|WQPT Ambassadors win national award|
|News Releases - Media & Communications|
|Written by Lora Adams|
|Tuesday, 10 September 2013 15:18|
WQPT AMBASSADORS RECEIVE THE GRASSROOTS ADVOCACY AWARD FOR 2013
MOLINE, IL – The WQPT-PBS Ambassadors have been selected to receive the Grassroots Advocacy Award for 2013 from the National Friends of Public Broadcasting (NFPB). A part of the mission of NFPB is to showcase outstanding public broadcasting volunteers, volunteer-led programs
The WQPT-PBS Ambassadors, which is in its ninth year, is a student-oriented program focused on community outreach efforts, as well as fundraising support. The 2013 ambassadors are from Western Illinois University, Augustana College, Black Hawk College, Monmouth College, St. Ambrose University, University of Northern Iowa and St. Francis College of Nursing.
The ambassadors will be honored at a ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Riverfront campus.
WQPT is a media service of Western Illinois University located in Moline, Illinois.
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