SPECTRUM PARTNERS WITH OVATION TV TO SUPPORT RENO’S REMARKABLE MUSIC THERAPY SERVICES WITH $10,000 STAND FOR THE ARTS AWARD

Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve will join Spectrum and Ovation on Thursday, November 10 to honor Note-Able Music Therapy Services

RENO, Nev., November 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Spectrum today announced that Note-Able Music Therapy Services will receive $10,000 through the 2021-2022 Stand For The Arts Awards, a partnership with Ovation TV that recognizes local arts, culture and education organizations and programs. Since the initiative began in 2017, Ovation TV and Spectrum have awarded 50 prizes totaling $500,000 towards arts education.

“By creating lasting change in the lives of people of all abilities through music, Note-Able Music Therapy Services does an amazing job of enriching the lives of residents at Reno,” said Adam Falk, Senior Vice President, State Government Affairs for Charter Communications, Inc., which operates the Spectrum brand of Internet, TV, mobile and voice services. “Our support of this initiative is yet another avenue for Spectrum to help make a positive impact in the communities it serves.”

In favor of local access to the arts, the mayor Hillary Schiev will present a $10,000 Stand For The Arts Award to Note-Able Music Therapy Services, in partnership with Spectrum and Ovation TV, which will be used to support the organization as it raises funds to fully fund renovations to its newly purchased facility. When complete, the facility is expected to allow the nonprofit organization to serve more than 5,000 people in the community each year by 2026.

Mayor Schieve will join Spectrum and Ovation to present the $10,000 check to Note-Able Music Therapy Services as part of a private event on November 10 for donors and supporters.

“I’m so excited to see the innovators at Note-Able Music Therapy Services recognized for their life-changing work,” said Reno Mayor Hillary Schiev. “I look forward to the continued growth of the organization within our community to help even more people thrive through music therapy. I applaud Spectrum and Ovation TV for supporting one of Chez Reno the most beautiful jewels.”

“We are honored to be selected for this distinction, as music therapy enjoys broader recognition for its diverse applications and demonstrable results,” said Manal Toppozada, MA, LPMT, MT-BC, Executive Director of Note -Able Music Therapy Services. “We appreciate every recognition and contribution as we seek to play a greater role in improving the health of our region.”

Note-Able Music Therapy Services is one of a select number of organizations that will receive support in Spectrum markets across the country this year. Some arts organizations are rewarded $10,000 Stand For The Arts contributions based on the following criteria: support for creative/artistic communities through programs related to restoring economic and/or mental health, commitment to accessibility and equity in the arts, and advocacy for underserved populations in their communities.

“We are thrilled to have Spectrum’s continued support as we recognize arts organizations through our Stand For The Arts initiative,” said Sol Doten, Senior Vice President, Content Distribution and Partner Marketing for Ovation TV. “Now more than ever, it is imperative for us to support local arts organizations such as Note-Able Music Therapy Services, as they have played such a fundamental role in supporting their own communities.”

Added Charles SegarsCEO of Ovation TV and Founder of Stand For The Arts: “Ovation and Stand For The Arts are pleased to shine a light on the artistic community of Reno. We are doubly thrilled to join Spectrum and Mayor Schieve in commending Note-Able Music Therapy Services for providing equitable and inclusive arts programming to the community. »

Additionally, a public service announcement featuring Mayor Schieve will air nationally on Ovation TV. For more information on Stand For The Arts and the Stand For The Arts awards, please visit: www.standforthearts.com.

About Spectrum

Spectrum is a suite of advanced communications services offered by Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR), a leading broadband connectivity company and cable operator serving more than 32 million customers in 41 states. On an advanced communications network, the company offers a full range of state-of-the-art residential and business services, including Spectrum Internet®TV, Mobile and Voice.

For small and medium businesses, Spectrum Business® offers the same suite of broadband products and services coupled with special features and applications to enhance productivity, while for large enterprises and government entities, Spectrum Enterprise offers highly customized fiber-based solutions. Spectrum scope® offers bespoke advertising and production for the modern media landscape. The company also distributes award-winning media coverage, sports programming and high-quality original programming to its customers through Spectrum Networks and Spectrum Originals. For more information about Charter, visit corporate.charter.com.

About OVATION TV America’s Premier Arts Network

As an independent television, production and digital media company, OVATION TV has an unparalleled commitment to arts, culture and engaging entertainment. Featuring a range of critically acclaimed dramas, specials, documentaries and iconic films, OVATION TV salutes innovative storytelling with popular programming that includes Inside the Actors Studio, Murdoch Mysteries, Riviera, Frankie Drake Mysteries, Arts Engines , Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, The Fall, Midsomer Murders, The Art Of, Celebrity Conversations and The Sound of New York. Ovation also powers JOURNY, the dedicated streaming service where art, culture and travel intersect. The company provided more than $15 million in contributions and in-kind support to arts institutions and arts education. Its advocacy platform, STAND FOR THE ARTS, includes a coalition of over 150 arts organizations, cultural institutions and arts leaders across the country raising awareness of the positive impact of art, protecting access for all and encouraging action on behalf of the arts. OVATION TV is available on major providers through cable, satellite and telecommunications systems including Comcast Cable/Xfinity, DIRECTV/AT&T U-verse, SPECTRUM, Verizon FiOS, as well as On Demand. You can follow OVATION TV on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, OvationTV.com and through our app, OVATION NOW.

About Note-Able Music Therapy Services

Note-Able Music Therapy Services’ mission is to create lasting change in the lives of people of all abilities through music. From beginning as a small group of performers in 1999, NMTS became a non-profit organization in 2003. Providing music therapy, adaptive music programs, and performance opportunities for people of all abilities, NMTS serves more than 2,000 children and adults in Truckee Meadows each year. and aims to serve more than 5,000 people a year by 2026. You can learn more about Note-Able music therapy services at www.nmtsreno.org.

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