Vol.2 No.17 Apr.24,1968 Grace Potts, Editor
Apparently Jack Sitta was so excited over his hideaway home on Easter
weekend that he tripped and sprained his hand.
Visitors to the station have included: 4 boys from the Boys' Club of
Detroit, Wednesday, April 17: Sean Conrad's dad and brothers came to visit
him from Rockford, Illinois and he brought them in to sae where he works on
Friday, April 12: seven students from a communications class of Thurston
High in Redford Township visited us Wednesday, April 10: ten students from
the Electronics Institute of Technology were here Tuesday, April 16; and
Mickey Lolich of the Detroit Tigers on Monday; April 22 (Wanda Jarvis will
never be the same after meeting him. Ann Mitchell was in the office when
Mickey was here.)
Don Wagner has torn himself away from his desk to visit his mom, and is
vacationing this week in Illinois and Iowa.
We're sorry to report that our Sales secretary, Lil Vires, will be leaving
us on May 7 to fulfill the urge to be a time buyer at Robert Solomon
Associates. Her replacement will be Alice Williams.
The winner of our Thom McAn rock band contest is a group known as "The Cynch",
5 boys from the Grosse Isle, area.
Paul Cannon has made two personal appearances recently one was to talk to a
group of young people on careers in radio at the First Methodist Church of
Dearborn on Sunday, April 21; and Tuesday, April 23 he was a speaker at the
annual Clean Up, Paint Up, Fix Up Kickoff Luncheon for the City of Dearborn.
Mrs. Knorr also appeared at the Kickoff Luncheon to accept the special
citation given to WKNR in "recognition of your efforts and accomplishments
during the past year toward helping to make Dearborn a more beautiful
Our "Time Machine" contest has delighted a number of our listeners. As of
Tuesday night, 44 watches valued at $100 each had been won.
Mrs. Knorr attended a meeting Monday, April 22, the purpose of which was to
organize an endeavor to raise funds for a statue of Henry Ford and his son
Edsel which will be placed on the grounds of the new Henry Ford Centennial
Memorial Library on Michigan Avenue in Dearborn. WKNR, of course, will
cooperate in publicizing the drive.
We express our sympathy to Don Niska whose mother passed away Tuesday
PROJECT DETROIT subject for Sunday, April 28, 1968 is "Nightmare in
Detroit", featuring Van Sauter, former Detroit Free Press writer and author
of an about-to-be-published book concerning the 43 persons killed during
Detroit's civil disturbance of last year.