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Industry News Bits 10-15-18

Former WWIB/Chippewa Falls employees… Mark Halvorsen and Hillarie Roth, have returned to do on-air announcing along with copywriting and production duties for the station.

WKNZ/Harrington (88.7 The Bridge) welcomed from across Delmarva to serve non-profits during Hands & Feet Service Day.  Hands & Feet volunteers repaired fences and buildings.  In total, 160 volunteers served the selected non-profit organizations. Other tasks included cleaning, organizing, moving furniture, scraping paint, loading recycling and trash trailers, high dusting, landscaping and more. 

One of the non-profits stated the Hands & Feet Service Day was like a “shot in the arm” of excitement for their organization. Another organization praised Delaware Electric Cooperative and The Bridge for the community focused event. One of the volunteers loved the opportunity the event gave her to “give back.” Another stated she wanted to show support to the organization she chose to serve on that day.

Essential Music Publishing celebrates ten years as an award-winning publishing company. “It’s hard to believe it’s been ten years, and I’m extremely proud of what Essential Music Publishing has accomplished and am excited about our very bright future,” states Terry Hemmings, President/CEO, Provident Label Group/Sony Music.

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced the final round of performers and presenters for the 49th Annual GMA Dove Awards. Among those set to perform Chonda Pierce, Erwin Brothers, Israel Houghton, Joel Houston, Jonathan McReynolds, Jordan Feliz, Joseph Habedank, Rebecca St. James, Trace Adkins and The Walls Group will join the show as presenters. 

The awards show will be held live on October 16 in Nashville, Tennessee and will air exclusively on TBN October 21 at 8 p.m. CT.

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