C100 Makes Instrumental Donation in Support of Halifax Regional School Board Music Programs

— October 9, 2014

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HALIFAX (October 9, 2014) – Forthe second year in a row, C100 is proud to support localjunior high school music programs, donating $25,356.77 to the Halifax RegionalSchool Board (HRSB). Today’s donation, which draws on funding made available asan extension of the Canadian Radio-television and TelecommunicationsCommission’s Canadian Content Development (CCD) initiative, will serve toadvance and enrich the existing music programs at three local junior highschools across the Lower Sackville region, including Leslie Thomas Junior HighSchool, A.J. Smeltzer Junior High School, and Sackville Heights Junior HighSchool.

 

“Itis a privilege to make this contribution in support of music programs in schoolsacross the Halifax region,” said Trent McGrath, General Manager, Bell MediaRadio, Halifax. “C100 recognizes the importance and powerful impact of musicalarts programs, and this donation ensures that both teachers and students areable to build on their truly magnificent work.”

 

C100’sTHEBREAKFAST CLUB WITH BRAD, PETER, AND MOYAis gearing up to present each school with a “big cheque” in the coming weeks.Scheduled visits are set to take place at A.J. Smeltzer Junior High School onFriday, Oct. 10 at 10a.m., Sackville Heights Junior High School on Wednesday,Oct. 15 at 10 a.m., and at Leslie Thomas Junior High School on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 10a.m..

 

Lastyear, C100 donated atotal of $25,000 earmarked for music programs at local schools. The funds weredivided between nine schools across Nova Scotia, including John Martin JuniorHigh School, Sir Robert Borden Junior High School, Highland Park Junior HighSchool, Halifax Central Junior High School, Cunard Junior High School, ElizabethSutherland School, Duncan MacMillan High School, Harrold T. Barrett Junior HighSchool, and Musquodoboit Rural High School.

 

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AboutBell Media Radio

BellMedia Radio is Canada’s top ranked radio broadcaster, with 106 licensed radiostations in 54 markets across Canada, including Virgin Radio, Canada’s #1 rankedcontemporary hit radio network, along with top brands TSN, CHUM FM, and QMFM.Recognizing the diversity of each market it serves, Bell Media Radio has astrong reputation for providing exemplary service to these communities and is aleader in innovative programming. In addition to music, news, weather, andsports, listeners also tune-in for information on local politics, events,entertainment, and other community issues. Across Canada, Bell Media Radio isthe largest radio provider and is ranked first in people reached and hourstuned.

 

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Formore information, please contact:

KatieKelly, PromotionsCoordinator, Halifax Radio, BellMedia, 902.453.2524 or katie.kelly@bellmedia.ca

Jon-RossGabriel, Bell Media Radio, 416.384.6836 or jon-ross.gabriel@bellmedia.ca