Vol.3 No. 46 Dec.3, 1969 Grace Potts, Editor
Now that Turkey Time has passed, it's CHARGE into Christmas! o... in more
ways than one. All our sleuthing brings out only one item in regard to
Thanksgiving involving our people _ Mary Keem traveled to Nashville,
Tennessee for the holiday to partake of 'southern fried turkey '
Two of our guys eligible for service in the armed forces fared quite well in
Monday night's draft lottery. Don Burns was #235, and Gary Sullivan was
#251. For a large consideration, your editor will swap her" position in the
lottery with someone not
so fortunate - June 8 - #366.
Speaking of servicemen, former KeeNeRite Tom Lamb was a visitor to the
station on Tuesday, December 2, while on leave and awaiting orders for
relocation. And Gary Kolasa, now in Japan, wrote to your editor this past
week advising that he applied for a position with the Armed Forces Radio
Station. His audition was accepted and he expects momentarily to be sent to
Tokyo where he will be a DJ and/or newsman for the American language station
serving the fighting forces in the Far East.
An addition to our Did You Know Department..
Did you know that Judy Ponds was Miss Elyria (Ohio) in the 1964 Miss
Universe beauty pageant?
Keener has just concluded its Anti-Cigarette Smoking Campaign in cooperation
with the American Cancer Society. The program, which began on November 4,
invited listeners to telephone the station and tape record public service
announcements on why they quit smoking or had not begun smoking. The
announcements were recorded between 4:00 and 4:30 every afternoon. Five to
ten of the best announcements were used every day. More than 100 Peter Max
posters were mailed to those whose voices were used.
The third annual competition between the Harlem Globetrotters and Keener
DJ's will be held on Saturday, December 27. The proceeds received by WKNR in
this fund raising event will go to the Boys' Clubs of Metropolitan Detroit.
Gary Granger and Tom Neal appeared this morning at Garden City High School
in connection with their Career Day program.
The American Wool Council recently held a competition for those who like to
sew. Dick Buller's daughter Debbie entered the Senior Division (17 - 21 year
olds) for the local six-county judging and last Saturday was advised that
she had placed second with her entry of a wool coat.
Frank Maruca is President of the Sacred Heart Grade School Parent Teacher
Guild. On December 3, a program will be held for parents on the danger of
the drug problem among teenagers and its effect on both students and
parents. A tape recording of this program, featuring Judge Joseph A.
Sullivan, Charles Petrie, a detective and leader in the fight against drugs,
interviews made by Russ Gibb of a narcotics pusher and two brothers who use
marijuana, will be made and will be part of a Project Detroit program some
time in December.
PROJECT DETROIT Subject for Sunday, December 7, 1969 is "The Meaning of the
Election.1I Defeated Mayoral candidate Richard Austin assesses the recent
municipal election with a view toward his personal political future.