Signing up for STARText messages

You can now get specific text messages from STAR 88.3 sent to your cell phone, and it's as easy as simply typing in a keyword to join. No personal information is collected except for your cell number. Once you've sent the message to the number listed below, you will receive a confirmation message along with how to unsubscribe if you wish to no longer receive certain messages.

To get the Positive Thought of the Day* (sent Monday-Friday mornings before 9am): text: STARTHOUGHT to 88588
To get Severe Weather or Amber Alerts* (sent only in the event of Storm Warnings or Amber Alerts): text: STARALERT to 88588
To get messages about upcoming events*  (no more than once a week): text: STAREVENT to 88588

*Message and Data Rates May Apply. You may opt out at any time by sending STOP to 88588. This program is supported by Alltel, AT&T, Boost, Sprint, T-Mobile®, Verizon Wireless, Virgin Mobile, MetroPCS, and U.S. Cellular. Products & services are compatible with AT&T handsets.

And...if you're a church, business or organization that would like to create your own text messaging program, you can find out more about the one STAR 88.3 uses here.

Posted on Mar 25, 2011 | News