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CBS Radio Events Throughout the Year

1) South Florida Fair- January 13th-29th the annual South Fla. Fair, which occurs over a 17-day period, generally attracts approx. 700,000 people.  CBS Radio is an annual sponsor of the fair and has a booth on site every day at the main entrance inside the Expo Center. 
 
2) American Red Cross Designer’s Show House January 11th – February 4th This is the second year that CBS Radio 104.3 has sponsored the house that showcases the individual talents and styles of acclaimed designers.  The show house opens with a lecture series featuring design greats and then the house is open for visitors.  Proceeds benefit the American Red Cross of Palm Beach County.
 
3) Art and Jazz on the Avenue and Gallery Stroll January – December CBS Radio is the exclusive radio sponsor of these events that take place 5 times during the year.  A local street fair to bring people into Delray Beach and encourage them to frequent the shops and restaurants.
 
4) Susan G Komen Race for the Cure- January 21 CBS Radio is the exclusive radio sponsor of this event since it’s inception 16 years ago.  The event is promoted on the air and on our website during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October and then again in January.  Rick Shockley and Erik Due from the Champions of Breakfast hosted this year’s events.  This year, $1.6 million was raised and more than 23,000 people participated in this one day, one location event.
 
5) Artigras- February 18th, 19th, 20th Jupiter’s high scale Art Festival for the whole family.  Artigras features hundreds of booths and fine art vendors.  3-day event- est., attendance: 150,000.
 
6) Meet Me Downtown- March 3rd – 4th The annual Arts and Entertainment Festival in Downtown Boca Raton.  This event is produced by the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce and benefits the Chamber’s “Golden Bell” Education Foundation.  Draws a crowd of over 100,000 people and features over 400 artists and crafters, music, entertainment and food.
 
7) National Ovarian Cancer Coalition –March 25th  CBS Radio has sponsored this fundraising walk to raise awareness about Ovarian Cancer for at least the past 3 years.  Overnight jock / Production
Director / Assistant Program Director Dick Anderson hosts.
 
8) American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life – March – June CBS Radio ran live liners to promote the almost weekly relays to raise money for cancer research.
 
9) Great Strides Walk - Taking Steps to Cure Cystic Fibrosis - April 1st Local fundraising walk to benefit Cystic Fibrosis.  Walks were held all over Palm Beach County in April and May.  CBS Radio kicked off the walks at the Wellington Landings Middle School.
 
10) Delray Affair- April 21st, 22nd, 23rd, Held outdoors on Atlantic Ave. in Delray Beach, one of the most popular Arts and Crafts street festival in Palm Beach County.  Holds over 600 vendors.  CBS Radio is an official sponsor.  Delray affair draws approx. 250,000 in 3 days.
 
11) SunFest-  May 4th-7th Florida’s largest music, art and waterfront festival.  Held annually in downtown West Palm Beach.  SunFest attracts more than 300,000 people in 5 days.  CBS Radio is an annual sponsor.
 
12) CityPlace Blooms –May 19th a partnership between local charities and local florists at the CityPlace outdoor shopping center.  Florists built interactive, motorized displays and patrons of the shopping center vote by donating money to the charity tied into the display.  All monies raised go to the charity and the display with the most money / votes receives a bonus donation.
 
13) Supervisor of Elections Voter Registration Campaign -November CBS Radio promoted the importance of voting and planning early to pick up voter registration cards and absentee ballot cards.
 
14) Independence Day Festivities – On July 3rd, CBS Radio sponsors the baseball game and fireworks display at Roger Dean Stadium, then we sponsor Delray Beach’s July 4th festivities including a street fair, live concert and Grucci Fireworks display overlooking the ocean.
 
15) American Heart Association Walk- September 30th Every year CBS Radio teams up with the American Heart Association for their annual Heart Walk.  CBS Radio hosts the walk at the Meyer Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach and promotes the walk for 3 months leading up to the event.  The Champions of Breakfast’s Rick Shockley hosts.  Estimated $850,000 - $900,000 raised and record breaking attendance. 
 
16) CBS Radio Career Fair October 27th a one-day event sponsored by all CBS Radio West Palm Beach stations at Workforce Alliance.
 
17) United Cerebral Palsy Great Chef’s Tasting – November 12th An annual event in West Palm Beach to raise money for United Cerebral Palsy.  High-end restaurants from around Palm Beach County sample their specialties to patrons who’ve purchased tickets to the event.  Monies are also raised through raffle ticket sales and silent auction.  CBS Radio has been sponsoring this event for several years.
 
18) Sunny Santas – An annual local toy drive to benefit the less fortunate children in Palm Beach County.  Toys are collected and money is raised through on-air auctions, listener luncheons and client appearances.  The campaign culminates with a Wrap-Up Party at CityPlace where hundreds of volunteers help the CBS Radio staff wrap all the gifts we’ve collected.  Approximately 20 non-profit organizations receive the thousands of gifts and distribute to the kids. 
 
19) Delray Beach Holiday Festivities – November – December 31st CBS Radio is the exclusive radio sponsor of these events beginning with the 100-foot tree lighting ceremony and culminating with First Night – a family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration.
 
Community Involvement
 
We believe in marketing our business by participating with various South Florida local events and several charitable organizations.  Each year, CBS Radio participates in over 50 events.  Please Contact Ryan for more info on Charity and Community Events by clicking the link below.