Horizon Broadcasting holds 9th Make-A-Wish Radiothon


The ninth annual Make-A-Wish Radiothon and raised $21,853 and 195,350 frequent flier miles that will help grant wishes to children living with life-threatening medical conditions in Central Oregon.  The Make-A-Wish Radiothon aired on 105.7 KQAK-FM, THE PEAK 104.1 and LITE 95.1. 

The Make-A-Wish Radiothon featured Horizon Broadcasting Group air-personalities Dave Clemens, Bryon Mengle, Jack Friday, Debby Bever, Eric McKaig and John Tesh.   The Radiothon originated from the Bend River Promenade in Bend on February 25 and 26.

“We are grateful to everyone in Central Oregon for their generosity during the 9th  Annual Radiothon,” said Andrew Asato, Executive Director of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Oregon.  “We appreciate the kindness and generosity of the community in a difficult economy.  Everyone who contributed has helped a child in Central Oregon realize the power of a wish.”

The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Oregon grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy.  For more information on the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Oregon visit www.orwish.org.

Sponsors included Bend River Promenade, ClearWire, BendTel, Food 4 Less, RBC Wealth Management, Macy’s and Horizon Broadcasting Group. 

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