Submitting a PSA?

Non profit events and fundraiser can be submitted by email to angiefoster@bicoastalmedia.com. We will not air events for free that are paying for advertising on any other media outlet (newspaper, radio, television, etc.) PSA's are posted on this page, and given random live mentions on one or more of our 5 Albany radio stations. We cannot guarantee when or if your event will be mentioned, as it is subject to time availability and on-air host discretion. PSA's should be submitted no less than 2 weeks prior to an event. Please do not send only a flier or simply a link to a page where we can "find" the information for your event. Submit a short paragraph describing the Who, What, When, Why, How much, and most importantly, what the profits will benefit.

KRKT/SafeHaven Humane Society Pet of the week...Noah

Sweetheart alert! Noah is a 3-year-old yellow lab/chow mix ready to find his FUR-ever home today! Noah is great on a leash and loves attention. He also loves spending time with his family so does have a bit of separation anxiety. If you’re looking for a fabulous dog to call your own, Noah might be the right boy for you!

Come visit Noah and all of the adoptable animals at SafeHaven Humane Society. They are located just west of I-5 on Highway 34 in Albany or visit them online at safehavenhumane.org. Shelter hours are Saturday through Monday from noon to 5 p.m. and Tuesday through Friday noon to 6 p.m. They can be reached by calling 541.928.2789.

PTA fundraiser for Lafayette Carnival

Lafayette Elementary PTA invites you to Del Taco on Wednesday April 16th from 4 to 8 pm to help raise funds for the school carnival comign in May. Del Taco is located in the Safeway Shopping Center in Albany.

Youth Softball Tournament in Salem

Strike Out Cancer Youth benefit Softball tournament will be held April 26th and 27th at Wallace Marine Softball Complex in Salem. The 24 team 10 to 12 youth tournament is open and will benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma society as well as the Children's Cancer Association. Organizers are not only seeking teams for the tournament, but also sponsorships, volunteers, and donations for their silent auction. The tournament will also feature a kid's carnival with crafts, face painting, and more. Information can be found at https://www.facebook.com/Strikeoutcancersoftballtournament. The tournament is being organized as the community service project for Blanchett Catholic School seniors, Alee Banuelos, and Lauren Kessell.

Holocause week at OSU

Oregon State University will observe Holocaust Memorial week April 28- May 2nd. An Isareli historian and journalist as well as a childhood friend of Anne Frank will appear presented by the School of History, Philosphy and Religion. Tom Segev will speak at 7:30 pm Monday April 28th at LaSells Stewart Center. Laureen Nussbaum will present Remembering Anne Frank at 7:30 pm Thursday May 1 also in the LaSells Stewart Center. OTher events are scheduled and can be found on our community events page at KLOO.com/KRKT.com.  Other events include:A preview of selected scenes from the play, "Forty," will be performed at 7:30 p.m. April 29 in the Lab Theatre in Withycombe Hall. The play, being written by Leonora Rianda, is about the Armenian genocide in 1915-16. A discussion of the play and the genocide will follow the performance. Northeastern University Professor William F.S. Miles will speak on "Shared Suffering and Empathy: Incorporating the Holocaust into Sub-Saharan Africa Thought and Commemoration," at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, in the C&E Auditorium in LaSells Stewart Center. A student conference, "Social Justice in Policy and Education," will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, May 2, in the Journey Room in the Memorial Union. Staged readings of "In Quest of Conscience," will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, at the Majestic Theater, 115 S.W. Second St., and at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 2 in the C&E Hall in the LaSells Stewart Center. For more information about the events, visit http://oregonstate.edu/dept/holocaust

Micah Evans fundraiser

Papa's Pizza in Corvallis will host a fundraiser on April 30th for the Micah Evans Transplant fund. Micah is nearing the date of his transplant and the fundraisers have raised nearly half of what is needed to fund it. 50 percent of the value of food purchases at Papa's on April 30th will be given to the fund. You also have the choice of purchasing fundraiser bucks that are good for all future purchases and those bucks will earn 25 percent of their value for the fund.  Print out the flier and take it in with you

Mother's Day Outing

Please list on your calendar of events Pre Mother's Day Outing May 3 from 9 am to 4 pm, Aumsville Fire Station, 490 Church Street, Aumsville, Oregon.  Fire hall full of vendors to shop from.  Silent auction to raise money for firefighters equipment.  For information or to rent ta table space call Kathy Bennett at 503-363-4974.

Pet Day at OSU

Oregon State University Pet Day will be Saturday May 3. The College of Veterinary Medicine opens its doors for tours, booths, displays, and a number of family oriented events. Pet's are welcome on a leash. The event which attratsd as many as 4000 visitors is created, organized, and staffed by students. Aong the returning activities will be demonstrations, live reptiles, a petting zoo, and a pet costume contest. Pet Day runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Magruder Hall, located on 30th Street in Corvallis just south of Washington Way  More detailed information on the various events and registration for the fun run/walk is available online at http://vetmed.oregonstate.edu/pet-day

Free Fishing weekends in Oregon

April 26th Olalla Reservoir (Toledo) 8:30 to 3
May 17th Eckman Lake (Waldport) 8:30 to 2
June 7 FREE FISHING WEEKEND
July 13 Lhuuke Illahee (Logsden) 9 to 2
 
Free fishing and equipment provided for all youth under the age of 18, except for free fishing weekend, youth ages 14-17 must have a juvenile angling license ($9)
For more dates and locations aroudn the state, click here.
 

Car Show in Lebanon

Lebanon School District is gearing up for its 3 annual "NO LIMITS" Car Show. The date is May 17 at the High School Parking lot. Registering starts at 8:30 a.m. with the first 100 pre-registering receiving a goody bag. Pre-registration ends May 12 . Pre-Registration is $15 and registering the day of show is $20. There will be a small silent auction with Jamboree Tickets, Brownsville Country Fest tickets, multiple tickets to different areas on the coast and surrounding area. Food and other items will be available to purchase. ALL proceeds will go towards our local homeless/needy kids which strictly runs on donations from the community or fundraisers. We provide school supplies and other needs for these students to succeed in school.If you would like to register your car please call Roseanne Hartness at 541-405-5000 or 541-259-8907 with your address so we can send you a form. Don’t have a car? Please come and check out all the old cars that people have worked hard on. Kids, vote for your favorite and when you turn it in you will receive a free coloring book.

Furniture Share Hoe Down BBQ 
Furniture Share's 5th Annual Texas Style BBQ, Hoedown and Team Penning Event will be Saturday, July 26th held at the Philomath Frolic & Rodeo from 4-9pm. Texas Style Pulled Pork and BBQ Chicken with all the fix’ins prepared by GameTime Sports Bar and Grill, Live Music, Auction and Raffle items, Team Penning hosted by KTLazyS Cattle Company and lots of children activities in the KIDS CORRAL to keep them happy! If you are a business owner and have 50 or fewer employees and want to provide an employee appreciation BBQ over the summer but do not have the time to plan the event, much less clean up afterwards…give us a call! We can make arrangements for you and your employees to have a reserved spot at our BBQ on Saturday, July 26th. Enjoy the fun without the planning or clean up! Please call 541-754-9511 for more information. Tickets $20. Per adult and children are free for BBQ. Team Penning participants is $35.00 which includes team penning registration and dinner.
A donkey basketball event for Mr. Henkel of South Albany High School will be held on April 1st at the linn county fair and expo center.
there is a community dinner at 5:30 tickets for that are on sale at the door and the actual donkey basketball games start around 6:30. It is $10 for adults $6 for students and $4 for children K- if purchased before the game. Tickets are available from 8 am - 4pm at South and West Albany. If purchased at the door, tickets are $12 for adults $6 for students and $4 for K-6. All of the proceeds go to Mr. Henkel to help defray medical costs for his recently diagnosed stomach cancer.
 

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