Friday, August 17, 2018

Silent Drive August 2018

KMUD print by Allison Kolb, 2018

Redwood Community Radio

Adapt to Thrive

Membership Drive

Thank YOU for Your Support!

Dear Listener,

A KMUD silent drive letter in August? What's up?


The membership drive to raise $80,000 starts September 5th. Yes, we are launching our fall drive two months earlier than usual. The economic downturn is hard on all of us, including your local community-supported radio station. We need your support now!

Adapt to Thrive Membership Drive!

Whether it's music shows, news and information, connection to your community, whatever your reasons are for supporting community radio, now is the time to renew your membership, ask your friends to join, and/or send in an additional donation. Be part of the solution to help KMUD thrive in these challenging times!

It costs about $40,000/month to keep our station running.

This does not include building and equipment upgrades, repairs, maintenance, website upgrades, or emergency preparedness equipment.

KMUD Monthly Expenses

(Amounts rounded off to nearest $100)

Professional Services (bookkeeper, janitorial, etc.) $1,700
Utilities (phones, internet, water, etc.) $2,200
Administrative costs (office supplies, postage, printing, equipment rental, etc.) $3,400
Insurance and taxes $3,800
Rent & electricity for 4 transmitter sites $5,500
Local news production and staff costs (2 staff and stringers) 5 days a week $6,000
Payroll for 6 staff people (not including the news) $14,000

Join the fun at the membership drive! KMUD is fueled by volunteers.

*Answer phones* Speak up for KMUD on the air* Bring food*

Send in your Silent Drive form and get a chance to WIN AWESOME PRIZES! Details on back.

Thank you for being a part of our KMUD family. You are a valued part of our community and we really appreciate your continued support.

Long live KMUD!


Behr, Membership Drive Chair     Jimmy Durchslag, Board President        Cynthia Click, Station Manager

……….and everyone at Redwood Community Radio……….

Turn in you Silent Drive form by 4:00 on the first day of the drive to enter drawings to win the prizes featured bellow. These drawings will happen after the Local News on the evening of September 5th.

You could win a two-day STAYCATION for 2 at one of these wonderful retreats!!!

Mendocino Grove

Mendocino Grove offers modern camping on the coastal bluffs of Mendocino.  Mendocino Grove offers Safari-style Classic and Family tents, fully-outfitted with comfortable beds, warm down comforters, cotton linens, lanterns, and more. Each tent is housed on a wooden platform with a redwood deck furnished with leather butterfly-chairs. A light breakfast …. featuring Thanksgiving Coffee, served daily and free of charge. 

You could win…   A two night stay for two in a Bluff View Tent with Campbox, S'more kit and Bottle of Local Wine and firewood.  
The Bluff View Tent features a romantic view of the coastal bluff line and ocean and includes a picnic table and fire ring. Nearby you will find hot showers stocked with EO Marin bath products. Total value $525

Heartwood Mountain Sanctuary

Heartwood is a wilderness retreat destination, learning village and community hub at the heart of the Emerald Triangle.

As a world-class healing arts institute for over 30 years, Heartwood remains a peerless retreat center with sterling spa amenities and rejuvenating therapies. Relax in the hot tub and take in the mountain views, sweat it out in our newly remodeled sauna, book a healing massage session, attend an invigorating yoga class, or explore walking trails on their 200 acre campus. The Heartwood Lodge Kitchen prepares the freshest farm-to-table farce, grown right on site. Heartwood hosts a wide variety of year round special events and educational programs to stimulate your mind and feed your passion. During your visit, sign up for a pottery class, enjoy a Farm Tour or one of our group culinary classes.

You have 2 chances to win….. A two nights stay for two to Heartwood!!

YOU are invited to KMUD’s Summer Music Series @KMUD Studio in Redway. Aug 17, Aug 31, September 7th!


Download and print out the original letter, then send in the form, or simply donate online now. We'll enter you in the drawing either way!

May we thank you on air?   ¡ Yes   ¡ No     Are you interested in volunteering? ¡ Yes ¡ No

¡ $365 “Dollar a Day”         (¡ $30/month)
¡ $240 Family Sustaining (¡ $20/month)
¡ $120 Friend Sustaining   (¡ $10/month)
E-mail: (Save trees and give an email!) _______________________________________

¡ $420 Farm Membership
¡ $150 Business Membership

¡ $120 Family Membership
¡ $60 Individual Membership

¡ $12 to $59 Sliding Scale

¡ $______     Other Amount                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                



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Mission Statement: Redwood Community Radio will encourage a communication center of open airways (KMUD) for all voices to inform, educate, entertain and inspire the listening community through quality programming.



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