Kim Macon

Development Director

Kim Macon joined the WVPE staff in January of 1993 as the Marketing Director, a one-person department, handling membership, underwriting, public relations and special events.   From 1999 to 2005, she focused all of her efforts on securing underwriting and corporate support for the station.   Since February of 2005 Kim has been Development Director, overseeing all aspects of membership, underwriting, public relations and special events.    A graduate of Goshen College, Kim lives in Elkhart with her husband, Carl, and in her spare time, enjoys reading, crocheting, and crafting. 

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WVPE News
3:55 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Horns of Plenty, the first Elkhart Jazz Festival Preview concert is Nov. 1 at The Lerner Theatre.

Ty Causey & Tim Cunningham appearing November 1st at the Lerner Theatre

  Horns of Plenty! The first in the 2015 Elkhart Jazz Festival preview series brings fan favorite Tim Cunningham and soul singer Ty Causey to the Lerner stage. Tolson Center and the Elkhart Education Foundation will use the proceeds from the concert to provide student enrichment programs in the area. Cunningham, the evening's headliner, passed up an NFL contract to focus entirely on developing his smooth, sultry and funky style. For nearly two decades, he's been a recording artist performing around the globe.

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WVPE News
8:24 pm
Sun October 19, 2014

CAMELOT is casting locally for the walk-on role of Tom of Warwick

Auditions open for "Tom of Warwick"

 

 

AUDITION NOTICE

Theater League, in conjunction with Phoenix Entertainment, is searching for a young male actor to portray the role of “Tom of Warwick” in the National Tour of Camelot at the Morris Performing Arts Center on December 5-6.

SEEKING: TOM OF WARWICK: Tom is a young boy destined to be a Knight.  He wants to fight for what is right and gives Arthur hope for the future.

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WVPE News
4:44 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship Available

 The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields- science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—into teaching in high-need secondary schools in Georgia, Indiana, and New Jersey. Eligible applicants include current undergraduates, recent college graduates, midcareer professionals, and retirees who have majored in, or had careers in, STEM fields.

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WVPE News
5:35 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

"Execution of Justice" debuts October 16 at IUSB

The Indiana University South Bend Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts presents "Execution of Justice", a drama by Emily Mann, that runs daily from Thursday, October 16 through Sunday,  October 19.  Centered around  the highly emotional trial of Dan White, the assassin of San Francisco mayor George Moscone and  openly gay city supervisor Harvey  Milk, this play presents it case in the court of theatre.  

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WVPE News
5:34 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

Open Book Festival is October 18 at main branch of St Joseph County Library

Open Book Fest has fun for everyone!

  Reading is a form of magic. You have the opportunity to meet fascinating characters, experience different points of view and travel to any number of places. On October 18th, however, you will only need to travel as far as the Main Library to see how books, can set the stage for quite the celebration!

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1:28 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

Blues legend Buddy Guy coming to The Lerner Theatre - win tickets!

Win tickets to see blues legend, Buddy Guy
Credit Courtesy of Monterey International

  Rolling Stone Magazine ranked blues guitarist and singer, Buddy Guy, 30th in its list of "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time".  Known for his showmanship on stage; playing his guitar with drumsticks or strolling into the audience while playing solos, Guy brings his Chicago style blues to The Lerner Theatre, Saturday, October 25, 2014.  The doors open at 7 and the show starts at 8pm.

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WVPE News
9:15 am
Tue September 23, 2014

South Bend Civic Theatre presents "Frankenstein" A new Creation

At South Bend Civic Theatre Warner Mainstage Auditorium Oct. 17 through Nov. 2

  WVPE is a media sponsor for  "Frankenstein" a world premier original adaptation of the novel by Mary Shelley at the South Bend Civic Theatre. Growing out of actor and designer workshops at SBCT, you will see a whole new take on the legend of a scientist playing God and facing the dire consequences of his actions. Don’t miss the birth of a new chapter in the story of SBCT!  Here is the link for ticket information.

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WVPE News
3:09 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

"Science Friday " host coming to Notre Dame

Ira Flatow coming to the University of Notre Dame

  Ira Flatow, host of the national radio show "Science Friday," will present a public lecture Oct. 13 at the University of Notre Dame and tape his national radio show before an audience here Oct. 15 in the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.

Both events are among a series of activities that will take place during the next year hosted by the College of Science to celebrate 150 years of science at Notre Dame.

Flatow will present an address titled "Science is the New Sexy" at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 13 in Washington Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

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WVPE News
10:45 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

We're just $4,875 away from our goal!

Help us reach the $140,000 fall campaign goal by clicking this link to donate!

WVPE News
10:52 am
Wed September 17, 2014

JLCO led by Wynton Marsalis at the Debartolo PAC

Marsalis Headlines JLCO performance September 28 at Debartolo PAC

  Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) led by nine-time GRAMMY® Award-winner Wynton Marsalis gave the Presenting Series’ inaugural performance, September 19, 2004, at The Debartolo Performing Arts Center.  They return to mark that special occasion in this 10th anniversary year, Sunday, September 28 at 2:00 PM.

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