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MassPort, Jetblue, and Worcester Regional Airport Celebrates The Milestone of 400,000 Passengers — WCCA TV and Reporter Cynthia LaPan Were There To Talk With Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, City Manager Ed Augustus, United Way of Central MA Executive Director Tim Garvin, and Worc. Country Sheriff and Massport Board Member, Lew Evangelidis

WCCA TV and reporter,  Cynthia Lapan,  joined Lt. Governor Karyn Polito  and local officials, members of the Worcester community and Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) on June 23, 2017 to help celebrate more than 400,000 passengers being served by JetBlue at Worcester Regional Airport (ORH). To honor the occasion, Massport hosted a “Runway Relay Challenge” competition.

The event was made possible by sponsorships from Bowditch & Dewey Attorneys, Columbia Tech, Enterprise Cleaning Corporation, Kurlan & Associates, Inc., Mirick O’ Connell Attorneys at Law, Penta Marketing, and Polar Beverages. Through the generosity of these sponsors, a donation will be made to the United Way of Central Massachusetts to celebrate this milestone at ORH, with Massport matching the donations. Cynthia Lapan interviewed Lt. Governor Karyn Polito , City Manager, Ed Augustus, Tim Garvin of the United Way, and Worc. Country Sheriff and Massport Board Member, Lew Evangelidis for WCCA TV.

WCCA TV NEWS and INFORMATION ROUND UP: June 27, 2017 (WORCESTER IN TEN)

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“WORCESTER IN TEN”

JULY 10 – 19, 2017
Are YOU ready for the fun?

You could win MONEY , that’s right MONEY !

It’ll be fun and easy and yes more fun !

Stay tune to WCCA TV and to facebook.com/WCCATV for upcoming details.

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Runway Relay Challenge has been posted on the WCCA website at

http://www.wccatv.com/video/specials/RUNWAYCHALLENGE2017

WCCA TV and reporter, Cynthia Lapan, joined Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and local officials, members of the Worcester community and Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) on June 23, 2017 to help celebrate more than 400,000 passengers being served by JetBlue at Worcester Regional Airport (ORH). To honor the occasion, Massport hosted a “Runway Relay Challenge” competition.

The event was made possible by sponsorships from Bowditch & Dewey Attorneys, Columbia Tech, Enterprise Cleaning Corporation, Kurlan & Associates, Inc., Mirick O’ Connell Attorneys at Law, Penta Marketing, and Polar Beverages. Through the generosity of these sponsors, a donation will be made to the United Way of Central Massachusetts to celebrate this milestone at ORH, with Massport matching the donations. Cynthia Lapan interviewed Lt. Governor Karyn Polito , City Manager, Ed Augustus, Tim Garvin of the United Way, and Worc. Country Sheriff and Massport Board Member, Lew Evangelidis for WCCA TV.

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Coffee with Konnie #489 Carmelita Bello and Jane Pastore discuss Mount Carmel Preservation efforts to save and preserve the Italian American Historic Church. MPS is also announces their “FEAST OF OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL…Continuing Tradition” which will take place on July 16 proceeding from the Church area on Mulberry St, to the Bicee Hall on Muskego St. The video has been posted on the WCCA website at

http://www.wccatv.com/video/coffee-with-konnie/COFFEEWITHKONNIE489

Join Konnie Lukes and her guests as they discuss city issues at Worcester area coffee shops. Konnie has coffee with Carmelita Bello and Jane Pastore.

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Tune into new episodes of WCCA’s SOAPBOX with Mauro DePasquale, in July. Host, Mauro DePasquale, will feature Easter Seals , the Center for Living and Working, Regional Envioronmental Council and more.
Soapbox can be seen on WCCA TV Channel 194 in Worcester and streaming live online at wccatv.com on Saturdays at 10:30pm and Sundays at 6:30pm .

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Since 1986, WCCA TV has always bee a creative space and a place that has engaged people of all backgrounds in bringing the city to life through creative expression of story telling, engaging community television talk programming, music, dance, television journalism, dramatic arts and film/video making, public art and multi media works, and to exercise free speech. It’s a space for everyone to get engaged in the arts in an active way.
A diversity of thousands of people attended WCCA educational class and workshops, participated in content creation, our public events, and our programs are seen in Worcester and around the world on line.
We have added over 630 videos to the WCCA website Video On Demand library in 2016! ALL AVAILABLE FOR FREE “ON-DEMAND VIEWING” at http://www.wccatv.com/video . This would not be possible without such an amazing video-prolific community and also with the tremendous work and effort of our own WCCA TV Staff of professional video technicians and video production artist.
WCCA community projects and programs are seen around the world and we have many letters expressing appreciation of this from many different countries. BRAVO !!
There is no denying WCCA TV is an anchor institution that stands for Media Democracy, Media Literacy and Creative Innovation.

For more information browse this website, watch our programming on cable channel 194 or here ( at wccatv.com) , streaming live or “On-Demand”, and or contact Mauro DePasquale our Executive Director. We offer community volunteer memberships, special sponsor membership plans for businesses, Workshops and training for ALL ages, and whole lot more. Get involved, create, network, share your story, opinions, and fresh ideas on “THE PEOPLE’s CHANNEL” WCCA TV

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Watch the Facebook Live Feed of our recording of Soapbox this morning with Joe Bellil of Easter Seals and Mike Kennedy of the Center for Living and Working (there’s a lull at the beginning). Tune into new episodes of Soapbox in July. Host, Mauro DePasquale, will feature Easter Seals , the Center for Living and Working, Regional Environmental Council and more. Soapbox can be seen on WCCA TV Channel 194 in Worcester and streaming live online at wccatv.com on Saturdays at 10:30pm and Sundays at 6:30pm .

Tune into new episodes of Soapbox in July.  Host, Mauro DePasquale, will feature Easter Seals , the  Center for Living and Working, Regional Environmental Council and more.

Soapbox can be seen on WCCA TV Channel 194 in Worcester and streaming live online at wccatv.com on Saturdays at 10:30pm and Sundays at 6:30pm .

 

Come Enjoy The Live Jazz in the WCCA TV Lobby Today!! It’s Free!! WCCA TV is Helping Worcester Celebrate Make Music Worcester……

Carlos Odria

Solo guitar – instrumental music. Original compositions and jazz standards, and Latin American songs arranged for the guitar by Carlos Odria. He has done extensive research on different world music traditions and developed a unique blend of styles including flamenco, jazz, samba, Cuban, and Afro-Peruvian genres. Odria has been a featured artist at national music festivals and has performed at concert halls and universities both in the United States and Peru.

Mauro DePasquale

JAZZ Vocalist / Pianist Band leader for “JAZZED UP”

 

Do You Like Jazz?! Come to WCCA TV’s Lobby Today for Make Music Worcester: Carlos Odria and Mauro DePasquale will be performing in the WCCA TV lobby!

Carlos Odria

Solo guitar – instrumental music. Original compositions and jazz standards, and Latin American songs arranged for the guitar by Carlos Odria. He has done extensive research on different world music traditions and developed a unique blend of styles including flamenco, jazz, samba, Cuban, and Afro-Peruvian genres. Odria has been a featured artist at national music festivals and has performed at concert halls and universities both in the United States and Peru.

Mauro DePasquale

JAZZ Vocalist / Pianist Band leader for “JAZZED UP”

 

Antiques and Collectibles Day was a lot of FUN this weekend at WCCA TV. Keep an eye out for the television program Hidden Treasures by Bill Safer which will be showcasing the events of the day. Thanks to Zoup of Worcester and George’s Coney Island Hot Dogs for their support!

Here’s some pictures from the event below!  Watch Hidden Treasures with Bill Safer!!