FamilyLife Today's Dennis Rainey to Speak at 99.5 KKLA-FM Listener Event, August 31 at Shepherd of the Hills Church

Thursday, July 14, 2005 9:00 am PDT
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 14, 2005--Dennis Rainey, host of "FamilyLife Today," heard weekdays at 8:30 a.m. on 99.5 KKLA-FM, will be the special guest speaker at the sixth 99.5 KKLA-FM Listener Event, celebrating the station's 20th anniversary of broadcasting. Rainey will speak on Wednesday, August 31 at Shepherd of the Hills Church. The evening begins at 7 p.m. with praise and worship music provided by the Sonrise Worship Band. Admission is free but reservations are required.

"The Frank Pastore Show," 99.5 KKLA-FM's fast-paced 4-7 p.m. talk show integrating religion and politics with the news of the day, will broadcast live from Shepherd of the Hills before the evening event.

"We're very pleased to bring Dennis Rainey and FamilyLife Today's message of strengthening families to 99.5 KKLA-FM listeners," said Terry Fahy, vice president/general manager, Salem Los Angeles. "We look forward to hearing his message of hope and encouragement."

"FamilyLife Today" presents practical biblical tools to address the issues affecting the family in a format that is conversational in nature. At the core of every program are motivation, encouragement and help. Dennis Rainey, president of FamilyLife, hosts the program, along with radio veteran Bob Lepine. FamilyLife developed its radio outreach in order to take its message of God's blueprints for families to a greater audience. When FamilyLife's flagship program, "FamilyLife Today," launched in 1992, it could be heard on 22 radio stations. Today, this award-winning program airs in nearly 1,000 communities across the country.

Shepherd of the Hills Church is located at 19700 Rinaldi Street (corner of Rinaldi and Corbin) in Porter Ranch. To register, go to or call 818-956-5552 for more information.

99.5 KKLA-FM is owned and operated by Salem Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:SALM), headquartered in Camarillo, Calif., the leading U.S. radio broadcaster focused on Christian and family-themed programming. Upon the close of all announced transactions, the company will own 105 radio stations, including 67 stations in 24 of the top 25 markets. In addition to its radio properties, Salem owns Salem Radio Network(R), which syndicates talk, news and music programming to approximately 1,900 affiliates; Salem Radio Representatives(TM), a national radio advertising sales force; Salem Web Network(TM), a leading Internet provider of Christian content and online streaming; and Salem Publishing(TM), a leading publisher of Christian themed magazines. Information may be accessed at the company's website,

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