The holidays will be here before we know it. And the holidays brings the Toys for Tots drive. Delivering toys to an average of 7 million children each year, Toys for Tots welcomes all the help it can get. It began in 1947 with one U.S. Marine Unit delivering 5,000 toys to less fortunate children in Los Angeles and today the organization has representation in nearly 780 communities and all 50 states. Toys“R”Us provides significant support to Toys for Tots and there are ways for your listeners to help out too.
Lieutenant General Pete Osman, USMC (Ret), is President and Chief Executive Officer for the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.
• Local info: General Osman will provide an update on this year’s toy drive in your local market, including the number of children served and status on toy … [Continue reading...]
The New York Chapter has a long and illustrious history. In the past, the New York Chapter has honored distinguished media/television personalities by inducting them into the Silver Circle. Previous honorees include Walter Cronkite, Marlene Sanders, Chuck Scarborough, Jerry Orbach, Rafael Pineda, Dan Rather, Caroll Spinney, Linda Ellerbee, and many more. 2017 marks our second Gold Circle event. Previous honorees include Al Primo, Gabe Pressman, and Agnes Nixon among others.
The Gold & Silver Circles are societies of honor. Television professionals are inducted into the Silver Circle to recognize significant contributions made to the industry and the community for 25 years or more. In addition, the Gold Circle honors individuals who have spent 50 or more years working in television or … [Continue reading...]