RECOGNIZING OUR DEDICATED VOLUNTEERS FOR THEIR GIFT OF TIME

ROGERS TV CELEBRATES NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK, APRIL 6 – 12


Monday, April 6, 2014 [Durham Region] – During National Volunteer Week, Rogers TV (cable 10/63) is set to celebrate and recognize the contributions of its 250 volunteers.

“From camera operators to floor directors and audio engineers, each person who volunteers here at Rogers TV makes a unique contribution to the success of the channel and ultimately, to our community,” says Lisa McClean Stellick, Station Manager, Rogers TV. The Durham Region enjoys vibrant local programming thanks to our volunteers. We simply couldn’t do what we do without them,” adds McClean Stellick.

Rogers TV volunteers help produce local programming to showcase the local people, places, stories and events that make up the communities where we live and work. They are diverse in age, ability and experience, but each volunteer shares in their commitment to making a difference. They fill an endless number of roles and responsibilities. Bringing to us their unique skills and experiences, they are rewarded with a sense of achievement, new skills, renewed confidence and new connections that come from volunteering.

During this year’s National Volunteer Week, Rogers TV, Durham Region will honour its local volunteers by hosting a variety of events and initiatives as well as broadcasting on-air testimonials and features. At the Annual Volunteer Appreciation Celebration, four volunteers will be recognized for their 5-years of continued service, as well, we will present two recipients will be presented with the Rick Kelly Award and the other the Volunteer of the Year award.

For more information on volunteering with Rogers TV visit: www.rogerstv.com/volunteer
and follow Rogers TV’s local National Volunteer Week activities on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/rtvdurham.volunteers and on Twitter @RogersTVDurham under hashtag #nvw2014

Rogers TV is a unique TV channel where community members take an active role in conceptualizing and producing programming for local audiences. Our staff and volunteers produce informative and entertaining local programming, reinforcing Rogers’ commitment to the communities we serve. Rogers Communications is Canada's largest provider of wireless voice and data communications services and one of Canada's leading providers of cable television, high-speed Internet and telephony services. Rogers TV is only available to Rogers’ customers, including the company's 2.2 million cable customers in Ontario, New Brunswick and Newfoundland. For more information on Rogers Communications Inc., visit www.rogers.com.

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For more information contact:
Elaine Yim Spencer
Publicity and Promotions Officer
Rogers T Durham
Phone: 905-780-7219
Email: elaine.spencer@rci.rogers.com

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