Archive for the ‘Blog’ Category

VoV Rejects Racism and Hate

June 14th, 2020 - Posted in Blog

As we listen to news about the killing of George Floyd at the hands of police, we hear echoes from the voices of too many other persons of color who came before him.   Their voices will not be silenced. We must hear their voices, say their names, and raise each of our unique voices […]

Vashon’s second COVID-19  Town Hall  took place Saturday, April 25, from 10 am to 11:30 am.  A panel of island experts joined Fire Chief Charlie Krimmert and leaders of the all-volunteer Vashon Emergency Operations Center to answer questions about COVID-19 and the island’s response to layoffs, business closures, food availability, testing, transportation issues and what […]


October 15th, 2019 - Posted in Blog

“Thank you all!  I really appreciate the comments.  Perhaps after a big break, I’ll come back.  I just need to take a long break and have a chance to dig in deeper with some other projects.  I love VoV!!  and it’s people!!  I also really have loved the opportunity to explore music more fully around […]

PSE Grant to Support VoV

July 26th, 2019 - Posted in Blog

Many thanks to Puget Sound Energy Foundation for a $3500 grant. Funds will contribute to the cost of a project to maintain and improve Emergency Alert Service. Some of the work includes replacing backup batteries at flashing signs and transmitters. Putting a spare transmitter into readiness. Refurbishing broadcast van to be a mobile studio able […]

Thank You Vashon!

May 14th, 2019 - Posted in Blog

Thanks to our many generous online donors, those who handed cash to our sandwich board ‘street walkers’ and our darling match donor, Voice of Vashon has surpassed our 2019 GiveBIG Day goal! We are thrilled that more than 20 Vashon Island non-profits brought their stories to the Jean Bosch Broadcast Studio for GiveBIG Day, proving […]

The Japanese American Presence on Vashon

February 10th, 2019 - Posted in Blog

WATCH THIS EPISODE ~~~ Vashon: Then & Now – The Japanese American Presence on Vashon Part 1. This is the first episode of Vashon Then and Now’s second season.  The show traces the evolution of Japanese Americans on the island from early farm laborers in 1900, through their integration into the larger Vashon society, and concludes […]

The raffle proceeds will be used to help fund VoV’s Emergency Alert System broadcasts on 1650AM,, Facebook and the VoV app.

Community Preparedness

August 19th, 2018 - Posted in Blog

Watch these videos about Community Emergency Preparedness presented by VashonBePrepared, CERT and Voice of Vashon. King County Community Service Area program and Vashon Fire & Rescue.

The winners of  “The Voice (of Vashon)” second annual singing contest.

Jean Bosch Broadcast Studio

April 4th, 2018 - Posted in Blog

Voice of Vashon’s studio is dedicated to Jean Bosch, President of VoV Board of Directors from 2011 to 2016. Jean was a remarkable person with a wide span of abilities and a willingness to do whatever was necessary for the benefit of this community. She was devoted to the success of VoV, and every person who was […]

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