PBS SOCAL TO ENJOY SUCCESSFUL PLEDGE CAMPAIGN IN MARCH THANKS TO CHALLENGE GRANT AND FOOD SPONSORS
COSTA MESA, Calif. (February 25, 2013) – PBS SoCaL, the primary PBS television station for the greater Los Angeles area, is pleased to announce the generous support of several Challenge Grant Sponsors and Food Sponsors for its upcoming March 2013 pledge drive.
CHALLENGE GRANTS SPONSORS
California Retirement Advisors and Guidant Planning, Inc., are Challenge Grant Sponsors on Thursday, February 28, to kick off the pledge drive. They are supporting the station’s airing of IRA expert Ed Slott's “Retirement Rescue!” (7 p.m.) featuring an appearance by Slott in-studio. California Retirement Advisors, based in El Segundo, Calif., is a registered investment advisor company that specializes in retirement income planning and investment strategies (http://www.401ktoIRA.com). Guidant Planning, Inc., based in South Pasadena, Calif., is a comprehensive financial planning firm focused on holistic financial planning (http://www.guidantplanning.com).
Fluor Corporation supports PBS SoCaL’s STEM education initiative, and their Fluor Cares volunteers will be in studio with Antiques Roadshow’s host, Mark L. Walberg. Walberg will be announcing a special visit by Antiques Roadshow to Anaheim on June 22nd, and a ticket offer. Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) designs, builds and maintains many of the world's most challenging and complex projects, and has grown into one of the largest engineering and construction companies in the world (http://www.fluor.com).
PBS SoCaL also would like to recognize the following sponsors which are scheduled to contribute food during PBS SoCaL’s March 2013 pledge drive, including Roma D’Italia, Italian Restaurant and Pizza by The Dominic Corea Family (http://romaditalia.com) and the Award-winning Bristol Palms California Bistro & Bar, located inside the Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa (http://www.hiltonorangecounty.com).
About PBS SoCaL
PBS SoCaL, formerly KOCE-TV, is Southern California’s PBS station dedicated to interactively educating, entertaining, and enlightening the greater Los Angeles area. With its three unique broadcast channels. PBS SoCaL HD, PBS OC, and WORLD TV, PBS SoCaL provides award-winning programs like Frontline, NewsHour, NOVA, Nature, and Masterpiece, as well as local productions Real Orange, SoCaL Insider With Rick Reiff, and Bookmark With Maria Hall-Brown. Through community outreach initiatives including PBS SoCaL Education, PBS SoCaL provides local schools access to new media materials that engage students in 21st century learning. Explore the future of PBS in Southern California at www.pbssocal.org.