FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Julie Weston, Special Events Manager (315) 782-3142 ext. 216 firstname.lastname@example.org
March 27, 2013
Watertown, NY-Each spring, WPBS-DT holds the All Star Auction, its largest community fundraising event of the year. This year’s auction will be held April 20th through the 28th, with over 2,000 items up for bid, such as gift certificates, jewelry, admission tickets, toys, gift items and many more. The auction will air on WPBS, Saturdays and Sundays from 6 pm to midnight and Monday through Friday from 7 pm to midnight. All proceeds will benefit public television and
there is no fee for bidding.
Watch for the “Wheel of the Night” specials throughout the entire auction and the Community Chest “live” auction each evening at 8 pm. Preview the items to be sold and download the nightly schedule online to follow along from home. For more information, to contribute merchandise, become a sponsor or to sign up for an express bid number before April 20th please call (315) 782-3142.
The All Star Auction is made possible by the generosity of WPBS’s donors, sponsors and viewers. This year’s principal sponsors are White’s Lumber and Building Supplies, Independent Commercial Contractors Inc., and Canton-Potsdam Hospital.
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WPBS-DT is a non-profit public television station serving approximately 650,000 viewers in Northern New York and Eastern Ontario. WPBS-DT’s mission is to educate, entertain and inform in order to enhance the lives of those they serve.