Sun Sounds Volunteer Wins Award

Recently, Sun Sounds of Arizona was honored at the International Association of Audio Information Services (IAAIS) Conference, in Jacksonville, Florida. The IAAIS believes everyone with a visual, physical, or learning disability has a right to equal access to all forms of information available to the general public. IAAIS works actively to promote and protect this access. 
Sun Sounds of Arizona volunteer, Cynthia Elek, was recognized for her work in Drama and Dramatic reading. Cynthia Elek is a reader at the Sun Sounds of Arizona Tempe affiliate, and has a background in theater and music. She was recognized for Kids Space, a program that consists of children's books for a younger audience, which is produced and read weekly.  She also produces and reads for the In Tune with Music program, which focuses on articles that pertain to opera, instrumental or vocal music. Thank you for your reading excellence Cynthia!

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New Tucson Station Manager!

Please join me in welcoming the new Station Manager for the Sun Sounds Tucson affiliate, Murry Everson! Murry has been affiliated with Sun Sounds for over 16 years. He first started as a reader, then a board-op and was hired as their volunteer Coordinator four years ago. Murry has also served on the Sun Sounds Foundation Board since 2004.

Photo of Murry Everson sitting down

During his time with Sun Sounds, he has worked in marketing, been an ambassador, and guided and raised money for the Great Tucson Beer Festival. Murry brings decades of business and managerial experience from his years working with Nesbitt Contracting, Sonic Air Couriers (later UPS) and  Everson Consulting. He is also the founder of the Evermore Foundation, which promotes independent living for those with vision loss; founder of Camp Abilities of Tucson, a sports camp for children with vision loss; and sits on the board of the Rincon Optimist Club, to bring out the best in kids.

Murry has been handling the day-to-day operations, on a part-time basis, since Mitzi retired at the end of June. We are very excited to have him take on this new role. His first official day as Station Manager will be Monday, July 17th.


2017 Volunteer Breakfast

Thank you to all of our volunteers who made the Volunteer Appreciation breakfast a success last weekend! We are grateful for everything that each of you does!