Metro Detroit: Newsmakers June 15, 2006




WRIF names HarleyFest wedding winners

WRIFJennifer Koski and Tim Cerda of Ferndale have been named the winners of WRIF's “Get Hitched at HarleyFest” contest. Over the course of a two-week campaign, WRIF received a total of 75 online entries from couples hoping to “Get Hitched at HarleyFest.” The entries were narrowed down to 10 finalists, based on their stories. The 10 finalists were then invited to Waterfall Jewelers for the chance to win. Eight total couples showed up and after choosing the package containing the $1,000 gift certificate to Waterfall Jewelers, Jennifer and Tim won the prize.

Jennifer and Tim's prize includes a ceremony at HarleyFest, June 17th at 4:30pm, presided over by WRIF's afternoon drive host, Arthur P, a $1,000 shopping spree at Waterfall Jewelers, flowers for the ceremony, a photographer and a reception dinner for themselves and 20 friends to take place at HarleyFest. They'll also win a gift voucher for a honeymoon in Las Vegas!

HarleyFest is an exciting all-day event that will gather Harley-Davidson® fans from all over as they come together to celebrate great music, great food and great bikes. All bikes are welcome as the party kicks off at 11am on Saturday, June 17, 2006 at Freedom Hill Park, located at Metro Parkway and Schoenherr in Sterling Heights. Admission to the festival in the park is always free and will again feature a live music stage with some of Detroit's hottest local bands including 50 Cent Headrush, Radiocraft, Government Honey, Redline, Mindcandy, PHX, Brian Schram Band, Inviting the Crash, Dirty Americans, Shipwreck Union, Jocaine and Rockstar.

For more details on HarleyFest 2006 and the “Get Hitched at HarleyFest” contest, log on to WRIF's website at

Detroit News:

His name is well known to classic rhythm and blues buffs, but Andre Williams, aka the "Black Godfather," has been off the mainstream radar for decades. But his sizzling-hot singles in the '50s were no less than a precursor of rap ... After some initial make-nice comments about respecting the competition, it sounds like Clear Channel's new country station, The Fox, WDTW-FM (106.7), is on the warpath... 'Black Godfather' is alive and well on XM (Thu 6/15)

Dom Theodore Named WKSC/Chicago Programming Consultant:
SHOCKER! CLEAR CHANNEL/CHICAGO Trading Zone RVP/Programming DARREN DAVIS announces that CC/MICHIGAN RVP/Programming and Top 40 WKQI (CHANNEL 95-5)/DETROIT PD DOM THEODORE has been named Programming Consultant for Top 40 WKSC (KISS 103.5)/CHICAGO, replacing STEVE PERUN. THEODORE will work closely with new WKSC PD RICK GILLETTE (NET NEWS 6/13). (Wed 6/14)







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