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The time has come for me to say farewell to my Development Director seat at WMPG! I have finally admitted to being old enough to retire!
“Retire?” you ask? We thought you were having so much fun!”
On Tuesday March 30th WMPG presented the ROCC Radio Hour – with Chris Corson the Program Coordinator for the ROCC and Keith Danner, Counselor from USM’s Health and Counseling. ROCC stands for Recovery Oriented Campus Center from USM. They had an in-depth discussion on a number of things including how Covid-19 has impacted students and their mental health and substance abuse. Missed the show? No problem – click here to listen to archive.
Hello Friends! Spring 2021 Begathon last week, and we are so pleased to say THANK YOU to all who donated to keep WMPG strong and in good shape for another 6 months. We have reached our fundraising goal of $55,000 for the Spring campaign. Just as touching to all of us here as your generosity, are your words of appreciation for the extra efforts by our volunteer DJs and producers during this year of Covid… and we are not done yet.
Hey everyone – it was time for a New Wave Post Punk Sleepover! Charlie Sea had Guest DJ Paul Eeno in the virtual studio for the All Mixed Up New Wave Post Punk Sleepover Thursday Morning February 25th – 1-4am. Missed it – have a listen at Charlie’s program page. Click here for archive.
LAISSEZ LES BON TEMPS ROULER!!
IT’S MARDI GRAS!
AND YOU KNOW HOW WMPG LOVES MARDI GRAS!!
This is the time of year that local restaurants start to plan their best Cajun creations for the WMPG Fat Tuesday party. But it’s 2021, and we’re in a different world. Worry not! Nothing will stop Mardi Gras, not even Covid.
On Sunday February 14th from 2-3:30pm, we bring you a collaborative music show between WMPG and The ROCC. USM’s recovery oriented campus center. Please call-in your requests 207-780-4909 or call in and talk to us about what you LOVE about recovery.
King Middle School’s The Matinicus 8 team recently wrote, recorded, and published podcasts as a final product for their Four Freedoms expedition. Students researched a social justice issue and then collaborated with peers and podcast experts to express their views. The student’s podcasts were broadcasted live on WMPG on Tuesday 1/19 and Thursday 1/21 from 10:30-12:00. The podcasts are available here!
Click here to listen to Tuesday’s Broadcast:
Click here to listen to Thursday’s Broadcast:
Yes it is true! WMPG’s Blunt Youth Radio offers Free 6-Week Audio Workshops! Have you been trying to figure out how to amplify your voice in the Youth Climate Movement? WMPG’s Blunt Youth Radio is offering a FREE 6-week audio workshop to help high school-aged youth develop the skills to record, edit, and share audio to support their climate work.