West Michigan: Newsmakers Sept. 9, 2010




Grand Rapids Press:

If you're part of the WBCT-FM (93.7) "listener family," then you're well aware of the B-93 "Roofsit for Kids," a charity event that raises money annually to help abused and neglected children in West Michigan. This year's Roofsit, which once again is being led by B-93 morning air personality Neal Dionne, began on Tuesday. As of 10 p.m. Wednesday, the station posted on its website that $21,000 had been raised. You can still donate online or by calling 1-800-B93 KIDS. On Thursday, the B-93 radio-thon will feature a free "thank you" concert at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids as part of Celebration on the Grand... B-93's 17th annual 'Roofsit for Kids' concludes Thursday at Rosa Parks Circle (Thu, 9/9)

WGVU's Real Oldies (1480-AM), the country's first National Public Radio-affiliated radio stations to play rock music, is celebrating its first birthday. WGVU's Real Oldies, which also is on 850-AM in Muskegon, marks its one-year anniversary on the air. The station is commercial-free and a service of Grand Valley State University. It's made up of experienced radio veterans Bill Bailey, Len O'Kelley, and Bob Mason as on -air personalities. "We are so very excited to make it a year and have covered all expenses. That's rare," said O'Kelley, who also serves as the program manager in addition to his 2-6 p.m. on-air shift. The station's oldies format appeals to baby boomers or anyone who enjoys listening to doowop, soul, Motown, early rock and roll, the surfer sound, or British invasion... WGVU Oldies, NPR's 1st rock station, celebrates 1-year anniversary (Thu, 9/9)







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