Jonesboro, Ga. (June 12, 2015) – The Heritage Community Foundation presented a grant to Joseph Emert, President of Life Radio Ministries, Inc. (NewLife.FM) in Griffin on June 4, 2015. The $2,820 grant will used by NewLife.FM to go towards their purchase of a new transmitter. The station’s current transmitter was purchased in 1994 at a cost of $25,870 and has been operating non-stop for 20 years. A new digital transmitter costs $46,700 and will enable the station to continue service to the area.
NewLife.FM is a Christian radio station with music and programs which provide inspiration and Bible teaching as well as family-oriented programming. The station also broadcasts news and weather and airs public service announcements for non-profit events and organizations. The station has been on the air for twenty years on 90.7 FM, Locust Grove in Henry County. It is also on the air on 91.7 FM in Peachtree City. The station has a tower in Fayette County as well as Henry County.
For more information on how you can help the community by being a part of the Foundation, please call Rocky Davis, Executive Director, at 770-478-8881.
Heritage Community Foundation (HCF) is a 501c3 organization which provides funding to local nonprofit organizations in Clayton, Henry and Fayette counties. HCF is designed to support Heritage Bank’s first mission, “Committed to those we serve.” The bank absorbs all of the operating costs of the foundation, so 100% of the funds raised go directly to meet community needs.
Heritage Bank, a state chartered commercial bank, has been serving metro Atlanta’s Southern Crescent since 1955. The independent community bank has six full-service offices, features a well-rounded offering of commercial and consumer products, and is an active, involved member of the community it serves. The company’s stock is traded under the symbol “CCFH.OB”.