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Eight's annual 'Be More Awards' People's Choice Poll opens

March 22, 2010

The judges have announced the finalists in this year’s Be More Awards.™  

To view the complete list and to vote for your favorite Arizona nonprofit in the People’s Choice Poll go to no later than April 12. This online poll is driven by votes from the general public in Eight's viewing area allowing citizens to honor the nonprofit organization that they feel best exemplifies the spirit of the community. Organizations can rally their supporters by encouraging them to vote.

The Be More Awards™ will be presented May 20 at Eight’s new downtown Phoenix studios. Ticket information is available at or by calling 602-496-9614. Eight’s Be More Awards™ showcase nonprofit organizations across the state – in the counties of Apache, Coconino, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo, Pinal, Yavapai, and Yuma.

The Be More Awards™ celebrate nonprofit organizations’ achievements and accomplishments in each of five award categories ranging from outstanding marketing initiatives (Be More Informed), exceptional educational outreach (Be More Knowledgeable), exceptional arts and culture outreach (Be More Creative), innovative organization endeavors (Be More Brilliant), and extraordinary fundraising and event efforts (Be More Entertaining). 

The winners of all of the awards as well as the prestigious Judges Award (Be More Encouraged) and the coveted Be More Awards™ NonProfit Organization of the Year (Be More Unstoppable) will be announced at the awards event.

Organizations that win a Be More Award™ will not only receive the award title, but will also gain awareness for their organization through the Be More Inspired™ half-hour primetime television special.

Applications submitted for a Be More Awards™ are judged by an independent panel of impartial judges ranging from community volunteers to business leaders from throughout the Apache, Coconino, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo, Pinal, Yavapai, and Yuma area.

For more information about the Be More Awards™, visit or call 602-496-9614.
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Eight, Arizona PBS specializes in the education of children, in-depth news and public affairs, lifelonglearning, and the celebration of arts and culture — utilizing the power of noncommercial television, the Internet, educational outreach services, and community-based initiatives. The PBS station began broadcasting from the campus of Arizona State University on January 30, 1961. Now more than 80 percent of Arizonans receive the signal through a network of translators, cable and satellite systems.  With more than 1.3 million viewers each week, Eight consistently ranks among the most-viewed public television stations per capita in the country. Arizonans provide more than 60 percent of the station’s annual budget. For more information, visit