Zimmer Radio Wins National Award for Community Service

Zimmer Radio has been named the winner of a national service award.

The National Association of Broadcasters Leadership Foundation chose Zimmer Radio out of four finalists for the Service to Community Award for Radio in the ownership group category.

Zimmer won the award for its annual Miracles for Kids Radiothon.

The 2020 event raised more than $240,000 for MU Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

Here’s the full press release from Zimmer Radio Group:

Zimmer Radio of Mid-Missouri Presented with National Award for Community Service

Washington, D.C. — Zimmer Radio of Mid-Missouri was awarded the Service to Community Award for Radio in the ownership group category during the 2021 Celebration of Service to America Awards program, which aired today on hundreds of stations nationwide. Hosted by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Leadership Foundation, the Service to America Awards recognize outstanding community service by local broadcasters.

“America’s local radio and television broadcasters demonstrated unparalleled devotion to helping families and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said NAB Leadership Foundation President Michelle Duke. “We are pleased to honor the winners and celebrate broadcasters nationwide for their commitment to public service.”

More information about Zimmer Radio of Mid-Missouri’s award-winning community service effort, “Miracles for Kids Radiothon,” and a complete list of station winners and finalists are available at ServiceToAmericaAwards.org.

About Celebration of Service to America Awards

The Celebration of Service to America Awards highlight and honor the exceptional community service exhibited by local radio and television stations across the U.S. Produced by the NAB Leadership Foundation, the 2021 program was presented as a televised program and is available for airing by local stations through August 14, 2021.

About NAB Leadership Foundation

The National Association of Broadcasters Leadership Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the future of broadcasting through leadership, diversity and community service. Learn more at www.nabfoundation.org.

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