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WVIA recognizes NBT Bank for its donation through the EITC Program

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PITTSTON, Pa. – WVIA Public Media is pleased to announce that NBT Bank has donated $5,000 through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program to support WVIA’s Educational Services.


WVIA provides educational television programming to its member schools, by delivering a vast inventory of high quality curriculum-based programming. WVIA is addressing standards and learning objectives directly to our member schools through professional development, academic centered competition, and other educational resources. WVIA is uniquely positioned to provide multimedia services, and has been a leader in the use of new technology as it has evolved from film, through videotape, two-way distance learning over ISDN, to web-streaming and podcasting.


WVIA Public Media (listed as Northeast Pennsylvania Educational Television Association-WVIA) is a scholarship organization under the state Department of Community and Economic Development’s Education Improvement Tax Credit program. The program gives companies an opportunity to support quality agencies working to educate children.


About NBT Bank:

NBT Bank offers personal banking, asset management and business services through a network of 154 banking locations in six states, including New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine. NBT Bank and its parent company, NBT Bancorp, are headquartered in Norwich, NY. NBT Bancorp had assets of $8.9 billion as of December 31, 2016, and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol NBTB. More information about NBT Bank and NBT Bancorp can be found online at www.nbtbank.com and www.nbtbancorp.com. Equal Housing Lender.


WVIA Public Media Mission:

WVIA Public Media is a catalyst, convener and educator, using media, partnerships, powerful ideas and programs to improve lives and advance the best attributes of an enlightened society. Learn more, wvia.org.



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