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New Country Helps Make CRIS Radio Golf Classic a Success

New Country Helps Make CRIS Radio Golf Classic a Success Hartford Courant: October 11, 2017 Thanks to New Country Motor Cars of Hartford, title sponsor of CRIS Radio's 20th Annual Golf Classic, more than 100 golfers turned out to raise funds for the Windsor-based nonprofit radio service for the blind on Wednesday, Oct. 4. "It was the best turnout for … Continue Reading ››

Stamford Advocate: Radio Service… Opens Norwalk Studio

Radio Service for visually impaired opens Norwalk Studio
Stamford Advocate: July 18, 2017

NORWALK — The city has welcomed a new nonprofit with the grand opening of Connecticut Radio Information System’s newest office at the Gate Lodge in Mathews Park.

Lou Morando, outreach coordinator for CRIS, said the new facility is … Continue Reading ››

CRIS Feeds @ St. Francis Hospital

Hartford Courant:  JPG  |  Text Journal  Inquirer:  PDF  |  JPG Hartford Business Journal:  JPG  |  Text CRIS launched two of its internet streams at St. Francis Hospital, making the CRIS Radio and CRIS en Español available to every … Continue Reading ››

CRIS Now in Bristol/Southington ALFs

There was a day (years, in fact) that we could not get CRIS Radio at CRIS Radio.  With the development of technologies, particularly the internet, CRIS is now able to reach tens of thousands of people that we could not before. Thanks to a grant from the Bristol General Grant Fund at Main Street Community Foundation, … Continue Reading ››

Stratford man honored for service to the blind

CTPost, Dec 21, 2016

Stratford man honored for service to the blind

STRATFORD — Town resident Allen Fanslow was honored recently for 20 years of volunteer service to the Connecticut Radio Information System, a service for the blind. Fanslow was honored at a reception in the Governor’s Mansion, where Trumbull resident Kathleen Miranti was acknowledged … Continue Reading ››

The Sound of a Successful Partnership – CRISKids

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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