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42nd Annual WIBX Slocum Dickson Heart Radiothon – 2013

March 1, 2013 7:00 am - March 2, 2013 1:00 pm
Utica College
1600 Burrstone Road, Utica, NY 13502 United States

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42 years ago, former WIBX employee Ralph Allinger passed away from a heart attack. WIBX held a radiothon in his honor and a man from Barneveld decided to run from his home to the radio station to make his donation. It was from that act of generosity that the Heart Run and Walk was born. Such acts of generosity over the past 41 years have raised millions of dollars for research to find a cure for both heart disease and stroke.

Date & Time:
Friday, March 1, 2013 7am – 7pm
Saturday, March 2, 2013 5am – 1pm

Howard T. Clark Athletic Center at Utica College


Every dollar pledged helps save lives. Do your part and become a heart helper! This year WIBX, Slocum Dickson Medical Group, and The American Heart Association have teamed up to offer you some great incentives to say thank you for your support!

Do your part and become a Heart Helper!


2013 Incentives

Syracuse Basketball

For every $10 pledged, you will receive an entry into a drawing for a basketball autographed by SU head basketball coach, Jim Boheim.

Heart Hoop Earrings

For every $42 pledged, you’ll receive an entry into a drawing for heart-shaped hoop earrings from Freeman and Foote Jewelers in Downtown Utica.

Adirondack Old Forge Getaway

For every $42 pledged, you’ll receive an entry into a drawing for a getaway to Old Forge including

Stay at the Water’s Edge Inn

Play at Enchanted Forest/Water Safari

Dine at Billy’s Italian-American Restaurant

Plus enjoy breakfast and lunch from Slicker’s Adirondack Tavern and Walt’s Diner.


Donate Now

Or call in live during the radiothon and make your pledge! Call 315-624-WIBX (9429) or 1-866-716-WIBX (9429)

*Phone lines will not be open until Friday, March 1st at 7am.

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