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  • The KFAI Board of Directors invites you to the Annual Membership Meeting on Monday, Dec. 3 at 6:00 pm at the Hook & Ladder Theater.

    All Donor Members (financial contributors) and Volunteer Members are welcome to attend. Board members and staff will make brief presentations on the state of the station (including finances), and what we’ve accomplished in 2018 and what the coming year holds for KFAI. There will be time for questions as well. We hope to see as many members as possible there. Here’s the meeting agenda:

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  • Sometime in August 2018, Paul Brohaugh joined himself on KFAI's Poetry, Science and Wrestling to play an adapted version of Woody Guthrie's "Do Re Mi." 

  • The election of candidates for appointment to the KFAI/Fresh Air Board of Directors ends at 6 pm today, Friday, Nov. 30. All Donor and Volunteer Members are encouraged to vote on the online ballot, found HERE.

    Eligible voters can vote for up to five (5) candidates, or as few as you wish. Essays by the candidates appear on the ballot so voters can see what each of the candidates hope to accomplish on the 2019-20 Board term.

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  • This month’s meeting of the KFAI Fresh Air Board of Directors takes place on Monday, November 26, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

    The meeting will be held in Studio 5 at the KFAI offices, 1808 Riverside Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55454.

    If you have questions about the meeting, or wish to add an agenda item, please email the Board at <board@kfai.org> prior to the meeting. The Board roster, contact information and prior meeting minutes and financials are available at kfai.org/board.

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  • Thank you for giving so generously to KFAI yesterday on Give To The Max Day 2018. We raised over $3,100 in less than 24 hours!

    Your funds will go to help our 2019 plan to upgrade our production facilities. Thank you!

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  • An amendment to the KFAI Bylaws adopted earlier this year by the Fresh Air Board of Directors has been approved and ratified by a vote of volunteers.

    Eighty-nine volunteers (of 245 eligible voters) participated in the approval/ratification process. All 89 votes were in favor of the Bylaws change; there were no “No” votes cast. Unlike an election where a simple majority of votes determines the outcome, changes to the KFAI Bylaws additionally require a quorum — a minimum of 25 percent of all eligible voters — to participate or the proposed change fails, regardless of the outcome of the Yes-No vote. The 89 voters constituted 36 percent of eligible volunteers, and exceeded the quorum necessary to pass.

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  • Minneapolis-based Eat For Equity hopes to "build a culture of generosity through sustainable community feasts." One of them is Saturday, November 17, 2018. Eat For Equity's Emily Torgrimson and one of the event's chefs, Mecca Bos, stopped by KFAI to talk about this event, called the "Welcome Table."

  • The Bad Posture Club is a folk duo recently relocated from the Pacific Northwest to Minneapolis – on October 18, 2018, Morgan and Maren stopped by KFAI to play a few songs on Poetry, Science and Wrestling, hosted by Paul Brohaugh. Listen here!

  • A vote by KFAI volunteers to ratify recent Board-proposed Bylaws changes has one day yet to run. Over 70 motivated volunteers have voted already. Qualified KFAI volunteers — those who have volunteered a total of nine hours of their time over the three-month period of July-Sept. — are eligible to vote.

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