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Date Posted: Monday, April 13, 2009 - 12:00am

CINCINNATI – The studio is set for the 42nd annual CET Action Auction, which kicks off Wednesday, April 15 at 5 p.m. with the best bargains in town.

 

The annual auction, which is CET’s biggest fundraiser, is chaired by longtime CET volunteer and 2009 Enquirer Woman of the Year Marty Humes. Humes will open the auction, which boasts a wide range of items including: gift certificates, vacations, unique experiences, ticket offers, sports memorabilia, collectibles, antiques, furniture, wine and more.

 

Date Posted: Monday, March 23, 2009 - 12:00am

CINCINNATI – The 2009 CET Action Auction is just around the corner. Coming April 15 - 18, this Cincinnati tradition will fill CET’s airwaves with the best deals in town.

 

The 42nd annual Action Auction airs live on CET beginning at 5 p.m. on April 15 – 17, and at 3 p.m. on April 18. Like years past, CET will hold Northern Kentucky Night on Thursday, April 16, and the ever-popular Wine Fest on Saturday, April 18.

 

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 18, 2009 - 12:00am

CINCINNATI – CET, the first licensed public television station in the nation, will cease analog service on Friday, May 1 at 12:01 a.m.

 

CET has filed the appropriate paperwork with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to cease analog transmission prior to the June 12 deadline set by Congress. In order to shut down analog transmission early, stations had to inform the FCC by March 17.

 

Date Posted: Monday, March 16, 2009 - 12:00am

CINCINNATI – CET will wrap up its March Membership campaign by presenting special programs on Saturday, March 21, in an effort to meet its goal of $306,939.

 

The event starts at 9 a.m. and includes blocks of programs that highlight the best of CET’s how-to, education and local history programs, as well as popular PBS programs such as Antiques Roadshow and The Lawrence Welk Show.

 

Date Posted: Friday, March 6, 2009 - 12:00am

CINCINNATI – The Ohio Educational Television Stations (OETS) will receive a My Source Community Impact Award for Education from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) this weekend in Washington, DC. CET is one of the OETS stations.

 

Date Posted: Friday, March 6, 2009 - 12:00am

Donations, Volunteers Needed To Make This Year Bigger And Better

 

CINCINNATI – Preparations are underway for the 42nd annual CET Action Auction, a Cincinnati tradition that boasts the best bargains in town. The 2009 Action Auction takes place April 15 – 18, and donations are being collected now.

 

Date Posted: Monday, February 23, 2009 - 12:00am

CINCINNATI – CET is offering fantastic deals on thank-you gifts from past pledge programs during a “garage sale” at the CET studios. The sale will take place on Saturdays during the March membership drive.

 

The sale runs from noon to 5 p.m. on February 28, March 7 and March 14 in the lobby of the CET studios, located at 1223 Central Parkway, Downtown, and is open to the public.

 

Date Posted: Monday, December 22, 2008 - 12:00am

CINCINNATI – Beginning January 5, 2009, a CET viewer favorite will be back on the CET air as Create returns to the Cincinnati airwaves.

 

Create, a 24-hour service providing the best of CET’s cooking, craft, travel and how-to programming, will be available on digital channel 48.2 and on Insight digital cable channel 219. Create was previously broadcast over-the-air from January 2006 to August 2007.

 

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2008 - 12:00am

CINCINNATI – CET has established a project that will capture the voices of influential community members, giving future generations the opportunity to learn directly from those individuals who have made an impact throughout our region.

 

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 26, 2008 - 12:00am

CINCINNATI – Rick Steves, host of the popular PBS travel series, Rick Steves’ Europe, will hold a special presentation at Music Hall on Friday, December 5. CET is offering a limited number of tickets for the presentation and a meet and greet session.

 

Steves’ presentation, “Travel As a Political Act,” will be held in the Music Hall Ballroom and begins at 7 p.m. The travel guru will offer travel tips, advice and share experiences from his travels across Europe. Steves is also expected to speak about his recent trip to Iran.

 

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