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Check out the complete list of goodies in the Great Underwriter Package – a $6000+ value
March 16, 2012, 6:16 pm
Filed under: KSUT fund-drive

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Day 6 Annual Membership Drive with ~$20,000 in Prizes!
March 16, 2012, 2:57 pm
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KSUT staff showing off some of the underwriter gifts being offered in the Friday Day Prize. We'll be drawing a winner at 6 PM.

Sponsored by Mercury Payment Systems, day 6 is all about the KSUT underwriter and listener.  Pledge today and be entered to win the Great Underwriter Package, valued at close to $6,000 as of this morning, and expected to grow in size and value over the course of the day.

Check out this amazing collection of donations from our generous underwriters.

This enormous package includes gift certificates for goods and services from the KSUT family of underwriters.  Also, at 6 pm we’ll give away over $10,000 in underwriting to 5 lucky business members of KSUT.  Pledge $250 in the name of your business for your chance to win one of five year long underwriting contracts, one for each of our five broadcast counties.  Call us at 970-563-0255 or 1-800-569-5788 or click here to make a pledge today.  Plus, everyone who pledges today will receive a free Durango Doughworks Eco Travel Mug.

Day 5 Annual Membership Drive!
March 15, 2012, 3:54 pm
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Today is Great Getaways Day on KSUT and we’ll be giving away 7 incredible prizes to regional destinations.  Pledge today for your chance to win:

  • Spring ski trip to Pagosa Springs, including two nights lodging at Incredible Pagosa Vacation Rentals, four lift tickets to Wolf Creek Ski Area, and two $75 certificates for massages and spa services at the Overlook Hot Springs and Spa.
  • Two tickets to Todd Snider in concert at The Hank in Durango on Saturday, April 28, plus an overnight stay at The Strater Hotel with dinner for two at The Mahogany Grill.
  • Wine tasting and tour for 4 people at Sutcliffe Vinyards in McElmo Canyon.
  • Guided fly fishing float trip for two on the San Juan River with Soaring Eagle Lodge, including an overnight stay on the banks of the river, dinner and breakfast.
  • Escape to Silverton with a two night stay at The Elevated Sleep Inn and a $50 gift certificate to The Stellar Ristorante.
  • Santa Fe getaway with two nights lodging at The Don Gaspar Inn and a pair of tickets to see Mary Chapin Carpenter & Shawn Colvin at the Lensic Theatre.
  • Half day Dog Sled Tour with Durango Dog Ranch including hands on instruction, hot drinks and snacks.

Pledge today and support KSUT Public Radio!

Local Growers Day!
March 14, 2012, 2:23 pm
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Today is day 4 of the KSUT Annual Membership Drive and it is all about local food production in the Four Corners.  Call in your pledge early to be entered into all of our drawings today.  CSU Extension Agent, Darren Parmenter is co-hosting Morning Edition with KSUT’s Jen Simon, call in with your questions.  At 9am we will draw a winner of the first prize of the day, a James Ranch package featuring a tour of the ranch and a smorgasbord of meat, cheese and eggs.  Becca James will join us at 9am to do the drawing, 4Core’s Greg Dubit will be on with KSUT’s Rob Rawls in the 10 o’clock hour, the Celtic super group SOLAS will be live in-studio at 11am this morning, Rachel Turiel will be on with KSUT’s Jim Belcher this afternoon and Sunnyside Farms Market’s Holly Zink will co-host All Things Considered this afternoon with KSUT’s Bruce Campbell.  Today’s big prize will be drawn at 6pm for a Cornucopia of local foods – $500 in Durango Farmer’s Market bucks, $100 in Aztec Farmer’s Market bucks, gift certificates from Sunnyside Meats, Sunnyside Farms Market, Sutherland Farms, High Plains Nursery, Turtle Lake Refuge, Durango Compost Company and others.  Pledge today and support KSUT and the local producer!

Going to Vegas, baby!
March 10, 2012, 3:08 pm
Filed under: KSUT fund-drive, KSUT programming

Congratulations to Pamela Hatten of Durango.  She and a lucky companion are going to Las Vegas as the winner of the KSUT Annual Membership Drive Early Bird Prize.  Pamela is a sustaining member whose name was drawn at random from the hundreds of contest entries on Friday, March 16 at noon.  She will be treated to a performance of Cirque Du Soleil’s “The Beatles LOVE” – a celebration of the musical legacy of one of the most beloved rock groups of all time. This incredible package includes round trip airfare for two from Four Corners Regional Airport directly to Las Vegas AND three nights deluxe lodging at The Mirage.  Thanks to Pamela and all who Shared their Love for KSUT with a pledge.  There are many more prizes to be given away, at the beginning and end of each day of the on-air pledge drive, as well as the Grand Prize drawing on Saturday, March 17 at 6 pm, when we draw the 14th annual winner of a trip for two to the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.  If you haven’t shared your love yet, pledge today!

New t-shirts & totes are in the house and they rock. Pledge now for yours!
February 28, 2012, 7:48 pm
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Check out our fabulous new KSUT member schwag featuring original artwork by Durango artist Maureen May. Gorgeous lavender women’s T, sage men’s T and a handy purple grocery tote. The back reads: ‘KSUT listener and lovin’ it’.  Pledge for yours here.

Paula Poundstone – still some tix left, but going quick, 247-7657. Join us for some laughs in support of KSUT. Check out this great feature in the Durango Herald.

The Durango Herald’s Arts & Entertainment Editor Ted Holteen spoke with Paula Poundstone about her upcoming Durango performance on Saturday night (2/11). Read it here.