes Magazine paint vivid pictures to complement rich photography and imaginative layouts. Still, not every sports fan can appreciate those publications in print. Last year, ESPN’s Corporate … Continue Reading ››

CRIS Radio Volunteers Emerging As Stars Of ‘Dancing In The Dark’ Gala

April 13, 2012 By Maryellen Fillo, The Hartford Courant
Arthur Murray instructor Frank Del Aguila's touch is feather light as he and his dance partner, Diane Duhaime, practice their fox trot. His hand gently guides her arm to form a graceful arc as they move across the floor in unison. She is equally sensitive, her hands … Continue Reading ››

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