HARRISBURG - This month's 'Conversation with Senator Gene Yaw' highlights the 'kick-off' to the 2013 Little League World Series. The ninth annual parade welcomes the 16 teams from around the world competing for the title of LLB World Series Champions.

"The Little League Baseball World Series is the only regularly scheduled international sporting event in the state of Pennsylvania," Yaw said. "When you look at the history, coupled with the positive economic impact in our region, it's a big deal. I was extremely happy to participate in the opening celebration and had the opportunity to interview many people along the parade route in downtown Williamsport."

The program will air on:

- Blue Ridge Communications/Mansfield - Channel 13

- CATV - Channel 8

- Time Warner, Sayre

- Adams Cable Service, Channel 7

- Comcast/Williamsport - Click On Demand/Get Local/Local Government/State Senate/A Conversation with Senator Gene Yaw

Please check local listings for air times.

A 'Conversation with Senator Gene Yaw' is intended to keep residents of the 23rd Senatorial District, which consists of Lycoming, Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Union counties, informed about state and local issues and to showcase the people, places and communities that make this area so unique.

Senator Yaw's report is also available online at www.senatorgeneyaw.com.

Article submitted by the office of Sen. Yaw.