NWPR seeks volunteers for silent auction

PULLMAN–Northwest Public Radio (NWPR) will hold its Second Annual Online Auction from Feb. 16-22. Proceeds will contribute to the operating expenses for the public radio station.

Currently, the station is looking for volunteers to assist with a variety of duties to help with the work of putting the auction together. Anyone interested throughout the Northwest Public Radio coverage area should contact Tom Hungate at 800-842-8991 or e-mail hungate@wsu.edu. Business donor inquiries are also welcome.

NWPR officials say that the online auction is a way for listeners to connect to services they value and for area businesses to showcase their products and services to a desirable demographic.

Northwest Public Radio is a system of noncommercial, public radio stations licensed to Washington State University that delivers radio programming from around the world to the Pacific Northwest. The 13-station, two service network carries programs such as “Morning Edition,” “All Things Considered,” “Car Talk” and classical music.

The theme for the auction includes four categories: Food & Wine, Travel & Entertainment, Home & Garden, and Distinctive Experiences. Businesses that contribute items or services will have a photo of their donated item(s) with a description and link to their Web site posted on the Northwest Public Radio Web site, www.nwpr.org.

Northwest Public Radio can be heard on the following stations: NPR & Classical music: Tri-Cities/Walla Walla 89.1, Moscow/Pullman 91.7,
Ellensburg/Wenatchee/Moses Lake 90.7, Yakima 90.3, Grangeville 90.1, Lewiston 90.5, Bellingham 91.7, Port Angeles/Victoria, BC 90.1.

NPR news stations: Pullman/Moscow 1250 AM, Moses Lake/Ephrata 91.5, Walla Walla/Tri-Cities 89.7, Omak 90.1, Mount Vernon 90.1.

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