Jonas Bender http://wyso.org en Montford Point Marines receive Congressional Gold Medal; Jonas Bender shares his story http://wyso.org/post/montford-point-marines-receive-congressional-gold-medal-jonas-bender-shares-his-story <p><font color="black" face="arial" size="2"><font color="black" face="arial" size="2"><font face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Yellow Springs, Ohio resident Jonas Bender was proud to serve as a member of the Montford Point Marines. Bender and 20,000 members of the group who broke the Corps&rsquo; color barrier were honored with the Congressional Gold Medal recently in Washington, D.C.<br /><br /> President Barack Obama signed the bill awarding the medal to the Montford Point Marines last year.<br /> Thu, 19 Jul 2012 22:09:55 +0000 Wayne Baker 19285 at http://wyso.org WYSO Weekend: July 8, 2012 http://wyso.org/post/wyso-weekend-july-8-2012 <p>Full episode of WYSO Weekend for July 8, 2012 containing the following stories:</p><p>-Niki Dakota interviews Village Fam and beat-boxer Erratic about the Village Fam Summer in Yellow Springs.</p><p>-<a href="http://wyso.org/post/new-ohio-guide-zanes-trace">New Ohio Guide: Zane&#39;s Trace</a>, by Scott Spears</p><p>-Wayne Baker interviews Yellow Springs resident Jonas Bender who was recently awarded a Congressional Gold Medal for his service as a <span class="st">Montford Point Marine.</span></p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 14:30:00 +0000 Jerry Kenney 19078 at http://wyso.org