Oakland Gardens, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/28/2015 -- 30A TV will be hosting a telethon presented by Silver Sands Premium Outlets from 723 Whisky Bravo in Seagrove Beach to benefit the now under construction Pierce Family Children's Advocacy Center in Walton County. This center, slated to open in the spring of 2016, will be a part of the Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center (ECCAC), based in Niceville, Florida.
The telethon's initial airing on 30A TV will be November 19, from 6 to 9 p.m. with ECCAC's board of directors, staff and volunteers answering phones. With the purpose of creating awareness and raising funds for the Pierce Family Center, the telethon will feature interviews with locals, entertainment, cooking demonstrations, information about the Children's Advocacy Center, and more, and will continue to run periodically through the end of 2015.
30A TV reaches over 55,000 households in its viewing area between Walton and Franklin Counties in Northwest Florida. offering information and entertainment, beach style. Viewers with Mediacom's Ch 17 and Fairpoint Ch can view live, and rebroadcasts will be on several other cable outlets.
Further, the telethon will stream live on http://www.30A.tv/
"We are just so excited that 30A TV is doing this telethon for our kids," commented ECCAC's CEO, Julie Hurst. "The telethon will no doubt assist us in moving us closer to our $3 million goal to complete the Walton County center. Please tune in and help make a difference by making a contribution that will ultimately benefit children in Walton County who are experiencing abuse, abandonment or neglect."
Silver Sands Premium Outlets is the title sponsor of the telethon. Additional TV sponsorships are available. For more information, contact 30A TV by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 877-302-8848, Ext. 701.
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 facility in Niceville houses a multidisciplinary team of child protection personnel, prosecutors, law enforcement, DCF, therapists, and ECCAC staff and volunteers. When completed, the Pierce Family Center will also offer the same personnel and services for Walton County children. Services are provided at no cost by ECCAC, a 501-C-3 non-profit organization.
ECCAC/30A TV Telethon
About the Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center
The Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center (ECCAC) provides services to help identify, treat and support children in abusive situations. The organization helps prevent child abuse through education, protects child victims from future abuse, and provides resources to restore the lives of the child and the child's family. The Center is a non-profit organization located in Niceville, Fla. It serves Okaloosa and Walton counties and houses representatives from the Florida Department of Children and Families, Child Protection Team, State Attorney's Office, local law enforcement, and licensed mental health counselors.
For more information or to support the Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center please visit http://www.eccac.org/
If you suspect abuse, call the Florida Abuse Hotline 800-96-ABUSE.
About 30A Television
30a TV broadcasts on Channel 17 Mediacom and Channel 8 Fairhope Communications, in 9 counties from Sandestin to Alligator Point, nationwide on Roku Web TV, Ominbox Networks, mobile devices, apps and at www.30a.tv
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