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Radio-Thon Fundraiser for Kelker’s Kids

From March 5-7, Planet 106.7’s Michael and Kaitlyn hosted our first-ever radio-thon fundraiser for Kelker’s Kids, an amazing charity for kids with cancer at Billings Clinic. Our original fundraising goal was $15,000 and we actually raised over $25,000 in just nine hours of emotional airtime....
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The Voice on The Wolf

Wichita singer Kaleigh Glanton was able to get four chairs to turn in the latest season of The Voice. (She eventually chose Team Blake.) The day after her performance, Kaleigh joined Brad and Cathy on the Wolf Morning Show for most of the morning. A week later, Kaleigh was asked to fill in all morning...
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New Morning Show on The Wolf

We made a big move this winter when we announced the reunion of two longtime morning personalities on KVWF/The Wolf: Cathy Carrier, who had been doing mornings for sister station KIBB/BOB-FM, moved down the hall to join new (and former) co-host Bad Streeter for mornings on The Wolf. Brad Streeter had worked at a country...
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Bob’s Sense of Humor

On Nov. 21st, Wichita made national news when one of the world's largest cargo planes, a Boeing Dream Lifter, landed at the wrong airport in Wichita. The enormous plane landed by mistake at the very small Jabara airport 6 miles away from its intended destination, McConnell Air Force Base. The following morning, while the plane...
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Stuff The Bus

93.5 SBG gave our friends at Monroe County Head Start a jump on the new school year. We “Stuffed the Bus” with school supplies on August 17th in front of Staples from 9a-4p. We collected for all kinds of items including markers, pencils, crayons, safety scissors, construction paper, book bags, even monetary donations. We collected...
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12th Annual Golf Outing

B103 supports the annual Long Island State Veterans Home golf outing. 2013 marked the 12th annual event…and this is no typical outing. It sells out in a matter of days and raises money for our veterans. The golf course is turned into a circus with different activities and chances to win prizes at every hole....
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Hard Hat Lunches

This August, as part of a National buy, The Shark hosted “Hard Hat Lunches” with Ram Trucks. We asked listeners to tell us where there is a work crew helping families rebuild their homes from the damage from Super Storm Sandy. We surprised a National Grid crew, rebuilding the Long Island electric grid, with our...
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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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