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Let’s face it: you have to love yourself before you can love others.  That’s why B993, the 80’s hit music channel, and A Million Monarchs in Massena are teaming up once again to give you the ultimate self love and empowerment experience.  We’re giving away a Boudoir photo shoot from A Million Monarchs, as well as album credit.

To enter into the grand prize drawing this Friday, February 21th, valued at over $1000, simply text the keyword MONARCH to 40691.  Everyone who enters the drawing will receive a $100 gift certificate to use toward a Boudoir session, and one lucky winner will receive not just the Boudoir photo shoot, complete with professional hair and makeup, but credit towards the creation of your own album.

Again, to enter the drawing, simply text the word MONARCH to the number 40691.  Do it for yourself, or submit your significant other’s name.  Because there’s not a better way to empower yourself than with a professional Boudoir photo session from A Million Monarchs in Massena, and the station helping to show you the love you deserve…B993 the 80’s hit music channel.


Check out the package you could win by clicking HERE.



The Franklin County Fair has announced the Entertainment line-up for August 2020. Among the acts this year:


The 80's Rock Tour Featuring the original voice of Foreigner: Lou Gramm, as well as Journey's Former Lead Singer Steve Augeri, and ASIA's former front man John

Payne.  They will be playing hits of Foreigner, Journey & Asia.  Tickets are $25 for Grandstand seating, $35 for Center Grandstand Seating, and $50 for track seating which includes gate admission.


Tickets can be purchased on line at F R C O Fair dot com  For more information, you can call the fair office at 518-483-0720.



The Potsdam Snack Pack Program helps over 300 students with healthy snacks on the weekends and during holiday breaks.  Over 19,000 actual snack packs are been sent out to date.  The cost to provide these healthy snacks to students in need works out to about $100 per year.  The Potsdam Snack Pack program is constantly seeking volunteers to help pack the snacks, and also continuously accepts donations of snacks or monetary donation to offset the cost of the snack packs.  You can find out more and make donations to the Potsdam Snack Pack Program by visiting Potsdam Snack Pack dot org.


The Potsdam Kiwanis Club is collecting returnable bottles and cans as a fundraiser to purchase children’s books for the Head Start Reading Programs at Potsdam and Parishville School Districts.  If you would like to contribute, you can donate your redemption amount into a special account at CJ’s Bottle and Can Retrieval Center in the Sea Comm Plaza in Potsdam.  You can also mail in donations to the Potsdam Kiwanis Club P.O. Box 793 in Potsdam.

The Potsdam Elks Lodge will host their annual Hockey Shoot at 3 pm on Monday, February 17th at the Pine Street Arena.  This event is open to any youth age 13 and under.  It is free and every registered shooter will receive a t-shirt.  The top 3 contestants in each category will receive a prize.  No hockey experience is required. Parental permission is required.  Pre-registration slips are available at the Potsdam Elks Lodge on Elm Street, and you can also register the day of the event.  For more info, call Mary at 315-566-9058.


A team from St. Lawrence Health System will present an informational panel dinner on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm at the Best Western University Inn in Canton. This event is open to the community and all are welcome. There is no charge for this event, however, RSVPs are required by February 17. Please contact Community Relations Manager Deb at (315) 261-5413 to register


There will be a 7 steeples spaghetti dinner on Thursday, February 20th from 5 – 6:30 p.m. at the Russell United Methodist Church.  Admission is a free will offering going to help their Students Without Boarders medical trip to Nicaragua.


United Helpers will be hosting a New York DMV approved National Safety Council Defensive Driving Course from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, February 22, 2020 in the Staff Development Training Room at the Behavioral Health/Life Skills (formerly Mosaic) Complex, 100 Ford St. in Ogdensburg.  The cost of the class is $30, payable in cash, check or money order made out to United Helpers Care, Inc.  Advanced registration is required. To register please contact Mark at (315) 394-6702 ext. 303



The Canton 1st Presbyterian Church on the Park will be holding a Ham Dinner on Sunday, February 23 from 11am – 1:30pm. Menu includes Ham, coleslaw, macaroni and cheese, assorted pies and beverage. The cost is $8 adults, $5 children age 5-10. Those under 5 and over 90 are free. Take-outs are available. All are welcome.


United Helpers is proud to host, “Senior Living: Understanding Your Options” on Wednesday, Feb. 26 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room at United Helpers Independent Senior Living, 30 Sullivan Drive in Canton. This same presentation will again be held on Monday, March 2 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the large classroom at United Helpers Behavioral Health and Life Skills, 100 Ford Street., Ogdensburg. “Understanding Your Options” is a free educational presentation designed to provide valuable information about the many senior living options and the types of services available here in northern New York. To RSVP or for more information, please contact Andrea at 315-714-3117



Racquette Valley Fish and Game Club in South Colton, will be hosting the 4th Annual Rabbit Hunt on Saturday February 29, 2020. Start time of 7am, with prizes awarded at 5pm. Preregister at Boyce's in South Colton, The Country Store in Hannawa Falls and White's Hardware in Potsdam. $20.00 per Adult, $15.00 per youth. Great Prizes, Trophies, Door Prizes and Raffles! Any questions please call 315-778-3131



The Potsdam Elks Lodge is helping the Potsdam Central RED (Remember Everyone Deployed) group collect candy bars from now through the month of February.  Candy bars can be dropped off at locations including Potsdam Dollar General, Potsdam Save A Lot, the Colton Amvets, Kinney Drugs on Maple Street in Potsdam, the Potsdam Elks Lodge, and the B993 / Star Country studios.  Monetary donations for the purchase of candy bars can be dropped off at the Potsdam Elks Lodge.  Collected candy bars will be taken to the Fort Drum USO for returning soldiers, redeploying soldiers, and active duty service members.


The North Lawrence Fire & EMS Winter Demo Derby will be held on Saturday, March 7th at the Ball Field on Church Street.  Registration will be from 9-11 with a cost of $25 per car.  There will be a $3 admission, and children under age 12 get in for free.  Concessions will be available all day.  For more information call 315-261-3210.


W-P-D-M is celebrating 65 years of service this year and we’re looking for help from our loyal listeners, past and present. 

     Right now we’re searching for any memorabilia, audio, photos, newspaper clippings or other items related to W-P-D-M. To give everyone the opportunity to reflect on the last 65 years, we’ll add them to a display in our Beal Street office in April. For more information about donating or lending material for our 65th anniversary display, please contact Chris Engel or Jody Tosti at 315-265-5510.

     You can also e-mail: chris@1470wpdm.com or drop a message on the STAR Country 100.1 FM or B99.3 FM Facebook pages. We will accept items until March 15th. Thank you to all that have made the last 65 years on W-P-D-M so memorable. We look forward to serving the North Country for the next 65 years and beyond. 


Learn more about your smartphone, laptop or tablet and maximize the use of your device at Cyber Seniors classes. The classes are taught by St. Lawrence University students in the Community Based Learning course. Cyber Seniors is being held at the One Stop Career Center in the Human Services Center building at 80 State Highway 310 in Canton.  The classes will be Thursdays from 2:15 p.m.  to 3:45 p.m. on March 5th, 12th and 26th and April 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th. To register call Christiana at (315) 386-4730

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