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WVIA recognizes Pennstar Bank for its donation through the EITC Program
(2013-10-31)
Julie Williams, WVIA Corporate Development Representative receives Pennstar Bank’s $5,000 donation to WVIA through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program from Tony Dente, Branch Manager, Pennstar Bank of Wilkes-Barre and Lisa Sciandra, Business Banking Officer.
(wvia) - WVIA Public Media is pleased to announce that Pennstar Bank has donated $5,000 through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program to support WVIA's Educational Services.

WVIA provides educational television programming to its member schools, by delivering a vast inventory of high quality curriculum-based programming. WVIA is addressing standards and learning objectives directly to our member schools through professional development, academic centered competition, and other educational resources. WVIA is uniquely positioned to provide multimedia services, and has been a leader in the use of new technology as it has evolved from film, through videotape, two-way distance learning over ISDN, to web-streaming and podcasting.

WVIA Public Media (listed as Northeast Pennsylvania Educational Television Association-WVIA) is a scholarship organization under the state Department of Community and Economic Development's Education Improvement Tax Credit program. The program gives companies an opportunity to support quality agencies working to educate children.

About Pennstar Bank
At Pennstar Bank, we balance good, old-fashioned business sense with forward thinking. We know our communities and the people in them. We understand that local businesses are the lifeblood of their communities. That is why we work with businesses of all sizes to develop individualized plans that help foster their success. Learn more about Pennstar Bank at http://www.pennstarbank.com/home.html.

WVIA Public Media Mission
People change and lives improve when powerful ideas challenge us. WVIA Public Media is a catalyst, convener and educator, using media, partnerships, ideas and programs to advance the best attributes of an enlightened society. Learn more, wvia.org.

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