VISION RESOURCES PROGRAMMING NETWORK (VRPN) is a reading service programmed for individuals who are blind, visually impaired or otherwise print impaired. VPRN can be heard on Comcast Cable channel 78 (East Shore) & 98 (West Shore) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. or twenty-four hours a day using any wifi connected device – cell phone, tablet, computer – via streaming on the Vision Resources home web page, www.vrocp.org.
The program schedule provides in-depth local news, information, content of interest and music. Occasional schedule changes are made to reflect program specials, such as interviews, and holiday programming. Recently the schedule has been updated to better meet the needs of listeners. Most requested offers include the Patriot News/Penn Live, the shopping guide and grocery ads.
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Please note that Middletown Press and Journal has permanently shut the doors. We enjoyed reading that for our local clients. In that time slot will now be the Diabetic Living.
Guest Interviews air on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and repeat at 1:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. the following days.
The September Guest Interview will be Ken Albert, Vision Resources Board Treasurer.
Starting September 1, 2020 we will be offering PODCASTING again. Go to vrocp.org select listen Live, select podcasts and then select which podcast you want to hear. We will be podcasting for HealthNotes, which will accumulate weekly and then at the end of the quarter be deleted and built again for 12 editions. Grocery Ads will be podcasted weekly and updated every Friday. They will include Giant, Aldi, Karns and Weis grocery ads if we receive the ads through the mail on time.
Tune in to the bookworm program as part of our book club. Currently we are broadcasting Harry Potter.. Next month will be 800 Grapes.
VROCP Obituary Line
Audio Services is also responsible for providing the telephone Obituary Line Service. This service enables callers to dial 717.213.3648 or 1.855.861.2483 and listen to an up-to-date listing of complete obituaries as published by the Patriot News.
VROCP houses a lending library open to the public including books on CD, Braille Books, Large Print Books and Descriptive Audio DVDs.
We have the ability to produce and duplicate your informational CD or flash drive.
For more information about the Reading services that are available, please contact Liz Stanley-Swope, Director of Audio Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 717.238.2531.