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Music in the Air - Live on 88.1 The Park

Start Date: 
Fri, 07/17/2015 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Photo by Jessica McLean

88.1 The Park will broadcast Music in the Air from Plymouth's Kellogg Park on Friday July 17, at 7:00 p.m. The downtown music party will feature the music of Cosmic Groove.

The 88.1 The Park Crew will be there live at our promotional tent. If you're in Plymouth stop by and pick up 88.1 pens and stickers. "We're excited to be live in Plymouth and to bring this great concert to our listeners," said Bill Keith, Station Manager.

The station will also air other upcoming concerts including:

July 31 - Mainstreet Soul
August 21 - Randy Brock Band

You can find out more about the concerts here.

88.1 The Park Staff Member of the Month for May 2015

Congratulations to Yazan Abdolkarim and Serafine Hinz. Yazan and Serafine are the 88.1 The Park May 2015 Staff Members of the Month.

Yazan is one of the newest members of 88.1 The Park's Staff.  He was recognized for her hard work on our news and sports departments.

"Yazan has been a great addition to our sports department.  We appreciate his willingness to serve as a commentator for our live broadcasts.  He has also been willing to help other staff members by filling in as a sub.  We're glad he is part of the staff." said Bill Keith, Station Manager.

Serafine joined the 88.1 staff in the fall of 2014.  She was honored for serving at several station promotional events and for her growing talent as a news writer.

"News writing is always challenging and Serafine has proven to be a talented writer.  We also appreciate her willingness to represent the station at events in the community.  She is always willing to do things to make the station a better place," said Keith.

Conversations with Mike - June/July 2015

Dr. Michael Meissen, Superintendent of the Plymouth-Canton Community Schools, hosts a special show focused on the Plymouth-Canton Community Schools Early Childhood Education programs and the new Allen Early Learning Academy.  His special guests are Corrin Stamatakos, a member of the district's Blue Ribbon Advisory Committee and a strong advocate of pre-school education, and Nick Brandon, Director of Communications for the district.

They talked about the Board of Education's decision to repurpose Allen and the exciting early childhood programs the district is offering.

The show will air Tuesday June 23, June 30, July 7, July 14, July 21 and July 28 at 5:40 p.m.


Canton Newcomers and Neighbors Supports 88.1 The Park

The Canton Newcomers & Neighbors organization recently donated $500 to 88.1 The Park to help develop a new student leadership training program.

“Our organization voted to fund leadership development and child special needs programs this year,” said Betty Nolan, Vice President and Director of Community Relations, “88.1 The Park has been doing an outstanding job of cultivating future leaders in broadcasting,” she concluded.

Bill Keith, Station Manager credits, “an Alumni Committee that is currently creating the new leadership development program that will also contain a mentoring component.”

88.1 The Park thanks the Canton Newcomers & Neighbors for their generous support of the station and students.

About the Canton Newcomers & Neighbors Club:
Established in 1971, the Canton Newcomers & Neighbors is the largest women’s social group in Canton Township.  As a non-profit organization managed completely by volunteers, membership includes renters, homeowners and expatriates on temporary work assignment.  Members do not need to be new to Canton or even live in Canton. The club is open to all women and their families regardless of how long they have lived in the Canton area including women who live in any of the surrounding cities and townships. 

Auction 2015 - Thanks to the Plymouth-Canton Community

We are still counting the money from Saturday's Auction but we want to take a moment to say THANKS.

We appreciate the tremendous support of Canton and Plymouth.  We are lucky to call this area home.  Thanks also to Robert Bosch LLC, Diesel Division for supporting the auction as our title sponsor.  We also appreciate Brian and Cara Maxson for sponsoring an hour and all of our alums that matched hours throughout the auction.

Thanks to all of the businesses that donated items.  The initial count shows that we raised over $11,000 through the generous support of so many.