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
3:36 pm
Fri April 17, 2015

Art Attack in Harbor Country April 24-26

 

   Join the excitement of the Midwest's most eclectic, interactive celebration of "All that is Art." Enjoy a full palette of colorful activities including gallery receptions, artist’s demonstrations, exhibitions, music, wine tasting, open houses and an overall great time!

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WVPE News
3:05 pm
Wed April 8, 2015

Tickets now on sale for A Prairie Home Companion Tent Simulcast!

  WVPE’s ‘A Prairie Home Companion’ Tent Simulcast and After Party will feature a video feed of the sold out show in the Goshen College Music Centers’ Sauder Concert Hall, held in a large tent adjacent to the Music Center simultaneous to the live show on May 2nd, from 5:30-8:00pm.

The simulcast  will feature heavy Hors D ‘Oeuvres and include a Dance Party afterwards until almost 11:00pm with the WVPE ‘house band,’ The Elwood Splinters Blues Band.

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WVPE News
2:19 pm
Mon April 6, 2015

Thank You!

  Thank you to everyone who made our success possible.  WVPE's recent Spring Membership Campaign could not have happened without all of you who renewed support, made additional gifts, or became brand new members.  WVPE members are truly the "public" in Public Radio.  

In addition, the following restaurants provided meals and snacks for our phone volunteers during the campaign:

Between the Buns Corporate

Calahan’s Restaurant, Elkhart IN

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WVPE News
3:54 pm
Thu April 2, 2015

An Evening in Wonderland

  The South Bend Education Foundation is hosting their 20th Anniversary Gala Saturday, April 25th beginning at 6 o’clock.   “An Evening in Wonderland” will be held in the Bendix Theatre and Discovery Ballroom at The Century Center.  The South Bend Community School Corporation Fine Arts Jazz Bands and Show Choirs will perform followed by Specialty Alice in Wonderland Themed Cocktails, and dinner.  The evening entertainment features Peter Sagal, American playwright, screenwriter, actor, and host of NPR’s Wait Wait...Don’t Tell Me!  There will be a large “Castle” Ballroom, Surprises, and Award

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WVPE News
2:14 pm
Wed April 1, 2015

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at IUSB

The Indiana University South Bend Ernestine M School of the Arts present  The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee a long one-act musical comedy conceived by Rebecca Feldman with music and lyrics by William Finn, a book by Rachel Sheinkin and additional material by Jay Reiss.

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WVPE News
9:40 am
Sat March 7, 2015

Conservatory of Dance presents Ballet Chicago

  Conservatory of Dance is pleased to present Ballet Chicago and Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre in Spring Repertory with music from George Gershwin. The performance will be at the Lerner Theatre on March 28, 2015 at 7:30pm. The program, a mix of classical ballet and contemporary dance, will include George Balanchine's Who Cares, and River's Edge by Indianapolis choreographer Gregory Hancock. The program will also feature a work by Ted Seymour, Chicago-based choreographer and dancer with The Suzanne Farrell Ballet.

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WVPE News
9:37 am
Sat March 7, 2015

DTSB hosts "Egg Stravaganza" March 28th

  EggStravaganza, presented by TCU, is a celebration of the arrival of spring.  Join us throughout downtown as businesses host activities, demonstrations, crafts, and snacks. Don't forget to plan a visit with the bunny and keep an eye out for the eggs hidden throughout downtown containing cash prizes.  EGG STRAVAGANZA EVENTSVisit the Easter Bunny! | The South Bend Chocolate Cafe122 S. Michigan St. | 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.The South Bend Chocolate Cafe welcomes the Easter Bunny.  Pictures are not provided.

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WVPE News
9:18 am
Sat March 7, 2015

Vesper Chorale presents Lenten Concert

HAYDN'S STABAT MATER, A Basically Baroque Concert  

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WVPE News
10:41 am
Fri February 20, 2015

IU Latin Jazz Ensemble coming to IUSB

Under the direction of two musicians who have earned numerous Grammy nominations, the Indiana University 

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