Horizon/Bend, OR Stations Reach Goal At Make-A Wish-Radiothon
February 28, 2011 at 12:08 PM (PT)
HORIZON BROADCASTING GROUP/BEND, OR held its 10th annual MAKE-A-WISH RADIOTHON and raised $25,398 and 143,771 frequent-flier miles that will help grant wishes to children living with life-threatening medical conditions in CENTRAL OREGON. The event originated from the BEND RIVER PROMENADE on FEBRUARY 24th-25th.
The MAKE-A-WISH RADIOTHON aired on Classic Hits KQAK, Hot AC KWPK (THE PEAK) and AC KLTW (LITE 95.1) and has raised has raised over $240,000 and over two million air miles during the past decade. This year it featured HORIZON BROADCASTING GROUP air personalities DAVE CLEMENS, JEFFREY BRIAN NELSON, ROBIN FOX DEBBY BEVER and JOHN TESH.
"We are so thankful to everyone in CENTRAL OREGON for their generosity during our 10th annual Radiothon," MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION OF OREGON Exec. Dir. ANDREW ASATO said. "We’ve delivered 83 wishes the past 10 years in CENTRAL OREGON, and another handful of children living with life-threatening illnesses will experience the power of a Wish in the coming year, thanks to everyone who contributed their dollars and air miles."