Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Nov. 4, 2010




WDIV-TV Ch. 4 Detroit

The Parade Company is pleased to announce Hall of Fame radio broadcaster Dick Purtan and longtime Parade supporter Anthony Earley, Jr., executive chairman of the board, DTE Energy, as Co-Grand Marshals for the 84th America's Thanksgiving Parade, one of the country's largest and longest-running parades, on Thursday, November 25th. "Both of these gentlemen are shining examples of what makes our community so great," said Tony Michaels, President & CEO, The Parade Company. "Dick and Tony have always gone well beyond their respective day-to-day roles to make Detroit a better place for all of us and we are thrilled to honor them on Thanksgiving morning." ... America's Thanksgiving Parade, one of the country's oldest and most celebrated parades, will step-off at Woodward Avenue and Mack on Thursday, November 25 at 9:20 a.m. and end at Woodward Avenue and Congress in downtown Detroit. Hosted by Carmen Harlan and Devin Scillian, the two-hour Parade will be featured on WDIV-TV Local 4 including a one-hour national broadcast reaching nearly 65 million households nationwide... Grand Marshals Announced For 2010 Parade (Wed, 11/3)

CLEAR CHANNEL Urban WJLB/DETROIT is joining with THE SALVATION ARMY and AMERICAN JEWELRY & LOAN to present "The 28th Annual Coats For Kids Radiothon". It will be held SATURDAY NOVEMBER 6th from 9a to 9p at the DETROIT SCIENCE CENTER. The campaign's goal is to raise money to purchase coats for needy youth in MICHIGAN. Admission to the SCIENCE CENTER is free but listeners are encouraged to make a cash donation. Just $25 allows THE SALVATION ARMY to buy a warm winter coat for a deserving child. WJLB will broadcast live all day with participation from local air personalities COCO, FOOLISH, MR. CHASE, CHERON, BUSHMAN and DR. DARRIUS. The WJLB air personalities will sign autographs, raffle off prizes and interview artists in an effort to raise awareness and money for THE SALVATION ARMY... WJLB's Coats For Kids Campaign Set (Wed, 11/3)







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