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MEDIA ALERT: MEDIA INVITED TO CELEBRATION OF ARKANSAS PBS EXPANSION IN CENTRAL EASTERN ARKANSAS
Posted 24 Jun 2022
Join us in person, or livestream at myarpbs.org/arcan
CONWAY, Ark. (Arkansas PBS) — Join Arkansas PBS, the Arkansas Wireless Information Network (AWIN), the City of West Memphis and the West Memphis Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the new tower providing full broadcast coverage for Central Eastern Arkansas. This transmitter near Forrest City is now operating at full power, bringing Arkansas PBS into the homes of residents in Crittenden, Cross, Lee, Phillips, St. Francis, Monroe and Woodruff counties, and covering the cities of West Memphis, Forrest City, Helena-West Helena, Wynne, Marianna and Brinkley, among others. We estimate that an additional 116,000 Arkansans will receive our signal with the addition of this tower.
Arkansas PBS invites you to the second stop in the Tower Power Tour Tuesday, June 28.
What: Arkansas PBS Signal Expansion Project – Tower Power Tour, including refreshments and Arkansas PBS giveaways.
When: Tuesday, June 28, at 10 a.m.
Where: Eugene Woods Civic Center, 212 W Polk Avenue, West Memphis
· Courtney Pledger, Executive Director & CEO, Arkansas PBS
· Congressman Rick Crawford
· State Senate Minority Leader Keith Ingram
· Marco McClendon, West Memphis Mayor
· West Memphis Chamber of Commerce members
· Local community members
Livestreaming: Watch the event live on AR-CAN (myarpbs.org/ARCAN) or Facebook (facebook.com/arkansaspbs)
Please RSVP to Tiffany L. Head, firstname.lastname@example.org