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Published 3/29/2020
12:20am

WOAP Radio Offering Free Air Time To Help Businesses, Organizations Amidst Coronavirus Outbreak

FREE Community Business & Non-Profit Announcement Program 

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With the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis impacting our everyday lives and our businesses, there is a huge impact on our area’s economy. With the announcement of the Stay Home, Stay Safe Executive Order, the management of WOAP wants to help in any way they can. WOAP has served the community since 1948 and has supported the community through many different challenging events through the years.

"People are turning to the media," a release from the station states, "from broadcasters to social media and digital platforms during this isolation and lockdown, looking for answers to questions they have and for pure entertainment value."

WOAP radio, heard on both the AM and FM dials, would like to extend its platforms to businesses and nonprofits in the community, to pass along your message to community members.

All businesses and nonprofits are invited to participate in the COVID-19 Community Business & Non-Profit Announcement Program.

You do NOT have to be an existing customer of the station.

"There are no strings attached, no hidden agenda and no cost to you. We just want to help get your message out to the public using our multiple platforms."

If your non-essential business/non-profit establishment is closed down during this time; you can utilize this program to announce your status and when you plan to re-open. This is also a good opportunity to make a simple statement informing the community to stay safe, practice social distancing, and so on. If you are an essential business and have certain hours and/or circumstantial sales practices (I.e. call ahead, curb side pick-up, etc) this is an opportunity to convey that message.

In addition, WOAP is extending an offer to businesses and nonprofits for a phone-in On Air interview to discuss your situation.

"You can request an interview during your submission for announcement," the release states.

To submit your announcement, visit the WOAP website here and fill out the form.

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