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VOA Museum Seeks Volunteers for BBQ Bash

Proceeds go to support the museum and its collections

The National Voice Of America Museum of Broadcasting and Bethany Relay Station AKA the VOA museum, WANTS YOU… to help out at their second annual Voice of America BBQ Bash — “a beer, blues and BBQ festival that will be held on museum property on May 17 and 18,” a release explains.

“Individuals, teenagers in scout troops, club members and company employee groups are invited to help us monitor parking and guide cars safely in and out of parking spaces at the event,” said Ken Rieser, museum board chairman. “This is a great opportunity to connect with our museum board and become a part of our museum family.”

Museum volunteers and other interested parties can attend the festival and enjoy food, drink and blues music from the Cincy Blues Society. The festival will go from 6 p.m. to midnight on May 17, and from 11 midnight on May 18. 

The event is sponsored by the West Chester Rotary Club, a portion of festival proceeds will benefit the VOA museum. 

To sign up individually or to enter a roster of names, go to the museum’s website or contact museum board members Chris Wunnenberg of Schumacher Dugan Construction or Melinda Zemper at Oak Tree Communications.

The VOA museum is located in the historic Bethany Relay Station building at 8070 Tylersville Road in West Chester, Ohio. The museum consists of collections and exhibits from the VOA-Bethany station; Media Heritage’s Greater Cincinnati Museum of Broadcast History; the Gray History of Wireless Museum; and the West Chester Amateur Radio Association control room.

Suggested donation for museum tours is $5 for adults and $1 for children under 12.