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Jun 1, 2011
Dear Community Member,May 31, 2011 Have you heard? Amherst Media is hosting a Cash Raffle (with outstanding odds)! Your participation in our cash Raffle (a $10 donation) affords you incredible odds at winning real money while simultaneously supporting & sustaining community media. With a maximum of 1,000 tickets to be sold, the cash prizes are: First Prize $2,000, Second Prize $1,000, Third Prize $500. Winners will be announced at the Town of Amherst July 4th Celebration. Winners do not need to be present to win.
May 26, 2011
Your generous donation of $10 affords you incredible odds at winning real money! First Prize $2,000 Second Prize $1,000 Third Prize $500 *Maximum of 1000 tickets to be sold* Winner(s) announced at the Town of Amherst July 4th Celebration. Winner(s) need not be present to claim prize(s). Contact your friendly community media staff today and pick up your ticket, helping to support the ongoing programming and opportunities available through Amherst Media.
May 16, 2011
Direct from the reviews: *Great picture quality *Easy to use *Zoom range/performance *Great sound *Comfortable to operate Stay tuned. Amherst Media will soon be listing our calendar of workshops so that you can become trained & certified to operate one of beauties. Reminder: Please take a few moments to complete our online survey. Enter to win a FREE 32-inch flat screen television. It's simple at www.amherstmedia.org/survey
May 10, 2011
Dear Friends of Amherst Media I am asking for your help and support in letting Senator Rosenberg and Representative Story know that Massachusetts Senate Bill 1687, commonly referred to as the "Verizon Bill" by those in Community Access, penalizes and threatens local control during review process of all new contracts. Please take a moment to read the attached letters (download them via the links below), one for each elected official. Your voice can help ensure towns like Amherst have sufficient time needed during negotiations.
May 5, 2011
Upcoming Survey / Focus Group Sessions: *Wednesday, May 11th 6:00-8:00pm *Thursday, May 12th 11:00-1:00pm *Tuesday, May 17th 11:00-1:00pm *Wednesday, May 18th 10:00-12:00(noon) Call Wendy at 413.259.3306 to reserve your seat at the table. Take part in sustaining local public media. Photo Credit: Amherst Bulletin / Gazette 2011
May 2, 2011
The College Towne Classik is a 5 mile run or 5k run or walk through scenic Amherst, MA. *Professionally timed *Professionally Photographed *Prizes will be awarded for the top finishers in each age group. *After race gathering at Rafters. All proceeds from the College Towne Classik will benefit the Jimmy Fund as well as the Amherst Police Relief Association. More Information at:www.raftersroadrace.com
Apr 28, 2011
Thursday April 28th ~ Friday April 29th ~ Saturday April 30th Bangs Community Center, Large Activity Room, 6:00 - 9:00pm
Apr 25, 2011
Registration is open for the International Conference "The Future of US-Chinese media Communication and Public Diplomacy in a Post-Crisis World" 23-25 August 2011, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA. This conference attempts to assess the future of US-Chinese relations from a number of inter-related perspectives. An underlying assumption being that a gradual change in economic and financial power will also lead to changes in 'soft' power like media communication, public relations, public opinion, public diplomacy and (new and old) media consumption.
Apr 25, 2011
Don't let Photoshop Essentials pass you by . . . . A couple of seats are still available for this terrific course, taught in a small-class environment, on state of the art equipment, with the expertise and teaching cred. of Adobe Certified expert Tom Prutisto. Review and Register here:http://amherstmedia.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=27 or call (413) 259-3300 for more information.

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