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Connecting Family and Friends Through CaringBridge

From: WTIP
Series: Arts and Culture
Length: 17:45

In 1997, Sona Mehring combined her experience in IT with a passion for helping people to start CaringBridge in 1997. Since then, the Eagan-based organization has grown to a 5 million dollar business employing over 30 full-time staff. Last year they provided over 56,000 websites for patients dealing with serious health events to keep in touch with family and friends. Bob Carter and Buck Benson, with WTIP North Shore Community Radio, speak with the CaringBridge founder and CEO during this feature.

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Hosts Bob Carter and Buck Benson welcome Sona Mehring to The Roadhouse on WTIP North Shore Community Radio.

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Piece Description

Hosts Bob Carter and Buck Benson welcome Sona Mehring to The Roadhouse on WTIP North Shore Community Radio.

Intro and Outro

INTRO:

In 1997, Sona Mehring combined her experience in IT with a passion for helping people to start CaringBridge in 1997. Since then, the Eagan-based organization has grown to a 5 million dollar business employing over 30 full-time staff. Last year they provided over 56,000 websites for patients dealing with serious health events to keep in touch with family and friends. Bob Carter and Buck Benson, with WTIP North Shore Community Radio, speak with the CaringBridge founder and CEO during this feature.

OUTRO:

That was Bob Carter and Buck Benson from WTIP North Shore Community Radio, online at wtip.org. Support for this feature comes from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Additional Credits

Support for this feature comes from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.