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NBA Members Generate $441,919 For Flood Victims

Nebraska Broadcasters Association

The statewide “#NebraskaStrong Drive for Flood Relief” led by NBA member stations on Friday, March 22nd resulted in $441,919 in donations to the American Red Cross to aid the victims of the historic flooding impacting Nebraska and southwestern Iowa.

Major contributions included $25,000 each from Ameritas and Black Hills Energy, $20,000 from the NBA, $10,000 each from KETV and Gray
Television, and $5,000 each from KMTV/The Scripps Howard Foundation and Citadel Communications, LLC/KLKN TV. 
Ariel Roblin, Chairperson of the NBA Board of Directors and KETV President/General Manager said, “Nebraska Broadcasters are proud to serve our listeners and viewers throughout Nebraska and Southwest Iowa and we’re grateful for the Governor’s partnership of #NebraskaStrong. From lifesaving storm coverage to fundraising hundreds of thousands of dollars for relief and recovery, we come together for a stronger Nebraska. We thank Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts for his tremendous support of this statewide effort.”

KIOS is a proud member of the Nebraska Broadcasters Association and a participant in the “#NebraskaStrong Drive for Flood Relief.”

Michael Lyon is a native of great Britain who immigrated to Los Angeles in 1981. His business background is in banking: residential real estate operations, mergers and acquisitions. As Director of Fair Lending for the nation's largest thrift, he oversaw the implementation of a $70 million 10-year community reinvestment initiative.
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