Topic: Children’s Issues
Posted on 12/3/2017
Community Broadcasters’ WBDR-FM and WOTT-FM Watertown, N.Y., raised $103,000 in a radiothon for Children’s Miracle Network, held November 1 - 2. The funds stay local, supporting services at pediatric and neonatal intensive care units. Since 2001, the stations have raised nearly $2 million. Jim Leven, Community President and CEO, said, “I’m so proud of Lance Hale and Johnny Spezzano, who have been hosting the CMN Radiothon for nearly 20 years, for their tireless help. The north country audience is amazingly generous and help us to fulfill our mission as Community Broadcasters.”
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