Station makes a night for those making a difference

A local radio station has extended kudos to 55 of what it calls the Bay Area’s most selfless people.

Energy 92.7 FM, in conjunction with AT&T, honored local heroes who have dedicated themselves to the work of nonprofit organizations at a Monday ceremony, which turned the spotlight on people of all ages helping a range of causes.

The uniting factor, and one of the main criteria for the honor, was a true, heartfelt story that listeners could relate to, covering everything from collections for the local homeless shelter to teachers who have created groundbreaking new programs in local schools, radio station spokesman Tim Kwong said.

The station put out the call for submissions throughout the year. There was an overwhelming response of nominees, who, according to Joe Bayliss, CEO of Flying Bear Media, the station’s parent company, are “saving lives every day and deserve a great deal of recognition and gratitude.”

Approximately one story was spotlighted every week on the air, Kwong said.

One of the station’s favorite stories came from Brandon Bay, 10, who collected more than 1,200 toy donations for sick or hospitalized children at the Marin Community Clinic.

“It’s always touching when stories about selflessness involve people so young,” Kwong said.

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