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2014-06-02 12:25:55

Austin American Statesman archive is added to ProQuest® Historical Newspapers collection ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, researchers will have online access to the digital archive of the Austin American Statesman as ProQuest adds the acclaimed daily to its Historical Newspapers collection. As the leading newspaper in the state capital of Austin and central Texas, the historical Austin American Statesman provides researchers with a unique, regional...

2014-05-19 23:05:16

The Ann Arbor Award Program honors the achievement of Avomeen. (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Avomeen Analytical Services has been awarded the 2014 Best of Ann Arbor Award for Best Testing Laboratory. Every year local companies are identified by the Ann Arbor Award Program that exhibit exceptional success in their business category. These local companies provide great customer service and possess a positive image which enhances our community. In total, these are the companies which make Ann Arbor...

2014-05-16 23:00:45

Dedication Scheduled for Friday, May 23, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Toledo, Ohio (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Toledo Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will hold a dedication ceremony for its newly installed Blue Star Memorial on Friday, May 23, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. “We are honored to have the Blue Star Memorial installed at our Toledo clinic,” said VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS) Director Robert P. McDivitt. “It is an excellent addition to our...

2014-05-15 12:30:29

The kite network Hosts Third Annual Race to Raise Awareness for Grief Support Services ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local non-profit organization, the kite network, will host its third annual 5K Fun Run and Family Walk this Saturday for runners of all levels and families. All funds raised will support the organization's mission to offer free grief support services to Washtenaw County area residents in need. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130515/NE14845LOGO...

2014-05-13 23:02:20

VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS) will host a 2K Walk and Roll on May 21 at 11:00 a.m. to encourage healthy activity while supporting homeless Veterans by donating food and clothing items. Ann Arbor (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS) will host a 2K Walk and Roll on May 21 at 11:00 a.m. to encourage healthy activity while supporting homeless Veterans by donating food and clothing items. The VA2K Walk and Roll is free and open to employees, Veterans, and the...

2014-05-13 16:24:55

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akervall Technologies Inc., an Ann Arbor SPARK business accelerator client that makes the SISU Mouth Guard and SISU SOVA Night Guard, is expanding to a 15,000 sq. ft. facility in Saline, Mich. The new facility includes a wet lab for research and development, offices for management and sales, and a manufacturing area. A video on Akervall Technologies and its expansion is available online at...

2014-05-09 12:21:03

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ann Arbor SPARK's efforts to attract high tech businesses to the region has resulted in Mahindra GenZe, a division of the multinational company Mahindra and Mahindra, choosing to locate in the City of Ann Arbor. Mahindra GenZe is designing and manufacturing a new technology vehicle here, in its first facility in the United States. As part of its expansion in Ann Arbor, the company is investing up to $2 million and creating 34 jobs...

2014-05-08 08:32:03

Amount of care provided for free or at reduced cost rose 85 percent in 5 years ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan Health System provided more than $429 million worth of community services in fiscal year 2012 - 60 percent of it in the form of covering patients' unpaid medical costs, according to new Michigan Health & Hospital Association data released today. The amount of free or reduced-price care provided by the U-M Hospitals...

2014-04-30 08:28:29

The Adobe and WoodWing technology partner announces new logo, website, and office space ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aysling, formerly known as Aysling Digital Media Solutions, today announced that it has rebranded itself and moved to a new corporate headquarters in Ann Arbor, MI. Founded in 2005 as WoodWing Solutions, Aysling is a provider of Adobe and WoodWing digital publishing software solutions and digital media production services for publishers, retailers,...

2014-04-29 23:18:53

Brad Pines has been named General Manager of the Precision Manufacturing Business Unit at Coherix, Inc. Ann Arbor, Michigan (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Coherix is a pioneer in the development of advanced and powerful 3D visualization solutions to improve the quality and reliability in precision manufacturing processes. A native of Michigan, Pines began his career in industrial automation at General Electric. Later he became a highly successful sales representative at Ungermann-Bass with added...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'