CIVL GALA FRIDAY!!!!


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You Say Party!, Oh No! Yoko, Little Wild, The New Altlas, Casey Ambrose and The Parish of Little Clifton play this Friday, July 19 at The Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford. Dress up! Doors open at 7PM, shows start at 7:30Tickets: $15, ALL-AGES, cash bar, pre-purchase tickets here .
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Celebrate with us as we wrap up the end of CIVL Radio’s first annual fundraising drive. Facebook event details here
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UFV Student & CIVL Volunteer Hired onto CHWK News Team

FROM CAMPUS RADIO TO COMMERCIAL NEWS
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Chilliwack has a new voice for weekend news on FM radio, and her name is Alicia Williams!

The third year UFV fine arts and communications student got involved in radio by hosting Mood Swings on CIVL.ca in March of 2010.
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Maybe you heard her this past weekend, however, doing regular news updates on Saturday and Sunday mornings through the the mid-afternoon on commercial radio for the very first time!

In November, Williams officially became a part of the team at The Hawk 89.5 FM in Chilliwack as a weekend news personality. Williams has been more than just a show host on CIVL, winning a 2011 National Community and Campus Radio Association (NCRA) Award Honourable Mention for Music Programming based on the exclusively Female Content edition of Mood Swings.
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She also served as CIVL’s Program Assistant, Music Librarian, and Promotions Coordinator before trying her hand at news for the first time earlier in November. NCRA Executive Director, Shelley Robinson, says “It’s amazing to see someone’s passion for radio get recognized by both a local community and commercial station, and have a chance to reach even more listeners.”

Included among Williams’ other accomplishments at CIVL are her experience as Chair of the Programming Committee, responsible for approving new programs and reviewing concurrent content.
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She also participated in CIVL’s national news broadcast of Groundwire, an NCRA project that reaches 30-40 stations across the country every other week. “We are glad to see a dedicated volunteer recognized in the job market,” says CIVL President Dustin Ellis. “Creating broadcast skills and experience is a big part of what we do, and Alicia has helped make this possible for others while making the most of our organization.” Despite the new job, Alicia will read daily news on CIVL at least until the end of this semester.
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Alicia showing off CIVL’s 2011 Community Development Award from Halifax’s National Campus and Community Radio Awards, where Williams herself was recognized with an honourable mention in Music Programming for her Fem-Con episode of Mood Swings!

CIVL Broadcasts UFV Convocation, Visits National Conference and Gives Away Krief CD’s!

CIVL 101.7 FM is proud to present the first ever live FM broadcast of UFV Convocation ceremonies today from the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre!
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Photo Courtesy of www.UFV.ca
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From 2:30 pm until 4:30 pm listen live at www.civl.ca and 101.7 FM in the Fraser Valley to Convocation proceedings, as well as a 2:00 — 2:30 lead-in with music.
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Visit the CIVL Radio booth outside the AESC, and tell us how you feel about CIVL for a chance to win one of three copies of Hundred Thousand Pieces, the new solo album from lead guitarist of The Dears, Patrick Krief!
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At this same time, with help from UFV’s Student Union Society, CIVL Radio Staff, Board and Volunteers are represented by members of UFV’s Campus and Community Radio Society at the National Community and Campus Radio Conference for the third year in a row!
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This year, CIVL represented UFV at an advertising and sponsorship panel alongside Canada’s highest grossing Campus/Community Radio Fundraiser, CJSW from University of Calgary, and Canada’s oldest Campus Radio station, from Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, CFRC, who is hosting this year’s conference in their 90th year of operation!

 

Last year, UFV Student, CIVL’s Alicia Williams was the recipient of an honourable mention at the National Campus and Community Radio Awards, for Music Programming based on her fem-con episode of Mood Swings, as reported in the UFV Cascade here. CIVL also won the Community Development Award!

CIVL is up for several awards this year, and will find out on Friday which Campus and Community Radio Stations are recognized for their excellent work in 2012!

UFV Cascade Covers CIVL Radio Host

The University of the Fraser Valley‘s Campus Newspaper, The Cascade, this week features the above photograph of CIVL Inventory Librarian and Host of Mood Swings on Mondays between 11 am and 1 pm, Alicia Williams, showing off the Community Development NCRA award won by CIVL Radio at the National Campus and Community Radio Conference this past month in Halifax at CKDU 88.1 FM, and talking about her honourable mention in the category of music programming for Mood Swings’ FEMCON episode!

CIVL wants to take this as another opportunity to thank the NCRA, CKDU, Student Union Society, and the Cascade for all the hard work and support they’ve put into helping CIVL Radio be all that we can be Air Jordan XX9 Retro!

Read the article HERE or pick up the paper and check out the CIVL Shuffle, a new feature where CIVL Radio DJ’s tell Cascade readers about four songs they enjoy, provided this week by Psycho Radio host Amos Evans!

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Celebrate Canada with National Aboriginal Day!

June 21st marks the kick off of Celebrate Canada!, an 11 day campaign leading up to Canada Day, starting with National Aboriginal Day, TODAY!

Tune in Thursday Morning between 10-11 am to hear an hour long broadcast from the most recent NCRC in Halifax. A group of both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people gathered at CKDU‘s studio to record this Declaration.

Here’s some info on National Aboriginal Day itself.

  • Proclaimed by the Governor General in 1996, National Aboriginal Day provides an opportunity to acknowledge the unique achievements of First Nations, Metis and Inuit in fields as diverse as agriculture, the environment, business and the arts new balance 450.
  • In cooperation with Aboriginal organizations, the Government of Canada chose June 21st for National Aboriginal Day because it is also the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. For generations, many Aboriginal peoples have celebrated their culture and heritage on or near this day.
  • The Canadian Constitution recognizes three groups of Aboriginal peoples: Indians (First Nations), Inuit and Metis. Although these groups share many similarities, they each have their own distinct heritage, language, cultural practices and spiritual beliefs.
  • On June 21st, join thousands of Canadians across the country as we celebrate National Aboriginal Day. This is a special day to celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples in Canada.
  • A truly nationwide celebration, National Aboriginal Day is part of the Celebrate Canada! program, which also includes Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day (June 24), Canadian Multiculturalism Day (June 27) and Canada Day (July 1).

CiVL Radio Wins National Campus/Community Radio Award

After less than a year of FM broadcasting on 101.7 FM, CiVL Radio is proud to have received the award for Community Development from the 2011 National Community and Campus Radio Awards, on June 7th, 2011 hosted by the NCRA and CKDU 88.1 FM in Halifax, Nova Scotia!

While the UFV Student Union Society made it possible for CiVL Radio volunteers and staff to attend the awards gala and conference, special thanks is due to the National Campus/Community Radio Association, without whom 101.7 FM would not be broadcasting the unique, local Fraser Valley programming content we continue to develop for our communities and campuses.

In addition to CiVL’s win as an organization, Inventory Manager Alicia Williams’ show Mood Swings, on Mondays from 11 am – 1 pm received an honourable mention in the category of Music Programming for the submission of her all Fem Con (Female Content) episode! Way to go Alicia!

Thanks goes most of all to the incredible volunteers, programmers, directors, and especially listeners, who make CiVL Radio the valuable and effective medium for local, community, and campus events and issues in the Fraser Valley cheap air max 90.

Without all of you, no impact would be felt whatsoever.

CiVL Radio will continue the tradition that’s developed this year of high quality programming and increased listener and community involvement starting with two upcoming projects: The Jam in Jubilee festival, which CiVL proudly sponsors, and will take part in hosting a night of, and the Community News project that CiVL Radio has just received funding for from the Community Radio Fund of Canada!

Stay tuned for more info!

Get Ready for Jam in Jubilee!

While those of us lucky enough to represent CiVL Radio at the 2011 National Community and Campus Radio Conference will be at CKDU in Halifax for the week (thanks to some much needed support from your Student Union Society!)

Those of us staying in Abbotsford can get excited for Jam in Jubilee!

The return of Abbotsford’s premiere Music and Arts festival is bound to be better than ever cheap women nike air max, so get on board if you want to be a sponsor, vendor, or involved in any other ways!

Visit www.jaminjubilee.com for full details as they emerge, and for info on how to get involved, however it is you’d like to do so, or like them on facebook here!!