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WEBQ-FM Saves a Local Homeless Shelter

Topic: Neighbors in Need
Date Posted: 11/12/2013

Withers Broadcasting-owned WEBQ-FM, Harrisburg, Ill. saved the 4Cs Homeless Shelter, from shutting down on October 31. The $40,000 in donations and pledges that were raised during WEBQ-FM’s eight-hour radiothon was enough to keep the shelter open for almost a year. "The airwaves have power, and [we have] the proof [through events like this],” said Sonny Dotson, WEBQ-FM sales manager in a story that aired on Harrisburg’s WPSD-TV. "

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