Topic: Disaster Relief and Recovery
Posted on 8/17/2016
Cordillera Communications’ ABC affiliate KATC-TV Acadiana, La. raised $126,000 during the “Spirit of Acadiana Flood Relief Telethon" on Wednesday, August 17 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Funds were donated to those affected by historic flooding that ripped through the area that month. The telethon was held in conjunction with United Way.
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