Centennial Broadcasting Donates $1001.50 To Oklahoma Tornado Victims
May 29, 2013 at 5:38 AM (PT)
Over the MEMORIAL DAY weekend, CENTENNIAL BROADCASTING donated $1001.50 in support of "Operation: Help Moore," a one-day OKLAHOMA tornado relief supply drive hosted by CENTENNIAL’s FREDERICKSBURG, VA, radio outlets, Hot AB WBQB (B101.5) and NewsTalk WFVA-A, and the non-profit organization, JUST A HAND.
During a six-hour broadcast SATURDAY, MAY 25th, at the Southpoint Wal-Mart location in FREDERICKSBURG, B101.5 and NewsTalk 1230 WFVA listeners donated over 15,000 relief items and $1176.16 in cash. JUST A HAND donated their entire spring and summer inventory of children’s clothing totaling nearly 5,000 pieces. CENTENNIAL’s $1001.50 donation was used to purchase children’s items such as playpens, baby formula, baby wipes, towels, pillows, and other day-to-day essential items needed by victims in OKLAHOMA.
"We at CENTENNIAL BROADCASTING believe we have an obligation to use our radio stations to be of real service to our communities and our listeners. Our FREDERICKSBURG listeners wanted to help the tornado victims of MOORE, OKLAHOMA, so we helped make that possible," said CENTENNIAL BROADCASTING Pres./CEO, ALLEN SHAW.
"I am so proud of our company, our FREDERICKSBURG advertising partners, and more importantly, our listeners," said Market Mgr. TOM HAMILTON. "It was amazing to watch so many in our community take the time over a holiday weekend to help those who reside 1300 miles away."