There are lots of reasons to tune into Naperville Community Television this week.
The Naperville Education Foundation held its 21st annual Building a Passion Breakfast and NCTV17 was there to catch the action. This year’s theme was Building a Passion for Healthy Living. The event celebrated NEF-funded programs focused on healthy living. NCTV17 will air the breakfast beginning at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 9.
Naperville Central High School recently honored four former students at the 18th annual Distinguished Alumni Recognition Program. This year, the Class of 2014 had the chance to hear from Jack Shiffler ’63, who served in the Vietnam war; Sandy Jo MacArthur ’74, the assistant chief of the LAPD; Stephanie Hemphill ’91, a published author; and Darin Edward-Wesley Johnson ’93, chief of staff to the U.S. Coordinate for the Middle East Transitions at the U.S. State Department. NCTV17 is now airing the presentation.
The Young Naperville Singers celebrated their 30th anniversary with “30 years of Soaring in Song” Concerts. NCTV17 was there while the Ensemble Singers, Boys Choir, Young Men’s Choir, Chamber Singers and “Young At Heart” Anniversary Choir graced the stage. The Young Naperville Singers concert premieres at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 10.
The DuPage Symphony Orchestra wrapped up its 60th anniversary year with Diamond Treasures. The final concert culminated with Symphony No. 2 in E minor, by Sergei Rachmaninoff, and featured a performance by the winner of the DSO’s 2014 Young Artists Auditions for high school musicians, violinist Katherine Gallagher, of Naperville. The concert is now airing.
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Jen Hannon is the community engagement director of Naperville Community Television, Channel 17 through Comcast, WOW!, and AT&T UVerse Channel 99 and streaming live at NCTV17.com.