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The Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) will once again provide coverage of the Pennsylvania Society Dinner from the Grand Ballroom of New York City's Waldorf Astoria hotel. The annual holiday gathering will air LIVE statewide on PCN beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 8. Additional airings have been scheduled for Sunday, December 9 at 2:00 p.m. and Monday, December 10 at 8:30 p.m. This is the network’s 13th year covering this event.Since 1908, the Society has recognized prominent persons for their citizenship, leadership and contributions to the arts, education, industry and science with the Society’s Gold Medal for Distinguished Achievement. This year’s Gold Medal recipient is film writer, director and producer, M. Night Shyamalan. Shyamalan, who grew up in suburban Philadelphia, is known for such films as The Sixth Sense, Signs and The Village. Some past recipients of the honor include General Dwight D. Eisenhower, George H.W. Bush, Bill Cosby, Chris Matthews, Tom Ridge, Judith Rodin, Dan Rooney and Arlen Specter.The Society is a non-profit, charitable organization with nearly two-thousand members around the Commonwealth, the United States and the world. This year marks the 114th gathering of the Society.
PoliticsPA has posted a full list of PA Society events.