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Mike Lapitino Golf Tournament

Last August, the 14th Annual Mike Lapitino Golf Tournament raised $14,420 on behalf of the Norma Pfriem Breast Care Center at Bridgeport Hospital. Mike Lapitino, Rowena White, and crew presented the check to the Center in September to kick off breast cancer awareness month. Sales generated over $67,000 in sponsorships and registration fees.
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Food For Families

Each year, STAR 99.9 teams up with Stop & Shop and the Connecticut Food Bank for the “Food For Friends” food drive to benefit our neighbors in need. Thursday November 21st, each personality broadcasted live from a Stop & Shop location for 13 hours—this meant (3) simultaneous broadcasts, executed flawlessly from our engineering team. We…
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Promotion of Drew Carrano

After the passing of our long-term Marketing Director Sam Tilery, we are proud to announce the promotion of Drew Carrano to the position of Marketing Director of WPLR/WYBC. It is hard to follow in the footsteps of such a legendary figure as Sam was, but we feel that Drew learned from the best and after…
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Welcoming Big Jim to Star 99.9

Please welcome Big Jim to Star 99.9! Jim is co-hosting mornings alongside Anna. He is originally from the Boston area but most recently spent some time at the CBS Sports station in Atlanta. We are extremely excited to add another true talent to the STAR airstaff as we continue to differentiate the station from the…
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Honoring Veterans

News Talk 730 held it’s 4th Annual Veterans day salute. Over 2,000 Veterans received a no charge breakfast from News Talk 730 and our local Perkins Restaurants. News Talk 730, also for the 4th year in a row, broadcasted live a 3 hour Veterans day Program. We talked with current and past Veterans. Pictured is…
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