|Mountain Area Information Network|
10-3-06 CONTACT: Wally Bowen, 255-0182
Former Peace Corps volunteer to head fundraising for MAIN
Lilah Glick, a former Peace Corps volunteer and rural community development planner, has been named Development and Outreach Associate for the nonprofit Mountain Area Information Network (MAIN).
Glick will be responsible for overseeing fundraising, development and community outreach efforts for MAIN and its low-power FM radio station, WPVM-LP, the Progressive Voice of the Mountains.
"Lilah's solid background in fundraising and community development is a good match for MAIN and WPVM as our community network moves into its second decade," said Wally Bowen, executive director and founder of MAIN.
Glick, 30, holds a master's degree in community and regional planning from the University of Oregon. She served in Nicaragua with the Peace Corps from 2000 to 2002 and is fluent in Spanish.
"I am excited by the opportunity to serve as a community liaison advocating for citizen participation, and helping MAIN to grow as a regional grassroots media organization," Glick said.
Glick also served as a community organizer and planner for the University of Oregon agency, Resource Assistance for Rural Environments (RARE). At RARE, she was awarded a $600,000 grant for a community center and fire station in Falls City, OR.
MAIN is a nonprofit Internet service provider and local news and information resource, including radio station WPVM-LP at 103.5 FM. For more information, visit http://www.main.nc.us.