LPB VOLUNTEERS BRING HOME TWO AWARDS FROM THE PBS ANNUAL MEETING

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Senator Gerald Long, LPB CEO Beth Courtney, Rose Long, APTS President Pat Butler

On May 16 at the PBS Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL, two LPB volunteers received awards from the National Friends of Public Broadcasting. Charles Spencer, a Baton Rouge attorney and Chairman of the Foundation for Excellence in Louisiana Public Broadcasting was given the “Community Development Award. This award is given to the station, volunteer, or volunteer group that has implemented an outstanding project or campaign to raise community awareness and appreciation of their local public media station.

Rose Long, Friends of Louisiana Broadcasting Board member and former Louisiana Legends Gala Chair, and President of the Louisiana Legislative Spouses Auxiliary, accepted the Grassroots Advocacy Award. This award is given to a public media volunteer or volunteer coordinator who has demonstrated outstanding leadership skills in organizing, maintaining or enhancing a grassroots government advocacy program at his/her station that resulted in furthering public media's legislative goals and marshaling grassroots support for their local station.


Rose Long, Charles Spencer


Nikki Spencer {Mrs. Charles Spencer}, Charles Spencer)

More information about these awards can be found on the National Friends of Public Broadcasting website at nfpb.org.

For more information, contact Margaret T. Schlaudecker at (800) 272-8161, ext. 4276 or (225) 767-4276, or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).
Published: May 19, 2016
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