Maryland Public Television

Featherstone Foundation Awards $90,000 in College Scholarships to 30 Exceptional Baltimore Area Students

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Friday, September 23, 2022

BALTIMORE, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation , an award-winning nonprofit, touts its Featherstone College Scholarship Award recipients.

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  • BALTIMORE, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation , an award-winning nonprofit, touts its Featherstone College Scholarship Award recipients.
  • This year, 30 exceptional Featherstone Scholars will receive $3,000 merit-based scholarships during a special awards ceremony on Friday Sept. 23 at noon.
  • "She reinforces our values that higher education is a gateway to economic opportunities for all," said Juliana Lopez, executive director, William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation.
  • Since 2017, the Featherstone Foundation has provided more than $236,000 through 98 scholarships to students from 20 countries who now attend 12 institutions.

Bowie State University becomes first historically black university to sponsor national PBS documentaries

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Thursday, April 21, 2022

The one-hour documentaries will premiere on MPT and nationally on PBS stations, PBS.org , and the PBS Video App in October 2022.

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  • The one-hour documentaries will premiere on MPT and nationally on PBS stations, PBS.org , and the PBS Video App in October 2022.
  • Bowie State Universitys financial commitment to support the production of these documentaries establishes it as the first historically black university to become a premier sponsor of a national PBS film.
  • This support aligns with the history of the institution as the first Historically Black College and University (HBCU) founded in Maryland in 1865.
  • Since the first days of our founding in Baltimore with the mission to begin educating the newly emancipated citizens of Maryland, Bowie State University has been a trailblazer, said Bowie State University President Aminta H. Breaux.

Steven Raichlen’s Project Fire returns for season 4 on public TV

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Thursday, April 14, 2022

Steven Raichlens Project Fire comes from the same production team that brought viewers Steven Raichlens Project Smoke and Primal Grill.

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  • Steven Raichlens Project Fire comes from the same production team that brought viewers Steven Raichlens Project Smoke and Primal Grill.
  • For a schedule of Steven Raichlens Project Fire air dates and times, viewers are encouraged to contact their local public television station.
  • Raichlen hosts TV shows in Quebec and Italy and created and starred in Barbecue University, Primal Grill, and Steven Raichlens Project Smoke and Project Fire on public television.
  • Resolution Pictures has a long relationship with Steven Raichlen and Maryland Public Television, together producing multiple seasons of Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen, three seasons of Steven Raichlens Project Smoke, and now Steven Raichlens Project Fire.

MPT’s 18th annual Chesapeake Bay Week® starts April 17

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Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Owings Mills, MD, April 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Maryland Public Television (MPT) celebrates the Chesapeake Bay region once again in April with its 18th annual Chesapeake Bay Week , a slate of more than 35 documentaries and public affairs programs highlighting the beauty, importance, and fragility of the nations largest estuary.

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  • Owings Mills, MD, April 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Maryland Public Television (MPT) celebrates the Chesapeake Bay region once again in April with its 18th annual Chesapeake Bay Week , a slate of more than 35 documentaries and public affairs programs highlighting the beauty, importance, and fragility of the nations largest estuary.
  • This years program block includes nine programs that viewers will see on MPT as part of Chesapeake Bay Week for the first time.
  • Chesapeake Bay Week content will be available to view on MPT-HD, the stations livestream at mpt.org/livestream , MPTs online video player , and the PBS Video App .
  • MPTs commitment to educators, parents, caregivers, and learners of all ages is delivered through instructional events and Thinkport.org .

Ford Maverick earns MotorWeek’s 2022 top Drivers’ Choice Award

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Thursday, February 10, 2022

With its affordability, standard hybrid powertrain, advanced connectivity, and personal use versatility, Ford Maverick is MotorWeeks 2022 Drivers Choice Award winner for Best of the Year designation.

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  • With its affordability, standard hybrid powertrain, advanced connectivity, and personal use versatility, Ford Maverick is MotorWeeks 2022 Drivers Choice Award winner for Best of the Year designation.
  • The 2022 Drivers Choice Award winners also are featured on MotorWeek.org and appear on a special episode of MotorWeek (#4123) airing on public television stations beginning February 12.
  • Drivers Choice Award winners in 13 consumer-driven categories were chosen based on driving performance, technology, practicality, fuel efficiency, and value for the dollar.
  • Receiving the Drivers' Choice Award for Best of the Year reaffirms the overwhelming response weve had from Maverick customers and means so much to our team, considering the attention they put into making Maverick affordable, flexible, and fuel-efficient.

MPT to broadcast live coverage of inaugural Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill

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Tuesday, October 5, 2021

The Eventing competition, October 14 - 17, will take place at the Fair Hill Special Event Zone in Elkton, located in Cecil County, Maryland.

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  • The Eventing competition, October 14 - 17, will take place at the Fair Hill Special Event Zone in Elkton, located in Cecil County, Maryland.
  • Among those expected to participate in the inaugural Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill are top horses and riders from the United States and countries around the world.
  • One of only two 5 Star events in the United States, and seventh worldwide, the Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill will continue the storied legacy of Eventing at the new Fair Hill Special Event Zone in Elkton, Maryland, located in Cecil County.
  • The Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill is produced by The Fair Hill Organizing Committee, an affiliate of the Sport and Entertainment Corporation of Maryland, and in partnership with Fair Hill International.

Tennessee Performing Arts Center and Nashville Public Television partner to broadcast 'Walk Together Children: The 150th Anniversary of the Fisk Jubilee Singers' on Oct. 3

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Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Walk Together Childrenwill premiere in Nashville on NPT at 9 p.m. CT on Oct. 3 in advance of the Fisk Jubilee Singers' "Jubilee Day" celebration on Oct. 6.

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  • Walk Together Childrenwill premiere in Nashville on NPT at 9 p.m. CT on Oct. 3 in advance of the Fisk Jubilee Singers' "Jubilee Day" celebration on Oct. 6.
  • "The legacy and exceptional artistry of the Fisk Jubilee Singers are at the heart and soul of Nashville.
  • "It is very exciting to see the collaboration between Tennessee Performing Arts Center and the Fisk Jubilee Singers develop beautifully into the production of Walk Together Children: The 150th Anniversary of the Fisk Jubilee Singers," says Dr. Paul T. Kwami, D.M.A., Fisk Jubilee Singers Musical Director.
  • TPAC is funded in part by support from the National Endowment for the Arts, Tennessee Arts Commission, and the Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission.

Thirty Outstanding Students Win Featherstone Scholarships Powered by State Farm, Embassy of Mexico Partnership

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Friday, September 24, 2021

These outstanding students from Baltimore City and across the state of Maryland receive up to $3,000 scholarships for their stellar academic performance.

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  • These outstanding students from Baltimore City and across the state of Maryland receive up to $3,000 scholarships for their stellar academic performance.
  • This year's impressive honorees include notable Featherstone winners such as Joseph Manu, a Coppin State University student, who made it to finals of the Tokyo Olympics for track and field.
  • The Featherstone Foundation's college and career readiness initiatives provide merit-based scholarships to first-generation college students and honors academic excellence from communities who are traditionally underrepresented in higher-education.
  • Since 2017, the Featherstone Foundation has awarded over $156,000 in scholarships through 72 awards to students from 19 countries from 11 institutions.

MotorWeek charges into its 41st season focusing on an electric driving future

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Wednesday, August 25, 2021

OWINGS MILLS, MD, Aug. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MotorWeek , televisions longest-running automotive series, plugs into its 41st season on public television beginning in mid-September.

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  • OWINGS MILLS, MD, Aug. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MotorWeek , televisions longest-running automotive series, plugs into its 41st season on public television beginning in mid-September.
  • Each week the MotorWeek staff will continue its quest to test, evaluate, and understand the insatiable American appetite for personal use vehicles.
  • Complete with updated opening animation for the new season, MotorWeek continues with a lineup of popular feature segments.
  • MotorWeek is available using every type of video screen and mobile device with up-to-the-minute automotive news, instantaneous driving impressions, and exclusive videos online at MotorWeek.org .

Maryland Based Children's HealthCare Organization Refreshes Online Identity & Launches New Website

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Monday, August 2, 2021

BALTIMORE, Aug. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Child & Teen Wellness Center (CTWC), a Maryland based children's healthcare and wellness organization, announced today a brand refresh.

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  • BALTIMORE, Aug. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Child & Teen Wellness Center (CTWC), a Maryland based children's healthcare and wellness organization, announced today a brand refresh.
  • CTWC is most notably known for providing high-quality integrated healthcare with a team of clinicians and staff dedicated to compassionate, up-to-date service.
  • "Our organization has excelled well beyond what our online identity depicts.
  • Our new online identity reflects our values, showcases our capabilities, and allows our patients to fully understand who we are as an organization.