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KUAC Stories of Cancer, Friday at 1 pm on KUAC FM

KUAC Stories of CancerJoin KUAC as our exploration of cancer continues with stories from closer to home. Listen for locally produced stories from KUAC’s Karen Simmons about four individuals impacted by cancer. For links to these stories and more about this outreach effort, or to learn how you can share your story, visit kuac.org/cancerfilm today. Tune in  Friday afternoon at 1  for the final series story on KUAC FM, KUAC online, KUAC HD, and KUAC TV 9.5.

Daniel Tiger is Coming to Town! Saturday, May 2, 1-4 pm at the Fairbanks Community Food Bank

Daniel Tiger is Coming to Town!Join KUAC and the Fairbanks Community Food Bank to welcome very special guest, Daniel Tiger! Bring the entire family to the Food Bank at 725 26th Ave. from 1 to 4 pm on May 2nd to celebrate Be My Neighbor Day. Learn about things kids of all ages can do to help out in our Fairbanks community! Enjoy neighborly activities brought to you by the Food Bank, Calypso Farm, Fairbanks Senior Center & Boy Scouts of America plus viewings of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood “Be My Neighbor” episode, meet Daniel Tiger in person and get your photo taken! While you are there ask about joining the KUAC Kids Club—more information can be found HERE. See you there and “Ugga Mugga”!

KUAC Community Advisory Council Call for Applications

KUAC Community Advisory Council Call for ApplicationsKUAC is currently accepting applications for the KUAC Community Advisory Council (CAC). If you are interested in assisting with strengthening public broadcasting’s capacity and partnerships with the various communities KUAC serves, please complete an application here. CAC members provide valuable feedback by communicating the needs and interests of the many communities served by KUAC. To find out more about the KUAC CAC operating principles, click here. The deadline for applications is NEXT THURSDAY April 30.

Support KUAC through Fred Meyer Rewards

Support KUAC through Fred Meyer RewardsJoin 50+ other households and share some love with KUAC (84486) with this great program from Fred Meyer! Just sign in to your Fred Meyer account and update your account settings. If you don’t have a Fred Meyer Rewards Card account, sign up today and make your purchases go further by supporting your favorite public broadcasting station, KUAC. You won’t lose your own rewards points or coupons, you just make them bigger!

Go to this link: http://www.fredmeyer.com/communityrewards and enter KUAC’s NPO# 84486.

The 2015 KUAC Spring Fundraiser is a Wrap!

The 2015 KUAC Spring Fundraiser is a Wrap!During the KUAC Spring Fundraiser, we focused on bringing new donors and new sustaining donors into the KUAC family. Over three days of sustaining fundraising to support Interior Alaska’s public broadcasting station, we were again amazed by the generosity and enthusiasm that our supporters exhibited. The 2015 spring grand total added up to a preliminary $72,500 (which doesn’t include the challenge dollars)!

More than 385 gifts were made to KUAC between April 10-12, including 49 new donors & 103 sustaining, monthly gifts. The 2015 spring fundraiser average pledge was an incredible $188. Read the entire spring drive update HERE.

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, available for streaming at www.pbs.org

Cancer: The Emperor of All MaladiesDid you miss any of this three-part film that tells the comprehensive story of cancer, from its first description in an ancient Egyptian scroll to the gleaming laboratories of modern research institutions? Stream this groundbreaking series HERE! The six-hour film interweaves a sweeping historical narrative with intimate stories about contemporary patients, and an investigation into the latest scientific breakthroughs that may have brought us, at long last, within sight of lasting cures. Streaming available through 4/29/15.

2015 Volunteer Appreciation Event Wrap-up & Spirit of KUAC award!

Congratulations to the long-time FM volunteer Steve Hormann, the 2015 Spirit of KUAC award winner.What an amazing and inspiring event!  KUAC celebrated the over 4000 volunteer hours given this past year in great form.  Live music from Swing Dogs, ice cream from Hot Licks and an well-deserved presentation of the Spirit of KUAC award to longtime FM volunteer Steve Hormann.  Read all about the event and see photos HERE.  Thank you again volunteers!