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Greenspring's Channel 6 Wins 2012 Bronze Telly Award

June 12, 2012

The retirement community's in-house television station wins award for ninth consecutive year.

Greenspring's Channel 6 production team is the proud recipient of a 2012 Bronze Telly from the 33rd Annual Telly Awards.  In its history, Channel 6 has won 22 Telly's for the station's outstanding production work.  Telly's are presented annually to honor local, regional, and cable programs, as well as other video, web, and film productions. This year, there were nearly 11,000 entries from all 50 U.S. states and several countries; approximately one-quarter of those entries are chosen as winners of the Bronze Telly.
Specific honors this year went to Greenspring's 2011 Holiday Music Gift, which featured the performing string trio of Sue, Natalie, and Chris Franke; Sue and Natalie are also employees at Greenspring.
"We are thrilled once again to be a Bronze Telly Award winner," said Diane Havinga, Executive Producer, Director, and Manager of Channel 6. "We are grateful to be honored for the informative and entertaining programming that we provide at Greenspring each day."
About Greenspring:  Greenspring, one of 16 Erickson Living full-service retirement communities, is situated on a scenic 108-acre campus in Springfield, Virginia.  The community is home to nearly 2000 residents, many of which reside in the 1405 independent living units.  At Greenspring, over 200 resident-driven programs and activities promote an engaged, fulfilling lifestyle that is reflected in resident satisfaction levels that exceed the industry average.  Life at Greenspring offers a true sense of community and is an exciting alternative to the typical retirement community.  Additional information about Greenspring can be found at
About the Telly Awards: Founded in 1978, the Telly Awards is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film productions, and web commercials, videos and films. The Telly Awards annually showcases the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, and corporate video departments in the world. To find out more about the Telly Awards, please visit