The VOCM Cares Foundation is a public foundation of Steele Communications. The Foundation is mandated to raise funds for charitable causes involving the health, education and safety of the community at large. Since its inception, the organization has grown to become the focal point for the VOCM radio network’s community involvement.
Posted by: Kelly Reid VOCM Cares Board Member and Friend passes away
In the words of our Chairman, \"when you wanted a job done, you called Gord.\" Gordon Seabright, a former provincial court judge, passed away this morning. Seabright had been involved with Newfoundland Capital Corporation and its foundations for the past twenty years, as well as the Shriners and other organizations. Seabright also played a key role in bringing an end to the bitter 1986 NAPE strike against the provincial government. He served as a mediator in that dispute. Harry Steele, who is currently the non-executive chairman of Newfoundland Capital Corporation, Steele Communications\' parent company, says Seabright had boundless energy and did a lot of good things. ... (read more)
Posted by: Kelly Reid Cancer Care Foundation Radiothon
It\'s a day of hearing stories from cancer survivors and raising money for cancer research and support, and once again Newfoundlanders and Labradorians are displaying their generosity. The VOCM/CFCB Radio Network launched the Provincial Cancer Care Radiothon for the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation and cancer care centres around the province. The Radiothon, which is taking place at the Gap Court in the Avalon Mall, has been taking on-air contributions from individuals, groups, and businesses with the total raised exceeding $148,000. ... (read more)