Love mu­sic and have some spare time?

Warragul & Drouin Gazette - - ARTS ENTERTAINMENT -

3BBR-FM is the com­mu­nity ra­dio sta­tion for the lo­cal Baw Baw re­gion.

They pro­vide their lis­ten­ers with a wide va­ri­ety of mu­sic, lo­cal news, in­for­ma­tion, and in­ter­views.

3BBR-FM is also a great place for peo­ple to learn and gain ex­pe­ri­ence in ra­dio pro­duc­tion skills within a supportive en­vi­ron­ment.

These days they have over 100 ded­i­cated vol­un­teers, of which about 55 are pre­sen­ters.

In a re­cent ra­dio lis­tener sur­vey, 3BBR-FM is es­ti­mated to have a weekly au­di­ence of nearly 8000 in a typ­i­cal week or 22% of the 15+ pop­u­la­tion.

3BBR-FM can be heard any­where in the world where you have in­ter­net ac­cess.

Quite a num­ber of their lis­ten­ers are from around Aus­tralia and also in­ter­na­tion­ally tuned in.

3BBR-FM al­ways wel­comes new mem­bers and spon­sors.

Board mem­ber David Pig­gin said in his 20 years as a mem­ber, it’s been one of the most re­ward­ing vol­un­teer or­gan­i­sa­tions he has be­longed to, in which peo­ple.

“In this world full of tur­moil, it is a won­der­ful way to de­stress one­self by tun­ing out of these prob­lems by tun­ing in to Ra­dio 103.1 on the dial.”

The West Gipp­s­land Com­mu­nity Ra­dio held its AGM at the War­ragul CFA on Sept 27, where Lieu­tenant Peter Holman was the guest Speaker. he has met many amaz­ing

Com­ing up they will be hold­ing a sausage siz­zle at Woolworths War­ragul on Satur­day Novem­ber 11 from 9am to 1pm.

To find out how to be­come a vol­un­teer you can call in and see the friendly vol­un­teers in the Pav­il­ion at the Gipp­s­land Gar­den & Home Expo on Oc­to­ber 14 & 15 at Lard­ner Park or phone the sta­tion on 5625 4995 or visit the web­site www.3bbrfm.org.au.

Award win­ners at the re­cent 3BBR AGM: Ted Coad, Tom McGhee (spe­cial con­tri­bu­tion), Lawrence Mitchell (15 years), David Pig­gin (20 years), Tom Beauchamp, Joan Har­ri­son (5 years), Robert Ste­wart, Sam Horner (10 years), Tim Wills, Chair of Com­mit­tee for Drouin. (Photo by Bev Pas­coe).

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