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October 30, 2017 by G Grella

On Friday, October 20, 2017, PATV celebrated its First Annual Community Media Day, in partnership with the Alliance for Community Media, based in Washington, D.C.

The ACM (Alliance for Community Media) established this day to recognize all the Public Access TV stations nationally and give them a spotlight for all the good work done to serve their communities.

PATV Board President, Robert M. Schaufeld received a proclamation from Mayor Steven Weinberg honoring him for his 10 years serving in this position representing the Village of Thomaston.  PATV Vice President, Kamran Barelli, and Trustee representing the Village of Saddlerock, presented the proclamation to Bob in the TV studio and then welcomed his Mayor Dan Levy, M.D. to give PATV a proclamation to Erica Bradley, PATV Executive Director for all her efforts in bringing empowerment to the residents through community media.  PATV Board Members present were: Amy Hughes, Village of Kings Point, Elliot S. Rosenblatt, PATV Treasurer, Village of Great Neck, Shirley Ann Bruno, Village of North Hills, Aida Ferman, Village of Plandome Heights, Rosalie DeCaro, Village of Munsey Park and Ted Rosen, PATV Secretary, Village of Great Neck Plaza.

PATV received Proclamations from: NY State Senator Elaine Phillips, NY State Congressman Thomas R. Suozzi, NY State Assemblyman Anthony D’Urso, Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum, a Citation from Nassau County Comptroller, George Maragos, The Town of North Hempstead, Supervisor Judi Bosworth, Village of Great Neck Plaza Mayor Jean Celender, Village of Great Neck Estates Mayor William D. Warner, D.D.S., Village of North Hills Mayor Marvin Natiss, Village of Flower Hill Mayor Robert McNamara, Village of Lake Success Mayor Adam Hoffman, and the Village of Plandome Heights Mayor Kenneth C. Riscica.

Also coming down to celebrate Community Media Day with PATV was Elizabeth Johnson, Editor of the Port Washington News and the Manhasset Press.  Local media gathering together to celebrate the positive impact on the community was the theme of her visit!  Rabbi Michael Klayman from the Lake Success Jewish Center, and Shirley Romaine stopped by too.

PATV has proudly served the community since 1984 and garnered awards, proclamations, citations, accolades and NY State Emmy nominations for programming created in this local TV media center.  Are you ready to discover PATV?  Contact Erica Bradley at ebradley@patv.org for information on how you can become a part of community media.

Community Media Day Proclamations and Citation given on Oct. 20, 2017

Community Media Day Proclamations and Citation given on Oct. 20, 2017

"Robert M. Schaufeld Day" Proclamation from the Village of Thomaston, presented by Kamran Barelli, PATV Vice President and Trustee of the Village of Saddle Rock, with Erica Bradley, PATV Executive Director.

“Robert M. Schaufeld Day” Proclamation from the Village of Thomaston, presented by Kamran Barelli, PATV Vice President and Trustee of the Village of Saddle Rock, with Erica Bradley, PATV Executive Director.

PATV Board of Directors present: (L to R): Amy Hughes, Village of Kings Point, Elliot S. Rosenblatt, PATV Treasurer, Village of Great Neck, Kamran Barelli, PATV Vice President and Trustee of the Village of Saddlerock, Robert M. Schaufeld, PATV President, and President of Great Neck Library Board, Village of Thomaston, Shirley Ann Bruno, Village of North Hills, Aida Ferman, Village of Plandome Heights, and Rosalie DeCaro, Village of Munsey Park.

PATV Board of Directors present: (L to R): Amy Hughes, Village of Kings Point, Elliot S. Rosenblatt, PATV Treasurer, Village of Great Neck, Kamran Barelli, PATV Vice President and Trustee of the Village of Saddlerock, Robert M. Schaufeld, PATV President, and President of Great Neck Library Board, Village of Thomaston, Shirley Ann Bruno, Village of North Hills, Aida Ferman, Village of Plandome Heights, and Rosalie DeCaro, Village of Munsey Park.

Bob Schaufeld, Elizabeth Johnson, Editor Port Washington News and Manhasset Press, Erica Bradley.

Bob Schaufeld, Elizabeth Johnson, Editor Port Washington News and Manhasset Press, Erica Bradley.

(L to R): Bob Schaufeld, NC Legislator Ellen Birnbaum and Erica Bradley.

(L to R): Bob Schaufeld, NC Legislator Ellen Birnbaum and Erica Bradley.

(L to R): Bob Schaufeld, NY State Assemblyman Tony D'Urso, Erica Bradley.

(L to R): Bob Schaufeld, NY State Assemblyman Tony D’Urso, Erica Bradley.


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