William R. Murdoch, executive vice president and general manager of KSL Television, will be honored by the National Easter Seal Society during its annual dinner on Saturday, May 18, in the Clarion Hotel.

Salt Lake County Treasurer Art Monson, a society board member, and Steven Kohlert, vice president of Intermountain Health Care, will present the award to Murdoch for his community service and KSL's participation in the annual Easter Seal Telethon.Three playhouses will be sold at auction during the dinner. Proceeds from the dinner and auction will benefit the Family Friends Project, which matches senior citizen volunteers with disabled children.