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Conversations with Mike – October 2015

Dr. Michael Meissen speaks with two administrators taking on new roles for the district. Kay Elaster is the Associate Superintendent of Teaching and Learning.  Beth Savalox is the district’s Director of Development.  They talked about their work for the district, the impact of great teachers, and the success of the Plymouth-Canton Community School’s alumni.

Conversations-with-Mike-October 2015


88.1 The Park Phone Apps Available Now

88.1 the Park is excited to announce the release of the station’s new iPhone and Android Phone Apps.  The phone apps are available at the iTunes and Google Play stores.  You can search for 88.1 The Park.

“We’ve been working on this release for over a year so it is exciting to release the apps for our listeners in Plymouth and Canton, and throughout the world.  We wanted to make it easier for our listeners to access the station and our digital content,” said Bill Keith, Station Manager.

The apps were created through a partnership with jācapps, a mobile apps development company in Southfield.  They are one of the leading app development companies for radio stations.

Canton Newcomers and Neighbors Supports 88.1 The Park

The Canton Newcomers & Neighbors organization recently donated $500 to 88.1 The Park to help develop a new student leadership training program.

Canton Newcomers and Neighbors with Caitlin and Annie 2“Our organization voted to fund leadership development and child special needs programs this year,” said Betty Nolan, Vice President and Director of Community Relations, “88.1 The Park has been doing an outstanding job of cultivating future leaders in broadcasting,” she concluded.

Bill Keith, Station Manager credits, “an Alumni Committee that is currently creating the new leadership development program that will also contain a mentoring component.”

88.1 The Park thanks the Canton Newcomers & Neighbors for their generous support of the station and students.

About the Canton Newcomers & Neighbors Club:
Established in 1971, the Canton Newcomers & Neighbors is the largest women’s social group in Canton Township.  As a non-profit organization managed completely by volunteers, membership includes renters, homeowners and expatriates on temporary work assignment.  Members do not need to be new to Canton or even live in Canton. The club is open to all women and their families regardless of how long they have lived in the Canton area including women who live in any of the surrounding cities and townships.

Spreading the Airwaves

88.1 The Park Newsletter – Issue 31

Here is the latest issue of the 88.1 the Park Newsletter.  This edition features a profile of WSDP Alum, Derek Becker (Plymouth-Salem Class of 93).  You can also learn about our staff members success in the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation High School and College Awards.  There is also a copy of our program schedule and information on our upcoming 88.1 Radio Auction.

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Helping the community through 88.1 The Park
Our Sponsors from the Plymouth-Canton area:
Plymouth First United Methodist Church
The Krumm Agency
Community Financial Credit Union
Robert Bosch LLC Diesel Division
Canton Newcomers and Neighbors
The Wilcox Foundation
Canton Music Academy