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WCPI fundraiser this Saturday
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McMinnville’s only locally owned public broadcasting service, radio station WCPI 91.3 FM, will be holding a special Spring Fling fundraiser this Saturday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the Chamber of Commerce Activity Room.The event will include a silent auction with items donated by local businesses including Exchange Furniture, Flowers on Main, All-O-K’sions, Grizzel’s Jewelry, a soapstone sculpture by Tim Muscetta and Victorian Rose Antiques, among others.In addition, there will be performances from local residents including Griffin Winton, Mary Richardson and the Big Apple Blues Band. Attendees can record greetings to their special graduates to be broadcast on WCPI, and for the car enthusiasts there will be a cruise in. The Black House and Heritage Alliance Museum will be open for tours, and the Farmers Market, downtown gift shops and eateries will also be open for business during the event.WCPI volunteer Kathy Rone says the event will be enjoyable and provide much-needed support to WCPI, which is non-profit and operates through donations from the public.“Spring Fling is WCPI’s first-ever fundraiser,” Rone said.