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CROWNING ACHIEVEMENT: Aron Strumecki was crowned Queen and Kara Palangio King of the People’s Prom on Saturday, February 12. The event was held as a fundraiser by CJMP Powell River Community Radio. Photo by Jason Addy

CROWNING ACHIEVEMENT: Aron Strumecki was crowned Queen and Kara Palangio King of the People’s Prom on Saturday, February 12. The event was held as a fundraiser by CJMP Powell River Community Radio. Photo by Jason Addy

Read Kyle Wells’s the entire article in the Powell River Peak online:

http://prpeak.com/articles/2011/02/23/community/doc4d6469a6e0d3a371759606.txt

CJMP delves into live programming
by Kyle Wells | reporter@prpeak.com
Published: Wednesday, February 23, 2011 10:41 AM PST
Powell River Community Radio is live on the air and organizers have successfully fulfilled all goals set for this stage in the station’s progress.

Last October a new board came together to save the station after previous board members announced they would be stepping down and that the station’s community radio licence would be lost if nobody stepped in to save it. Fearing the loss of the station members of the community came forward to form a new board and begin their quest to save the airwaves.

Four months later and Powell River Community Radio is going strong. Every goal that the station set has been achieved. Organizers knew they needed to raise $1,500 by the end of 2010 to fit the station with the bare basics and get it up and running. They raised $4,500. They needed more members to get the station going. By the end of the year they had over 100. They wanted to broadcast live on December 15 for the first time. Check. […]

Read the entire article in the Powell River Peak, and online at: http://prpeak.com/articles/2011/02/23/community/doc4d6469a6e0d3a371759606.txt

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