May 25, 2018

Middlesex United Way’s Campaign Film Wins Prestigious Telly Award

Middlesex United Way Volunteers; Mike Sciola of Wesleyan Universtiy, Shirley Dickes of Pratt & Whitney Middletown, and Colin & Harry Burr of McCutcheon Burr & Sons (a Division of Brown & Brown Ins.), are featured in the 2010/2011 Award Winning Campaign Film, titled Live. Share. Grow. Build

Middlesex United Way’s 2010/2011 Campaign Film, titled Live. Share. Grow. Build., was honored with a Bronze Telly Award. The Middlesex United Way film was created and directed by Sunrise Pictures of Middletown. The short film is shown to thousands of employees in the workplace during United Way’s fall campaign season.

View this year’s award winning film at www.middlesexunitedway.org/video, or by searching Middlesex United Way on YouTube.

Founded in 1979, the Telly Awards is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest film and video production, and groundbreaking web commercials, videos, and films. A prestigious judging panel of more than 40 accomplished industry professionals, each a past winner of a Telly Award, judge the competition to uphold the highest standard of excellence.

Winners represent the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, and corporate video departments in the world. Entries to the Telly Awards are not judged against each other – rather entries are judged against a high standard of merit.

Middlesex United Way is advancing the common good by creating opportunities for a better life for all. Our focus is on education, income, health and housing – the building blocks for a good quality of life. United Way recruits people and organizations that bring the passion, expertise, and resources needed to get things done. You are invited to be part of the change by giving, advocating and volunteering. That’s what it means to Live United.

Middlesex United Way is a locally-based organization serving the towns of Chester, Clinton, Cromwell, Deep River, Durham, East Haddam, East Hampton, Essex, Haddam, Killingworth, Middlefield, Middletown, Old Saybrook, Portland, and Westbrook.

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