by Treavor Halleck
Placed in Press Release
|July 26, 2016 – Greenville, SC – Entercom Upstate, a collective of seven regional radio stations owned by Entercom Communications (NYSE: ETM), is being honored by the Greenville Health System (GHS) for its support and promotion of the Children’s Hospital for the last ten years. The GHS Children’s Hospital is dedicating its fifth floor Family Room to Entercom Upstate to recognize how the stations have helped the hospital through the Children’s Hospital Radiothon, an annual fundraising event that has raised over $2.6 million to date and supported thousands of children.
The GHS Children’s Hospital will formally unveil the “Entercom Upstate Family Room” at a naming this morning at 11 AM. Among those who will deliver remarks at the event are Dr. William F. Schmidt, Medical Director of GHS Children’s Hospital, family members who have been impacted by Entercom Upstate’s efforts and Steve Sinicropi, Entercom Upstate’s Vice President and Market Manager.
“I know that for everyone at Entercom Upstate, the Radiothon is an incredibly gratifying experience, and we’re all humbled by this gracious acknowledgment. We share this honor with our staff, listeners and advertisers who each year make Radiothon a phenomenal success,” says Entercom Upstate’s Vice President and Market Manager Steve Sinicropi.
“Entercom has been a committed partner and we appreciate their support,” says Dr. William F. Schmidt III, Medical Director of GHS Children’s Hospital. “Spending time in the ‘Entercom Upstate Family Room’ will be a wonderful reminder for our staff and families of this important partnership and the generosity of this community.”
Every year Entercom Upstate partners with the GHS for Radiothon, the largest live fundraising event for Children’s Hospital. All proceeds raised stay local and help nearly 400,000 children with cystic fibrosis, autism, diabetes, brain injuries, pediatric cancer and other ailments. The 9th Annual Radiothon will take place on August 4.
|About Entercom Upstate
Entercom Upstate is the largest radio group in Greenville and Spartanburg DMA with seven radio stations: B93.7, Magic 98.9, 93.3 The Planet, Classic Rock 101.1, ESPN Upstate, 106.3 WORD, and 96.3 The Block, reaching over 700,000 listeners weekly.
Known for locally programmed stations and live, local talent, Entercom Upstate is home to the biggest brands and personalities on Upstate radio, including Hawk & Tom, The Rise Guys, John Boy & Billy, Steve Harvey, The Tara Show, The Carolina Panthers and Clemson Tiger football, basketball and baseball.
More information is available at www.entercomupstate.com
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is the fourth-largest radio broadcasting company in the U.S., reaching and engaging more than 40 million people a week through its 124 highly rated stations in 27 top markets across the country. Entercom is a purpose-driven company, deeply committed to entertaining and informing its listeners with the best locally curated music, news, sports, and talk content, driven by compelling local personalities. Entercom delivers superior ROI by connecting its customers and audiences through its leading local brands and unparalleled local marketing solutions, which include over 4,000 events each year, and its SmartReach Digital product suite.
More information is available at www.Entercom.com, Facebook, and Twitter (@entercom).