KTVK 3TV Teams Up With TruWest® Credit Union To Keep Kids
Upcoming Child Safety Event Endorsed by America's Most
Wanted Host, John Walsh
PHOENIX - KTVK 3TV and sister station CW6 have teamed up
with TruWest Credit Union and DNA Lifeprint for an upcoming
Child Safety Event on Saturday, April 28 from 9:30 a.m. to
2 p.m. at the TruWest Credit Union located at 207 E.
Williams Field Road in Gilbert. The free event - endorsed
by America's Most Wanted host, John Walsh -will provide
families with the vital tools needed in the event their
child goes missing.
The free child safety event offers FBI-Certified Ten-Digit
Biometric Fingerprinting, a DNA identification kit, a
high-quality digital color photo and a comprehensive child
safety journal for attendees to take home. The event will
also include a fire engine from the Gilbert Fire
Department, Gilbert Police, Gilbert Parks and Recreation,
the FBI Phoenix Bureau and the Boys & Girls Clubs of the
East Valley who will be painting faces and making balloon
animals. In addition, Papa John's will be providing free
pizza (while supplies last).
"The safety of the youngest members of Arizona's families
is very important to us," said Nick Nicholson, President
and General Manager of 3TV. "We are excited to partner with
DNA Lifeprint - a trusted name in child safety - and
TruWest Credit Union - a true community leader, - to
provide free child safety resources to families across the
For more information about the child safety event please
About KTVK and KASW
KTVK 3TV and its Phoenix sister station, KASW-CW6 are part
of Belo Corp. KTVK produces 50+ hours of local news per
week, more local news than most broadcast television
stations in the U.S. KTVK's website,azfamily.com is the
number one television station website in Arizona. One of
the first 40 television stations to convert to high
definition, KTVK leads the way in innovation, community
involvement and local news and weather coverage delivered
by the most popular on-air talent in the market. Its
audience credits KTVK as being the community-minded station
that most reflects the spirit of Arizona and its people.
For more information about KTVK, contact: Blanca Esparza,
Community Relations Manager, 602.207.3331,
About Belo Corp.
Belo Corp. (BLC), one of the nation's largest pure-play,
publicly-traded television companies, owns and operates 20
television stations (nine in the top 25 markets) and their
associated Web sites. Belo stations, which include
affiliations with ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CW and MyNetwork TV,
reach more than 14 percent of U.S. television households in
15 highly-attractive markets. Belo stations rank
first or second in nearly all of their local markets.
Additional information is available at www.belo.com or by
contacting Paul Fry, vice president/Investor Relations &
Corporate Communications, at 214-977-6835.
About TruWest Credit Union
TruWest Credit Union, headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, has
operated for 60 years as a cooperative to provide with a
lifetime of quality financial services and a culture of
caring for its members, employees and communities. TruWest
is a strong and sound financial institution that has
recently been awarded the top Five-Star Rating from
BauerFinancial. With more than 56,000 members and assets
totaling more than $790 million, TruWest Credit Union has
13 branches - nine in the metro-Phoenix area and four in
Austin, Texas. For more information, visit truwest.org.