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Radiothon for storm victims raises over $5K

Jaxon Riley and Emileigh Forrester (Source: WALB) Jaxon Riley and Emileigh Forrester (Source: WALB)
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

The Red Cross Radiothon to help storm victims ran from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p. m. Thursday on Albany's Cumulus Radio stations.

Friday, station officials said that the effort raised $5,820 for storm victims.

NASH-FM 104.5, and ROCK 103 spearheaded the effort, and the other five stations in the group did four cut-ins per hour.

Jaxon Riley, Bobby Powell, and John Blake were on the air, taking donations and pledges throughout the day.

Red Cross volunteers were at the stations headquarters on Slappey Blvd., helping man the phone lines. 

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