Ashley Russo Hosts Via All-Star Banquet
The Emmy® award-winning executive producer served as emcee for the event honoring Lehigh Valley High School Basketball Hall of Fame inductees.
BETHLEHEM, Pa. - March 27, 2019 - PRLog -- The three-time Emmy® awarding-winning executive producer and host of The Peak TV Ashley Russo shared the stage at the Via All-Star Banquet with Mike Zambelli of Service Electric Cable TV 2. The annual banquet was held this evening, March 27 at 6:30 p.m. at Sands Bethlehem Event Center.
The keynote speaker for the event was Alana Nichols, a three-time Paralympic Gold Medalist. The Via All-Star Awards Banquet recognizes high school students that are members of the Via All-Star basketball teams, Players of the Year, Teams of the Year. At the banquet, VIA also awards scholarships for student-athletes and inducts members into the Lehigh Valley High School Basketball Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame was established in 1978 and honors individuals who have made impactful contributions to high school basketball in the Lehigh Valley.
Russo regularly offers her time and talent to Lehigh Valley organizations as an emcee and auctioneer, having raised more than $500,000 for local nonprofits. "My love for the Valley and the work done by our local nonprofits is what drives my commitment," says Russo. "Knowing that my small role supports those that Via of the Lehigh Valley touches every day is very satisfying."