Another Third Wednesday Luncheon!
Wednesday, April 19, 2017!


Spring has sprung, as they say, and this year is no exception. Our big Spring Potpourri of Broadcasting was back again.

Our MC for the afternoon was member Harry Hurley. Harry is a nationally recognized talk show host based here in our area. Harry's charitable work with his annual golf tournament underwrites one of our scholarships each year. Hurley has been described as the Rush Limbaugh of the Jersey Shore.

Our speakers were all members of Broadcast Pioneers, and they were (in alphabetical order):

John DeBella, top-rated morning air personality on WMGK Radio
Matt DeLucia, NBC 10, WCAU-TV Street News Reporter
Leigh Richards, WMGK air personality, formerly from WXTU
Patrick Stoner, WHYY-TV host of "Flicks," a national program

It all took place at the beautiful and historic Bala Golf Club, 2200 Belmont Avenue (across the street from the state police) in the Wynnefield section of Philadelphia. Only minutes away from Channels 6, 10 and 17 and the radio stations in Bala Cynwyd.

This was also the luncheon where we awarded our twenty $1,000 scholarships to area college students. The winners were:

KELLY ANTONACCI - Temple University
CALI MONTANA ARENSON - La Salle University
JAMES ARVO - Camden County College
KERRIVAH HEARD - Drexel University
ELIZABETH HOFFMAN - Drexel University
MATTEO IADONISI - Rowan University
CHRISTINA LEW - Temple University
HANNAH McCOMSEY - Temple University
ALYSSA McFADDEN - La Salle University
EMMIA (EMMA) NEWMAN - Muhlenberg College
BENJAMIN OTTE - Temple University
DANA PECORA - La Salle University
BRIANNA PIZZUTILLA - Stockton University
DANIEL RAY - Temple University
REBECCA ROSENBLATT - Temple University
CASSANDRA SEMYON - Temple University
SPENCER TRABBOLD - Temple University
HELEN STARRS - La Salle University
CATHERINE WHITE - Drexel University
JOHN WILLIAMS - Cabrini University


Watch from our YouTube Channel


Watch from our YouTube Channel

(video courtesy of Broadcast Pioneers VP Brad Seecof and Metramedia Broadcasting & Studios)

24 Still Photos from the Luncheon!

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