Last Chance Public Radio Association

Keeping Helena, Montana, a Public Radio Paradise!

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Last Chance Public Radio Association, Inc. (LCPRA) has been bringing public radio to the Helena, Montana, area since 1984.

Celebrate Public Radio in Helena at our Fall Auction

November 2016 -  Last Chance Public Radio Association is celebrating its 32nd year bringing diverse public radio to the Helena area with its annual fundraising auction Saturday, November 19th, 6 pm at the Staggering Ox, 400 Euclid Avenue in Helena.  Admission is $20 for individuals with kids 10 years & under free.

 

Again this fall, generous local and Montana merchants, artists, and listeners are donating items for our silent auction.  Auction items include pottery, paintings, indoor and outdoor recreation items, gift baskets, books, public radio shirts, hats, and mugs – and a variety of gift certificates from local restaurants and establishments, professional services, and more.  If you have something special you’d like to donate, contact Dawn North at 443-4284.

 

Helena’s own Nightcrawlers (formerly the WMDs) are back this year for the evening’s musical entertainment.  They bring a lively mix of bluegrass tunes -  quality music you will love.  Enjoy tasty food and desserts from the Staggering Ox, Mediterranean Grill, Benny’s Bistro, Sweetgrass Bakery, and the Big Dipper, complimentary with admission.  Local craft beers from Helena’s Blackfoot River, Lewis & Clark and Ten Mile Brewing Companies and a variety of wines from the Pan Handler will be available at the no-host bar; non-alcoholic beverages are also available.

 

Come and help celebrate another great year of diverse public radio in Helena at Last Chance Public Radio Association’s 28th Annual Fall Auction.

November 2016 LCPRA Newsletter

November 2016 - The latest newsletter includes an article about Last Chance Public Radio’s upcoming Fall Auction, and an appeal for volunteers and board members.

LCPRA ♥ State Employees – State Employees’ Charitable Giving Campaign & Non-Profit Fair – Monday, September 26

September, 2016 – Last Chance Public Radio is a regular participant in the annual State Employees' Charitable Giving Campaign, and will be at the SECGC Non-Profit Fair at the Capitol Rotunda on Monday, September 26, from 10am to 2pm.  LCPRA thanks state employees for their long-term support, and hopes you’ll remember us again this year; our SECGC organization code is 5110.

LCPRA Annual Meeting – September 15

September, 2016 - Last Chance Public Radio Association held its Annual Membership Meeting on Thursday, September 15 - 6 pm, at the home of LCPRA board member Dawn North, 707 2nd St. in Helena. LCPRA will host a Potluck and BBQ with burgers, brats and beverages provided.  Please join us! 

YPR Community Monday at Blackfoot River Brewing – September 6, 3-6pm

September, 2016 - Meet with Yellowstone Public Radio staff and DJ's and Last Chance Public Radio board members on Monday, March 14, 4 - 8 pm at the Blackfoot River Brewing Company and enjoy fine beer for alternative public radio. For each beer sold, the Blackfoot will contribute $1 to the Friends of KGLT.  The Blackfoot Taproom is located at 66 South Park Avenue in Helena.

KGLT Community Monday at Blackfoot River Brewing - March 14, 5-8pm

March, 2016 - Meet with KGLT staff and DJ's, Friends of KGLT and Last Chance Public Radio board members on Monday, March 14, 5 - 8 pm at the Blackfoot River Brewing Company and enjoy fine beer for alternative public radio. For each beer sold, the Blackfoot will contribute $1 to the Friends of KGLT.  The Blackfoot Taproom is located at 66 South Park Avenue in Helena.

Farewell to our Treasurer

January, 2016 -  Last Chance Public Radio’s  Treasurer, Chino Suzuki, will be leaving Montana for a warmer New Mexico climate.  We were very fortunate to have Chino (an actual accountant) manage our finances, and help with our other activities. We’ll miss her fun-loving personality and wish her well in the land of enchantment. 

 

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And Now from Radio City Music Hall

Last Chance Public Radio Association painting by artist Robert Morgan

Limited edition prints of Robert F. Morgan's painting "And Now From Radio City Hall ..." are available for a minimum $65 donation to the Last Chance Public Radio Association. The prints--12" x 16" image on a 17" x 22" page--are signed and numbered. Contact a board member to order your copy.

Celebrate Public Radio in Helena at our Fall Auction

November, 2015 - Last Chance Public Radio Association is celebrating its 31st year bringing diverse public radio to the Helena area with its annual fundraising auction Saturday, November 21st, 6 pm at the Staggering Ox, 400 Euclid Avenue in Helena.  Admission is $15 for individuals and $25 for couples.

Again this fall, generous local and Montana merchants, artists, and listeners are donating items for our silent auction.  Auction items include pottery, paintings, indoor and outdoor recreation items, gift baskets, books, public radio shirts, hats, and mugs – and a variety of gift certificates from local restaurants and establishments, professional services, and more. If you would like to donate, contact Dawn North at 443-4284.

Helena’s WMDs are back this year for the evening’s musical entertainment.  They bring a lively medley of folk, old-time country blues, and …whatever they want! – quality music you will love.  Enjoy tasty food and desserts from the Staggering Ox, Mediterranean Grill, Benny’s Bistro, Sweetgrass Bakery, Vanilla Bean, and the Big Dipper, complimentary with admission.  Local craft beers from Helena’s Blackfoot River and Lewis & Clark Brewing Companies and a variety of wines from the Pan Handler will be available at the no-host bar; non-alcoholic beverages also available.

Come and help celebrate another great year of diverse public radio in Helena at Last Chance Public Radio Association’s 27th Annual Fall Auction.

It’s Time to Celebrate 30 Years of Public Radio in Helena!

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 - The Last Chance Public Radio Association is celebrating its 30th year of bringing diverse public radio to the Helena area by holding its annual fundraising auction. Come to the Staggering Ox in the Lundy Center, 400 Euclid Ave. in Helena.

Doors open at 6:00 pm.

Admission is $15 for individuals and $25 for couples. Children under 17 are free. Live music, food and non-alcoholic beverages are all included in the admission.

Great food comes from the Staggering Ox, the Mediterranean Grill, Benny’s Bistro, the Sweetgrass Bakery, the Big Dipper, the Vanilla Bean and some special goodies made by our members. A no-host bar featuring beer from Helena’s Blackfoot River and Lewis and Clark Brewing Companies, and a variety of wines from the Pan Handler are provided separately.

Do some of your Christmas shopping with us! Generous local merchants, artists, and listeners are donating quality items including sheepskin slippers, a wine and treats baskets, a hitched leather belt, a Pendleton wool vest, jewelry sets, pottery, aromatherapy, food baskets, paintings, books, gift certificates for food and services and much, much more. If you would like to donate, contact Dawn North at 443-4284.

Music provided by Balled in Burlap.

Help us celebrate 30 years of public radio in Helena at the Last Chance Public Radio Association’s Annual Fall Auction.

 

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