Horizon TV Will Simulcast Armenia Fund Telethon

GLENDALE– Horizon Armenian Television, the largest Diaspora-based Armenian cable and satellite network will simulcast the upcoming Thanksgiving Day Armenia Fund telethon on its channel. Viewers in North America may watch the Telethon on Horizon’s satellite channels, the organizers of the event announced Tuesday. Armenia Fund United States Western Region also announced the domestic and international broadcast coverage lineup of its upcoming 9th Annual International Telethon. The telethon will be aired on Thanksgiving Day, November 23 in all Armenian communities around the United States and the world. As part of the Rebirth of Artsakh project, proceeds from the live 12 hour program will benefit the regional development of Hadrut, Nagorno Karabakh. The funds will go towards building new drinking water pipelines as well as reconstructing healthcare facilities and schools that fell victim to the war and years of neglect. In an effort to eradicate poverty in this war ravaged border region, Armenia Fund will also implement a comprehensive agricultural development project to impact 1,000 farmers in 8 Hadrut villages. A similar regional development program is currently underway in the northern Martakert region using the funds raised during last year’s Telethon 2005. President of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Arkady Ghoukasian and Naira Melkoumian Chief Executive Officer of Armenia Fund International will be present during the telethon. The live program is set to air internationally from Glendale Studios, California. H1-Armenian Public Television will also air the live program in Armenia, as well as on satellite in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and the United States. Viewers with a Globecast World TV satellite may tune in to H1-Armenian Public Television and view the live 12 hour program. In addition, The Telethon will also be webcast live for 12 hours on www.armeniafund.org from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. PST. For detailed broadcast information, please log on to www.armeniafund.org Below is the listing of the domestic broadcast stations in the United States and their times in respective local time zones. Boston, Massachusetts WBPX Ch. 68 WDPX Ch. 58 WPXG Ch. 21 12pm – 6pm EST Chicago, Illinois WCPX Ch. 38 11am – 5pm CST Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas KPXD Ch. 68 Charter Ch. 28 Time Warner Ch. 26 11am – 5pm CST Detroit, Michigan WPXD Ch. 31 12pm – 6pm EST Fresno and Central California KJEO Ch. 32 Comcast Ch. 14 8am – 8pm PST Houston, Texas KPXB Ch. 49 Time Warner Ch. 7 Phonoscope Ch. 49 11am – 5pm CST Las Vegas, Nevada KFBT Ch. 33 Cox Ch. 6 12pm – 8pm PST Greater Los Angeles Area KSCI Ch. 18 All Cable Systems Ch. 18 8am – 8pm PST Miami, Florida WPXM Ch. 35 12pm – 6pm EST New York, New York WPXN Ch. 31 12pm – 6pm EST Philadelphia, Pennsylvania WPPX Ch. 61 12pm – 6pm EST Phoenix/Scottsdale/Tempe, Arizona KPPX Ch. 51 Cox Ch. 17 Qwest Ch. 17 11am – 5pm MST Providence, Rhode Island WPXQ Ch. 69 12pm – 6pm EST San Francisco & Bay Area KTSF Ch. 26 Comcast Ch. 8 12pm – 6pm PST Salt Lake City, Utah KUPX Ch. 16 Comcast Ch. 16 11am – 5pm MST Seattle, Vancouver, Western WA KBCB Ch. 24 Comcast Ch. 14 8am – 8pm PST St. Louis and Jefferson County, Missouri Charter Ch. 8 10am – 10pm CST Washington, DC WPXW Ch. 66 12pm – 6pm EST


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