2011

Jane Long Middle School Celebrates Take a Veteran to School Day

Local veterans will be honored at a Take a Veteran to School program at Bryan’s Jane Long Middle School, Friday, Nov. 11. The Take a Veteran to School Day project is part of a national initiative by the History Channel and Suddenlink Communications, which provides cable services in Bryan.

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Austin Middle School Celebrates Take a Vet to School

Local veterans will be honored at a Take a Veteran to School program at Amarillo’s Austin Middle School, Wednesday, Nov. 9. The Take a Veteran to School Day project is part of a national initiative by the History Channel and Suddenlink Communications, which provides cable services in Amarillo.

Student in grades six through eight and faculty members will honor the hometown heroes with an assembly, followed by lunch in the school library.

What: Take a Veteran to School

When: Wednesday, Nov. 9 – 10 a.m. to approximately 12:00 p.m.

Where: Austin Middle School, 1808 Wimberly Rd

Who: Andrea Morris, Austin Librarian, Army Specialist E4: opening comments, Pledge of Allegiance
-Tascosa High School Navy Junior ROTC: presentation of colors
-Robert M. Marshall, MAJ, USAF: Keynote Speaker; honoring of veterans
-Jill Bradford, Austin Orchestra Director, and Austin Orchestra: musical salute to the armed forces
– Jonathan Williams, Austin student: Taps

Photos/Cameras are welcome during the presentation.
Interviews:Interviews available before or after event.

Contacts: Carrie Irwin, Suddenlink Marketing Manager, 806 331-4645
Andrea Morris, Librarian Austin Middle School, 806-326-3014

Texas Cable Providers Participate in the HISTORY™ Take a Vet to School Program

The HISTORY™ Take a Veteran to School Day program connects our veterans with local schools, communities, and elected officials. Now in its fourth record-breaking year, Take a Veteran to School began in one Connecticut school and has grown to include over 2,500 schools in all 50 states. From the greatest generation to the latest generation, veterans have shared their stories and received the appreciation of all ages of students and community members. As part of this initiative, HISTORY provides free materials including lesson plans, how-to guides, and streaming video resources. A dedicated website allows easy access to resources and links to organizations that support veterans and their families.

Charter Taking Industry First Approach with New Online Search and Discovery Feature Including Content from Netflix, Amazon Instant Video and Hulu

Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) is expanding choice and increasing convenience for its Internet customers by organizing online content from Netflix, Amazon Instant Video and Hulu into a single online directory on Charter.net. Leveraging its robust broadband network, Charter is in a unique position to provide additional value through a comprehensive search and discovery experience, including entitled cable content and over the top content, not available from any other multichannel video programming distributor.

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Cable Connects Texans Newsletter – October 2011

The Competitive Marketplace is Working! In a recent letter to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell pointed to the innovation displayed at the 2011 Cable Show in Chicago to highlight that the cable industry is working hard to ensure “a fully competitive and innovative retail video device marketplace.”

Brenham Gets Video on Demand

Suddenlink has launched its new Video on Demand (VOD) service in Brenham. Suddenlink customers with advanced digital TV can now access VOD services by going to Channel 1.

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