Membership News


Spring Fundraiser
12:27 am
Thu April 18, 2013

Matching Dollars Kick Off Spring Drive

Today begins our spring on-air fundraiser! We'd like to kick off the drive with a matching donation from an anonymous family foundation. The foundation will give WCBE 50 cents for every dollar you pledge IF we’re able to reach our fundraising goal of $5,000 before 9am.

Membership Video
12:11 am
Thu April 18, 2013

WCBE. Powered by You!

It's electric!
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Spring Membership Campaign
11:17 pm
Sun April 7, 2013

Your News. Your Music. Your WCBE!

Credit Artist Philip Cheaney/NPR Calendar

Since 1956, WCBE has served the central Ohio community with quality public radio programming: world, national and local news, diverse music, and a variety of other shows that entertain, inform, and keep you in touch with the world around you.

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2:43 pm
Sun April 7, 2013

May - June 2013 VIP Concerts Announced

Credit WCBE 90.5FM

Thanks for supporting WCBE at our VIP membership level. The following tickets are available to current VIP members: Lucero,Todd Rundgren, The Avett Bros., Dropkick Murphy's, Dawes w/ Shovels & Rope, Alabama Shakes.

Please contact our membership director for complete information at (614) 365-5555 x 251.

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2:26 pm
Sun April 7, 2013

April VIP Concerts

There's still time to claim your April VIP concert benefit!
Credit WCBE 90.5FM

The following tickets are available to current VIP members and include: JJ Grey & Mofro, Jim James, and Victor Wooten. Please contact our membership director for complete information at (614) 365-5555 x 251.

All concerts are at the Newport Music Hall.

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Fund Drive - Volunteer Shifts
6:27 pm
Wed March 27, 2013

Volunteer Opportunity

WCBE is seeking phone volunteers for our spring drive, April 18-26.

It’s that time again when we request your wonderful enthusiasm for WCBE’s Spring 2013 Membership Campaign: Thursday, April 18 – Friday, April 26, 2013.

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1:05 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

Delicious Dining with WCBE @ Alana's

Delicious dining at Alana's on March 18, 2013.

WCBE invites you to join our staff for an evening of delicious dining featuring cuisine made from local, seasonal ingredients sourced from Ohio farms - on Monday, March 18th at Alana’s Food and Wine. *This event also qualifies for our VIP BOGO offer.*

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12:41 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

March - April 2013 VIP Concerts

Four new ticket offerings are available to current VIP members including: Ryan Bingham, JJ Grey & Mofro, Jim James, and Victor Wooten. Please contact our membership director for complete information at (614) 365-5555 x 251.

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Community Event
12:10 pm
Mon February 4, 2013

WCBE Invite: CCS Board Meeting Presentation

Credit Columbus City Schools

UPDATE: If you missed the Feb. 5, 2013 Board of Education meeting including WCBE's presentation - you can listen to the audio hereThe beginning of the presentation begins at 20 minutes in with an introduction from Dr. Harris.

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Benefits: Tax Information
3:54 pm
Sat February 2, 2013

Fair Market Value of WCBE Benefits

Credit 401K / FLICKR

For tax purposes, the IRS stipulates that a charitable gift is deductible only to the extent that it exceeds the fair market value of any premium or benefit you receive in return.  Thank-you gift fair market values are as follows:

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Holiday Fundraising - RESULTS
5:45 pm
Mon January 14, 2013

Green B.E.A.N. Delivery to donate 4,277lbs of fresh produce to Mid-Ohio Foodbank

Following three successful food drives, organic produce and natural grocery delivery service gives back to those in need in Columbus.

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Membership News
4:25 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

First Half - Fiscal Year Membership Goal Met

At central Ohio's NPR station, fundraising is a team effort and the most important members of our team are... YOU!

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Fitness Promotion
12:01 am
Wed January 2, 2013

It's a New Year! Time for a new YOU.

Help keep public radio AND yourself fit in 2013!

It’s a New Year, time for a new you.  This month only (January 1-31,  2013), the first 125 listeners who donate to WCBE will receive a complimentary one-month pass to Metro Fitness Gyms and two one-day tickets to the Arnold Fitness EXPO, March 1-3.  

Give your money a workout; donate online today to the WCBE Fund and help keep public radio AND yourself fit in 2013. HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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Upcoming VIP Events
12:44 pm
Wed December 5, 2012

Dec. 2012 - Feb. 2013 VIP Concerts Announced

Credit WCBE 90.5FM

Eleven new ticket offerings are available to current VIP members including The Werks, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, Keller Williams, George Clinton and more!

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Holiday Fundraising
4:07 pm
Tue December 4, 2012

WCBE 3rd Annual Food Drive

Credit Janet Adams | Business First

NEW: December 17 - 26th, GreenB.E.A.N Delivery will INCREASE their donation to the Mid-Ohio Food Bank from 2 pounds to 4 pounds of fresh produce for every donation given to WCBE!

Green B.E.A.N. Delivery and WCBE-FM kick off third annual food drive to benefit Mid-Ohio Food Bank 

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2:31 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

"Buckeyes Beat Michigan" WCBE Fundraising Bash

Support local businesses, great public radio & the Buckeyes all in one day with “Buckeyes Beat Michigan” WCBE Fundraising Bash!

Join WCBE Ohio State alumni as we cheer the Buckeyes to victory on Saturday, November 24th at Woodland’s Tavern in Grandview. 

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6:43 pm
Wed October 17, 2012

Fund Drive: It's Over. Or is it?

$48,129.50 remains between us and our goal.

The fall fund drive is over. Well, we hit the 7pm mark on our scheduled last day with $48,129.50 left to raise. So then, it's not really least for the staff of WCBE.

We plan to take a few days to re-coop, crunch the numbers and then formulate a plan. Plan? What type of plan??

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Fall 2012 Fundraiser
9:22 pm
Tue October 16, 2012

Fund Drive: Is It Almost Over? You Decide.


UPDATE: 10/17/12 @7pm
The drive is now over and we still need $48,129.50 in listener donations. Check back soon to hear how this shortfall will affect WCBE listeners.

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Mobile Matching Gift
4:00 pm
Tue October 16, 2012

Mobile Donations Matched Until 10pm

Donate through our new mobile donation form and your dollars will be matched!
Credit NetCommunity/Spark


WCBE’s fall fund drive is almost over, and if you haven’t made a donation yet - what are you waiting for? You’re probably busy driving home from work, making dinner, or working out and are telling yourself “you’ll donate, but later”.

WCBE has a timely solution for you.

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11:08 pm
Mon October 15, 2012

Avoid Future Interruption

Cash, check, credit cards - we accept all types of donations, large and small.

WCBE stays on the air and remains a strong voice in the central Ohio community when listeners pay for the programs they listen to. Our fall fundraiser comes to an end in just two days and if you haven’t given yet, it’s important that you give now because its listener support that makes everything we do possible.

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