Call for community support answered

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HAPPY TO HELP: Owners of Wangaratta’s Rural Farm Supplies Vicki (left) and Michial Powell (right) have donated $1000 to OAK FM community radio station and were thanked by president Neil Barassi (centre). PHOTO: Leah Anderson-Byrne

IN the spirit of community, a local business has donated $1000 to keep popular radio station OAK FM afloat for a while longer.

Station president Neil Barassi said the volunteer-run organisation has lost 90 per cent of its income due to local sporting events being cancelled during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“OAK FM has been broadcasting local sport for over 25 years and no sport means no sponsorship,” he said.

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