Celebrate All the Big & Little Things in Life - Plus a Special Celebration with Brent Carl Fleshman

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Every new day brings something to celebrate. Whether it's a small or large personal victory, or something that the entire community can take part in, looking for opportunities for celebration is a great way to teach your kids empathy and teambuilding. Plus, it helps them look for the good in all situations and be more well-rounded, positive people.

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Run WCTE’s Haunted Half Marathon

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WCTE’s 8th Annual Haunted Half Marathon will be Saturday, October 15 at 7 a.m. Registration begins at 5:30 a.m.

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Stations of Imagination - A WCTE Tradition Going Strong

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WCTE has a long tradition of education in the Upper Cumberland. Even though the projects and initiatives we have taken on have evolved, our commitment to education has never changed.

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WCTE Welcomes Special Guest Devon Steven, CPB Dir. Ready To Learn Community Engagement

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Lots of exciting things are happening in the Upper Cumberland, and we hope you’ll tune in each Saturday morning on the WCTE Get Ready To Learn radio show to hear more! Devon Steven, Dir. of Ready To Learn Community Engagement from the Corporation of Broadcasting recently joined WCTE’s Get Ready To Learn host Cindy Putman to talk about all the exciting educational initiatives taking place.

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A New Season of WCTE’s One on One with Becky Magura

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“One on One with Becky Magura” begins its sixth season Thursday, September 15 at 8:30 p.m. on WCTE Upper Cumberland PBS. This first episode will feature a conversation between Becky and bluegrass artist Sierra Hull.

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WCTE’s Craig LeFevre Becomes a Certified Broadcast Engineer

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Craig LeFevre, WCTE Upper Cumberland PBS Master Control Operations Manager, recently became a Certified by the Society of Broadcast Engineers as a Broadcast Engineer.

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Stations of Imagination - A Look at the History of this Community Event & Spotlight on the Johnston Family

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This will be the 21st year the Johnston family has celebrated the life of their precious Sawyer with Stations. What started as a small event has grown to become a free day of fun for the entire community - bringing families and friends together to make lasting memories.

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Create Lifelong Memories with Your Family at WCTE's Stations of Imagination 2016

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Think back to your childhood. What do you remember most fondly? Chances are your favorite memories include some of the little things your family did together. In today's social media age, there is so much pressure on families to do everything to the fullest, while making these fun moments look effortless. This isn't always possible, but WCTE is out to make things a little easier on you.

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MEET BOB THE BUILDER™ at WCTE’s Stations of Imagination

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WCTE’s Stations of Imagination, at this year’s Fall FunFest, will be Friday, September 9 from 5 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, September 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Community Collaboratives for Early Learning Media Meet With WCTE Leadership

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Wednesday, August 24, the Community Collaboratives for Early Learning Media (CC-ELM) had their first meeting with WCTE leadership.

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Developing Healthy Eating Habits for the Entire Family

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The best way to encourage your kids to eat more healthy foods is to set a great example for them. As parents, what you model for your kids can have a huge impact. We hope you’ll consider this as you try to develop healthy eating habits for yourself and your family!

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How a Stable Home Creates Smarter, More Successful Students

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There are many factors that work together to create a happy, loving home environment. This week on the Get Ready To Learn radio show, Cindy Putman speaks with exec. dir. of the Putnam County Habitat for Humanity Pam Ealey about the importance of home.

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WCTE’s Avery Hutchins Asked to Serve as Part of PBS Development Advisory Committee

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Avery Hutchins, WCTE Upper Cumberland PBS Director of Development and Marketing, has been asked to represent the Upper Cumberland on PBS Development Advisory Committee (DAC).

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WCTE and C.O.A.R.M. Collect Books for Children

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On July 15, WCTE Upper Cumberland PBS hosted a pool party at Gilley Pool in McMinnville where kids could get in free with the donation of a gently-used book.

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Fun FREE Learning Event for Families at the Putnam County Library

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Libraries may seem less relevant in the modern computer age, but it’s important to remember they are just as important now, if not more so than ever before. Not every home and not every family has access to the same technology. The Putnam County Library is a great resource for families in the Upper Cumberland and it goes way beyond books - although we love books too!

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