Service to Community Award for Radio – Medium Market
WYCT-FM Pensacola, Fla., “WYCT Cat Country 98.7 and Santa Rosa Kids House”
Beyond its effective approach to child abuse cases, the Santa Rosa Kids’ House offers on-site specialized sexual abuse therapy to help child victims and their families recover. To help raise funds and awareness for Santa Rosa Kids House, Cat Country 98.7 hosted its first-ever Spring Jam. Tickets were only $10 for an all-ages show featuring popular country music acts. This inaugural event raised nearly $15,000 for Santa Rosa Kids House.
June 12, 2019
CatCountry 98.7 Receives 2019 NAB Leadership Foundation- Service to America Award
Pensacola’s locally-owned country radio station, CatCountry 98.7, has received the 2019 NAB Leadership Foundation Service to America Award. This award recognizes CatCountry’s outstanding commitment to serve Santa Rosa Kids House with their annual Spring Jam benefit concert. CatCounty donated over $45,000 to the Santa Rosa Kids house between 2018 and 2019.
The NAB Leadership Foundation Service to America awards presentation was held last night at The Anthem in Washington, DC.
Mary Hoxeng said “I am so proud to work alongside a group of people who care more about others than themselves. Dave and I never dreamed that Cat Country 98.7 would become what it is today. Passion takes you places you never thought you would be. Thank you to our team, our clients, our listeners, and our God who taught us to do the next right thing.”
CatCountry 98.7 is owned by Dave and Mary Hoxeng of Pensacola. Sister stations serving the communities of Pensacola include: NewsRadio 92.3/AM1620, ESPN 94.5, TalkWEBY 99.1/ AM1330.