Archive for the ‘Membership’ Category

Feb. 28 2021

2021 Winter Drive – wrap up!

By Diana Ross | Posted in Membership, WBJC News | Comments Off on 2021 Winter Drive – wrap up!

Thank you to each and every one of you who pledged both during the on-air Quiet Drive and with the pre-drive mailing. This was a resounding success and we even managed to end the drive a day early! Thanks to all of you, WBJC continues to be on-track for making our budget for FY21. On-air […]

Jan. 11 2021

Gratitude – December Campaign wrap-up

By Diana Ross | Posted in Membership, WBJC News | Comments Off on Gratitude – December Campaign wrap-up

This has been a tough year for everyone. After having been unable (through no fault of our own) to fundraise for nearly six months, our December fundraiser was an amazing triumph! Your generosity was unprecedented, and we exceeded all of our goals. We brought you great music and special programming, and you made this the […]

Dec. 07 2020

One Campaign to Rule Them All!

By Diana Ross | Posted in Host Blogs, Membership, WBJC News | Comments Off on One Campaign to Rule Them All!

After skipping our Fall Pledge Drive due to the credit cards being unavailable, we have combined the Fall and Year End Campaigns into One Campaign To Rule Them All! There’s a lofty $300,000 goal to get us back on-track for the fiscal year, but I know we can do it with you help. Click the […]

Dec. 04 2020

Cards are back online! Sustainers – update your info!

By Diana Ross | Posted in Membership, WBJC News | Comments Off on Cards are back online! Sustainers – update your info!

The extraordinarily long process of switching credit card processors in finally finished!! Thank you so much for your patience while we sorted this out! Unfortunately, we were NOT able to retrieve your existing credit card data from our old processor. We were hoping to make this seamless, but alas, this is not the case. What […]

Dec. 03 2020

Credit card update

By Diana Ross | Posted in Host Blogs, Membership, WBJC News | 1 Comment

We are in the final phase of the contract negotiation and are awaiting the final signature by the college. Once that happens, we will furiously click a few buttons and credit card processing will be back online. We had really hoped to have everything running at the very latest by Giving Tuesday (Dec 1) but […]

Oct. 03 2020

Credit Cards and cancelled Drive

By WBJC Programming | Posted in Membership, WBJC News | Comments Off on Credit Cards and cancelled Drive

All of us here at WBJC appreciate and value your ongoing support of your classical music station. But, we have to apologize to you. WBJC lost the ability to process all credit cards on 9/30. The State of Maryland changed banks/credit card processors and our license holder, Baltimore City Community College, didn’t inform us early […]

Aug. 03 2020

Current state of WBJC membership office

By Diana Ross | Posted in Membership, WBJC News | 6 Comments

We’re solidly in month #5 of this crazy world, and the WBJC offices are still in “essential staff only” mode. Our college remains pretty much closed until further notice. What this means for you, our fabulous members: Membership staff (and all non-air staff) are sneaking in to the offices on reduced hours. We are mainly […]

May. 10 2020

Our Deepest Gratitude – Spring “drive” wrap-up

By Diana Ross | Posted in Membership, WBJC News | Comments Off on Our Deepest Gratitude – Spring “drive” wrap-up

I want to start by saying how truly grateful all of us here at WBJC are to have such an amazing community to serve. And that’s really what this is all about… we are here to serve you great music, to keep your spirits up, to keep you connected. Hearing from all of you during […]

Apr. 07 2020

COVID-19

By Yvonne Allen | Posted in Membership, Staff Blogs | 2 Comments

There isn’t anything I can say that hasn’t already been said in the media or from your family and friends about our safety in this environment. I think of you all often and pray that you all are doing the right things and staying well. I have faith in a higher power and this too […]

Mar. 30 2020

WBJC streaming updates

By Diana Ross | Posted in Membership, WBJC News | 1 Comment

We now have One Single Stream to Rule Them All on the website… the mp3 stream. URL: http://wbjc-ice.streamguys1.com/live.m3u We’ve increased the number of listeners who can be on the stream at one time, in addition to increasing the bitrate (overall sound quality) to ~128kbps (up from 64kbps). The stream is still mono for now (in […]

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