The Dave Ramsey Show Joins WBT

March 2, 2015

Greater Media announces WBT AM/FM “The Dave Ramsey Show” will join the WBT AM/FM on air line-up in Charlotte, North Carolina. The show will be heard from 7pm-10pm weeknights beginning March 2, 2015.

“We are thrilled to have the Dave Ramsey Show join WBT’s outstanding line-up,” said Rick Feinblatt, senior vice president and market manager of Greater Media Charlotte. “Dave’s show is thoughtful, interesting and relevant radio that our listeners will enjoy!”

“The Dave Ramsey Show” airs on more than 550 radio affiliates and is heard by more than 8.5 million listeners weekly. The show began in 1992 and is the largest independently owned, operated and syndicated talk radio show in the country.

“Our show is committed making a difference in people’s lives,” said Brian Mayfield, Vice President of Ramsey Media. “We could not be more excited about being a part of both line-ups and working with each team to make a difference in their respective markets.”

Hosted by New York Times best-selling author, Dave Ramsey, the live radio talk show focuses on life and how it happens to revolve around money. Listeners from across the country call daily to ask Ramsey about: how to start a small business, stop fighting with their spouse, teach their kids about money, save for retirement, get out of debt and other life issues they are struggling with and wondering “What would Dave do in my situation?” The radio show offers hope to listeners who feel lost in their current financial situation. People regularly call in to tell Ramsey how much debt they have paid off and scream that they are now DEBT FREE!

WRIF and Detroit Sports 105.1 Present the Snow Softball Classic

February 26, 2015

Leinenkugel Softball

101 WRIF and Detroit Sports 105.1 have partnered with Leinenkugel Summer Shandy to host the “Leinenkugel Snow Softball Classic” on Saturday, February 28th at The Canton Softball Center on 46555 Michigan Ave in Canton, Michigan. The event will start at 9:00 am and is free to the public.

The event will kick off that morning with the City of Canton’s Snow Softball Tournament with teams competing from across the metro Detroit area. Throughout the day, attendees can come out and participate in the Snow Festival, featuring games and competitions for people of all ages. The entire day will culminate with The Leinenkugel Snow Softball Classic Celebrity Softball Game beginning at approximately 2pm and featuring various Sports, TV, and Radio personalities from the Detroit area.

Local Sports celebrities scheduled to participate in the game include former Detroit Red Wing Darren McCarty, former Detroit Tiger Dave Rozema, Marcus Ray of the University of Michigan 1997 National Championship Football team, Former NFL Placekicker Pete Stoyanvich, and former NHL and Plymouth Whalers star Pat Peake. Members of the Detroit Television media scheduled to participate include Fox 2’s Rob Wolchek, Amy Andrews, Taryn Asher, Derek Kevra, and Ryan Ermani as well as Ashlee Baracy from WDIV Local 4. The game will also feature members of the WRIF and Detroit Sports 105.1 air staffs, including Anne Carlini, Meltdown, Screamin’ Scott, James from “Dave & Chuck The Freak”, Rico Beard, and Sean Baligian.

A portion of the proceeds from the event will be benefiting C.A.T.C.H., a local charity co-founded by legendary Tiger Manager, Sparky Anderson. C.A.T.C.H. works to raise funds through special events for items and services that improve the quality of life for sick, injured and needy pediatric patients who receive care from Children’s Hospital and Henry Ford Hospital.


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