FOX 50 Hits Mark with Family Fest

FOX 50 Family Fest
FOX 50 Family Fest descends on American Tobacco’s Bay 7 on October 3, 2009.
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FOX 50’s first annual Family Fest was a huge success!

FOX 50 created the event, held October 3, 2009 at the American Tobacco Campus. MIX 101.5’s Jim Kelly emceed the day’s events, which included everything from fire safety and wildlife demonstrations to face painting and balloon art. The Scrap Exchange was even on hand to help families create their own artwork.

Musical entertainment at Family Fest included kids band Sandbox, the Latin beat of Carnivalito, and Sanity Station, featuring FOX 50’s own Niel Sollod on guitar. A performance by legendary blues guitarist Cool John Ferguson capped the day.

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FOX 50 employees spend a Saturday treating the community to a great day of family fun.

Sanity Station
Sanity Station, including FOX 50’s own Niel Sollod (left), provides musical entertainment.

Sponsor provided a $10,000 Shopping Spree for one lucky family. Other community partners included Durham Regional Hospital, Primrose School at Hope Valley Farms, Super Compare Foods, YMCA of the Triangle, and City of Durham Saves Water.

The event generated substantial new business from advertiser sponsors and vendors.

Thanks to FOX 50’s Gerald Belton for this capcom story & to FOX 50’s Sylvia Lanier for these capcom photos.


FOX 50 Family Fest

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