This Year's Radiothon to Mark 20 Years of Airwave
Patient Estelle Hansen chats with
MIX Morning Show hosts Jojo Girard, Reagan Warfield and
Sarah Jacobs at the 2008 Radiothon.
Photo by Will Kirk / HIPS
By Katerina Pesheva
Tune in to
www.mix1065.net from Feb. 26 to March 1 for the 20th
anniversary of the Johns Hopkins Children's Center
Radiothon, to be broadcast live from the Hope Forest
As before, the four-day marathon broadcast will feature
stories of triumph over medical adversity, including
interviews with patients and families, nurses, doctors,
faculty and staff.
To mark Radiothon's 20th anniversary, DJs Jojo Girard,
Reagan Warfield and Sarah Jacobs of the MIX Morning Show
will take listeners down memory lane, talking with former
patients, featuring Radiothon's most memorable moments from
years past and discussing medical breakthroughs that have
taken place at
Hopkins Children's over the years.
A new feature called "News You Can Use" will offer quick
useful tips from Hopkins Children's specialists on dealing
with common afflictions such as food allergies, kidney
stones and colds.
"All of us here at Hopkins Children's, from the patients'
beds to the nurses' stations to the operating rooms, are
eagerly awaiting this year's broadcast," said George Dover,
director of Hopkins Children's. "We look forward to another
unforgettable four days filled with emotions, fun,
excitement, promise and, maybe, just a hint of
Since 1989, the MIX 106 Radiothon has raised nearly $12
million for Hopkins Children's, with a record $1.1 million
donated in 2008.
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