Tuesday at 10:30 a.m., Dearborn Patch goes live on the air.
Patch editor Jessica Carreras will be joining the Craig Fahle Show on WDET 101.9 FM as a guest host on Tuesday, July 5, for a half hour, talking about the challenges and joys of the city of Dearborn.
The segment will be preceded by a half-hour show with Grosse Pointe Patch editor Sara Martin.
The Craig Fahle show, according to WDET’s website, discusses “the issues and ideas important to metropolitan Detroit” and “talks with the newsmakers, people making a difference in our community, and WDET listeners.”
Dearborn Patch’s half-hour on the show will focus on how Patch is covering the city, as well as bring in special guests from the community whose organizations are making a difference in Dearborn.
Maureen McIlrath is the , the vice president of the Dearborn Federation of Neighborhood Associations and a City Beautiful commissioner. Known for being Dearborn’s go-to green gal, McIlrath heads up several local projects aimed at making the city, and the world, more environmentally friendly.
This summer, McIlrath is hosting , which is teaching them about growing their own fruits and vegetables.
Elizabeth Barrett Sullivan is the curator of exhibits at , which is the nation’s largest storehouse of the history and heritage of Arab Americans. The museum is an offshoot of the , a nonprofit that helps people to reach social, economic and educational goals.
The museum’s latest exhibit, which opened Saturday, is called . It highlights the photographic and written works of a class of seventh graders at Dearborn’s who spent the school year expressing what it means to be Arab, Muslim and American in a post-9/11 world.
A podcast of the show will be posted on WDET’s website after it airs. Listeners may call in live with questions and comments at 313-577-1019.
The Craig Fahle show is broadcast from 10 a.m.-noon Monday-Thursday, 7-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, and 10-11:30 a.m. Friday each week.
Tune in from 10-11 a.m. July 12 to hear two more Michigan Patch editors talk about their towns and the people who make them great.