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Letters of Support for WCCA TV 13

It’s almost that time, time to renew our cable contract with
the City of Worcester and Charter Communications and we are in need of support letters from the community, from viewers of Ch. 13 and from guests, interns, volunteers, hosts, and producers.

Would you please consider writing a brief letter, addressed to
to Mauro DePasquale, Executive Director, WCCA TV,
and simply say a few words about your experience(s) with WCCA TV 13,  the value of public  access TV,  how the channel provides a platform for first amendment rights and artistic  and cultural expression, how the channel provides training and education and a way to connect and interact with the community, etc.
Please mail them to :
Mauro DePasquale
415 Main Street
Worcester, Mass. 01608
Thank you so very much for your support!

Thursday Night Programming for Feb. 9, 2012

Tonight, Feb. 9, 2012, Ron Madnick, host of Know Your Rights, will discuss Disability Discrimination at 7:30pm.   At 8:30pm host, Senator Harriette Chandler (pictured), will feature the Russian Icon Museum on her program, Beacon Hill Chat.  Kick up your heels to some country music videos featuring one by actor and singer, Jeff Bridges, on Video Jam Country hosted by Tracy Foley tonight at 11pm.

Wednesday Night Programming

Tonight, Wednesday,  Feb. 8th, tune into Cooking with Georiga at 8pm on WCCA TV 13  and learn how to create a lima bean casserole with Georgia Sarianides. At 8:30pm stay tuned to Soapbox with host, Mauro DePasquale, and his guests from Habitat for Humanity. At 9pm Maureen Schwab, host of Close to Home, welcomes guests from Pernet Family Health Service. Finish out the night with Flipside at 9:30pm and  Beacon Hill Chat with host, Senator Harriette Chandler, at 10:30pm.

Worcester Women’s History Project

On Friday, Feb. 10th & 17th  at 9:30pm on WCCA TV 13,Virginia Swain interviews Voices of Worcester Women editors Maureen Ryan Doyle and Charlene L. Martin Ed.D; Linda Rosenlund, Founder Oral History Project and Heather-Lyn Haley, Ph.D, President of the Worcester Women’s History Project. After researching the stories of 250 Worcester women from diverse ethnic, socioeconomic and religious backgrounds, 69 excerpts from the original transcripts were chosen for acceptance into this book. Virginia Swain’s story is one of the women chosen for the book.  The book will allow readers to share a glimpse into the lives of today’s Worcester women and to learn a bit about their achievements and their struggles 160 years after the First National Woman’s Rights Convention.  This show was filmed before and during the opening and booksigning that took place at the Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem Square, at 5:30 pm on December 6, 2011; For more and