'Shotgun Tom' Kelly Elected President of PPB --
The PPB Board is proud to announce the election of 'Shotgun Tom' Kelly as
President of our organization. He succeeds Alan Perris who has led PPB for the past three years. Please drop 'Shotgun Tom' a welcome message - he can be reached at President@PPBWebsite.org .
Special Saturday Morning Event --
Coffee With Wink Martindale promises to be a fun morning with PPB's own Wink telling about his fabulous career. Save the date: October 13, 10 a.m. at Airtel Plaza Hotel, 7277 Valjean Ave., Van Nuys. Coffee and Danish will be served. Cost: $20. Seating is limited to only 50. ORDER YOUR TICKET NOW by sending a check to Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters, PO Box 8673, Calabasas, CA 91372. Mail your check to arrive by Thursday, October 11. For more information, leave a voice mail message at 323-461-2121.
Luncheon Pictures Available --
Pictures taken at the last luncheon are now available on this Website. To view them, click on the orange Details link under PATRICK DUFFY above. On the "Last Luncheon" page that opens, scroll down to see a picture of the luncheon dais members, and then click on >>>Additional Photos<<< above that picture, which will open a new page with eight additional photos and captions.
Our photographer, Roxanne Schorbach, invites you to see all the pictures she took. They are on her Website at www.canongirl.com. Click on Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters in the top menu. No password is required.
We Have A Facebook Page! -- JOHN NEWTON has set up a PPB Facebook page and invites all PPBers to join. The page already has over 100 followers and we're hoping for many more. To join the fun, go to Facebook.com and join the group. Post some of your favorite career stories and pictures!
Other Broadcasting-Related Websites -- If you scroll to the bottom of any page on this Website, you will find the word LINKS. Clicking on that word takes you to a page of URL links to other Websites related to the broadcasting industry. Some of them take you to sites where you can listen to old time radio programs. We've recently added the link to a comprehensive history of television, which you'll find listed five down from the top of the Links page. Click on "Beyond Cable: The History of Television."
Newsletter Items --
Members, if you have an item you'd like to share with other members through the PPB Newsletter, please e-mail it to Bianca Pino. Alternatively, you can drop it in the mail to PPB Newsletter, Post Office Box 8673, Calabasas, CA 91372. The Newsletter is distributed with our luncheon announcements five times a year and is available on this Website by clicking on "Latest Newsletter" at the bottom of this page.
Let Us Hear From You -- If you are a current member, we encourage you to share any thoughts you may have about PPB. You can do that by clicking on this link: 'Shotgun Tom' Kelly to send an e-mail directly to our President. Please be sure to include your name as e-mail addresses don't always provide that information. Your concerns or suggestions will be discussed at the next Board meeting.
Members: If you have an email address, please click "Membership List" on this page, and then click the first letter of your last name. Find your name in the new window that opens. If you do not see a yellow envelope icon next to your name, we don't have your email address. Please send your address to us by going to the top of the name list and clicking on the yellow "Update." Your email address will not be seen or shared.