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Community Radio Studio Remodeled, Hope for New FM Station Soon

Community Radio Studio Remodeled, Hope for New FM Station Soon

While “The Voice” radio producers eagerly await word on Access Sacramento’s application with the FCC for approval to launch a new Low-Power FM radio station in midtown, their anticipation for even quicker improvements has already come true.

Radio Coordinator Shane Carpenter has completed ordering equipment for a full-remodel of Studio Two, with additional enhancements to upgrade elements of Studio One as well.

Access Sacramento Applies for New Low Power FM Radio Station

Access Sacramento Applies for New Low Power FM Radio Station

Access Sacramento’s radio operation “The Voice” may begin broadcasting over-the-airwaves from downtown Sacramento in late 2014 if the FCC approves an application filed last week to operate a Low-Power FM (LPFM) radio station.

The application-filing window closed Friday for non-profit groups to submit an on-line request for the rarely offered LPFM broadcast frequencies.  The last opportunity was a decade ago.

 “Because a LPFM station like this broadcasts less than 10-miles in any one direction, the programming is acutely local,” said Shane Carpenter, Access Sacramento’s radio coordinator. “Because our programmers are already used to serving Sacramento County on cable, this would be a great opportunity for additional outreach.”

4 Tips to Teach Kids About Shopping and Spending Money Wisely

4 Tips to Teach Kids About Shopping and Spending Money Wisely

1. Teach and Lead by Example 2. Use the GISS System – Give, Invest, Save, and Spend 3. Empower kids with age-appropriate financial experiences. 4. Encourage kids to make their own wise purchases with money they have earned.

 How do you teach your kids about money? Don’t be shy, share your ideas with others by commenting below! Spread the word about financial literacy for kids and families by posting on your favorite social media sites!! 

Go Gold This September For Childhood Cancer Awareness Month!

Go Gold This September For Childhood Cancer Awareness Month!

Go Gold This September for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month!

 Local Childhood Cancer Organization, Keaton Raphael Memorial Asks all to Join the Fight and Go Gold for September- Because Kids Can’t Fight Alone!

September is a time to go for the gold and fight back for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Local charity, Keaton Raphael Memorial (KRM) represents gold all year round focusing on building awareness every day. Their mission is to provide educational, emotional, and financial support for children with cancer and their families while building awareness and funds toward a cure. Contact events@childcancer.org to find out how you can help this month to continue the fight until the day we can all say, a cure has been found.

Why go gold?

Access Sacramento Board of Directors Reaffirms Strategic Plan

Access Sacramento Board of Directors Reaffirms Strategic Plan

Access Sacramento‘s primary mission, vision and intentions for the next 12 months will remain essentially unchanged this year based on the Board of Director’s planning retreat last weekend.

A variety of work groups and standing committees were tasked with monitoring and acting on five strategic directions that were created during an extensive planning process last year.