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By Marc Lutz
Wrangell Sentinel 

KSTK brings artistic flair to fundraising with auction


March 15, 2023

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Anna Tollfeldt, development director for KSTK, holds up a pen-and-ink drawing by artist Nick Alan, one of many pieces of art the radio station will auction off on March 24 to raise funds.

One of the challenges of being a nonprofit is continually seeking funds to continue operating, something radio station KSTK is well acquainted with.

But instead of just shaking a bucket and hoping people will pitch in, staff at KSTK tries to put the fun in fundraising, such as their annual art auction.

For the past four years, the radio station has auctioned donated art created by Alaskans. The goal for this year is to raise $5,000 at the March 24 event. The auction in 2022 had a $5,000 goal, which was met and exceeded, said station manager Cindy Sweat.

The event will be held at 6 p.m. at t...

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Reader Comments(1)

Leon Fredrichs writes:

Actually the ticket price is $25, not $5, as the article states.


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