Welcome New Board Members

Thank you to all who voted in thre recent Board of Directors election. Ballots were counted during the Annual Meeting on Thursday,June 28.

We are happy to announce the addition of 4 new members of the LPCTV Board: David Almond, Tesha Buss, Allison Gillette, and Ralph Pace. Re-elected to the Board are long-time members Sharon Bixby and George Thomson.

The first meeting of the new Board will be Thursday, July 12 at 5PM.


2012 LPCTV Board of Directors Elections

Here it is...the 2012 Ballot for the Board of Directors Elections. This year, we are happy to announce that there are 8 candidates running for 6 seats.

The Elections will be held during the Annual Meeting, this Thursday, June 28, starting at 7PM. All ballots must be completed by that time.

Anyone living in Ludlow, Plymouth, Cavendish, or Mount Holly who is at least 18 years of age may vote. To do so, you can download and print out the attached ballot, then follow the directions on the ballot. Or you can show up to the Annual Meeting or the Community Cook-out prior to the meeting The cook-out starts at 5:30PM. Boith the cook-out and the Annual Meeting will be held on the rear lawn of the Ludlow Community Center (37 Main St., Ludlow).

Candidates Sought for LPCTV Board of Directors

LPCTV’s is seeking nominations for its 2012 Board of Directors elections. Anyone who is 18 or over and lives in Ludlow, Plymouth, Cavendish, or Mount Holly is eligible to serve on the Board. Elections will be held at LPCTV’s Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 28 at 7PM. Seats on the Board are volunteer positions. Board members primary responsibilities are to govern the organization, manage the finances, perform fundraising activities (including the current capital campaign), and oversee the work of the Executive Director. 

Please submit any nominations in writing to Executive Director Patrick Cody, by email at or by mailing to LPCTV (37C Main St., Ludlow, VT 05149). Nominations must be received by Monday, June 25.   


Weston Playhouse Recovery- The Show Must Go On

Weston Playhouse Recovery- The Show Must Go On from LPCTV on Vimeo.

We teamed up with the Weston Playhouse recently to produce this piece on its impressive recovery from flood devastation. The Playhouse is now preparing to open for its 2012 season.

LPCTV Board Meeting- May 30

LPCTV Board of Directors Regular Meeting

Wednesday, May 30 at 5:00 PM

LPCTV Trailer, 37C Main St., Ludlow


 I.    Call to Order

 II.   Public Comments & Communications

 III.  Review / Approve Meeting Minutes

 IV.   Update on Basecamp / Electronic Communications Discussion

 V.    Director’s Report

 VI.   Financial Report

 VII.  Finance Committee Report- Drafts of FY13 Budget

 VIII. Nominating Committee Update- Ballot for Elections

 IX.   Set Annual Meeting Agenda

 X.    Other Business

 XI.   To-Do List

 XII.  Adjourn


LPCTV Board Meeting- April 18

Board of Directors Regular Meeting
Wednesday, April 18 at 5:00 PM
LPCTV Trailer, 37C Main St., Ludlow


 I.    Call to Order
 II.   Public Comments & Communications
 III.  Welcome New Board Member
 IV.   Review / Approve Meeting Minutes
 V.    Discuss Basecamp Trial / Electronic Communications
 VI.   Director’s Report
 VII.  Treasurer / Financial Report
 VIII. Building project Update
 IX.   Discuss Capital Campaign- Activities & Fundraising Goals
 X.    Other Business
 XI.   To-Do List & Set Next Meeting Date
 XII.  Adjourn

That Was the Week That Was Celebrates 200th Anniversary

TW3 Prepares for 200th TV Program Jan. 19

With Celebration Broadcast from Town Hall

(written by Ralph Pace)
It all started in 2007 when someone suggested to Patrick Cody, Director of LPCTV, that the area needed a local news program to provide area people regional news that was not always covered by other sources.  That was in 2007.  It's still going on in 2012 as TW3 approaches its 200th episode.
Working from a one page "script", the Graham-Pace team began broadcasting "live" programs on Thursday afternoons in 2007.  The program was usually just 30 minutes long and occasionally had actual photographs of events to enhance the news offerings.
Then the duo began to realize that people might become tired of two "talking heads".
It was at this time that TW3 began to invite guests to discuss organizational events, current local activities, unusual events, and discussions of current problems or issues.  One of the first events that both Graham and Pace enjoyed was the unveiling of a Chester calendar of "appropriately undressed ladies" of Chester.  TW3 followed this with debates on a number of area issues such as the desirability of having a drive through window in a fast food/gas station, the question of death with dignity, and the impact of Jackson-Gore on the community.
The 200th broadcast will take place on Thursday, January 19 at 3 PM in the Main Conference Room at Ludlow town Hall.  Frank Heald and Kevin Kuntz will be the guests on this broadcast.  There will be seating for a maximum of 15 people in the audience; the public is invited to attend.   For information, call 228-7239.

People's United Bank Donates $1000 to LPCTV's Building Project

LPCTV would like to thank the Ludlow branch of People's United Bank for its recent $1000 donation towards the new building project.  This donation comes at a very critical time in the timeline of the project. "With the donation from People's, we are one-step closer towards meeting our goal for this first phase of construction", said Executive Director Patrick Cody. "I am personally impressed with the bank's continued support of community organizations", he added. In terms of total fundraising, LPCTV is closing in on the $100,000 mark, and we need $125,000 to make Phase 1 happen. Phase 1 includes all the HVAC, the electrical, insulation, sheet rock, one bathroom, and the enclosure of the studio.

(pictured above: George Thomson, LPCTV President; Barb Lemire, People's United Bank Ludlow Manager; Patrick Cody, LPCTV Executive Director; photo by Sharon Bixby ).

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