Please attend a Special General Meeting of Kootenay Coop Radio to be held on Wednesday at 7:30pm, in the basement of Kootenay Co-op Radio, 308A Hall St.
The purpose of this meeting will be:
TO REVIEW CHANGES to the Rules of the Co-operative proposed by the Policy Committee and the KCR Board of Directors, to address questions and recommendations expressed by the membership, and to vote on a Special Resolution to adopt the proposed changes to the Rules;
In preparation, members are asked to read the documents available at these three links:
Guide to Proposed Changes to the Rules
Current version of the Rules
Proposed Special Resolution
These documents will also be available electronically on KCR’s website, and in print at the station. Members may request a print copy.
Prior to the Special General Meeting, member’s questions or concerns regarding the Rules Revision Project can be expressed to the Policy Committee electronically at:
policy at kootenaycoopradio dot com or submitted to the Policy Committee in written form at the station.
Following the Rules Revision discussion and vote, we`ll have a 30 minute discussion to get member input on two important questions on the agenda at the upcoming KCR Board of Directors’ Annual Strategic Planning meeting.
Please put on your thinking caps and consider these questions
1. Is KCR still relevant in our communities that we serve? How can we improve?
2. Fundraising is such a key component to keeping KCR on the air and in our community. KCR is always looking for new fundraising ideas, what are your suggestions?
If you are not available to come to this meeting, you can email your ideas to the Board at kcrboard at kootenaycoopradio dot com or submit your ideas in written form at the Station.
Thank you all for your love and support of KCR,
The KCR Policy Committee and the KCR Board of Directors
The Fall 2014 Membership Drive runs from November 14 to November 23, and we will have booths throughout the region for the entire month of November.
Our goal this drive is to raise $17,000. KCR's annual budget is over $120 000 - money that goes to: mortgage payments, ulitity costs, wages, equipment maintenance and purchases and day-to-day operations.
To stay on the air, KCR depends on membership drives to meet a considerable amount of its yearly budget.
As a radio co-operative, KCR relies on its listeners to keep the airwaves humming and sharing information important to the community.
KCR has a spring and a fall membership drive; you can activate at either drive, or at any time-but it must be activated once per year to continue receiving membership benefits New and renewing members can choose from several contribution levels. They also can choose between paying in one lump sum, or in a monthly payment option.
Memberships start at $48 per year. We have monthly payment options through our website or through your bank - making it easy for you to contbribute any amount you'd like.four dollars per month.
Cheque, cash, VISA and Paypal are also payment options.
Membership Benefits Include:
Voting rights at the AGM
A Friends Card for discounts at local businesses
2 newsletters per year
The opportunity to host a show
The opportunity to recieve station training
Opportunities to win on-air giveaways
Join Kootenay Co-op Radio at membership booths throughout the month in your community. Call 250-352-9600. Or go down to the station and 308a Hall St. You can walk right in, and meet KCR's valued volunteers, programmers and staff.
Your membership ensures KCR continues providing non-profit radio: unbiased news, local and emerging artist promotion and cultural support in your community. As a member, you have a hand in promoting the ideas and art that are important to you. There are many reasons to love radio from your community, about your community. Kootenay Co-op Radio. It's radio from the community's heart.
You can't buy much with four dollars, but you can help keep local radio ON THE AIR
KCR's 2014 Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday October 29 at 7 pm at Bigby Place, 509 Front Street.