Vol.3 No.32 Aug.27, 1969 Grace Potts, Editor
With this issue, we open another department:
DID YOU KNOW: Mark Allen plays the drums and accordion and once had a
musical group of his own?
... Mary Allan is a licensed beautician and worked at this trade for about a
... Don Niska has a dog that eats lettuce and watermelon - and shells
peanuts before eating them?
KeeNeR Kongratulations to Barbara Williams who celebrated her 12th wedding
anniversary last Sunday.
Sean Conrad recently returned from a one-week vacation, spending part of the
time on Mackinac Island.
The Media Award of Junior Achievement was presented to the station on
Monday, August 25. "in appreciation and recognition of your outstanding
contribution to the cause of free enterprise and for your concern and active
participation in the field of educating our youth in the principles of our
nation's business system. II Frank Maruca and Paul Cannon accepted the award
for the station.
Newsman Brian Wood is on vacation this week, spending the time in and around
Tom Neal and Gary Granger made an appearance at an ALSAC benefit held
Sunday, August 24 at Edgewater Park.
Visitors to the station: Five people on Thursday, August 21: Rachel BarOn,
from Tel Aviv, Israel; Rosalind Lax, a teacher from Chicago; and three
students from Oakland University - Allan Einstein, Ira Lax and Larry Lax.
Also, former KeeNeRite Barbara Collins on Wednesday, August 20.
Those of you who get the Dearborn Guide may have received the insert of the
Bank of Dearborn's newspaper announcing the Grand Opening of their Village
Plaza Office o.o did you notice the picture of Mary Desentz's daughter Linda
on page 7. Linda Desentz is a secretary at the new office.
A Big KeeNeR Welcome to our newest DJ, Chris Ryan, who will be assuming the
all night show effective tonight. Chris comes to us from WPTR - Albany, New
Channel 50 will be broadcasting a telethon on Labor Day with Jerry Lewis to
raise funds for Muscular Dystrophy. Watch in particular the scenes showing
the camp for these youngsters. the narrator will be Paul Cannon. Paul may
also be appearing in person on part of the show.
Monday, August 25, WKNR started an interesting contest called Keener
Generation Quiz - pitting contestants over 30 and under 30 against each
other with questions applying to one generation which have to be answered by
the other generation.
PROJECT DETROIT Subject for Sunday, August 31, 1969 is "The Candidates
Speak" - A special pre-election progmm featuring the four major candidates
for Detroit Mayor: Roman Gribbs, Mary Beck, Richard Austin and Walter Shamie.