3TV Community Letter - October 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
October 3: Our on air talent stepped out from in front of the camera and onto the catwalk for Phoenix Fashion Week's Fashionably Pink. 500 people looked on as Brittney Shipp, Javier Soto, Tess Rafols and Kyle Unfug worked it on the Musical Instrument Museum runway. Event proceeds went to raise money for the Arizona chapter of the Susan G. Komen foundation.
October 4: Kindergartners received a special treat when Yetta Gibson stopped by. Yetta got down to the kids' level to participate in Jumpstart's "Read for the Record". Capital Elementary School students were read, "Lady Bug Girl and the Bug Squad" by David Soman and Jacki Davis. The Phoenix Rescue Mission hosted the educational event partnered with the Pearson Foundation to bring Yetta on board to read to the students while promoting education in Arizona.
October 6:Fields Moseley went out to the course to help the children of Arizona! Fields hosted the 10th Annual Davy Luna - Zach Stalls Golf Tournament and luncheon which raised thousands of dollars for Phoenix Children's Hospital. While Fields was on the Green, April Warnecke was blazing at the Phoenix Firefighter's Ball. Honoring those who support our heroes, the event featured dinner and smoking moves on the dance floor.
October 10: The second session of 3TV's Junior Forecaster Program took place! Students packed the Arizona Science Center to learn about Arizona's unique weather from 3TV Forecasters: Royal Norman, April Warnecke and Brittney Shipp.
October 19: Troop 3TV Girl Scout member Gina Maravilla hosted Swing for the Scouts. More than 140 golfers teed off to raise money for the scouts. Raven Golf Course hosted the event featuring lunch and one of kind raffle items.
October 20: Sharing her fashion secrets, Marie Saavedra hosted the STARS Fall Fashion Show. Working Dillard's clothes down the runway, models strutted their stuff to benefit Scottsdale Training and Rehabilitation Services high school transitions program for special needs students.
October 29: Arizona State University Students learned from the best in their reporting class.Carey Pena was the guest speaker for future broadcasting career college students. As a graduate of ASU and lifelong Sun Devil, Carey always enjoys making appearances at her alma mater.
3TV Community Events
September - November: Arizona's Family Holiday Food Drive 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 members. To date, the schools have raised more than 22,000 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. This month we gave tours to select High School students and more than five different Girl Scout Troops as a part of our 3TV Girl Scout Talk and Tour Program. The October session of the program was presented to troops 276, 2299, 4009, 362, 576, 1393 and 1956.