Mon October 7, 2013
Listener Feedback

Feedback: Interrupting programming for fundraising, Pikeville vs. Milwaukee

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Our just-ended Fall Fund Drive is the subject of this Thursday email from listener Joan. “You are hurting your supporters.  How can you justify to interrupt the middle of a show like On Point where it is important to hear the whole topic.  I just have to turn it off and turn it on after your interference."

Joan continues, "On news shows you should only break in at the start and end of the program.  I have contributed but do not want to be punished by having you continually interrupt a show.”

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Tue May 10, 2011
Eastern and Central Kentucky

Intersection Fundraising Before Council committee

Many charitable groups across the region collect donations at traffic lights.  But,  Lexington’s prohibition of such fundraisers will continue.  The Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program and Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center thinks fundraising at busy intersections is a good idea.  They want to model their Lexington effort after a highly successful campaign waged in Louisville.  However, councilmember Bill Farmer joined the majority in rejecting the proposal.

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