Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Mar 6, 2007

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1st Annual Sabrina Black Foundation Event Set:
Details have been confirmed for the first official SABRINA BLACK FOUNDATION event, which will happen on APRIL 10 in MT. CLEMENS, MI. Blues guitarist KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD will headline this special WRIF/DETROIT-SBF concert/auction fundraiser.

STEVE BLACK, co-founder of The SABRINA BLACK Foundation and host of "The Chop Shop Radio Show," commented on the upcoming event: "SABRINA was a 15-year DETROIT radio personality who was very public with her battle. She has become a symbol of hope to everyone facing life and death situations."

The SABRINA BLACK FOUNDATION raises money and then selects cancer patients through the billing offices of local cancer hospitals. The hospitals select candidates, and then contact the patients to let them know that their entire hospital bill has been paid. Visit www.sabrinablackfoundation.org for more information.



WRIF's Drew and Mike named best morning show; Riff 2 having "blowout" weekend

WRIFRock WRIF-FM 101.1 announced today that the station's morning show, "Drew and Mike", have nabbed the award for "Best Morning Show" in Real Detroit Weekly's "Real Best of Detroit". Drew and Mike have been a foundation of WRIF for the last 12 years. The station believes the the show's continued success is attributed to its irreverent humor, the relevance of its content, great interviews, the amazing chemistry between the hosts and of course, the fact that the show has remained local.

In honor of this weekend's "Metro Times Blowout," the local music festival which takes place in Hamtramck, WRIF's HD channel, Riff 2, will play music from Blowout Artists all weekend long.

The "Blowout Weekend" will begin Friday, March 9th at 8:00 a.m. and continue all weekend through Sunday night. RIFF2 will feature music from local favorites like: The Muggs, Broadzilla, The Hard Lessons, The Sights, Paper Street Saints, Grande Nationals, Crud and more.

"We try to feature local music on an ongoing basis on Riff 2. This is just one more opportunity to spotlight some of the truly great artists that Detroit has to offer," said RIFF2's Mark Pennington.

 

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This page contains a single entry by Mike Austerman published on March 6, 2007 12:02 AM.

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