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DART to hold radiothon Thursday

Domestic Abuse Resistance Team Board members and volunteers plan this year’s DART Radiothon. Pictured from left to right are Jed Dance, Jeff Walczyk, Terri Queen Autrey, Rebecca Wade, Cathy Ayo, Libby English, Pam Dance and Michelle Allen. The radiothon is set from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 3 at Super 1 Foods in Ruston with the Q providing live broadcast.

On Thursday, Super 1 Foods, will play host to a 12-hour radiothon sponsored by the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team in conjunction with KRLQ 94.1 FM, The Q in an effort to raise $35,000 to combat domestic violence.

During the live broadcast, lasting from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m., DART will accept donations while advocates of domestic abuse victims speak on the radio three times per hour.
According to Deb Faircloth, a community advocate with DART, the purpose of the radiothon is not only to raise money but also to spread awareness.

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