Congratulations to “Serving New York” Award Recipients in Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse

U.S. Representative Brian Higgins congratulated Buffalo broadcasters on their public service accomplishments and discussed the plans for revitalizing Buffalo. Congratulations to the following stations:

Buffalo Award Recipients

WIVB/WLNO-TV: “Coats 4 Kids”

WUTV/WNYO-TV:  American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s “6th Annual Out of the Darkness Community Walk”, “Annual Prescription Drug Drop-Off,” and “Get Hairy for Charity -Childhood & Family Services”.

WKBW-TV:  “Variety Kids Telethon” celebrating a 50 Year Partnership

WBEN/WGR/WWKB:  “Kiss Cares for Kids Radiothon” benefitting the Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo

WGRZ-TV: “Food 2 Family Food Drive” for the Food Bank of Western NY

WLVL- AM:  “Community Missions of Niagara”

WBKX:  “Kix Country – Lucky Lanes 4-H Fundraiser”

WNYB: “Public Report” covering local issues of public importance to Buffalo

Rochester Award Recipients

WXXI-TV/Radio:  “Dialogue on Disability” with Al SIGL Community of Agencies

WHAM-TV:  American Heart Association’s “Go Red for Women”

WHEC-TV:  “St Joseph’s Villa” for Youth in Crisis

WRMM/WFLK/WZNE:  “Women’s Health Fair with University of Rochester Medical Center”

WBEE/WPXY/WBZA/WCFM/WROC-AM:  “Ronald McDonald Charities Radiothon”

Syracuse/Utica/Watertown Award Recipients

Galaxy Communications: “Buy Local My Local”

WSYR-TV:  “Salvation Army Annual Civic Celebration” & “50th Anniversary Celebration” benefiting the Upstate Cancer Center

WSTM-TV:  Veterans Unemployment – “Operation: Hired”

WWNY-TV:  “American Heart Association’s Life’s Simple 7 Campaign”

WSYT/WNYS “Protecting Our Children” with the McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Center

WSYR/WBBS/WHEN/WYYI (Clear Channel):  Syracuse School District’s Image Campaign: “Get to Know Me” and “31 Teachers 31 Days”

WKTV-TV: “Bath Salts and Synthetic Drug Use Training for First Responders”

WIBX/WODZ/WLZW:  American Heart Association – “Heart Run & Walk” and “Radiothon”

WUTR-TV:  “Relay for Life”

WSEN- AM/FM:  “Crop Hunger Walk”

WAQX/95X: “Music for the Mission”

WCNY:  “Protecting Our Children”


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