3TV Community Letter - September 2012Posted: Updated:
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 and support every member of “Arizona’s Family”.
On Air Talent Activities
September 1: Moving from the Forecast Center to the Kitchen Brittney Shipp host a cooking demonstration at Phoenix Cooks. Shipp shared the stage with two local celebrity chefs at the Westin Kierland and learned a few new recipes.
September 6: Reporter and Weekend Anchor Steve Ryan spoke to Children of EDUCARE about being in TV News. Ryan gave the students a presentation on his experience on TV and shared his favorite experiences while reporting.
September 28: He can read! After Good Morning Arizona Javier Soto read to students at Canyon Breeze Elementary. The lucky Avondale class collected the most cans at the school for two weeks of the Trim the Table Challenge. Javier answered the questions about being on TV and took a photos with the luck class too.
September 28-30: Our Irish lad Ryan O'Donnell hosted the Celtic Harvest Festival in Sedona. Irish Step Dancing performances, traditions of the emerald isle and plenty of pub grub to go around the three day festival brought luck and a golden experience to the high country.
3TV Community Events
September 13: Teaming up with thePhoenix Mercury, First Lady Nicole Stanton, Severson Sisters and Anti Defamation League, 3TV hosted an Anti-Bullying Field Trip for valley students. More than 1,300 4-6th graders attended the event featuring a speaker session with a Phoenix Mercury player and a play performed by Valley Your Theatre. Every student participated in a Rachel's Challenge presentation promoting a chain reaction of kindness in the schools.
September 15-23: Arizona Restraurant Week worked with 3TV to provide Arizonans the best food options. During the week, over 200 restaurants created a unique pri fix menu and a fixed price.Creating a culinary catalyst, Arizona Restaurant Week brought restaurants together with the Arizona Restaurant Association and had the most successful year ever.
September: Focused on ooey gooey goodness, 3TV partner up with Bashas and Kraft Foods for our annual Mac and Cheese Drive. 1 in 4 of Arizona's children go to bed hungry and the Mac and Cheese Drive raised $20,000 during the month of September. With help from Arizona's family members we were able to double the amount of donations from 2011.
September - November: Trim the Table School Challenge presented by 3TV and Fry's Food Stores started off with a bang! Schools from all over Arizona compete to collect the most cans to feed Arizona's Family member. To date, the schools have raised more than 13,000 cans to be donated to local food banks.
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.