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Have fun volunteering for the Spring Membership Drive, and help KBOO too!

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Have you been curious about how KBOO works? Do you have a little time to spend with us? If you want to check things out from the other side of your radio speakers, this is your time! KBOO's Spring Membership Drive begins Thursday, April 28th and runs through Saturday, May 14th, and we could really use your help!

Volunteer Holiday Party / Open House this Saturday, Dec. 18th

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We work hard together, so I'm very much hoping that you will be able to socialize, and share in some fun, too.  We will have refreshments, and the best company you could hope for! Please feel free to bring guests, and show off our station.

You are so important to KBOO-- we would not exist without our volunteers.  It would be great to see you convivializing for the afternoon... no hidden agenda, surprise surveys, or shifts to sign up for... just a little afternoon at year's end, so that KBOO can give back a little to the people who do so very much.

Just who is steering this ship, anyways?

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For much of this year, KBOO has operated without a Station Manager. In keeping with KBOO’s tradition of trying innovative ideas to address challenges, the board accepted a proposal by the staff to give collective management a trial run. 

The Fall Membership Drive has been extended, and we need your help!

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KBOO is in the midst of our Fall Membership drive. There is no better time to get involved!

Whether you are already a KBOO volunteer, or brand new to the community, we need you to make this drive successful! We welcome all supporters to answer phones during the drive. This is a great way to meet other volunteers, learn more about KBOO, make friends, and have a great time while providing very important help to keep KBOO strong.

Volunteer Update--

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There are exciting things happening at KBOO-- and it's a great time to get more involved!  Here's a quick rundown of the current events at your community radio station.

Thanks to volunteers for helping with the Winter Membership Drive!

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A huge thanks to the volunteers who helped with the Winter Membership Drive!

It was a pleasure to meet many new volunteers, who jumped right in to lend a hand. I very much enjoyed introducing new people to KBOO and to the dynamic community of volunteers who make KBOO what it is.

During the nine day drive, your great help made the fundraising fun--- which near as I can figure, is most important within a community.  Your participation exemplified the addage: many hands make light work.

If you started volunteering during this drive, and would like to continue exploring the opportunities that KBOO has to offer, please attend the next volunteer orientation-- which is Saturday, February 20th, 10am - noon-- or talk with me for more information.

KBOO's Winter Membership drive needs you!

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KBOO's Winter Membership Drive begins on Friday, January 22nd. We still have opportunities for volunteers to staff the phones during our nine-day on air fundraiser, which ends Saturday, January 30th. Shifts are available from early morning through the evening. Please contact me with any questions, or to find a time that will work for your schedule. If you have considered volunteering at KBOO, but haven't yet taken the plunge, this is a wonderful way to check out the station, meet other volunteers, talk all things KBOO, and provide the station with much needed help during this important fundraiser.

Volunteers do many things during the drive; we still have openings to:

Volunteers needed to help answer membership drive phones, and more!

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Have you been wanting to get more involved with KBOO?  This is your time!  KBOO’s Fall Membership Drive begins Thursday, October 1st, through Saturday, October 17th. 

KBOO’s existence depends on membership drives as more than 80% of our funding comes from our listeners--this is, in part,  what allows KBOO to be so independent and unique.  We ask that all volunteers at KBOO  help with the drive, as we have more than 600 shifts to fill!  With shifts available seven days a week, generally spanning the hours of 6 AM to 11 PM, there are shifts to fit anyone’s schedule!

The drive is very high energy, and volunteers work very closely together in teams to raise money for the station— it can be really fun to schedule a shift during a time that you listen, you can meet the volunteers that you hear on the radio and talk with others that share your interests. If you haven’t volunteered before, try answering phones & assisting our listeners to become members—it’s a great way to jump on in. There are other opportunities related to the drive, so contact me for more information.

Interested?  My email address is volunteer[at]kboo[dot]org or you can phone me at 503-231-8032 ext. 213, I’ll be happy to hear from you.

Get Involved with KBOO's Spring Membership Drive

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Spring is in the air, and it’s time to get involved with your community radio station’s Spring Membership Drive! We are currently preparing for our drive runs on air from Friday, May 1st through Saturday, May 16th.

KBOO’s existence depends on membership drives as more than 80% of our funding comes from our listeners--this is, in part, what allows KBOO to be so independent and unique. We ask that all volunteers at KBOO help with the drive, as we have more than 600 shifts to fill! With shifts available seven days a week, generally spanning the hours of 6 AM to 11 PM, there are shifts to fit anyone’s schedule!

This is a fabulous time to get involved in KBOO because the drive is a very high energy time, with volunteers working closely together in teams to raise much needed money for the station. It is really fun to schedule a shift during a time that you listen, as then you can meet the volunteers that you hear on the radio and talk with others that share your interests. We need volunteers for many roles—before the drive we need volunteers to help solicit restaurant donations (we have many restaurants that donate food to keep volunteers happy!), and recruit and schedule other volunteers to help out. During the drive we have many, many roles for you to get involved with: answering phones & assisting our listeners to become members; getting on mic and talking with the program host to encourage listeners to join KBOO; running errands to pick up food donations; data entry / filing support work, and a few other things to boot.

KBOO Honors International Women's Day, Sunday, March 8th

International Women's Day is an annual event that began in New York City around the turn of the twentieth century. Initially it sought to raise awareness of the achievements of women. In 1908, on this day, 15,000 women marched in New York City for better pay, working conditions, and an end to child labor. The day became a recognized holiday in many newly socialist countries over the next several years, but ironically fell off the radar, by and large, in the US, until the late 1960s.

Join us on Sunday, March 8th, beginning at 6 AM, as KBOO volunteers honor the contributions of women to art and culture, and raise awareness of the issues that continue to challenge us to action. With 21 hours of special programming produced by women, featuring information and music of the women of the world, and our own backyard.

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