KBUT’s Legacy Society: A Lasting Gift

So much has changed since KBUT went on the air over 27 years ago. What was once a struggling - almost experimental - station has become a permanent and positive presence in the lives of so many residents and visitors in the Gunnison Valley.

Now you can help ensure the long term future of KBUT and public broadcasting in the Gunnison Valley by making a planned gift to KBUT through your estate. A planned gift, through means such as a bequest, is a lasting investment in KBUT’s unique programming and services.

KBUT’s Legacy Society honors those who have included KBUT in their will or trust. The planned giving program at KBUT not only benefits the station; your gift benefits the entire community now and for future generations. Your gift will live on leaving a legacy that quality public broadcasting will always be there to entertain, inform and inspire the Gunnison Valley.

Planned gifts are added to the KBUT Endowment, unless otherwise designated. These gifts provide the foundation for KBUT’s long term financial security. The earnings generated each year by the endowment support KBUT’s programs and services. As our endowment grows, it provides an expanding source of stable funding to help KBUT survive and thrive despite economic ups and downs.

There are many different ways to plan your gift allowing you to achieve some of your personal, financial and estate planning goals. Options include cash gifts, bequests, gifts of appreciated stock or mutual funds, gifts of real estate, gifts of retirement assets, gifts of life insurance policies and charitable remainder trusts.

We are here to help. We have examples of bequest language for your will or trust, and we can provide you with a confidential Estate Intention Form. The advice and services of an attorney, financial planner, estate specialist, or other professional advisor should also be obtained when considering a planned gift.

Eileen Hughes, KBUT’s General Manager, will be happy to help you explore the options so that you can decide what’s best for your particular financial objectives and personal wishes. All consultations are strictly confidential. Please contact Eileen for more information, without obligation. She can be reached at 970-349-5225, ext. 11 or gm@kbut.org.

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Acme Wellness- Gunnison Grand Opening
Nov 28 @ 12:00AM
Western-Slope ?psychedelic rockers Fractalia will perform at the grand opening of the newest Acme Healing Center location in…
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CB Nordic Winter Kickoff Party
Nov 28 @ 6:00PM
Kick off the winter season at the Mallardi Cabaret.  The event is a fundraiser for Crested Butte Nordic and features live…
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Reading by David J. Rothman
Nov 28 @ 6:30PM
On Saturday, November 28, at 6:30, long-time Crested Butte local David J. Rothman will give a reading from his…
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Live Music at High Alpine Brewing Co
Nov 28 @ 8:00PM
Live music with Evelyn Roper and special guest from Nashville, David Piland.
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Gothic Valley Rec Use Survey
Nov 29 @ 12:00AM
Graduate students from Western State Colorado University who are currently enrolled in the Master's of Environmental…
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Alley Loop Points Race #1
Nov 29 @ 9:00AM
This first Alley Loop Points Series Race is this weekend on Sunday, November 29th at 9 a.m..  The Alley Loop Points Series is…
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Spay-ghetti and No Balls Dinner
Nov 30 @ 5:00PM
The Gunnison Valley Animal Welfare League would like to invite everyone to join them for their 3rd Annual Spay-ghetti and No Balls…
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Munchkin's Music and Dance
Dec 01 @ 9:00AM
It's time to jingle some bells and get in the holiday spirit with these fun music and movement classes for young children!…
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Spirits & Ceramics
Dec 01 @ 6:00PM
Montanya Distillers and The Art Studio of the Center for The Arts have teamed up to bring the community two nights of Holiday…
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Nduru Sustainable Development
Dec 01 @ 7:00PM
Nduru is a small village in the Western Province of Kenya and home to the New Creations Children's Home.  I will be…
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