Today in 1989: After giving themselves a thirty four thousand dollar raise, the U.S. House of Representatives announces the result of its annual Christmas charity drive.
The four hundred and thirty five representatives and their eleven thousand employees have raised a grand total of one thousand, seven hundred dollars for the needy.
It’s today’s Action Calendar!
Prevent Child Abuse before it starts. Volunteers are needed with Canopy Center to co-facilitate groups of youth, teens, and adults that have experienced abuse and hardship within the family. For more info, please call 608-729-1130 or visit canopycenter.org.
The Insurgent Radio Kiosk is a five minute pre-recorded segment featuring a commentary, this-day-in-history, and a calendar of daily events. Events must be low cost or non-profit and of interest to people in and around the WORT listening area and where other media might not highlight. Email announcements at least one week before the event firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wisconsin Books to Prisoners is a non-profit organization sponsored by Rainbow Bookstore that sends books to prisoners in Wisconsin and other states. They believe that quote “books are tools for learning and can open minds to new ideas and fresh possibilities.” They accept donations. Stop by the bookstore at 426 West Gilman Street or call 608-257-6050 for details.