Community Focus

Carol-Lee Kantor, Moderator of COMMUNITY FOCUS live, is delighted to serve as Secretary to the WPWL-Pawling Public Radio Board of Directors. PPR Trustee since 2007, Carol-Lee enjoys her work with friends and neighbors in the community supporting PPR’s many programs and activities: In addition to COMMUNITY FOCUS, she develops/ writes the ARTS CALENDAR; works as Co-Volunteer Coordinator; Grant writer; Fundraiser; Arts Reviewer / Photographer; handles Special Reports and Interviews and also serves on several PPR standing committees. Carol-Lee plans to co-produce/direct a special Reader’s Theatre Drama in the near future and will soon be recruiting actors to help create an all- inclusive community radio theatre project.

Carol-Lee began her volunteer career as a youngster, a dancer/ performer, at Hospitals, Schools and Organizational events and then as a teen, helped to create recreational programs and activities serving persons with disabilities throughout her high school and college years. Her diversified professional career included teaching, public relations, program development, grant writing and advocacy for regional and national organizations. A Community Organizer/ Medical Social Worker, now not so retired, she especially enjoys creative, development work with Area Organizations. Co-founder of the Pawling Theatre Company in 1982, she produced, directed, acted and taught creative dramatics. At present, she also serves as a Board Member of the Pawling Shakespeare Club and Mended Hearts of Putnam County. Additionally, she loves to paint primarily in oils and exhibits occasionally in the area, when time permits. Carol-Lee and Joseph (her husband of 52 years) have lived in Holmes since 1975 where they raised three beautiful daughters (all attended the Pawling Schools, now blessed with wonderful families of their own.

If you know of an individual or organization that would like to tell their story and inform our community about programs and services as well as upcoming plans and activities, please contact Carol-Lee Kantor, COMMUNITY FOCUS at or call 845-493-0355. COMMUNITY FOCUS broadcasts live Monday Evenings at 6pm and rebroadcasts Friday Mornings at 9am.

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