Six-hour live broadcast on May 31st to Reach Communities Via Cable and Web
WASHINGTON–The ANCA Endowment Fund Telethon will spread the message of growing Armenian community civic activism to households across the United States and around the world using a diverse array of broadcast and internet options, designed to ensure each and every activist an opportunity to participate in this grassroots initiative.
“Armenian Americans have broadened their outreach to media and to their elected officials across the country like never before – and with support for the Telethon – we can build on our successes,” said Telethon Committee Chairman Leonard Manoukian. “We want to make sure that this powerful message is sent out to supporters and activists around the country – to educate, motivate and activate an ever-widening Armenian constituency.”
The Telethon will be viewed in major Armenian American community media markets on May 31st from 6:00pm on the following stations:
Phoenix / Scottsdale / Tempe – COX 22, 6pm – 9pm PDT
Fresno / Visalia / Central California – KGMC 43, 3pm – 9pm PDT
San Francisco / Oakland – KFTY 50, 3pm – 9pm PDT
San Jose (Bay Area) – KFTY 50, 3pm – 9pm PDT
Glendale / Burbank / La Crescenta – Charter 285, 3pm – 9pm PDT
Greater Los Angeles – KSCI 18, 3pm – 9pm PDT
Chicago – WJYS 62, 5pm – 11pm CDT
Greater Boston Area – WZMY 50, 6pm – 12midnight EDT
Detroit – WMYD 20, 6pm – 12midnight EDT
Las Vegas – KVMY 12, 3pm – 9pm PDT
New York / New Jersey – WRNN 48, 6pm – 12midnight EDT
Philadelphia – WTVE 51, 6pm – 12midnight EDT
Providence – RINC 5, 6pm – 12midnight
The Telethon will also be webcast on the ANCA Endowment Fund Telethon website – 2009telethon.org. Telethon Watch parties are being coordinated in communities nationwide through local organizations and individuals. Activists who would like to host a Telethon Watch party in their area should call the ANCA Endowment Fund Telethon headquarters at (877) 808-ANCA.
The 2009 Telethon will help further strengthen the ANCA Endowment as an vital Armenian American civic institution that continues to build on its proven track record of results by developing a powerful financial foundation for the future. The Telethon will support Armenian American grassroots civic participation by ensuring that our community has the tools to effectively educate the American public and governments on the federal, state and local levels about the challenges and opportunities facing Armenia, Nagorno Karabagh, and the Diaspora.
The ANCA Endowment Fund is a 501c(3) charitable organization. To donate to the ANCA Endowment Fund Telethon, visit: http://www.2009telethon.org or mail your check to ANCA Endowment Fund Telethon, 104 N. Belmont Ave Suite 305, Glendale, CA 91205.