Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Big Ticket Festival - Catch the Early Bird Discount

The Big Ticket Festival Early Bird pricing wraps up on Thursday, March 31st. You've got til then to score the best prices in town, including the new all inclusive Family Ticket, which includes your entire immediate family for one price.

Plus "Find your Smile" at the Big Ticket website and get entered for a chance to win a Big Ticket 3 Day Family Pass. Search for the Smile FM "Smiley Guy" on their website and when you find it, click on it to register. We'll be giving away one pass Family Pass a day through Thursday.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Third Day - May 7th - Saginaw

Join Smile FM for

Third Day & Tenth Avenue North is coming!

Dow Events Center in Saginaw

Saturday, May 7th @ 6 PM

Tickets on Sale - Friday, March 4th

(fanclub on sale now)

Friday, March 25, 2011

Girl Scout Cookie Gala in Detroit

Jenn will be one of the guest judges on Wednesday, March 30th for the Cookie Gala fundraiser for the Girl Scouts of Southeastern MI. The event takes place at Athenum Hotel in Detroit from 6 to 8:30 PM with gourmet desserts all made with Girl Scout Cookie by many metro Detroit area restaurants. Find out more.

Winter Jam Radio Special

Listen up for the most Winter Jam fun you can have on the radio. The Smile FM Winter Jam Radio Special can be heard at the following times:

Saturday - 3/26 - 9 PM
Sunday - 3/27 - 2 PM
Wednesday - 3/30 - 9 PM
Thursday - 3/31 - 2 PM

It will also be available online shortly! Hope you can join us at Winter Jam in Grand Rapids on Sunday (March 27th) and Ypsilanti on Thursday (March 31st)! Get there early as venues may fill up!

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Ultimate Smile Fan to Winter Jam - Winner #1

Smile FM congratulates our first Ultimate Smile Fan to Winter, Michelle Lambert is going to be eating dinner with the artists, heading backstage and even getting a tour of the Winter Jam tour bus.  Next Monday we pick the winner for the Ypsilanti Ultimate Prize winner, so keep listening for the sounder and texting us!

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Ultimate Smile Fan to Winter Jam

Be listening starting Friday, March 18th for the Ultimate Fan Sounder and your chance to win the Ultimate Winter Jam Prizes. You can enter once a day!

Grand Prize - 2 Front Row tickets to the show with the Ultimate VIP experience including backstage tour, catered dinner with the bands and crew, tour of the WJ bus, some WJ Swag + more! One winner for Grand Rapids & Ypsilanti

Plus lots of prizes along the way including general tickets, VIP ticket, Winter Jam Cd's + some great Smile Swag.

Listen everyday for the Ultimate Winter Jam song snippets and text us the names of the Winter Jam artists in order and if you're text is correct, you're in the running for the great prizes. Save the Smile FM Text 2 Win number and get ready to text us at 909.2Smile4 that's 909.276-4534.

Grand Prize winners announced on 3/22 for Grand Rapids & 3/ 28 for Ypsilanti.

In addition to the Grand Prize, we have daily prizes as well. Those include:

Sunday (3/20) - 2 Family 4 Packs (either show) + a WJ Cd
Monday - 2 Pair of VIP for GR + WJ CD
Tuesday - Grand Rapids Grand Prize winner announced + giving away 4 Pairs of Reg Tickets (either show) plus WJ CD
Wednesday - 5 Pair VIP Tix for GR + WJ CD
Thursday - 5 Regular Pairs of Tix (either show) + CD
Friday - 4 Family 4 Packs (either show) + CD
Saturday - 2 Family 4 Packs (either show) + 3 CD's each

Common Overlooked Tax Deductions

Jenn & Brian talked about the top tax deductions that people are missing when they file their returns. Check out the list.
Also don't forget about the Michigan Tax Credit for supporting public radio stations like Smile FM. If you are married and give Smile FM $400, you'll likely get up to $356 of that back when you file your taxes thanks to the Michigan Tax Credit.

WJ Interview - KJ-52

Jenn & Brian talked with KJ-52 on the Morning Espresso. If you missed it, check out the interview here!

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Michigan Tax Credit - Tax Time

With Tax refunds arriving for many people, please consider supporting Smile FM with a special one time gift. When you and your family give $400 to Smile FM, you'll get up to $356 of that back in next years tax return thanks to the Michigan tax Credit and Federal tax benefits. See Smile dot FM and click on the donate for details! Plus if you make a donation of $1000 or more, we can designate to our "Challenge Fund" and use your donation to challenge others in your area to support Smile FM during our upcoming Spring Fun Drive. Thank you for helping Smile FM build families, touch hearts & change lives throughout Michigan!

Monday, March 07, 2011

Smile FM brings you 2 Winter Jam dates

Join Smile FM for our 2 Winter Jam shows coming to:

Grand Rapids - Van Andel Arena - Sunday, March 27th @ 6 PM

Ypsilanti - EMU Convocation Center - Thursday, March 31st @ 7 pm

Featuring: Newsboys * Newsong * Francesca Battastelli * Red * KJ-52 * Kutless * Sidewalk Prophets * Chris August * and speaker - Tony Nolan

Just $10 at the door (no advance tickets).

To RSVP, select Grand Rapids or Ypsilanti then click "I'm Attending" to let us know you're planning to come, plus it will share the events with your Facebook friends (so they can meet you there).

Look for the button like this one:

(Note: RSVP'ing won't guarantee you a spot or get you in for free, but it will help us spread the word about Winter Jam and let your friends know!)

Be sure to come to one of Smile FM's 2 Winter Jam shows in either Grand Rapids or Ypsilanti to see your friends at Smile FM. Be sure to come early and dress warmly as it is first come, first served and some events do sell out. If you want to be guaranteed a spot and want to skip the line, consider one of their VIP packages.

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Weekend Happenings

This weekend you can catch Sara at the Sanctus Real show Saturday night at Midland E-Free Church. Then Sunday night, Jenn will be at the Sanctus Real show in Monroe. Be sure to say "Hi" to the Smile Crew if you're going to either event and find out more about them at our Family Fun Calendar.