Sam Dial Jewelers Community Cares Radio-thon presented by Bull Country 99.5 FM

October 11 6:00 AM Inland Northwest Broadcasting, 1114 N Almon Street, Moscow, Idaho 83843 208-669-1600
Sam Dial Jewelers Community Cares Radio-thon presented by Bull Country 99.5 FM will raise money for United Way of Pullman and United Way of Moscow/Latah County October 11-12

Pullman-licensed radio station Bull Country 99.5 FM (KZZL) is hosting the first-annual Sam Dial Jewelers Community Cares Radio-thon October 11-12. The 30-hour Radio-thon from 6am on October 11 to 10am on October 12 will raise money and awareness for the United Way of Pullman and the United Way of Moscow/Latah County.

"The 2012 Community Cares Radio-A-Thon is a chance for Bull Country to give back to our community,” said Program Director and host of the Morning Stampede Radio Show, Bre Earl. Earl added, “Inside the studio we know the power of radio, but it's events like this that truly showcase that power. This radio-a-thon is going to allow volunteers, employees, and listeners the chance to come together to make an impact and a difference in our community.”

The first annual event hopes to raise $2,000 for the United Ways of Moscow and Pullman. Earl said, “Although we are setting a monetary goal, our main mission this year is to set up a strong foundation to make this an annual event, and to raise overall awareness for the United Ways of both Moscow and Pullman. The staff here at Bull Country and I, understand the importance of community partnership and the amazing things one hour of broadcasting can do. That is why we are thrilled and humbled by the opportunity to broadcast this event live for 30 hours straight with our employees and community members."

Member agencies of United Way of Pullman and United Way of Moscow/Latah County include: Boy Scouts of America, Girl Scouts of EW/NI, Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse, Families Together of the Palouse, Palouse Area Therapeutic Horsemanship, Childcare Resource and Referral, Community Childcare Center, YMCA, YWCA, Council on Aging Food Bank & Senior Services, Palouse River Mental Health, Whitman County Red Cross, Lilac Blind, Eastern WA Center for Deaf & Hard of Hearing, Palouse Industries, Second Judicial CASA, Friendly Neighbors Senior Citizens, Inc., Gritman Adult Day Health, Gritman First Steps, Latah Alliance for the Mentally Ill, Palouse Center for Conflict Management, Retired Senior Volunteer Program, Sojourner’s Alliance, and Success by 6 of the Palouse.

Special guests from the Community will join Earl and other DJs to help present a message of united support for both United Ways and their member agencies. Confirmed guests that will join the Radio-thon live on-air include Mayor of Pullman Glenn Johnson, University of Idaho President Duane Nellis, Pullman United Way President Ev Davis, and Moscow/Latah County President Renee Ellsworth, among many more.

The Sam Dial Jewelers Community Cares Radio-thon will take place at Inland Northwest Broadcasting at 1114 N Almon Street in Moscow. Volunteers from the community are still being requested to answer the phones to take pledges of donations. To volunteer, contact or call 208-669-1600.
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