KGSR-FM donated $60,000 in proceeds from the radio station’s popular Broadcast’s Volume 21 CD towards construction of the Ascension Ascension Seton’s new $295 million, 211-bed teaching hospital which will be named Ascension Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas.
KGSR Vice President and Market Manager Scott Gillmore (center) and KGSR Afternoon Drive Host Andy Langer (left) presented the check to Ascension Seton Fund Executive Director Charley Scarborough (right) and Development Director Chris Attal.
The donation completes a $100,000 commitment that Emmis Austin made. Other funds were used to purchase medical equipment for University Medical Center Brackenridge, which Ascension Seton operates for Central Health, Travis County’s health care district.
KGSR’s Broadcasts Volume 21 was released Nov. 29, 2013, as a limited edition, double disc set featuring 36 songs recorded over the past year in the KGSR Music Lounge, backstage at the Austin City Limits (ACL) Music Festival, the KGSR SXSW Broadcast, and various other live venues throughout Austin.
This latest compilation featured The Lumineers, Snow Patrol, Fitz & The Tantrums, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, Atlas Genius, Bob Schneider, Gary Clark Jr., and more. The complete Broadcasts CD history is available at kgsr.com. Proceeds from KGSR’s Broadcasts CD series have totaled over $2,500,000 in charitable donations to date.