Mark your calendars! Wednesday, December 2nd 2015 is the 38th Annual CKNW Orphans’ Fund Pledge Day. This full day “radio-thon” is broadcast live on CKNW News Talk AM980 from the beautiful Terminal City Club in downtown Vancouver. The Fund’s largest fundraiser of the year, last year Pledge Day was able to raise over $1.8 million […]
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CiTR independent campus and community radio is hosting their annual Fundrive, hoping to raise $30,000 in pledges to support their programming and operations. In the fall, the station will move to the new Student Union Building at UBC and they would like to purchase new broadcast boards for their studios. Starting Thursday, February 28th at […]
Anna Ethel Sprott (1879-1961) has a legacy in Vancouver that most might associate with a radio jingle: “Sprott-Shaw Community College, since 1903!”. However, Anna Ethel Sprott did more than marry the school‘s founder, R.J. Sprott, in 1918 and take on the role of president after his passing in 1943. She was a solid member of […]
I am pleased to once again support and participate in CKNW Orphans’ Fund Pledge Day at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. I was first involved in 2011 after my company put together a new website for the CKNW Orphans’ Fund and last year I volunteered a few hours on the phone lines taking donations. I’ll be […]
Although it was announced earlier this year, it’s only recently sunk in that the Red Robinson Show Theatre at the Boulevard Casino will get a new name when the casino changes over to the Hard Rock Casino brand this December. The theatre, named after local rock and roll radio legend Red Robinson — inducted in […]