September 5-11 KRUU LISTENER APPRECIATION WEEK - THANKS for LISTENING!

   Proclamation

Whereas: KRUU’s solar power source is one of the first demonstration projects in the city's Go Green initiative, and;

Whereas: KRUU is the first solar-powered radio station in the Midwest, and;

Whereas: KRUU is 98% locally-produced programming with 100 show hosts creating 80 programs a week performed by community volunteers, and;

Whereas: KRUU is grassroots, independent, and listener-supported, a community resource for local events, news, politics and more, and;

Whereas: KRUU's mission is giving voice to Fairfield, Iowa and beyond as well as being a model for citizen journalism and grassroots community radio, and;

Whereas: KRUU has been recognized locally, regionally, nationally and internationally for its incorporation of open source, Free Culture software, and;

Whereas: KRUU has inspired time, talent, sweat equity, creativity and over 100,000 volunteer hours to the 'Voice of Fairfield, Iowa and Beyond'

Therefore be it resolved that I, Ed Malloy, Mayor of Fairfield, do hereby proclaim September 5th - 12th as KRUU Listener Appreciation Week and congratulate the volunteer programmers and DJ’s who dedicate their time to the station.

                                 Mayor, City of Fairfield