Daytime Station Support Program
Membership Campaign Program
Summer of Service Program
This award is presented to the WAMU 88.5 volunteer(s) who have contributed significantly to the station and have proven over time to be reliable, efficient, and collegial. Each of the award recipients are selected by written nominations submitted by WAMU 88.5 staff.
The Special Projects Award is presented to the volunteer(s) who has/have shown a dedicated interest in WAMU 88.5 and has unselfishly taken their time to work on a special project for WAMU 88.5 use.
Forty-five years ago, the band “Earth, Wind and Fire” introduced audiences to a new kind of funk--one that fused soul, jazz, Latin and pop. Bassist Verdine White talks to guest host Derek McGinty about breaking racial boundaries in music and how the band is still evolving.