VENANGO – The Cambridge Community Radio Association is celebrating 12 years of WXCS 92.9 FM on the air with its special annual community event this weekend, and the public is invited for free.
The 2016 WXCS Community Radio Picnic will be held July 10 from noon to 6 p.m. at Sprague Farm and Brew Works. The picnic will feature music, and community members are invited to grab a covered dish to share.
Live music starts at 1 p.m. and ends at 5 p.m. The event of the year features Jake Banta and the Salmon Frank band. There will also be special musical appearances.
The station is run by volunteers, and many people have supported the station over the years by volunteering their talent and time and tapping into local independent, non-commercial radio. The station enjoys the freedom and ability to broadcast music from independent and local artists and has always welcomed musicians to contribute music to the station’s playlist.
“As always, we are delighted to have our picnic and want to officially invite the public to find out more about our local independent community radio station,” said Frank Bercik, Cambridge Community Radio board member. Association. “Over the years, Sprague’s has been a sponsor and supporter of the station. In addition, they are part of the local community fabric and have supported living local talent over the years. “
The radio association, a non-profit organization, was first registered in April 2001. It serves the communities of Cambridge Springs, Edinboro and beyond. It started broadcasting its radio station WXCS 92.9FM in July 2004. The station now also broadcasts on wxcs.org.
The picnic is a way for the station to promote the radio station and a way to say “thank you” to the community and to all the volunteers who help support the station.