Thursday, 12 December 2013 20:12

Member Benefits

WNED|WBFO Member Card

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With your gift of $10 per month or $120 per year or more, WNED|WBFO offers you the chance to become a card-carrying member with the MemberCard. The card provides you with discounts at businesses that share your commitment to public broadcasting in Western New York and Southern Ontario.

  • 2-for-1 savings at over 200 bi-national restaurants, performances and cultural attractions
  • every-time savings at select online stores
  • access to thousands of benefits nationwide

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Published in Membership
Wednesday, 11 December 2013 20:15

Major Giving Clubs

WNED|WBFO operates with the support of our members, who are truly the backbone of the organization. They provide many of the resources needed to cover basic expenses -- everything from our electric bill to our PBS dues.  Although a membership costs as little as $35, some members have the capability and interest to do more for public broadcasting in Western New York and Southern Ontario. Donors who make an annual contribution of at least $300 provide the support
WNED|WBFO needs to go beyond day-to-day operations and plan for the future.

These members are enrolled in one of the following Major Giving Clubs

 

 

  Founder’s Society

Individuals who make an annual combined gift of $300 - $999 become members of the WNED|WBFO Founder’s Society.                        

Founder’s Society Membership Benefits:

  • WNED|WBFO Member Card
  • Invitation to 2 semi-annual donor events                                                                                                 
  • Quarterly Society Briefings newsletter
  • Personal attention to your membership needs, with direct access to the director.

  Leadership Circle

Individuals who make an annual combined gift of $1,000 - $2,499 become members of the WNED|WBFO Leadership Circle.

Leadership Circle Membership Benefits:

  • WNED|WBFO Member Card
  • Quarterly Society Briefings newsletter
  • Window decal for your vehicle
  • Station Tours upon request
  • Invitation to donor appreciation lunches
  • Access to WNED TV Lending Library
  • Invitation to 3 “members-only” events
  • Personal attention to your membership needs, with direct access to the director

  Benefactor's Society

Individuals who make an annual combined gift of $2,500 - $4,999 become members of the WNED|WBFO Benefactor's Society.

Benefactor's Society Membership Benefits:

  • WNED|WBFO Member Card
  • Quarterly Society Briefings newsletter
  • Invitation to 3 “members-only” events
  • Window decal for your car
  • Station Tours upon request
  • Invitation to donor appreciation lunches
  • Access to WNED TV Lending Library
  • Invitation to Classical 94.5 WNED library lunches with radio hosts and president Donald Boswell
  • Invitation to sit in live studio audience for televised election debates.
  • Personal attention to your membership needs, with direct access to the director

  President’s Council

Individuals who make an annual combined gift of $5,000 or more become members of the WNED|WBFO President's Council. 

The President’s Council members have made WNED|WBFO a top priority in their philanthropy.  They are invested stakeholders whose level of commitment is extraordinary and whose gifts make a dramatic impact on WNEDWBFO operations. 

President’s Council Membership Benefits:

  • WNED|WBFO Member Card
  • Quarterly Society Briefings newsletter
  • Invitation to 3 “members-only” events
  • Window decal for your car
  • Station Tours upon request
  • Invitation to donor appreciation lunches
  • Access to WNED TV Lending Library
  • Invitation to Classical 94.5 WNED library lunches with radio hosts and president Donald Boswell
  • Invitation to sit in live studio audience for televised election debates.
  • Annual Dinner with WNED President
  • Invitation to all WNED Preview Events
  • Lunch with WNED radio personality upon request
  • A day on the set of a local WNED-TV production upon request
  • Personal attention to your membership needs, with direct access to the director

For a contribution of $300 or more, you can join a growing list of leaders who make a significant difference. Your gift will help WNED produce, acquire and broadcast programs that enrich you personally as well as our entire community.

For more information about becoming a member of a WNED|WBFO Major Giving Club contact:

  Colleen Miller, Director of Major & Planned Giving Programs
 716-845-7031
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Published in Major Gifts
Wednesday, 11 December 2013 14:16

Legacy Members List

 

WNED|WBFO LEGACY SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP LIST

Charlotte C. Acer
Margeuretta M. Allen
Drs. Charles W. & Beverly Bishop
Barbara A. Brucklier *
Mr. & Mrs. David H. Carnahan
Dr. Scott Phillips & Ms. Mary C. Carroll
Ruth Cohan
Meryl Cole *
Mr. and Mrs. J. Michael & Marilyn Collins
Patricia Grimes & Richard Cowper
Edward B. Crohn *
Mabel Dahlquist *
Laura Damon
Mason O. & Louise P Damon *
Roberta & Roger Dayer
Mary M. Dillon *
Gloria Baretta Dux *
William Fahlbusch *
Marion S. Fay
Irene Fennay *
Floyd F. Fried Sr. *
Charles & Betty Gerlock
Robert W. Glenn *
Sturgen H. Glenn
Lino Gobbi
Patricia Graham
Dr. James Grunebaum & and Dr. Penelope Prentice
Robert M. Hartung *
Marilyn J. Hillman *
Elizabeth A. Hoheisel*
Steuart P. Holder *
Charles N. Hubble *
Carol Ann Jaworski*
Geraldine F. Karny *
Betty W. Lee *
Anne Lindsey
Donna Mae Linfield *
Donald I. MacDavid *
Norman E. Mack II *
Marie A. Marshall
Donald Bruce Morrison *
Harold F. & Lucille M. Peterson *
Shirley A. Phillips *
Catherine I. Pollack *
Eleanor F. Richards *
Heather Rohrer
Dr. Richard J. and Maureen W. Saab
Anna L. Schneckenburger *
Kathleen C. Seibold
Harriet B. Stewart *
David & Janet E. Popp Stout
Stephen Moncada Street *
Ann D. Sutton
Luba S. Taylorson *
Sharon Lynn Thibodeau *
Mary Tzetzo *
James & Michal Wadsworth
Mary Elisabeth Wallace *
Sue M. Wardynski
Robert K. Willmott *
Leonard Willschick
Kenneth Albert Wiltshire *

*deceased

Published in Major Gifts
Wednesday, 11 December 2013 14:14

Recognition

 

RECOGNTION

 

 

 

An area in WNED|WBFO’s main corridor has been designated for the WNED|WBFO Legacy member’s recognition.

 

 

 

All donors who have advised WNED|WBFO of their legacy intention (regardless of size) and who have completed the WNED|WBFO Legacy Society enrollment form are added to the legacy wall. 

 

 

 

Additional recognition naming opportunities are considered on a case by case basis.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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