3TV Community Letter - April 2012

3TV Community Letter - April 2012

2012 March for Babies


by Christina Duggan


Posted on August 13, 2012 at 10:17 AM

Updated Friday, Oct 25 at 10:53 AM

PHOENIX -- 3TV is dedicated to being an influential part of Arizona’s Family.

Our community outreach expands past our airwaves and into the lives of our viewers -- at their schools, supporting their causes and contributing our support to each and every member of Arizona’s Family.

As a station, we invest our time in causes that are close to our heart, and sponsor events and organizations that make an impact in the state.

The motto of “Arizona’s Family” is demonstrated by our talent and their participation in various events, supporting hundreds of organizations that make Arizona a better place.

Together we can make a positive difference in the support every member of “Arizona’s Family”.

On Air Talent Activities;

April 9: 3TV News Director Brad Remington was the guest speaker of an Arizona State University Reporting Class taught by Craig Allen at the ASU Downtown Campus. Crystal Cruz was also with students as she judged the Patriotic Speech Contest at Vistancia Elementary School in Peoria.

April 13: Fields Moseley of Good Evening Arizona and 3TV News at 9 was the Master of Ceremonies for, "Celebrate Life 2012". The Cancer Treatment Centers of America event honored 5 years cancer survivors.

April 14: March of Dimes March for Babies saw our female talent in full swing. Gina Maravilla, Carey Peña, Yetta Gibson and April Warnecke shared hosting during the March in downtown Phoenix. Over 5,000 people attended the event to help moms have healthy full term pregnancies and support research for serious problems that babies and mothers face. With the communities help we were able to reach the 1 million dollar mark for fund-raising.

April 21: Family Promise "Under the Tuscan Sun" event was hosted by 3TV reporter and anchor Marie Saavedra. 300 people attended the event in North Scottsdale the helped Family Promise on their mission to reduce family homelessness in greater Phoenix. As a result of the event, $90,000 was raised to continue their good work in our community. Just down the road at Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Good Morning Arizona Anchor Stella Inger co-hosted "Hope Ball 2012" with Fields Moseley. Put on by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society the event saw 300 people in attendance and raised $60,000.

April 26: Carey Pena honored our educators at the Arizona Middle Level Association Teacher of the Year recognition breakfast. 85 people recognized the "Educator of the Year" and "Teams that Make A Difference".

April 28: Yetta Gibson host the Girl Scout Luncheon at the Arizona Biltmore recognizing the hard work of Girls Scouts and Leaders of the Arizona Cactus-Pine Council. While Yetta was out with the scouts, our Community team was working our first Child Safety Event. Working with TruWest Credit Union and DNA LifePrint over 500 fingerprints were taken and safety kits handed out to parents to help them be prepared in case of an emergency.

In total our talent helped raise over $1,150,000 for valley charities.

Station Tours

As Arizona’s Family Station we offer personal guided tours of our properties. Tours offer an inside look at what makes 3TV the most watched television station in Arizona.

Our station ambassador, Christina Duggan, leads select members of Arizona’s Family through a one hour educational tour explaining the inner workings of 3TV, CW6 and azfamily.com.

During the month of April a students all the way from Red Mountain Middle in Deming, New Mexico toured 3TV as did Cub Scout Troop 205.