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Almost 20 years ago?

DSCN0871It doesn’t seem possible that it has been almost two decades since we were listening to Lisa Nurnberger deliver our local news! Our former News Director is now Lisa Snyder and is pictured here with daughter Evangeline. Let’s keep Raven flying strong for the next 20 years! As Lisa said  “Just renewed my membership cause Raven is the most creative, rockin’ station bar none!” Please contribute towards our $55,000 Fall Drive goal. We need everybody to get there!

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