Category: Connecting to Local Communities

WYTZ Holds 20th Annual Stuff-A-Truck Food Drive

This week (November 14-19), Mid-West Family Broadcasting’s WYTZ-FM (Benton Harbor) is holding its 20th annual “Stuff-A-Truck” food drive in Southwest Michigan. The “Stuff-a-Truck” food drive helps the local community by providing necessary items to families in need. All donations will go to the Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency in Benton Harbor. Donations will stay in… read more

Jackson’s K-105.3 is Stuffing the Van

Jackson Radio Works’ WKHM-FM (K-105.3) (Jackson) is holding a “Stuff the Van” food drive this Thursday, November 17 to collected canned and non-perishable foods for the Jackson Community Food Pantry. The drive is being held in conjunction with the station’s Thanksgiving “Grocery Bagging Race” contest being held at a local grocery store.  The contest features… read more

Cumulus Media Hosts Grand Rapids Job Expo

This past Saturday (10/15), Cumulus Media (Grand Rapids) hosted The West Michigan Employment Expo at the city’s DeltaPlex.  More than 35 local employers were on hand for the job fair. The goal of the expo was to bring area employers to one location for a “one-stop shop” for job seekers.  This was the third job expo the company has put on in… read more

WION Awards High School Group $500

WION-AM (and FM translator) (Ionia) recently awarded Ionia High School student group “Link Crew” $500, made possible by local advertisers during the station’s live “tailgate” broadcast before homecoming at the school. “Link Crew” is a student leadership and mentoring organization. As station co-owner and General Manager Jim Carlyle explains: “Popeye John of WION started his… read more

WDIV’s Help Me Hank: The School Project

WDIV-TV (Detroit) (Local 4) has embarked on “Help Me Hank: The School Project,” a 10-month commitment to better the physical environment of Thurgood Marshall Elementary-Middle School in Detroit. The station partnered with the Detroit Public School Community District to identify a school that was in crucial need of building renovations. Thurgood Marshall Elementary-Middle School is… read more

WSAQ’s Chuck Santori Raises $125,000 with Roofsit 2016!

WSAQ-FM (Port Huron) (Q Country 107) Program Director and Morning Personality Chuck Santori camped out on top of the Birchwood Mall in Port Huron last week, Sunday through Friday (9/18-23), in order to raise funds for St. Clair County Child Abuse/Neglect Council, which provides prevention programs for kids and raises awareness about child abuse. Santori… read more

Blarney Stone Producing Calendar To Support Firefighter Memorial

Blarney Stone Broadcasting (Grayling) and Michigan’s Firemen’s Memorial Festival are partnering to produce the “Real Firefighters of Central/Northern Michigan” 2017 Calendar. Each month a firefighter from a different community in Northern Michigan will be featured. Nominations are being  accepted online at WQON-FM’s website and at various station events through October 2. The 12 winners, each from… read more