’Friends Across the Mountains’ 2015 Telethon Raises $202,000

Topic: Environment
Posted on 9/3/2015

"Friends Across the Mountains" 2015 Telethon Raises $202,000 Tegna Media’s NBC affiliate WBIR-TV Knoxville, Tenn., and Sinclair Broadcasting Group’s ABC affiliate WLOS-TV Asheville, N.C., raised $202,000 on Aug. 20 to support the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. In 21 years, the event has raised more than $3 million. The money will support the rehabilitation of Alum Cave Trail, suppression of invasive species and black bear and elk management.

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