Hartford Courant, March 5, 2018
On January 23, 2018, CRIS Radio received a grant from the The SBM Charitable Foundation on 2/22/18 for $1,500.
These grant awards will help CRIS Radio continue its mission of providing … Continue Reading ››
CRIS Radio and the Mark Twain House & Museum are working together to offer visitors with low-vision or other print disabilities a new way to access selected artifacts on exhibit at the museum. Read more.
Hartford Courant, January 22, 2018
On January 3 2018, CRIS Radio received a grant from the Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation for $2,500 in support of CRISKids.
These grant awards will help CRIS Radio continue its mission of providing audio access to print information … Continue Reading ››
CRIS RADIO RECEIVES FUNDING FROM THE DIME BANK FOUNDATION
On August 2, 2017, CRIS Radio received a $2,000 grant award from the Dime Bank Foundation.
The grant award will help CRIS Radio continue its mission of providing audio access to print information for people who are … Continue Reading ››
CRIS RADIO RECEIVES FUNDING FROM THE UNION SAVINGS BANK FOUNDATION
On November 2, 2017, CRIS Radio received an $8,000 grant award from the Union Savings Bank Foundation.
The grant award will help CRIS Radio continue its mission of providing audio access to print information for people … Continue Reading ››
CRIS RADIO RECEIVES FUNDING FROM THE ARCHBISHOP’S ANNUAL APPEAL
Hartford Courant November 21, 2017
On September 15 2017, CRIS Radio received a $1,200 grant award from the Archbishop's Annual Appeal through its Vicariate Outreach Program.
The grant award will help CRIS Radio continue its mission of providing … Continue Reading ››
Now because of a collaboration between NBMAA and CRIS Radio, visitors also can use a QR code and their cellphones to hear a brief description of Benton and an analysis of one of the paintings — “Arts of the City” — and the time in which it was painted.
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 ››
The Norwalk Hour, Tuesday July 25, 2017
Thumbs up to Connecticut Radio Information System opening a new office in Norwalk. The station, which will serve southern Fairfield County, offers around-the-clock broadcasts of local and national print publications for people who are unable to read. CRIS is based in Windsor and has offices in … Continue Reading ››
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 Mirando, outreach coordinator for CRIS, … Continue Reading ››
CRIS is excited to announce the launch May 27th of it's radio stream into St. Francis Hospital (Hartford). Patients will now be able to access the CRIS stream through the cable TV system. St. Francis has also worked with CRIS to stream CRIS en Espanol.
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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 ››
Windsor Patch- Jan 7, 2017
Windsor Lions To Provide A “Vision Not Required”... A Connecticut Valley Tobacco Museum Experience
The Windsor Lions Club is currently working on a centennial project, to install and maintain several narrated tours at Northwest Park. Each tour, comprising of numerous stations, will allow … Continue Reading ››
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 ››
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 ››
Windsor's nonprofit CRIS Radio and Mystic Aquarium announced Tuesday a pilot that offers visitors with low-vision or other print disabilities a new way to access print information displayed at the aquarium's exhibits. Read more.
The buzz even before the dancers stepped onto the floor at the Bond Ballroom Saturday was that there were a couple of amateur contestants in the CRIS "Dancing With the Stars" dance-off who were going to be doing a lot more on the floor than just "Stayin Alive." Read more.
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 ››
In furthering its mission to provide access to audio content to the visual and print- challenged, the Connecticut Radio Information System has released an app for Android devices. The CRIS Radio app, which is also available on Google Play for free, enables users to access their favorite programs and other content. Read … Continue Reading ››
The digital information age has overtaken CRIS Radio, Connecticut's longtime "talking newsstand" for blind and print-handicapped people. And executive director Diane Weaver Dunne couldn't be more excited about the possibilities. Read more.
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