PAC 8 News:
PAC 8, your local TV station and community media center is holding an online auction.
Looking for that special gift for your valentine or maybe something just for yourself? You’ll find some great deals! Bidding is in progress now and ends Feb.11. It’s easy, fast and fun. Just go to www.pac8fundraiser.com. Register and start bidding.
We have many donations from local businesses and a few from Santa Fe, too. CB FOX generously donated seven Columbia Turbo Down jackets. We also have a dozen roses from Flowers by Gillian, a romantic gift from Uli’s, artwork, gift certificates, a massage from Hilltop Spa and micro-dermabrasions from Professional Skin Care Chloices, Pajarito Mountain Ski passes, and much, much more.
Did you know …?
PAC 8 has a total annual budget of less than $125,000. This includes everything – scholarships for kids, salaries, video production equipment, travel, insurance and much more. PAC 8 really stretches its dollars!
PAC 8 was the first step for students who went on to successful careers in video and commercial television. Former PAC 8 students now have successful careers in Hollywood, Denver, Albuquerque and other cities. One even worked on a Harry Potter film.
PAC 8 tapes and airs many community programs such as County Council meetings, Los Alamos Council on Cancer, Los Alamos Heart Council, Historical Society lectures, Los Alamos Medical Center talks, Chamber of Commerce events and much more. We also provide video classes for children, teens and adults. We stream our channel so anyone in the world can watch our shows. PAC 8 provides other services to the community such as transferring media and free technical help for citizens. We also offer free public service announcements on our channel to any individual or organization in Los Alamos.
PAC 8 is a non-profit organization and partners with many organizations in the community. Our annual fundraiser helps to keep us going. Please support PAC 8!
Dave Schiferl, president of the PAC 8 Board of Directors, will match each dollar donated to PAC 8 with one of his own, up to $300. Your donations totaling $300 will give $600 to PAC 8. Schiferl’s offer does not apply to bids, only to outright donations to PAC 8. You can find the President’s Challenge on the home page of the auction at pac8fundraiser.com.