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88.1 The Park live at Plymouth's Art in the Park

Start Date: 
Sat, 07/11/2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm



88.1 The Park will broadcast live from Art in the Park in downtown Plymouth.  Art in the Park has been a tradition in the Plymouth and Canton area for over 30 years and 88.1 is proud to be there to help bring you a taste of the sights and sounds of this community event.

Our tent will be on Ann Arbor Trail, across from Kellogg Park.  Stop by and say hello to the crew from 88.1 The Park.  We'll have pens and stickers and a chance for you to win tickets to the Penn Theatre.

88.1 The Park Off The Air Thursday July 2, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

88.1 the Park will be off the air on Thursday July 2, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. due to a power outage at Salem High School.  DTE will be working on the power for the building throughout the day.  We look forward to getting back on the air as soon as possible.

88.1 the Park will be on the air throughout the weekend as you celebrate the 4th of July holiday with family and friends.  Feel free to make 88.1 the Park the soundtrack for your parties and family gatherings.

88.1 The Park Staff Member of the Month for May 2015



Congratulations to Yazan Abdolkarim and Serafine Hinz. Yazan and Serafine are the 88.1 The Park May 2015 Staff Members of the Month.

Yazan is one of the newest members of 88.1 The Park's Staff.  He was recognized for her hard work on our news and sports departments.

"Yazan has been a great addition to our sports department.  We appreciate his willingness to serve as a commentator for our live broadcasts.  He has also been willing to help other staff members by filling in as a sub.  We're glad he is part of the staff." said Bill Keith, Station Manager.

Serafine joined the 88.1 staff in the fall of 2014.  She was honored for serving at several station promotional events and for her growing talent as a news writer.

"News writing is always challenging and Serafine has proven to be a talented writer.  We also appreciate her willingness to represent the station at events in the community.  She is always willing to do things to make the station a better place," said Keith.
 

Community Focus - 5:40 - 6:00 p.m.

Start Date: 
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

88.1 The Park will air a Community Focus interview with Plymouth icon Margaret Dunning on Wednesday June 24, at 5:40 pm.

The interview was hosted by Salem Social Studies Teacher Darrin Silvester and a couple of his Michigan History students. It was recorded in 2008 at the time of Ms. Dunning's 98th birthday. She passed away in May while on a trip to California.

She talked about growing up in Plymouth, attending Plymouth High School, her love of the Penniman-Allen Theater, favorite teachers and good friends.

Ms. Dunning was known for her love of cars and the Plymouth community. She was a philanthropist known for her generosity, especially for gifts that provided a building for the Plymouth District Library and the Plymouth Historical Museum.

Music in the Air - Live on 88.1 The Park

Start Date: 
Fri, 06/19/2015 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm



88.1 The Park will broadcast Music in the Air from Plymouth's Kellogg Park on Friday June 19, at 7:00 p.m.  The downtown music party will feature the music of Gia Warner.

The 88.1 The Park Crew will be there live at our promotional tent.  If you're in Plymouth stop by and pick up 88.1 pens and stickers.  "We're excited to be live in Plymouth and to bring this great concert to our listeners," said Bill Keith, Station Manager.

The station will also air other upcoming concerts including:

July 17 - Cosmic Groove
July 31 - Mainstreet Soul
August 21 - Randy Brock Band

You can find out more about the concerts here.