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Feature - 2013 October 17

THANKSGIVING 12 HOUR FOOD BANK DRIVE IN BROCKVILLE

103.7 BOB-FM AND 104.9 JRFM MORNING SHOWS TEAM UP TO FILL-UP

Taking place over two days leading up to the Thanksgiving weekend, 103.7 BOB-FM Bob's Breakfast with Jamieson & Jenn kicked off the first ever "Fill Up" on Thursday, October 10th broadcasting live for 12 hours at Real Canadian Superstore. Then on Friday, 104.9 JRFM's The Breakfast Club with Bruce & Taylor rounded out the two-day food drive and fundraiser, broadcasting live from Brett's valu-mart for 12 hours in the Brockville Shopping Centre. Taylor is pictured here with the generous donation from Sherwood Park Manor of 28 food bags. The first ever live-to-air 'Fill-Up' event helped the Brockville and Area Food Bank to raise over 24,000lbs of food and $29,000 cash. Special guests included Brockville Mayor Dave Henderson, MP Gord Brown, MPP Steve Clark, local police, fire fighters, cheerleaders, pirates (yes really) and players from the Brockville Braves. Volunteers from the local Rotary Clubs stepped up to collect and sort all of the donations, local schools also participated in the food drive.

"We are proud to support our community, and it was our privilege to unite with our loyal listeners, clients, and residents across Brockville with a live-to-air, two-day event, held in the spirit of giving back," said Scott McGregor, Program Director, Bell Media Brockville.

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Industry - 2011 June 13

ASTRAL MEDIA RELEASES CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY REPORT

2010/11 : MAJOR CULTURAL, COMMUNITY & ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITMENTS

The first annual report is available for download via http://www.astral.com/en/social-responsibility  An impressive overview of Astral's dedication to supporting Canadian culture through financial contributions to film, television and music. And the means to which Astral uses its media properties to increase public awareness of many causes: 'In 2010, this support represented a value of over $25 million, in addition to the more than $12 million donated by Astral listeners during three major radiothons benefiting some twenty children's hospitals across the country, the Quebec Breakfast Club and earthquake victims in Haiti."

"The 2,800 members of the Astral team are very proud to play a leading role in all of the communities we inform and entertain each day."

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Feature - 2010 October 13

OPERATION R.O.C.K. ROLLS INTO AFGHANISTAN

VIRGIN RADIO'S 'WICKED' WENDY DANIELS THANKSGIVING TOUR

Ottawa's Virgin 106.9 proudly broadcasting live, to and from Afghanistan, on Canadian Armed Forces Radio as 'Private Wendy Daniels' takes part in Team Canada's Thanksgiving Tour. A venture to bring a big morale boost to the troops of the Canadian Armed Forces base in Kandahar. Incredible online Blogs, Videos & Stories to share.

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Feature - 2010 October 11

WONDERBRA & BOOM 97.3 IN SUPPORT OF BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

ASTRAL MIX INITIATIVE: "BRAS FOR THE CAUSE"

WonderBra Canada and Toronto's boom 97.3 invite you to donate your Bras For The Cause. Throughout the month of October, the boom street team will have a bin to collect your gently used bras at on-site boom events. For every bra dropped off, WonderBra Canada will contribute $1 to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. There are also 15 participating The Bay locations in the greater Toronto area with collection bins. Tina Yanbestian from WonderBra spoke with Humble & Colleen of the boom breakfast show about their participation in this initiative. Visit the blog "Bras for the Cause is SO important to us..." to have a listen. "Let's help create a future without breast cancer."

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Feature - 2010 April 06

ASTRAL MEDIA'S NATIONAL DAY OF CARING FOR KIDS RADIOTHON

APRIL 29, 2010 - LET'S MAKE IT A RECORD YEAR!

Thursday April 29th from 5:30am to 6:00pm, more than 50 ASTRAL RADIO stations will take part in raising MILLIONS of Dollars for Children’s Hospitals and pediatric health centres across the country. Last year the 2009 Radiothon collected over $7Million in donations; the largest sum ever raised in a single-day radiothon in Canada. To kickstart fundraising many ASTRAL stations are encouraging listeners to sign up to be official Change Crusaders / Bandits to “loot spare change” from family, friends, classmates & co-workers as a fun way to raise funds and make a big difference. Join the cause now and become a fan on facebook.

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