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Radiothon for Make A Wish

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106.3 The River partnered with Make A Wish for the third-annual Ohio Valley Honda radiothon held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on June 18 at Mario’s Restaurant in Weirton. “During the eight-hour broadcast we spoke with donors, Wish Kids and parents of Wish Kids,” an event spokesperson noted. “A wish was actually granted on air to Wish Kid Emily, who has a bone marrow disease. Her wish is to go to college to become a nurse so she can help others as she was helped. She received a monetary gift toward her tuition while on air with 106.3 The River,” the spokesperson continued. The radiothon goal was to reach last year’s dollar amount of $10,000. “Thanks to sponsors and a constant stream of generous listeners who stopped by, our total by the end of the day was $17,159, and it is still growing.” To make a donation, volunteer or for questions, call Make A Wish at (304) 292-5600. Sponsors included Ohio Valley Honda, Davis Homes, Cedar One Realty, R.E. Saxon Jeweler, Howard Bowers Contracting, L.J. Bowers Inc., Atomic Tattoo and Smokey’s Tobacco Outlet. Wish Kid Isabella is shown with her father, Rick, left, and 106.3 The River’s Tim Ohalek.

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