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Keystone State Quartet
was featured in the Northern Notes column of the
The article is available in the November issue of the magazine.  Thanks to Sheila Heil for the opportunity to share a little bit about our ministry and the way GOD has blessed us.   
Consider subscribing to the SINGING NEWS MAGAZINE if you love Southern Gospel Music. It's a great publication!!!!!!! Their website is www.singingnews.com Thank you Sheila and Singing News for this opportunity!

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KSQ is in the studio recording a new project

Jim, Julie, Kim, and Dan are currently in the studio working to record another project entitled
"Walkin' Home".
We are about 90% done with the vocals on the project.

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Keystone State Quartet
was awarded the
2012 Pennsylvania Southern Gospel Music Association's
Keystone Quarterly Fan's Award
in the categories of
Favorite Group, Favorite Male Singer, & Favorite Female Singer

KSQ received their "Favorite Group" award
from Danny Figgins of "The Brothers"

Favorite Male Singer
Jim Vance

Favorite Female Singer
Julie Sloan

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Julie Sloan was invited to sing the National Anthem
at the State Capital in Harrisburg, PA
as part of the 9/11 Memorial Service for EMS providers

Julie stands in front of the fountain at the State Capital in Harrisburg, PA

Julie thanks the Ambulance Association of PA for the honor of being able to sing our nations greatest song for this event.

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Due to very expensive repairs that were needed on the 1991 motorhome that we were using as our transportation, we found it necessary to replace the vehicle.  It became obvious after a couple of estimates that the cost to repair and maintain would be more than the worth of the vehicle.
God is good and we know that he will provide the needed finances to satisfy the loan on the 2006 Ford Sherrod conversion van that we have just taken possession of.
Please keep us in your prayers as we continue the ministry that God has blessed us with.


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Keystone State Quartet

has been presented the

Pennsylvania Southern Gospel Music Association’s

KSQ receives the award from Dave and Neal of the original Couriers

2011 Favorite Group Award

and the

2011 Favorite Female Singer Award 


 We thank God for blessing us with the talent to sing for Him.  Although our ministry is not about awards, we are honored to have won these awards and thank you all for your support of KSQ. 


Julie receives her award from Dave Kyllonen and Neal Enloe

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Dave Cannon - host of Real Country Jamboree

Station Manager Tim, with KSQ's Manager - Jim Vance

On Wednesday, October 27, 2010, Keystone State Quartet was invited to participate in a live radio interview on WHVR radio 1280 AM.  This interview was part of the Real Country Jamboree program hosted by Dave Cannon.   
Jim Vance joined Tim, the general manager, and the host of the show Dave for an enjoyable evening of sharing.  We pray that listeners were blessed and we THANK WHVR RADIO for their support of KSQ.

Jim talks with Dan Mickey and Kim Abel by phone during the interview

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Chosen for the HEAVENLY choir on 05-12-10
Ron was a great friend of KSQ.  He and Julie sang together as part of The Masters for four years and then owned their own southern gospel group for a couple of years.  Ron always had a song to sing, and loved the Lord very much.  He will be missed very much by all who knew and loved him.

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WHVR Radio Personality - Gil Sheffer


Enjoy a very special Recitation by Radio Personality,
Gil is a very close and dear friend, and has been a great supporter of Keystone State Quartet. We thank him for his expertise in photography, and for his help on our last two recording sessions.
 We appreciate him very much!

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