Introducing GreatStuff, a free weekly e-newsletter about "What-to-do, Where-to-Go" in Southeast Michigan

New email guide is designed for busy people

SOUTHFIELD, MI (Sept. 22, 2003) - When you're looking for some leisure time fun in Southeast Michigan, choose the easy way by subscribing to GreatStuff, a free newsletter, sent every Thursday to your email inbox. GreatStuff is unique, because you customize it to receive information about what you like to do and where you like to go in the SE Michigan counties of Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Livingston, Washtenaw, Monroe and St. Clair.

Funded by a startup grant from the Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, GreatStuff is produced by ArtServe Michigan, the Detroit Free Press and WWJ Newsradio 950. Comerica, Michigan's oldest and largest bank, is the e-newsletter's charter sponsor.

Roberta Jasina, WWJ's morning anchor, is the public and on-air radio voice of GreatStuff. Jasina said, "Life just keeps getting busier. GreatStuff makes it easier and simpler to figure out what to and where to go each weekend, or whenever you have free time."

The Detroit Free Press is a major source for GreatStuff content, providing its events listings and links to related Free Press stories.

ArtServe Michigan President Barbara Kratchman said, "Among all the fun things there are to do in Michigan, there are great arts and cultural activities. GreatStuff will put you in the know about them."

For more information about GreatStuff or to subscribe, visit or call 248-455-7328.

ArtServe Michigan, an independent statewide not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization with offices in Southfield and Lansing, builds support for the arts, artists and cultural activities throughout Michigan through advocacy, education and services. For more information about ArtServe, its programs and services or to become a member, call (248) 557-8288 or visit

The Detroit Free Press is Michigan's most-read newspaper - No. 1 in readership in Oakland, Macomb and Wayne counties. Continuous news updates are online at The Free Press is a Knight Ridder newspaper.

Owned and Operated by Infinity Broadcasting, WWJ Newsradio 950 is Detroit's only all-news radio station. Visit WWJ on-line at Infinity Broadcasting in Detroit owns radio stations WKRK-FM, WOMC-FM, WVMV-FM, WXYT-AM, WYCD-FM.

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Media contacts:

Margaret Knes Blohm



Barbara Kratchman

ArtServe Michigan

248-557-8288, ext. 16


Ritschard Homberg

WWJ Newsradio 950



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