What better day to start a TV show about bringing sunshine to local topics of interest than the day after we lose an hour of sleep in the preservation of daylight. On the Parade Ground is planned to be a forum for gathering knowledge about topics of public interest.
Callers will be encouraged to share their knowledge, brainstorm ideas, and suggest if/then scenarios. The program will be facilitated by a resident of Wallingford. On the Parade Ground, the facilitator and crew will try to synthesize the topic in TV shorts that will run on WPAA’s Bulletin Board. The discussion will hopefully build on each other. One topic may lead to another On the Parade Ground theme.
This is not intended to be an opinion program it is intended to be an informing program. Citizens can have expert knowledge or stories that can help to identify things that are good and should be preserved, things that are hurting, and can be modified or uplifted or things that need to be eradicated. The program’s first topic will be about the Parade Ground itself and the building on the Parade Ground identified for both restoration and demolition.
The telephone lines will open at 7:35 PM. Callers will have 2 minutes if the phone lines are busy. Longer if the host finds the information truly ‘informing’. The program is scheduled for 30 minutes. On the Parade Ground is intended to be public discourse TV. Come by the station call-in: 203 294-9722 Join us if you have an informing story to share or insightful facts. For those with strong opinions on the topics – use this blog. Join us on Monday at 7:30 PM On the Parade Ground…Cable 18 in Wallingford to discuss just what a parade ground is anyway!!!
WPAA Community Building Team
On the Parade Ground will be re-telecast on a regular weekly schedule:
Monday thru Friday at 6:30 PM on Wallingford Comcast Cable 18- WPAA. Internet TV viewers will be able to see the program soon via a link at 7TownTV.org on the Wallingford pages.
The program will display the igive.com keyword WPAA portal call to action fundraising information for the WPAA CommunityBuilding project
Fundraising for local non-profits is not commercial use of the television station it is a community use of the station.
2010 We Make TV on Mondays
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 is one of the community’s spiritual mothers, Nancy Freyberg of Parents & Kids Foundation. A candid conversation about making connections in the service of others. So many of you have broken bread with her…community meals and generational stories.
April 19th our guests, Sally Smith and Betty Berger, have stories of about making dreams come true and the inspiration that now creates everlasting smiles for Seniors by making fresh memories.
More info: www.seniorshavedreams.org
May 3rd our guest will share the latest about Relay for Life – how Wallingford participates in an international movement to end cancer.
With the following replay schedule
Monday 9:30-10:00 PM
Tuesday: 7:30-8 PM
Wednesday: 1:30-2 PM
Friday: 4:30-5 PM
Saturday: 5-5:30 PM
Sunday: 11-11:30 AM
Where to watch –
COMCAST 18 – Wallingford only
U-verse 99 – WPAA Community Building TV
Internet – www.wpaa.tv
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