Monday, June 6, 2011

June at CTN 2011

Hello, and welcome to CTN’s a2ikog podcast,
Keeping Ann Arbor in the Know on the Go,
Thank you so much for joining us!
I’m your host, Rebecca Rhodes.
The weather’s been getting hotter—in between rains, that is. Schools are winding down for the year. Every day you can see more and more kids out and about, celebrating their newfound freedom! And just about everywhere you can hear the crack of baseball bats and the gentle hum of lawn mowers. Break out the sunscreen and bug spray, Ann Arbor! June is bustin’ out all over!
Here’s what CTN has in store for you as we gear up for the summertime!

Operation Graduation: Salute Your High School Graduate on Community Television Network! 

CTN invites families, friends,  and supporters of the Class of 2011 to make a lasting impression this graduation. Record a salute to your grad at the CTN studio for telecast throughout the summer on CTN Education Channel 18. It's Free!  Call 734.794.6150, ext. 0 to reserve a taping time, or email us at

Families and friends from all area schools are invited to participate. Surprise your grad and show him/her how very proud you are!  Studio Taping Dates are Friday, June 24 12 PM-9 PM, Monday, June 27 12 PM-5 PM, and Thursday, June 30 6 PM-9 PM.

Wish you could relive Graduation Day with those who couldn't be there?  
The Community High, Huron High, Pioneer High, and Stone High School Graduations will be playing all month on CitiTV19!  
Check our website for the specific dates and times, and don't forget to tell those Out-of-Towners to go to CTN's website, and click on the Video-On-Demand tab at the bottom of the left hand column, then select CitiTV19 programming and click on your graduation.  

Interested in Michigan’s future but couldn't make it to The 2011 Mackinac Policy Conference?  You can still be part of re-inventing Michigan!  
CitiTV19 will be re-cable casting all 22 hours of the conference thanks to the generous assistance of Detroit Public Television.   
Check the website for the dates and times. The conference will also be available on CitiTV19 Video-On-Demand.

Save the date—Thursday June 23, 6-8 PM—for the next Producers Showcase where we will unveil the CTN Public Access Web Portal. This new online service offered by CTN will feature video-on-demand for your public access programs. Plus we will also be screening selected videos!  Save a spot by calling CTN at (734) 794-6150 ext.0. Call and RSVP today!    
Available all this month on CitiTV19 is the award winning Green Room featuring Environmental Health Organizer Jennifer Cavasser discussing toxic chemicals in household products and Toxic Toys, Tuesdays @ 5pm.
Starting On Wednesday June 15th at 7 pm it's Ward Talk LIVE featuring 2nd Ward Councilmember Tony Derezinski . Call-in and ask a question of Councilperson Derezinski on June 15th at 734-794-6155 or email a question to
Interested in Learning How to Produce Your Own TV Show?  
CTN teaches you how to operate our television production equipment For free!
Reserve space in CTN's 1-Hour Preview Tuesday, June 7 from 6-7 PM.  
You must be a resident of the City of Ann Arbor, or a representative of a non-profit organization based within the City of Ann Arbor.  Classes include: Studio, Hotline Studio, Remote Camcorders, and iMovie, and Final Cut Editing.   
After successfully taking our classes, you are eligible to use the equipment to make your own television program or help crew on someone else's! Call 734.794.6150, ext 0 to sign up.

That’s it for the month of June at CTN! Be sure to get out there and enjoy this growing heat safely—drink plenty of water, wear those hats, and slather on the sunscreen!

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Once again, thank you so much for visiting and listening to CTN’s a2ikog podcast!
I’m your host, Rebecca Rhodes,
Keeping Ann Arbor In the Know, On the Go.