TIME WARNER CABLE TO REBROADCAST COVERAGE OF
GEORGE GERVIN CELEBRITY ROAST ON CHANNEL 988
For Every On Demand Viewing Company to Donate to Gervin Youth Center
SAN ANTONIO – (April 1, 2009) – Beginning today, all fans of NBA Legend George Gervin will be able to enjoy the rebroadcast coverage of the George Gervin Celebrity Roast exclusively on Time Warner Cable’s San Antonio on Demand Channel 988 for FREE and help raise funds for the George Gervin Youth Center.
Customers with a digital set top box will have the opportunity to watch San Antonio favorite George Gervin roasted by NBA greats such as Bill Russell (Celtics), Julius “Dr. J” Erving (76ers), Artis Gilmore (Spurs/Bulls) and Clyde Drexler (Rockets). The roast was hosted by retired Spurs player Sean Elliott on March 21.
During the month of April, Time Warner Cable will also donate a dollar -- up to $10,000 -- for every customer on-demand viewing of the roast on Channel 988 to the George Gervin Youth Center. These collected funds will be given to the Center to support its numerous educational and outreach initiatives, which aides more than 1,400 of San Antonio’s youth and their families.
“Time Warner Cable has always placed a high priority on good corporate citizenship and public service,” said Gavino Ramos, vice president of communications for Time Warner Cable San Antonio. “We are honored to be able to support a legend like George Gervin and his foundation to further aide San Antonio’s youth.”
Time Warner Cable was a major media sponsor of the roast providing a combined in-kind and cash donation of more than $50,000.
About Time Warner Cable -- San Antonio On Demand Channel 988
San Antonio On Demand Channel 988 is San Antonio’s exclusive Free Local On Demand channel focusing on Arts & Culture, Local Sports, Around San Antonio, Education, and Local Government. The On Demand component of this Time Warner channel allows customers to fast-forward, pause, and rewind the program just like a DVD player.
About Time Warner Cable San Antonio
Through innovative technology, a fully upgraded fiber-based network, and a commitment to increasing choice and value for our customers, Time Warner Cable brings the digital age to the San Antonio community and is transforming the way San Antonians communicate and receive information and entertainment. Time Warner Cable San Antonio offers award-winning customer service and technical support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For more information, visit www.timewarnercable.com or call (210) 244-0500.
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