Below is the press release for WERU’s Full Circle Fair that is coming up this weekend. I’m on the steering committee for this event and I’ve put dozens of volunteer hours towards organizing it. This is all volunteer organized and it’s a great event. The problem is since it’s a fund raiser we don’t have a 5 digit PR budget so we don’t have huge obnoxious glossy posters all over the place. So while he do have posters, brochures and even 12 page Fair Guides (which I designed alone this year)Â we rely on word of mouth as one of our best promotions. So if you’re in Maine, near Maine, know someone in Maine or heck, if you’re looking for somewhere to visit this weekend.. come on up. Trust me, this fair is a blast. We’ve got a great musical lineup and it’s a great community event, even if you don’t live in this community
Press Release: 07/16/08
WERU-FM Community Radio (89.9 Blue Hill, 102.9 Bangor) throws a big party every year. That party is called the Full Circle Fair and it happens the last full weekend in July. This year, the 2008 Full Circle Fair is July 26 & 27 at the Blue Hill Fairgrounds in Blue Hill, Maine. In addition to celebrating Community Radio, the Fair will also be helping the station to celebrate 20 years of operation.
The Full Circle Fair is a two-day, family event that includes music, speakers and childrenâ€™s events. There are hundreds of vendors including artists, crafters, a wide variety of foods and non-profit exhibitors.
There are two stages of music and speakers. Some of the confirmed acts include Buddy Hollyâ€™s Original Crickets, blues guitarist Debbie Davies, folk singer, Ellis Paul, Slaid Cleaves, Prince Edward Islandâ€™s Vishten, indie rockers Maggi, Pierce & EJ, and folk/protest singers emma’s revolution.
WERU is pleased to have Teri Blanton as our keynote speaker. Teri is survivor of a Superfund toxic waste site near her home in Harlan County, Kentucky and her courageous stand against the abuses of coal companies has won her notoriety within her state. Continue Reading →