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Praise FM ribbon cutting, Marco Island

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Terry Hoskins, director of the Oasis Counseling Center, left, is served a strawberry smoothie by Jean Wildman at the ribbon cutting ceremony for WSRX 89.5 Praise FM on the portico of First Baptist Family Church on Thursday evening.  Attendees were treated to assorted smoothies, coffees and soft drinks as well as an array of finger foods.

Kathleen Tuttle Special to the Eagle Terry Hoskins, director of the Oasis Counseling Center, left, is served a strawberry smoothie by Jean Wildman at the ribbon cutting ceremony for WSRX 89.5 Praise FM on the portico of First Baptist Family Church on Thursday evening. Attendees were treated to assorted smoothies, coffees and soft drinks as well as an array of finger foods.

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  • Kathleen Tuttle Special to the Eagle 
The Rev. Timothy Neptune, left, senior pastor of First Baptist Family Church and general manager of WSRX 89.5 Praise FM broadcast live from the church's portico with the assistance of Jim Channell.  Praise FM is a 100,000-watt FM radio station owned and operated by the Family Christian Broadcasting network.
  • Kathleen Tuttle Special to the Eagle 
Shawn Hurtley, left, and Jim Channell get ready to broadcast live from the ribbon cutting ceremony for WSRX 89.5 Praise FM on the portico of First Baptist Family Church on Thursday evening.
  • Kathleen Tuttle Special to the Eagle 
Terry Hoskins, director of the Oasis Counseling Center, left, is served a strawberry smoothie by Jean Wildman at the ribbon cutting ceremony for WSRX 89.5 Praise FM on the portico of First Baptist Family Church on Thursday evening.  Attendees were treated to assorted smoothies, coffees and soft drinks as well as an array of finger foods.
  • Kathleen Tuttle Special to the Eagle 
Herb Savage leads God Bless America at the conclusion of the ribbon cutting ceremony for WSRX 89.5 Praise FM on the portico of First Baptist Family Church on Thursday evening. The church acquired the radio station at the same time they purchased the 43-acre campus on SR 951 in Naples.
  • Kathleen Tuttle Special to the Eagle 
The Rev. Timothy Neptune, with scissors, senior pastor of First Baptist Family Church and general manager of WSRX 89.5 Praise FM laughs with joy along with Praise FM staff members, DJ Shelré Joy Coones, left, and the Rev. Ben Sprankle, vice president.  Praise FM and the Marco Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday evening on the church's portico.

First Baptist Family Church members gathered March 3 with Island residents and members of the business community to celebrate the start of WSRX 89.5 Praise FM, a 100,000-watt FM radio station owned and operated by the Family Christian Broadcasting network.
The church acquired the radio station at the same time they purchased the 43-acre campus on SR 951 in Naples.

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