Chris Cinnamon, the American Cable Association's longtime outside counsel, sent ACA communications vice president Ted Hearn an e-mail with a photo last Thursday: "Look what I found with my change this morning on the bedside table at the Flat Rock, N.C., Holiday Inn Express. Received as change for a cheeseburger."
It was a 1900 Indian Head penny, worth about $5 or $10 on the free market, judging by eBay listings.
Heading into the ACA Summit on April 28 outside Washington, D.C. , he was hoping the windfall was more than monetary.
Said Cinnamon: "It is a sure sign that good fortune will shine upon the ACA Summit, especially considering the importance of broadband stimulus funds for small cable."
The smarter way to stay on top of the multichannel video marketplace. Sign up below.
Thank you for signing up to Multichannel News. You will receive a verification email shortly.
There was a problem. Please refresh the page and try again.