Buzz4Good Reflects

As originally broadcast on Jan. 26, 2022, on Blue Ridge PBS …

Since the launch of BUZZ in 2020, we’ve featured 12 nonprofits who’ve been helped by AAF Roanoke marketing professionals. In this episode — filmed at our recent 12th Day of Christmas party – BUZZ creator Michael Hemphill reflects on where we’ve come from, more importantly where we’re going, and acknowledges all who have made BUZZ possible.

Highlights include:

Interviews with Hope to Walk, Local Colors, 5 Points Music Sanctuary, Children’s Trust, Council of Community Services, Virginia Children’s Theatre, Center in the Square and more.

Our “12 Buzz4Goods Song” celebrating the 12 nonprofits we’ve helped so far:

1. Southwest Virginia Ballet & Carrie Cousins

2. Healing Strides of VA & 5Points Creative

3. Mill Mountain Zoo & Wordsprint

4. RAM House – Roanoke Area Ministries & Wheeler Digital

5. Eastmont Community Foundation & Wordsprint

6. Feeding Southwest Virginia & Access Advertising & Public Relations

7. Virginia 811 & Carrie Cousins

8. Giles County, Virginia & 5Points Creative

9. Blue Ridge Women’s Center & Wheeler Digital

10. Christiansburg Institute & spectrummedia

11. Children’s Assistive Technology Service & 5Points Creative

12. Habitat for Humanity of the New River Valley & 5Points Creative

And our sponsors: Partners in Financial Planning, Beacon Wealth Consultants, Woods Rogers PLC, Community Foundation of the New River Valley, The Virginia Film Office, Eastmont Community Foundation, Branch Builds, ABLEnow, Freedom First Credit Union, The Louise R. Lester Foundation, and our Patreon supporters (Paul and Tracy Jenkins, Tom Angleberger and Cece Bell, Lisa Garcia, Jeff and Carrie Pomeroy, Billy and Lindsey Tyra, and Jim Pearman).