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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

KRCU 90.9 FM HOLDS SUCCESSFUL FALL MEMBERSHIP CAMPAIGN

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Nov. 8, 2002 - Southeast Missouri State University's public radio station, KRCU 90.9 FM, recently held its fall membership campaign, raising more than $30,000, and exceeding its new membership goal by bringing in 85 new members and more than 160 renewals.

The campaign began with "Cyber Days" online pledging Oct. 19-20, and continued with live, on-air pledging Oct. 21-26. This was the first year that online pledging was available, and the new option brought in 23 pledges. The online pledging program will allow pledges to be received year round.

More than 100 community volunteers assisted KRCU in achieving success during its campaign by answering phones or acting as on-air guests. A number of corporate sponsors also supported the effort, including Ameren UE, Bellevue Bed & Breakfast, Biokyowa, Buchheit's, Chartwell's, My Daddy's Cheesecake, Miracle Ear, Natural Health Organic Foods, Nicole's, Orthopedic Associates, Pyramid Clinical Services, Sam A. Baker Concessionaire and Schnuck's.

KRCU is the region's public radio station and can be heard at 90.9 FM. Online pledges can be made at www.krcu.org.

 

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