Tag Archives: 2020

JI: Project to give voice to suffrage

Journal Inquirer, August 29, 2020
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CRIS Radio and archivists from the Connecticut State Library, the Connecticut Historical Society, and Watkinson Library & College Archives at Trinity College are working together to bring to life 100-year-old documents – featuring human-narrated recordings available as podcasts — about the divisive debate over the passage of the 19th Amendment that was passed in August 1920.  Read more.

23rd CRIS Radio Golf Classic: Sept 24

This is the 23rd year that CRIS will be raising money by gathering old friends and new for an afternoon of the ancient game.

Your participation allows CRIS to offer its service at no cost to people living in the community who are blind or unable to read due to learning, physical, intellectual, and emotional disabilities.

When: Thursday, Sept 24, 2020  Shotgun start – 11 a.m.
Where:  Tunxis Plantation Golf Club

For more information, to become a sponsor or to register to play, please click HERE.

Become a Sponsor of the 23rd CRIS Radio Golf Classic

They went into the woods to find a ball and came out with dinner.
Despite the rumors, this foursome did not hunt and kill squirrels for the after-golf dinner.

Please consider becoming a sponsor of the 23rd Annual CRIS Radio Golf Classic on September 24, 2020 at the Tunxis Golf Plantation.  Your sponsorship will support the only organization in Connecticut that provides human-narrated audio versions of printed newspapers, magazines and classroom materials for people unable to read due to blindness or other print challenges.

By sponsoring CRIS Radio’s Golf Classic, your business will reach a growing field of golfers, thousands of CRIS listeners, and countless individuals who access our website. Most importantly, your sponsorship will power CRIS Radio, Connecticut's only Talking Newsstand for people who are blind or print challenged.

New Country Motor Car Group in Hartford is the title sponsor of our golf tournament fundraiser. Tim Parker, vice president of New Country, says he is proud to support CRIS Radio because it is an organization that "makes an important difference in improving the lives of people who are blind or unable to read due to a disability."

For your convenience, you can become a sponsor via Paypal through the link below,  or  please print the sponsorship form by clicking HERE, and mail the completed form with donation to CRIS Radio, 315 Windsor Ave., Windsor, CT 06095. 

For more information, you can also contact Scott Baecker or Diane Weaver Dunne.  Or telephone 860-527-8000.


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CRISKids Improves Reading in Enfield

Journal Inquirer, April 10, 2020
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Study: Nonprofits help improve reading scores for Enfield Students

ENFIELD — A unique collaboration between two nonprofits — the local Educational Resources for Children Inc. and the Windsor-based Connecticut Radio Information System — that enabled students … Continue Reading ››

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