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WVIK honors founder & former GM, Don Wooten LISTEN

A politician, history professor, attorney, and actress praised a famous Rock Island resident for a variety of contributions to the community and State of Illinois. Augustana College presidents Tom Tredway, Steve Bahls, and Dee Canfield from the Genesius Guild spoke on Thursday at WVIK's gala to honor the founder of the station and theater organization, Don Wooten.

On today's WVIK News Focus, excerpts from their remarks beginning with former Illinois State Senator Ken Buzbee, followed by former Augustana College President Tom Tredway, current president Steve Bahls, the Genesius Guild's Dee Canfield, and finally "the don" himself.