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8:52 am
Tue January 6, 2015

VIDEO: Raise Your Corporate Profile with WKAR TV

Check out my video on how WKAR-TV can help your company or organization connect with fans and followers of award-winning WKAR original programs along with quality shows from PBS.

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9:01 am
Wed December 31, 2014

Last Chance to Make Your 2014 Year-End Gift

In person, online, by phone or by mail  -- take advantage of this final day of 2014 to make a tax-deductible gift to WKAR.

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11:26 am
Fri November 14, 2014

#LansingLoves #GivingTuesday and WKAR

Save the date! Join the movement on December 2

You’ve heard of Cyber Monday and Black Friday? Now we have a day for giving thanks and giving back: #GivingTuesday.  #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving back and we have joined this day with #LansingLovesGivingTuesday!

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8:41 am
Wed June 4, 2014

Dr. Wayne Dyer, Mich. Out-of-Doors, Party Songs - TV Specials Ahead

The Kingsmen performing 'Louie Louie' on '50s and '60s Party Songs

For 60 years now, WKAR TV has been a part of this community, bringing the world to mid-Michigan. But we can only do that with the continuing support of people just like you.

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5:20 pm
Fri May 30, 2014

Suze Orman, Doc Martin, Earthflight, Magic - TV Specials Ahead!


Your favorites and more special TV shows are in store for you from WKAR over the next few days -- and each offers great thank-you gifts when you watch and call or Give Now to WKAR.

Some highlights include:

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4:44 pm
Sun March 30, 2014

Make a Gift, Plant a Tree

This Earth Day, April 22, a gift in any amount can help make our Earth greener.

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3:15 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

The Soul Of The World's Most Expensive Violin

Anne Akiko Meyers, with her recently acquired Guarneri violin, at NPR's Studio 1.
Jim Tuttle NPR

Originally published on Fri March 7, 2014 11:39 am

The Vieuxtemps Guarneri is a violin that is older than the United States of America — 273 years old, to be exact. It recently became the most expensive violin in the world, selling for an estimated $16 million. Its new owner anonymously donated the historic instrument to violinist Anne Akiko Meyers, on loan for the rest of her life.

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1:37 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Strings and Seasons When You Support WKAR

Elderly Instruments: All Things Strings and The Four Seasons: The Vivaldi Album are thank-you gifts available to you when you support WKAR Radio at certain levels. | Give Now

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12:00 am
Sat March 1, 2014

Italy, Doc Martin, Wayne Dyer, Mister Rogers and more

Fred Rogers

Warm up with WKAR TV in the days ahead! You'll find specials and favorites this week, along with great thank you gifts when you watch and call or Give Now to WKAR TV.

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3:55 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Celebrating 60 Years and Beyond

As a special thank you, this anniversary edition WKAR TV carry bag is yours for a donation of $60 or more.

WKAR-TV first went on the air January 15, 1954. Today, in 2014, WKAR-TV continues to build upon 60 years of service to the mid-Michigan community, bringing you WKAR originals, the best from PBS, and community events that bring together people and ideas to Expand Your World. |  Make a gift to WKAR-TV

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9:15 am
Tue December 31, 2013

Counting Down 2013 - Your Gift Today Keeps WKAR Strong in 2014

December 31, 2013 | There are only a few hours remaining for you to make an additional gift to WKAR for the 2013 tax year. The dollars you share today come back to you each and every day of the year as TV and radio that matter in your community.

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9:14 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Buck Night, Celtic Woman, Sweetie-licious and more

We hope you've been enjoying the special TV shows from WKAR in your home this week.

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8:23 am
Sun October 6, 2013

MSU Student Volunteers Making a Difference

(l-r) Volunteers Megen, Allison, Erica and Hannah of MSU PRSSA with WKAR table caption Alyssa in the WKAR Radio Volunteer Center.
Credit WKAR

Thank you Michigan State University Public Relations Student Society of America for taking calls Friday in the 90.5 FM Studio during the WKAR Fall Fundraising Drive!

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12:00 am
Fri October 4, 2013

65! Happy Birthday 90.5 FM

Are you ready for a celebration? We hope you can join us this week in recognizing a milestone for mid-Michigan and WKAR. 65 years ago, on October 4, FM broadcasting on 90.5 was born.

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8:29 am
Mon September 23, 2013

Help Shorten Fall Membership Campaign

You probably prefer listening to high-quality music, news and information more than on-air fundraising on WKAR.

In the days ahead, you have the opportunity to shorten WKAR's upcoming Fall Membership campaign.

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9:24 am
Sun August 11, 2013

The British Beat

Petula Clark

8pm Monday Aug. 12 on WKAR-TV | Watch and call or Give Now to WKAR-TV

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12:00 am
Sat August 10, 2013

TV SPECIALS: Beat, Heart, Legacy, Foyle's, Estefan

Gloria Estefan

The next days of TV specials offer you Lots to Like. You can do more than enjoy the arts through WKAR -- you can also go backstage and learn about the creative process, explore the roots of your favorite music or find out what motivates your favorite actors.

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3:57 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

TV SPECIALS: Tony, Emeli, Rick, Jerry, Groovy, Albert, Stevie

You'll find Lots to Like on WKAR TV over the next few days. Tune in for more of those unexpected discoveries. Maybe you'll notice a new singer who inspires you or experience a historical moment in time that's new to you!

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8:53 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Lots to Like: Rock Symphony, Steves, Jimmy Dean, Abbey, Laurie

You'll find Lots to Like on WKAR TV over the next few days. It's a world of entertainment that can take you across the country, around the world, and back again.

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9:47 am
Mon June 24, 2013

Classical Music Endowment - Give Now

On Monday, WKAR Radio is holding a one-day pledge drive to support the classical music you love. Your pledge will be dedicated to WKAR's commitment to classical music and will become part of the WKAR Classical Music Endowment.

You enjoy and depend on classical music here on WKAR. Give Now Online or call 517 353-5000  to donate to the Classical Music Endowment -- where your donation can be used only to support classical music in mid-Michigan from WKAR.

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7:31 am
Thu June 13, 2013

TV SPECIALS: Travel, Motown, Magic, Soul, Moments

The Four Tops appearing on 'Motown: Big Hits and More'

You'll find Lots to Like over the next few days as the specials continue on WKAR-TV.

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5:54 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

Lots to Like: Broadway, Morrison, Sullivan, Soul, Doo Wop, Woody, Mosley

Matthew Morrison

You'll find Lots to Like on WKAR TV over the next few days. Each special program offers great thank you gifts when you watch and call or Give Now to WKAR.

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Now through May 30
11:03 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Please Help Us Keep WKAR Radio Pledge Free!

Support Music and News on WKAR Radio

Here at WKAR Radio we are grateful to you and others like you for the pledges received this April.  It’s due to member support that we can bring you the classical music you love and the news programs that keep you informed every day of the week. 

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8:59 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Arbor Day! Give Now and Plant a Tree

Help WKAR beautify mid-Michigan with your support to WKAR.

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12:01 am
Mon April 22, 2013

TODAY! 1,000 Pledges, 1,000 Trees

Make a Pledge, Plant a Tree! | Special pledge drive on WKAR Radio and TV. Pledge here to Radio | Pledge here to TV

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12:58 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

WKAR Radio Membership Campaign

Gretchen Millich in the WKAR studio and volunteer center.

WKAR Radio's annual April on-air membership campaign continues with a goal of $150,000.

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9:31 am
Tue February 26, 2013

Answer a Call, Make a Difference

In the WKAR Volunteer Center during a recent TV fundraising campaign

"Thank you for calling WKAR - may I take your pledge?"

You can be that cheerful voice when a fan calls during a WKAR on-air fundraising drive. Volunteering to answer phones in the WKAR-TV Volunteer Center or the WKAR Radio Studios is a great way to support your community and public media for mid-Michigan.

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8:39 am
Thu December 27, 2012

Counting Down 2012

There are only a few days remaining to make an additional gift to WKAR for the 2012 tax year. The dollars you share this week come back to you each and every day of the year as TV and radio that matter in your community.

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11:06 pm
Tue December 18, 2012

What to Our Wondering Eyes Did Appear?

We can't resist adding our own spin to a favorite holiday poem. We hope you enjoy it!

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11:54 am
Wed December 5, 2012

Experience the Joy of Giving

There are many joyful benefits to making a year-end gift to WKAR.

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