Bedford TV Annual Volunteer Awards: an Evening of Glitz and Glamour!

Wizard Music: John Kienzle
Wizard Music host John Kienzle, on being awarded the Red Heat Tavern, Volunteer of the Month

Submitted by Bedford TV

Bedford TV held their Annual Meeting and Awards Party on Friday, November 17, 2019. The event, held in the Great Room at Old Town Hall, was a celebration to recognize the many volunteers that help out at the station. This red-carpet event brought the whole Bedford TV community together, both young and old(er!), from the people you see on TV, to the people behind the scenes. These awards were all about celebrating and appreciating the hard work of the many volunteers involved with the station.

The awards presented this year were:

  • Joe Serra Most Valuable Crew Member — Ann Seamans
  • Best Musical Performance – Stacy & the Party
  • Best Solo Host – Wayne Braverman, Celebrate Life
  • Viewer’s Choice — The Legal Edition
  • Fish Out Of Water — Mike Mahoney
  • Most Viral — Emi McSwain, Bedford Day Performance
  • Best Ensemble Cast – The Bedford TV News
  • Most Surreal Moment — Ken Hill, The Wrestling Kennection: Golddust
  • Rookie of the Year – Christoph Kershaw
  • Actor/Actress – Film Noir Project: Evan Karen & Christoph Kershaw
  • Episode of the Year – Celebrate Life: A Story of Love, Joy & Happiness
  • Red Heat Tavern Volunteer of the Month – John Kienzle
  • Red Heat Tavern Volunteer of the Year – Steve McMahon

To view the nominees in each category, please view the event program.

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Ann Seamans, winner of the most valuable crew member award, said that the awards night party was “worthy of a station that has won awards for best station in the country!”

Bedford TV Board President and volunteer, Julie Turner was recognized as Volunteer of the Decade, as she ended her tenure on the board. Gretchen Kind lauded her Turner’s 12 years on the board and presented her with a service recognition award.

Bedford TV would like to thank Community Partner & Gold Sponor: The UPS Store, Bedford; Community Partner and Sponsor of Volunteer of the Month program: Red Heat Tavern, Bedford; and Osteria Nino, Burlington for providing hot food for the event. Special thanks go to Gretchen Kind for sharing her skills, time and decorative touches to make the event as glamorous as possible!

Check out the Red Carpet interviews with various attendees by Bedford TV’s very own Julie Manoogian:

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