My Mom and Dad took me to the event at the UD Arena on April 7, 1972. What happened that night? Click here to find out!
Kim Faris is celebrating 38 years on the radio in her hometown – Dayton!Kim grew up in Oakwood and is a graduate of Oakwood High School, Cazenovia College in New York, and Bowling Green State University/ Ohio.Kim became the first female broadcaster from Dayton to be inducted into the Radio/Television Broadcaster’s Hall of Fame of Ohio, and is also a member of the Dayton Area Broadcaster’s Hall of Fame.Kim enjoys lending her time and talent to local non-profit organizations – the Kettering Medical Center Foundation’s Walk for Women’s Wellness, The Noble Circle Project, the American Cancer Society, the March of Dimes, the American Heart Association “Go Red for Women” campaign, the Family Violence Prevention Center, URS and We Care Arts, among others.Kim is a past recipient of the Molina Healthcare of Ohio Community Champions Award, for her work with the Breast Cancer Task Force of the Greater Miami Valley. She has also been honored for her community support by United Rehabilitation Services, The Ronald McDonald House Charities, and Women in Business Networking, who named her one of the WiBN Top 25 Women to Watch in 2009. In February 2013 she received the Noble Award, presented by the Noble Circle Project ~ “A community of women, thriving beyond cancer.”She is marred to Steve, a lieutenant with the Beavercreek Fire Department. They have two sons, a daughter-in-law, a grandson and a granddaughter. Tune in and listen to Kim each weekday morning from 9-11 a.m. on BIG 106-5 –Classic Hit’s from the 70’s and 80’s and each weekday afternoon from 3-7 p.m. on Dayton’s Hot Country B945.