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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 1, 2015
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Ann Marie Cumming
202-429-5307
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NAB Education Foundation Presents 17th Annual Celebration of Service to America Awards

-- Award Winning Actor/Humanitarian Gary Sinise to Receive Prestigious Leadership Award --

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The 17th annual Celebration of Service to America Awards, produced by the NAB Education Foundation (NABEF), will be held Tuesday, June 16 at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. Recognized among the top Washington events, the gala will honor radio and television broadcasters from across the country for exceptional community service.

Host of the nation's top-rated syndicated newsmagazine "Inside Edition" Deborah Norville will serve as master of ceremonies. Award winning actor and humanitarian Gary Sinise will receive NABEF's highest honor, the Service to America Leadership Award. Other highlights include:

Members of Congress and other officials will be in attendance at the event and serve as award presenters.

Press are invited to cover the Celebration of Service to America Awards. To attend, please RSVP to Ann Marie Cumming at 202-429-5307.

WHERE:
The National Building Museum
440 G St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

WHEN:
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Reception: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Dinner and awards presentation: 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

About The Celebration of Service to America Awards
The Celebration of Service to America Awards are sponsored and produced by NABEF with major support from Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc., Bonneville International Corporation, and the National Association of Broadcasters. In recent years, Paul Simon; Stevie Wonder; Glenn Close; Jeff Bridges; Quincy Jones; Sir Elton John; Bill Clinton; Laura Bush; Muhammad Ali; Jimmy and Rosalyn Carter; and Nancy Reagan; among others, have been presented with the Celebration of Service to America Leadership Award at the event. Details about the Celebration of Service to America Awards are available at http://www.nabef.org/events/sta.

About NABEF
The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to reinforcing the future of broadcasting through a commitment to education and to advancing excellence in the diversity and community service efforts of our industry. Learn more at www.nabef.org.

About NAB
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America's broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.