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KUAC TV plans month of programming in honor of Black History Month

KUAC TV plans month of programming in honor of Black History MonthTo honor Black History Month, KUAC TV will feature documentaries and specials highlighting the African-American experience throughout February. New offerings include programs that reflect on the contributions of icons like the late Maya Angelou, applaud beloved artists like Smokey Robinson and showcase independent documentaries about the valiant efforts of those pushing for change through thoughtful dialogue. Discover this enlightening programming just click here.

Think you are supporting KUAC with your Fred Meyer Community Rewards? You might not be!

Think you are supporting KUAC with your Fred Meyer Community Rewards?  You might not be!Last July, Fred Meyer implemented a re-enrollment policy for the Fred Meyer Community Rewards program. Every year, before the end of June, participants must re-link their account to KUAC keep those rewards coming to our way. We’d love for you to double check your account to ensure rewards are benefiting KUAC, and if you haven’t enrolled, please take this opportunity to do so! You can add to your support of KUAC every time you go shopping at Fred Meyer and that means thousands of dollars a year to benefit your public broadcasting station! Don’t let another day pass before checking your account and re-linking it to KUAC #84486! Click here for more information.

Living On Earth moves to Sundays at 6 a.m. on KUAC FM and noon on KUAC HD2

Living On EarthThis feature program is finding a weekly home on KUAC. No longer preempted by the Fairbanks North Star Borough School Board meeting every other week, listeners have two opportunities to enjoy Living on Earth. Beginning February 5th, wake up early, grab your cup of coffee or tea, and keep your finger on the pulse of the issues affecting the planet we call home. Tune in early Sunday mornings at 6 on KUAC FM, or tune in later in the day at noon to KUAC2 (KUAC TV 9.6 or stream at http://kuacii.streamon.fm/) to hear this environmental news and information program.

Support KUAC by sharing your Permanent Fund Dividend

Support KUAC by sharing your Permanent Fund DividendWhen you sit down to apply for the 2017 PFD, tap into Pick.Click.Give and maximize your donation to KUAC. By choosing to give $500 of your PFD to the University of Alaska through Pick.Click.Give, the money can be routed to KUAC. Simply call 474-1891 or email giving-kuac@alaska.edu to inform us of your gift. Thank you! Remember when you donate through PCG the state enters you in a drawing to double your PFD…10 lucky winners per year.

KUAC Welcomes Bob Fischer

KUAC Welcomes Bob FischerFor Bob Fischer, the new host for Afternoon Concert on Mondays, volunteering for KUAC is a huge part of his life and passion. Several years ago, when Bob found a need for widening the Baroque classical music library, he purchased and donated CDs. After recently retiring from a 50-year career with the National Weather Service, Bob will have more time to give to KUAC listeners. For decades, Bob has hosted Music of the Golden Ages which airs on the non-school board Meeting Tuesdays at 7 p.m. He will continue to produce this show for KUAC. You can hear Bob Fischer as the newest regular Afternoon Concert host Mondays 1-3 p.m. “KUAC is proud to have wonderful volunteers and thankful to folks like Bob who give their time and extensive musical knowledge to enrich our listening experience,” said Lori Neufeld, KUAC FM volunteer coordinator and music director.

Alaska Economics Report to Air Weekdays at Noon on KUAC FM

KUAC is pleased to announce that it is teaming up with APRN to bring Interior Alaska a program focusing on the economic forces at work in our state. Tune in weekdays at noon for the Alaska Economics Report to keep abreast of current and future economic trends and business events affecting Alaska’s economy on KUAC FM, KUAC HD, KUAC online and KUAC TV 9.5.

We are so grateful to you for the magnitude of support shown during the Fall Fundraiser!

KUAC grateful for magnitude of support during Fall FundraiserWhether you called in, walked in or went online to show your support of KUAC during the 2016 Fall Fundraiser, your generosity continues to sustain KUAC.

When we add the amount we started the fiscal year with from last year’s sustaining donors to the totals of this drive, including the Design Alaska/GHEMM Company Sustaining Donor challenge, it all adds up to more than $500,000 raised by you for KUAC. Thank you doesn’t do it justice!

Fairbanks, Nome, Tok, Eagle, Healy, Nenana, Delta and Bettles…and all points between and afar…we are both overwhelmed and humbled by the magnitude of your support.

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Support KUAC Friends Group with AmazonSmile

Support KUAC Friends Group with AmazonSmileIf you’re an Amazon shopper, there’s a new way to support KUAC through AmazonSmile. KUAC Friends Group, a registered and incorporated 501 (c) 3 established to raise vital funds in support of the KUAC TV and FM public broadcasting mission, is now a registered charity on AmazonSmile. Every time you shop through AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate .05% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to KUAC Friends Group. It’s easy to sign up. Just go to smile.amazon.com choose KUAC Friends Group as your charity and start shopping!