January 30, 2009

CFRC Funding Drive!

Posted in mp3, mumbling, radio session at 1:28 pm by rgsc

It is time to open your wallet and give to support Campus and Community Radio. Today is the start of CFRC 101.9 FM‘s (CFRC’s site is down at the moment after the AMS’ servers, which host it, imploded. A temporary site has been set up here) 4th Annual Funding Drive.

Giving is easy easy easy. You can pledge by phone by calling 613-533-2372 and talking to the kind operators who are standing by or you can donate online. Any little bit helps and if you pledge by phone (or in person at Lower Carruthers Hall on Queen’s campus) you can get yourself a sweet gift from one of the many awesome sponsors, such as my personal favourite Novel Idea, or if you donate online or by phone you can get a tax receipt. So please donate what you can. Every little bit helps.

To make parting with your money even more enjoyable, there are a bunch of spectacular Funding Drive events which the CFRC Facebook page tells me include:

Kingston Symphony Orchestra presents “Virtuoso Variations”
Sat. Jan 31, 7:30pm and Sun. Feb. 1, 2:30pm at The Grand Theatre

ASUS Movie Theatre presents “Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars” (1973)
Sun. Feb. 1, 7pm at Dunning Auditorium (Queen’s main campus)

Apple Crisp presents a CFRC Funding Drive Festival featuring Magic Jordan, The Gertrudes, Cities Turn to Sand, False Face
Tues. Feb. 3, 8pm (door) at The Grad Club, $7-12 sliding scale

Into the Magic Soundbox
Fri. Feb. 6, 6pm and 9pm at Queen St. United Church

Soul Shakedown feat. DJ E, Redfoot and special guest Nuphonic
Sat. Feb. 7, 9pm at Time to Laugh Comedy Club

You can check out some of the bands playing at the Apple Crisp show on Tuesday at their respective Myspaces:

Magic JordanThe GertrudesFalse Face

You get to see a kick ass show and  help keep CFRC alive and kicking – it is win-win!


I posted this for the 2007 Funding Drive but I think it is worth reposting. Jill loves CFRC and you should too.

* Jill Barber, When I’m Making Love to You (live at CFRC).mp3

(don’t forget to get your tickets to see Jill Barber at the Grand Theatre on Feb. 14th)

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