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LAST MINUTE CHRISTMAS PHOTO CONTEST

Brian Ortiz winning Christmas photo

It’s back for 2016.

Submit your best Christmas photo for a chance to win Waltham restaurant gift cards and an overnight stay at a Waltham hotel.

Submissions will be judged by a panel of three local leaders to determine the winner.

Theme suggestions: outdoor decorations, indoor decorations/trees, Christmas sweaters/costumes, children/families, pets and workplace holiday parties.

The criterion is simple: how much does the photo make you feel that magical Christmas feeling?

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RULES

  • Available to Waltham residents only
  • One entry per household
  • WCAC staff and board members are not eligible to win
  • Judging will be anonymous
  • Submission deadline is December 24 at 11:59 p.m.
  • Winner will be announced on Facebook

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SUBMISSIONS

  • Email photos (preferred) to chris@wcac.org
  • Text phone photos to 781-588-0149, although it might be sent with reduced quality
  • Photos can also be submitted in person at 400 Main Street during business hours

Make the name of your entry your last name. Look at your attachment. 1 MB or larger is a good file size. Smaller than 500 KB is not good for reproduction. 50 KB is much too small.

Include ALL of the following information:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Phone number

Address any questions to chris@wcac.org

By entering, you give us permission to post, tweet, broadcast and reproduce the image. WCAC is a non-profit corporation.

Merry Christmas and good luck!

Have a Heart for Waltham Salvation Army

 

 

WCAC-TV is hosting a fundraiser for the Waltham Salvation Army.  

We are accepting $5 donations to have a Valentine message to a loved one or someone special on the WCAC-TV Bulletin Board on Valentine’s Day!

All proceeds will go to the Waltham Salvation Army.  Please drop off your donation and message to WCAC-TV at 400 Main Street, Waltham by Thursday February 12, 2015 for the submission deadline.  Checks can be made payable to “Waltham Salvation Army.”

The message can contain up to 14 characters per line, with a 3 line minimum – and please print your messages clearly on the form!

Attached below is the Have a Heart Donation Form to Download and Print.

Any questions can be directed to the Waltham Channel at 781-899-8834.

Have A Heart Donation Form 2015

(Please download and print the above form for your Valentine Message/Donation submission.)

Nominate a Waltham Hero

 

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Do you know a local hero? Someone who’s made a real impact on the city and its people? Use the nomination form below to nominate a Waltham hero for the 2015 Waltham Hero Awards.

Make sure to choose only one category for your nominee: community hero, business hero or unsung hero. Then cook up a brief essay (less than 500 words) describing why your nominee deserves to win.

Email your nomination form to Maria Sheehan at maria@wcac.org or mail it to:

Maria Sheehan
The Waltham Channel
400 Main St.
Waltham MA
02452-6124

You can also drop off your nomination form at the station.

The deadline for nominations is February 13.

2015 Hero nomination Form

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WCAC Last Minute Christmas Photo Contest

 

Busy enough? How about a last minute Christmas photo contest to get you in the spirit? The prizes are pretty good.

Submit your best Christmas photo for a chance to win three $50 gift cards: one each from Jake ‘n’ Joes, The Chateau and Marcou Jewelers, PLUS a One Night Stay at the Courtyard Marriott Waltham.

As we receive your photos, we’ll try to post some of them on Facebook.

Submissions will be narrowed down to 4 finalists by WCAC-TV and MAC-TV staff. The finalists will be judged by a panel of three local leaders to determine the winner. The judges are: Mayor Jeannette McCarthy, incoming Boys and Girls Club Executive Director Erica Young and our own Maria Sheehan.

Theme suggestions: outdoor decorations, indoor decorations/trees, Christmas sweaters/costumes, children/families, pets and workplace holiday parties.

The criterion is simple: how much does the photo make you feel that magical Christmas feeling?

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We have a new website!

Very excited to announce we have a brand new facelift on our WCAC website! Take a moment to check out the new site!

Some fun features that you will find throughout the pages:

Links to all of our associated social media pages from Facebook, Twitter and Youtube to stay connected with us!

Tabbed content on many pages where you will find information. For example, on the “About” page, there is tabbed content for Location, Staff, Board of Directors and Hours of Operation.

Both channels, WCAC-TV and MAC-TV have their own dedicated pages for programs, schedules, and you can now view our community Bulletin Boards for information on the web at any time! Have you ever missed a bulletin regarding some city event or community event, but had to wait for the current program to be over to see the bulletins? Now you can visit our webpage, and go to the associated channels live streaming Bulletin Board!

The Waltham Newswatch has their own dedicated page, with links to their social media and content.

And of course, our new blog! We hope to keep you up to date on different things happening at the Waltham Channel, and in the city!

Stay tuned, Waltham!

-Kerry of the MAC Channel