Published on Mar 8, 2012
The March edition of "Catawba Communities," a monthly show featuring information about programs and services provided by local governments, school systems and associated agencies across Catawba County, is currently showing on the Charter Communications' Government Channel (Channel 3) on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 8:00 p.m.
The program includes a tour of the Harper House museum in Hickory, a look at the City of Claremont's Action Plan and recent activities, details on how the Catawba County Economic Development Corporation helps existing businesses and industries in the county, Public Health's work to prevent tobacco use in teens and the upcoming Catawba Valley Pottery Festival.
"Catawba Communities" brings citizens information about what governments are doing, the various things that create the quality of life found in those communities and upcoming events. Partners in the show include the City of Claremont, City of Conover, City of Hickory, Town of Maiden, City of Newton, Catawba County, the Hickory Public Schools, Newton-Conover City Schools, Catawba Valley Community College, Keep Catawba County Beautiful, Catawba County Economic Development Corporation, and the Greater Hickory Convention and Visitor's Bureau.
Highlights of the March show include:
• a look inside the Harper House with Catawba County Museum of History Executive Director, Melinda Herzog and Harper House Site Manager, Michelle Palmore.
• an interview with Claremont Mayor David Morrow about the City of Claremont and recent activities there.
• a look at how the Catawba County Economic Development Corporation assists existing business and industries, with Nathan Huret of the EDC.
• a profile on Catawba County Public Health's work to keep teenagers from starting the use of tobacco products.
• information on Easter Egg hunts scheduled in Hickory and Newton
• details on the upcoming Catawba Valley Pottery Festival with Bebe Leitch, CEO of the Greater Hickory Convention and Visitor's Bureau.
"Catawba Communities" airs at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday evenings on Cable Channel 3 in Catawba County. Charter Communications also airs the program at random hours around the clock each day to ensure citizens will have ample opportunity to view it. Several of the partner agencies also put the program on their YouTube channels.
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