WKMS Fundraiser

WKMS Press Releases
4:18 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

Media Release: WKMS Listeners Meet Spring Goal

Murray, KY- WKMS listeners and underwriters surpassed the station’s spring fundraising goal on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 by contributing over $130,000 in support for this Murray State University regional service for western Kentucky, northwest Tennessee, and southernmost Illinois. 

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Sports
10:56 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Win Bikes from BikeWorld in Paducah!

You’ve traveled far with WKMS. Now let us take you farther in style!

When you pledge early, you keep our on-air fundraiser short – so you can hear more of the uninterrupted public radio programming you love. And now, as an added bonus, when you pledge before our on-air drive on April 4, you’re automatically entered into the drawing for a pair of bikes from BikeWorld of Paducah (A $1,000 value)!

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WKMS Press Releases
11:29 am
Thu January 16, 2014

You're Invited to "A Classical Affair"

We're looking for angels to make history in Murray!

Join WKMS staff and listeners for "A Classical Affair" at Oakhurst, Murray State's Presidential Residence, Thursday, February 13, 2013 from 5 to 7 p.m.

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WKMS Press Releases
11:09 am
Thu November 21, 2013

WKMS Exceeds Fundraiser Goal and Provides Food to Community Food Banks

Photo left to right: WKMS Program Director Tracy Ross, Asia Burnett and Roger Reichmuth display this fall’s "Feeding Hungry Minds Sounds Good" logo tee.

Murray, KY- Dedicated WKMS listeners and underwriters topped the station’s autumn fundraising goal on Halloween Day, 2013 by contributing over $130,000 in support for this public radio service that Murray State University has provided the region, with community support, for over four decades.

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WKMS Press Releases
2:19 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

FUNDRAISER GOAL MET! YOU DID IT!

Thank you all for achieving the WKMS fundraising goal during the Halloween edition of Sounds Good! Everything you hear on WKMS happens because of your giving. We thank volunteers, student interns, food and thank you gift providers, Rotarian partners, guests on air, and you for coming through once again. WKMS can't do without you!

Stay tuned... we're giving away five pairs of tickets to Here Come The Mummies. They're performing in Lovett Auditorium on November 21st at 8 pm! We'll announce the winners very soon!

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WKMS Press Releases
2:17 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Media Release: WKMS Fundraiser Exceeds Spring Goal

Murray, KY- Dedicated WKMS listeners and underwriters from western Kentucky, northwest Tennessee, and southernmost Illinois raised $131,177 in community support this spring to maintain Murray State’s NPR Station. 

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WKMS Press Releases
2:40 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

Media Release: WKMS Spring Fundraiser Close to Goal

Murray, KY- Over 1,000 dedicated WKMS listeners and underwriters from western Kentucky, northwest Tennessee, and southernmost Illinois have raised nearly $118,000 towards a $130,000 goal in community support this spring. WKMS staff will fundraise on-air April 17 & 18 to give listeners a convenient way to meet goal by calling the station toll-free at 1-800-599-4737 or clicking “Contribute Now” at wkms.org, a secure pledge page, to make a gift.  

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Culture
9:01 am
Fri March 1, 2013

Western Kentucky Historian & Musician Featured on Sounds Good

Credit nathanblakelynn.com

WKMS hosts a special early-bird fundraising event with live string band music in Studio A for Sounds Good with Tracy Ross. One of the rotating hosts of Music from the Front Porch, Mike Gowen, joins in to introduce old-time string music of the Purchase Region with Nathan Blake Lynn and Josh Coffey, known through Bawn in the Mash and other groups. 

As part of today's special presentation, Nathan plays music from his historical music project titled The Places I Used To Know. The album features 10 original songs focused on Lynn’s experiences in the Jackson Purchase. All songs were written, performed, and engineered by Lynn at his farm in Heath, Kentucky. For more information visit nathanblakelynn.com.

See a video describing the album and a special fundraiser premium after the jump.

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WKMS Press Releases
3:57 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

Non-Commercial, Educational Station WKMS Fundraising Underway

Murray, KY. Murray State’s NPR station, 91.3 WKMS is engaging listeners in the first fundraiser of 2013. The on-air portion of the fund drive begins March 6 and continues through March 16 with special guests and gifts.

WKMS Membership Coordinator Jenni Todd says, “Listeners who get in touch with us, with or without a commitment, by March 5 are included in an iPad Mini Giveaway on March 6.”

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WKMS Press Releases
11:12 am
Thu December 6, 2012

Listeners Exceed WKMS Fall Fundraiser and New Member Goal

Contributors to Murray State’s NPR station, 91.3 WKMS, exceeded the fall fundraiser goal of $130,000 in community support on October 31, 2012. A total of 1,104 contributions came from new and renewing donors from fifteen states.

Membership Coordinator Jenni Todd says, “WKMS set a goal of 150 new members for this fall’s membership campaign, and we are delighted to report that 175 listeners became members for the first time ever.  Our long-standing renewing contributors are pleased to know our sustaining membership is growing.”

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