30A TV to Air Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center Telethon

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October 31, 2017

Thursday
November 30 6 – 9 p.m.
 
Niceville and DeFuniak Springs, FL (November 1, 2016)…30A TV will air the 3rd Annual Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center (ECCAC) Telethon broadcasting live on November 30, from 6 to 9 p.m. from AJ’s in Grayton Beach. Proceeds from the telethon will benefit ECCAC in Niceville and the Pierce Family Children’s Advocacy Center in DeFuniak Springs.
 
Luke Langford and Redd will be hosting the telethon. With the purpose of creating awareness and raising funds for ECCAC, the telethon will feature interviews with locals, entertainment, information about ECCAC, and how you can make a difference. ECCAC’s board of directors will be on hand answering phones and taking donations. Come out and order from the menu, with AJ’s donating back a portion of the proceeds from the evening, or purchase a $25 wristband for the appetizer bar and one free beverage (draft beer or soda). Wristband sales are available at the door or online at www.eccac.org
 
Viewers with Mediacom’s Ch 17 and Channel 8 Fairhope Communications can tune in. As well, the telethon will be streaming live on www.facebook.com/30atv.   Offering information and entertainment, beach style, 30A TV reaches homes and businesses in its viewing area in 9 counties in Northwest Florida from Sandestin to Alligator Point and nationwide on Roku Web TV, Omnibox Networks, mobile devices and apps.
 
“We so appreciate that 30A TV is doing this telethon for our kids,” commented ECCAC’s director of development, Kim Henderson. “Please either come by AJ’s in Grayton Beach to watch the telethon, or tune in and help make a difference by making a contribution that will benefit children in Walton and Okaloosa County.”
 
Sponsor of the telethon to date are Silver Sands Premium Outlets and Kiwanis of Freeport. Additional TV sponsorships are available starting from $250. To become a sponsor, contact Kim Henderson, ECCAC Director of Development at 850-933-9237, Ext. 283, or email kim@eccac.org.
 
ECCAC’s mission is to prevent child abuse and neglect, protect children in Okaloosa and Walton Counties, and restore the lives and futures of these impacted children. The Center’s child-friendly facilities house a multidisciplinary team of child protection personnel, prosecutors, law enforcement, DCF, therapists, and ECCAC staff and volunteers. In the past 15 years, over 10,000 children have received more than 40,000 services to include mental health therapy, crisis intervention, referrals to other community providers, interviews and medicals. Services are provided at no cost by ECCAC, a 501-C-3 non-profit organization.
 
To make a donation, or for further information about the Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center, visit www.eccac.org. If abuse is suspected, call the anonymous Florida Abuse Hotline at 1-800-96-ABUSE.
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