Do Your Part, Drop by Drop (DBD) Program Cited as Among Nation’s Best
MIDLAND, Texas (May 2, 2013) – Suddenlink announced that its Midland, Texas, system is a finalist in the 2013 Beacon Awards competition for its efforts on the Do Your Part, Drop by Drop (DBD) water conservation program. Sponsored by the Association of Cable Communicators (ACC), the national Beacon Awards competition recognizes excellence in communications and public affairs throughout the cable industry.
Since 2010, the Suddenlink DBD team has organized and hosted year-round conservation awareness events and helped citizens find simple ways to save water at home. A key element of the program is the distribution of free indoor and outdoor water conservation kits. The program also features adult and elementary school awareness programs.
Forty-two cable communications and public affairs professionals chose the 2013 Beacon Award finalists during an extensive judging process. Winners of the 2013 Beacon Awards will be announced during a Beacon Awards dinner and ceremony May 9 at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill as part of ACC’s annual conference.
“Finalist status is truly an outstanding achievement, and the requirements to become a finalist are more demanding than ever before,” said Steve Jones, executive director, ACC. “These award-winning projects reflect the cable industry’s strong commitment to communications and public affairs and continuing efforts to provide quality entertainment, technological advances, and educational initiatives to communities across the country.”
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Suddenlink (suddenlink.com) is the seventh largest cable operator in the United States, supporting the information, communication and entertainment demands of approximately 1.4 million residential and commercial customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas, West Virginia and elsewhere. Suddenlink simplifies its customers’ lives through one call for support, one connection, and one bill for TV, Internet, phone and other services.