Paul W. Smith (WJR) and Stephen Luigi Piazza (Quicken Loans) leave no stone unturned with their show on WJR-760 AM. This week, they’re covering, food, preservation, soda and cycling all in one show! Their weekly radio show features new faces in the business, arts and nonprofit community in Detroit. Here’s a rundown for tonight’s show.
Are you a food junky? If so, you’ll be interested in hearing about a local online food ordering company. Travis Johnson is a Chicago transplant who brought his company, Foodjunky, to Detroit to join Bizdom’s growing network. Travis’ company makes ordering for groups simple. Foodjunky has partnered with 20 downtown restaurants to provide variety to its customers. To place an order, visit FoodJunky.com.
Are you thirsty? You’ll learn about a Michigan-based firm that is a leading premium beverage company. Michael Benton is a territory manager for Jones Soda. The Michigan-themed Jones Soda comes in eight flavors and is bottled exclusively in Michigan. The bottle labels feature more than 40 photos showcasing Detroit landmarks that were submitted by soda fans. To learn more about the company and its products, visit JonesSoda.com.
You’ll learn more about the Michigan Preservation Network and its mission. Emile Evans is a Detroit preservation specialist for the network, which was established in 1981. Emilie moved to Detroit from New York City to join the effort to revitalize Detroit’s urban core. The network is dedicated to recognizing and preserving Michigan’s cultural and architectural heritage. In addition to workshops, the network works to build partnerships and advocates for increased preservation.
You’ll get the lowdown on some must-see biking spots around the Motor City. You’ll meet Victtoria Katanski who serves as co-director of Tour De Troit and also as executive director of Hatch Detroit, an organization that works to improve retail shops in the city. Phil Rivera serves as a board member and volunteer coordinator for Tour De Troit. Phil also serves as the manager of volunteer services at the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy. This year, Tour de Troit became a nonprofit in order to raise consciousness about the benefits of cycling and other pedestrian activities in Detroit and Southeastern Michigan through advocacy and fundraising.
Don’t forget to tune in this Friday evening, September 20, at 7 p.m. ET for all that and more!
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