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WCCA TV NEWS and Information Round Up July 29, 2015

From the UNITED WAY:

Spotlight on Our Summer Youth Volunteer Program!

United Way of Central Massachusetts’ Summer Youth Volunteer Program is in its sixth year. The program offers youth ages 13-17 numerous opportunities to participate in community service projects throughout central Massachusetts beginning in June and running through August. Youth are invited to volunteer with United Way on fun and interesting community service projects. Projects focus on issues such as youth mentoring, fitness, environment, culture, art, literacy, and more! The program is free for all students residing in the United Way of Central Massachusetts’s service area, which includes Worcester and its surrounding towns.

Located at a site in the greater Worcester area, each project will be completed in one day. Depending on the time of the project, United Way will provide either lunch or a snack for all volunteers in addition to a FREE T-shirt. The program’s calendar currently includes service opportunities at the AIDS project, the Big Dipper Ice Cream Festival, Community Harvest Project, and more. For the past five years, youth in the Worcester area have been volunteering their time, making new friends, and making a difference within the community.

United Way of Central Massachusetts’ Volunteer Center coordinates many volunteer opportunities throughout the year to encourage community involvement. Volunteerism is experiencing a surge across our country and United Way of Central Massachusetts is poised to help residents find volunteer opportunities to match their time and interest. United Way of Central Massachusetts connects people and resources to improve the community by focusing on the building blocks for a good life: education, family stability, and health. For more information about United Way of Central Massachusetts, go to www.unitedwaycm.org.
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The Federal Communications Commission wants to ensure that LPTV stations are preserved after the spectrum incentive auction, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said during a House oversight hearing Wednesday. The FCC will help them locate new channels if needed; propose that they share channels, similar to full-power stations; and allow them to remain in place until wireless bidders need the spectrum, Wheeler said. In related news, the House panel questioned whether the FCC had made sufficient progress with its AM revitalization effort and its push to curtail pirate radio stations
http://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/washington/wheeler-fcc-will-try-preserve-lptv-voices/142883

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HAPPENING AT WCCA TV :
The Massachusetts Bankers Association in partnership with Bank of America, BayCoast Bank, Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank, PeoplesBank and The Savings Bank have produced an entertaining program to introduce and re-emphasize basic financial education concepts called “Common Cents”. You can see the informative program right here on WCCA TV this month. Email Tracy Foley for a listing of show times at tracy@wccatv.org.

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HAPPENING AT WCCA TV :

Jan Lewis, a former TV host for WCCA TV now produces her show in Upton and it’s called “Be Our Guest”. Jan’s show this month features author, Ursula Wong, who has written a fiction novel called “Purple Trees” about seventeen year old orphan, Lily Phelps. Tune into WCCA TV this month to see Be Our Guest or email tracy@wccatv.org for a listing of show times.

HAPPENING AT WCCA TV :

As a community service, WCCA TV will air 2 introductory videos by the The Massachusetts Water Resources Authority -also known as the MWRA. It is a public authority in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts that provides wholesale drinking water and sewage services to certain municipalities and industrial users in the state, primarily in the Boston area. The authority receives water from the Quabbin and Wachusett Reservoirs and the Ware River in central and western Massachusetts. For sewage, it operates a tunnel in Boston Harbor for treated sewage as well as a treatment center on Deer Island at the mouth of the harbor, among other properties. The two videos WCCA TV will air will take complex topics and frequently asked questions about the MWRA and break them down with simple, understandable answers. See the videos right here on WCCA TV- public access TV for Worcester.

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WCCA TV News and Information round up for July 23 2015

You have a right to Know what your food is:
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Worcester: Our Lady of Mt Carmel Festival looking for volunteers.
We will be celebrating the Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel with a huge Feast starting on August 21 – August 23. We are looking for volunteers. There are sign up sheets here at the office or you can email me and I will pass the information to Stella Fiore. Stella Fiore is in charge of volunteers.
One of the areas that help is needed is sitting at the table selling raffle tickets.

Joan
CONTACT [[ joan_dargenis@yahoo.com ]]
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WCCA NEWS:
Happy Birthday to our receptionist Zara -this weekend!

Also, to our Technology Engineer Frank Enjoy !!!
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