THE STORY OF THE GREATER CARBONDALE YMCA (Endowment Fund Video) has been named a winner in The 39th Annual National Telly Awards Competition. The production, created by Thomas J. McHugh of edventures consulting inc., in conjunction with the Greater Carbondale Y has been recognized as an award winner in the Awareness Campaign Category. The video can be viewed at

Working in conjunction with the Greater Carbondale YMCA, McHugh designed the mini-documentary to chronicle the important role that the “Y” plays in the community, its importance as a valuable asset to the residents of the area, and its tremendous growth. The program also acts as an advocacy tool to support the continuation of the significant programs offered by the “Y” and its need for continued support.

Mr. McHugh, who has been recognized for his work on numerous occasions including three regional EMMY Nominations, the national Corporation for Public Broadcasting “Silver” Award, and five PA Association of Broadcasters Awards.

The Telly Awards was founded in 1980 to showcase and give recognition to outstanding non-network and cable TV programming. The Telly Awards honor local, regional and cable video and film productions as well as non-broadcast presentations. Previous winners in the programming category include Walt Disney Studios, ESPN, The History Channel, MSNBC, National Geographic, PBS and others.

Photo Caption: Tom McHugh, producer and Steve Durkin, Executive Director at Greater Carbondale YMCA with the Tell Award