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NCTV celebrates deal, contributors

The Nevada County Community Television Awards Evening was a success.

“It was like the event of the year if you were there,” said Lew Sitzer, executive director of NCTV. “It was a wow of an evening.”

The public fundraising event honored producers, contributors, volunteers and underwriters and celebrated the recent financing arrangement made by Comcast Cable. NCTV is a public access cable television station that first aired April 15, 2004. It airs 20 locally produced television shows per week. For a $35 membership, the public has full access to the production company’s equipment. Shows range from substance abuse, emergency preparedness, political interviews and an ongoing history project.

The following people received awards during the ceremony held Saturday, Oct. 14.

Fitness Guru-ess: Carole Carson; Video Volunteer: John Church; Best Sports Show: Gil Dominguez; Best Pet Show: Pam Gorman; Volunteer Extraordinaire: Joe Lidwell; Best Environmental Show: Robyn Mallgren and Janaia Donaldson; Rush Limbaugh Talk Show Host: Dick Marshall; Amy Goodman; Talk Show Host: Jackie Mason; Best Kids Show: Jerry Martin; Jon Stewart Talk Show Host: Lou Meyer; Moms on the Move: Elisa Parker; Talk Show Diva: Marianne Slade-Troutman; Critic of the Year: Buck Stoval; Cultural Videographer: Jack Strickland; Amen Award: Dale Tibbs; Headstart to Health Series: Catherine Busch-Johnston; Volunteer Extraordinaire: Marilyn Blom; Headstart to Health Series: Lindsay Dunckel; Concert: Cecilia Shampay; Handy Man: Craig Rohrsen; 15 second Kudo: Dick Mentzer; One Man Show: Gary Hinze; Hero: Terry McAteer; Volunteer Extraordinaire: Bob Whitney; Series Host of the Year: Lindy Beatie; Girl Friday: Terri Hicklin; Genius: Bill Carlquist; Student Volunteer: Anthony Gallino; Hallelujah: Linda Langley.

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