LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE 28/WYOU 22 EYEWITNESS NEWS) — The Eyewitness News staff was out in full force volunteering at several locations across the region for Nexstar Media Group Inc. “Founder’s Day of Caring”.
Quite the production line! We are helping@CEOWeinbergfoodbank#nexstarcares#eyewitnessnews pic.twitter.com/SrcSD4hkBf— Nick Toma (@nickwbre_wyou) June 17, 2021
For 25 years, the company has been participating in the event which encourages volunteering and community service.
WYOU-TV was the first station bought by @NXSTMediaGroup back in 1996. 25 years later, our company has grown into the largest television group in the nation. #NexstarNation is out in full force today volunteering for “Founder’s Day of Caring”. #NexstarCares pic.twitter.com/puxsSqkuD9— Nicole Rogers (@nrogers_news) June 17, 2021
At Saint Vincent de Paul’s soup kitchen in Wilkes-Barre, the staff helped prepare meals that will be distributed to those in need.
A few miles away at the Child Development Center in Hanover Township, our crews were sprucing up windows with artwork.
We also visited the Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank in Jenkins Township where volunteers packed boxes to be distributed to those in need of food.
Helping pack 671 boxes of food for NEPA families in need at Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank in honor of Founder’s Day: 25 years of @NXSTMediaGroup #NexstarNation #NexstarCares pic.twitter.com/zAGbmM8sml— Mark Hiller (@MarkWBRE_WYOU) June 17, 2021
Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest local television group in the nation. WYOU-TV was the first station bought by founder and CEO Perry Sook back in 1996.