Northern Focus to Present Forum on Energy

Blarney Stone Broadcasting, Inc.


June 16, 2016




Contact: Maureen Barkume, (989) 348-6171 or cell (248) 229-8476


Q100’s Northern Focus To Present Forum on Energy

GRAYLING, Michigan – Blarney Stone Broadcasting is joining forces with local leaders from the energy industry in hosting a radio Forum on Energy.

Blarney Stone Broadcasting’s Q 100.3 is committing its entire Northern Focus show to the on Friday, June 17, at 9 a.m. at its Grayling studios, Q100’s JC (Jerry Coyne) will moderate the panel during the Friday morning talk show.

The guests will include:

·         Larry Ward, Executive Director, Michigan Conservative Energy Forum

·         Dave Shiflett, Project Manager, Eastern Region, Geronimo Energy

·         Bill Stockhausen, Principle at Elk Rapids Hydro Electric Power

·         Amy Heart, Public Policy Manager, The Alliance for Solar Choice

·         Gary Melow, Director, Michigan Biomass Coalition for the State’s Wood-Fired Power Industry (Grayling Power Station)

·         Ken Bradstreet, Consultant, Wolverine Power

·         Tim Petrosky, Regional Manager, Consumers Energy

Sheryl Coyne, President of Blarney Stone Broadcasting, said her radio network is proud to serve as host of such an important event designed to educate listeners on the energy issues facing Northern Michigan.

“We believe in providing as much information as possible on issues that affect our listening audience ,” Coyne said. “We’re in the communications business, and we take that seriously. We believe passionately that to bring this important issue into focus is the best use of our airwaves.”

Listeners can tune-in to Q100.3 and listen live at 9A, or stream live at or download the free mobile app to an iPhone or Android.  The entire program will also be available as a podcast at following the program.





For more information please contact Maureen Barkume, VP Operations at Blarney Stone Broadcasting, 989-348-6171or cell 248-229-8476 or  For more information on Q100.3 and Y101.1  Stream Q100.3 live at or download the free mobile app to your iPhone or Android. Search Blarney Stone Broadcasting on Facebook.

Blarney Stone Broadcasting, co-owned by Sheryl and Jerry Coyne, operates: WQON (100.3 FM) Rock & Roll – 60,000 watts (Detroit Lions, University of Michigan Football and Basketball, Grayling Viking Football and Basketball); WGRY (101.1 FM) YOUR Sports Talk Station (Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Pistons) and WMQU AM 1230 – Baraga Radio (The Catholic Light for Northern Michigan). Blarney Stone Broadcasting assumed ownership of the three stations based in Grayling on Oct. 2, 2012. Blarney Stone Broadcasting is a community orientated media resource in Northern Michigan dedicated to providing local information, entertainment and promotions focused on the needs of the audience and the businesses that serve the audience. With more than 28 years of experience in broadcast and marketing, Blarney Stone Broadcasting is committed to growing local business in Northern Michigan.

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