Category: Connecting to Local Communities

WYCD Raises Big Money for St. Jude’s

On December 8 and 9, CBS Radio’s WYCD-FM (Detroit) held its 16th Annual “99.5 WYCD Country Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon,”  raising $551,272! The radiothon was held at Art Van Furniture in Warren. Several donations were dedicated to WYCD ‘s Linda Lee, who was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer in late summer.  Lee… read more

WDVD Raises $100,000 During “Cares for Kids Radiothon”

On November 17, Cumulus Media’s WDVD-FM (Detroit) held a day-long radiothon to benefit all Beaumont Hospital’s Children patients through Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The hospital provides advanced care for thousands of children from Southeast Michigan and beyond. WDVD’s Blain Fowler, from the Blaine Fowler Morning Show, along with the entire station airstaff broadcast live from… read more

WION Sends “Treasures for Troops”

WION-AM/FM Radio (Ionia) and its many partners hosted the 3rd annual “Treasures for Troops” campaign, November 28-December 2, setting a new record and sending “more packages than ever” to deployed service personnel before Christmas. Through drop-off locations in Ionia County and five daily broadcasts originating from locations around the Ionia area, WION co-owner Jim Carlyle reports… read more

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