Dec 4th was the 7th Annual Holiday Stroll hosted by Wallingford Center Inc. As a participating business in this community event WPAA-TV had an open House with TV station tours. a Make TV Magic Holiday Message activity concurrent with covering the event itself with a ‘Live’ programming for 4 hours. Roaming reporters brought back clips from … Continue reading ‘Tis always the season to welcome
We are trying to get a town hashtag adopted.
It is with great pride and enthusiasm that WPAA-TV Executive Director accepts the 1st Place Award for Diversity Empowerment on behalf of Penn’s Pals with a hope to be able to submit to this category every year from the annual creation & collection of Wallingford stories. She supported this effort as an OnTheParade Ground Volunteer. … Continue reading OnTheParadeGround — a concept still needing Humans
It sorta started in 2011. As the lynch-pin volunteer of this fluid team I intend to make random, more regular. I will give 5 to 10 hours a week to local people or organization in a way that concurrently meets the outreach objective of WPAA-TV based on some random encounter in my day. ~~ adele
In 2009, a few of us experimented with format and crew development. We completed programs for 6 non-profit/community organizations. The intiative was then interrupted by the evolution of WPAA into a media center (new building/location); and the crew was distracted by the creation of studioW (which is now a Piece Theatre project) and general skills retooling. In … Continue reading 2012 — seeds of change
We support community building. These links are being added to our blog: The virtual “town square,” for Wallingford at AmericanTowns. The people’s stories organized & distributed by People’s Press. And the Record-Journals Forum for Opinion sharing about Wallingford.(registration required to participate).
April 5th our guests are Thomas Jastermsky and avid supporters of a local initiative with a global reach that got its start on our Parade Ground: Holy Joe’s Cafe. Join us to discover how sharing a cup of coffee can bring a sense of peace in places of war.More info: http://www.holyjoescafe.blogspot.com/ April 12th our guest … Continue reading We make TV on Monday…
The volunteer team is finalizing plans for a 6 week series to begin April 5.The theme for this mini-series: Making Connection in the Service of Others The conversations will reveal local stories about non-profit or community organizations connecting & serving people and using new technologies to get the word out. The discussion will make global … Continue reading Six Mondays starting April 5th – Community Connections
The volunteers at WPAA Community Building TV are now both literally and figuratively working on Community Building. Here is a thought … if every truck you see delivering Internet purchases were purchased through iGive hundreds of dollars a day would be coming back into your community to help with Community Building.
Community Access TV is called vanity TV by some, the electronic soapbox by others and sometimes the church channel given the predominance of religion oriented programming. I like the change Wallingford’s Public Access Channel is trying to make to become WPAA Community Building TV. The Community Building theme evolved when the organization sought to find … Continue reading A civic conversation program – a gap exists