Ace & TJ Raise Over $20K For 'Grin Kids'
June 7, 2011 at 3:55 AM (PT)
It was just a few weeks ago (NET NEWS 5/20) that CBS Top 40 WNKS (KISS 95.1)/CHARLOTTE, morning duo ACE & T. J. decided not to continue with their show, turning down a new deal with the station, and continuing in syndication from a CLEAR CHANNEL facility. The attention paid to ACE & TJ with the transition from radio to digital delivery in CHARLOTTE had turned into a nice way to help the terminally ill children sent to DISNEY each year courtesy of ACE & TJ's "Grin Kids Charity."
SATURDAY night's Charity Chase 10th Anniversary show via tickets, VIP tickets and a first of its kind PAY PER VIEW digital video stream event, raised collectively more than $20,000 for Grin Kids. At the event, ACE & TJ had some fun with the attention with a mock "major announcement" event and used it to help reunite with long time producer YANKEE PETE as well as introduce The ACE & TJ Button: CHARLOTTE.
ACE stated, "Once again we're humbled and overwhelmed by the love and support of the Radio Family. It makes us feel even more guilty that we’ll continue to fall short of their entertainment expectations."
TJ added, "I didn’t know ACE had a band."