KSVU Monthly Newsletter
Say, do you remember dancing in September?
Cool weather, crisp air, orange & red leaves, and warm beverages are making their comeback, and we'll ALL be dancing in September again!
What happened in August?
Cascade Days 2018 - Pie a-la-mode booth!
On August 18 - Pie à la Mode returned for another year! Folks were able to come eat some nice COOL treats and learn all about the station, how it operates, volunteer opportunities, and other ways to support local radio. A HUGE thank you to everyone who volunteered their time/energy/resources and to everyone who stopped by for pie! We were able to raise $363 this year!
Greg Sweet's Music Mix
On August 10th, Greg sat down with the winner of the 8th season of NBC's The Voice, Sawyer Fredericks before a performance with Wolfchild at Bellingham's Firefly Lounge. Check out a pre-Interview video with the pair on KSVR's Facebook page.
Aussie singer/songwriter and slide guitar player Kara Grainger was a guest on Greg Sweet's show on Friday Aug. 31st. Later that evening she was at The Conway Muse. To learn more about her, check out her website! www.karagrainger.com
Music Mix with Greg Sweet airs on both KSVR and KSVU from 2-4pm on Fridays.
Our Local Yokel's been busy!
DJ Darling Christie hosted the Potluck Lunchbox show (noon-1pm) Monday the 27th and went on to star as the Belle of the Ball for the Bluegrass Belle & Friends show on Friday the 31st (noon-1pm) in addition to her regular duties Thursdays for the Local Yokel show in the same timeslot.
Heads up - there will be a live Local Yokel show on Oct. 11th! Too Old To Care - featuring Jim Fichter (mandolin/vocals) and Jordan Shaffer (guitar/vocals) - will be in the studio! The duo have been friends since high school (50 years!) and have played twice a year (Spring and Fall) on the show for 6 years now - incredible!
New places to follow KSVU online!
What's happening in September?
Marcia Kester feat. Lil' Joe Argo @ Birdsview Brewery, September 15th 3-8pm
Marcia Kester (accompanied by Sandy Carter) & Lil' Joe Argo will be performing at Birdsview Brewery on Sept. 15th.
Half of the proceeds from a TBD beer sold during the performance will be benefiting KSVU! There will also be several 50/50 raffles during the performances.
Please note the $5 cover charge!
Many thanks to all donating their time/services!
Lil' Joe Argo: 3-5pm
Marcia Kester: 6-8pm
DJ Marren has a lively month planned!
On September 1st, The Marren Yarbrough Show will be winding up a series of interviews with health guru Tom Torrey, who's been talking about health and healing. Tom works free of Church to those needing to regain lost health through exercise and "nutrient fence foods."
On September 8th and 15th, "political iconoclast" Tim Grady will continue his talks on secret societies and the exposure of the Nexium sex cult and its ties to child sex trafficking and Hollywood celebs.
September 29th we'll get to listen to "Escapades" and have a remote viewing with "Alias."
Also, this month, writer and off-grid resident Josiah Garcia will be talking on various subjects including "Big Pharma."
For The Inspirational Hour with Soul (Sunday mornings at 9am), we'll continue to learn more about the "Divine Interface" and what ancient scripture tells us about prophecies for "end times" and the world of light to come.
On September 2nd, DJ Pat Donovan will be covering for DJ Marren, so take note!
Help us prep for the 8th Annual Harvest Fest & Halloween Dance!
Saturday Oct. 27th - the tradition continues!
We'll be back at the Marblemount Community Hall for a potluck, dancing, and community fun! Undecided and Jumbled Pie will return to help us dance the night away! Music is planned to start at 7pm.
The raffle and silent auction will be happening again this year, but we DO NEED HELP!
We need auction items as well as people willing to help us man these events!
We'll also always take volunteers for set-up/clean-up in general. If interested you can call us at 360-853-8588 and leave a message (with return phone number!) or you can send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
KSVU Can't Survive Without You!
Your donations keep the lights on and the transmitter going!
Turbulent seas may be in the forecast for KSVU and KSVR. Now, more than ever we need your support to pay our bills so that we can continue operating. As our usual funding sources run dry, we are in desperate need of recurring donations, volunteers, and folks with grant-writing and grant application knowledge. If you think you can help us, PLEASE contact the station via email, phone, or by dropping by in person!
This button takes you to the Skagit Valley College donation page for KSVR and KSVU. Please be sure to select KSVU in the dropdown selection box at the bottom of the page! Thank you!