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2014-04-26 12:21:40

American Red Cross, Kids Against Hunger, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Boys & Girls Club among partner organizations benefitting from nation's largest single-day corporate volunteer event PLYMOUTH, Mich., April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, April 26, nearly 3,000 local Comcast employees, their families and friends, along with local community partners, came together to "make change happen" as they volunteered to improve several community organizations as part of the company's 13(th)...

2014-04-15 23:01:47

VA Toledo Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) 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. Toledo, OH (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 VA Toledo Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) 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...

2014-04-15 12:20:48

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ann Arbor SPARK, in collaboration with Redwood City, Calif.-based NestGSV, recently hosted a connected vehicle hackathon. Ann Arbor-based Hertz Alerts won the Hertz challenge track grand prize, an Xbox One Titanfall Bundle, as well as the Ann Arbor grand prize of $10,000 of business acceleration services from Ann Arbor SPARK and a TK1 development kit from NVIDIA. During the 26-hour event, teams at SPARK Central and NestGSV solved...

2014-04-08 23:32:19

Ann Arbor creative firm builds digital brand for new U-M initiative. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 After developing their name, tagline, and visual identity, Hile Creative has designed and launched a new website for the University of Michigan’s Momentum Center — a cross-disciplinary initiative that aims to develop creative approaches and ambitious solutions to end childhood obesity. The new website is fully responsive, meaning it automatically adjusts to phone, tablet, laptop,...

2014-04-04 23:30:13

120 physicians affiliated with VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System appear on the Best Doctors in America® List for 2014, officials from VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System announced today. Only five percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, decided by impartial peer review. Ann Arbor (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 120 physicians affiliated with VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System appear on the Best Doctors in America® List for 2014, officials from VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System...

2014-03-19 16:22:21

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With support from Ann Arbor SPARK, XanEdu, Inc. is expanding its operations, investing more than $1 million in Ann Arbor and planning to hire over 50 people. As part of the expansion, XanEdu is consolidating its Michigan and Kentucky operations into its current Ann Arbor headquarters. Currently, XanEdu has 30 employees in Pittsfield Township. The jobs the company will add here will be in management, sales, and IT. A video detailing...

2014-03-18 23:00:30

DeLancey to Serve Two-year Term at Ann Arbor-based Not-for-profit Corporation That Helps Entrepreneurs Prosper and Grow Throughout the Midwest Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 At the February 2014 meeting of the New Enterprise Foundation, the Board of Directors voted unanimously to elect Jane DeLancey to a two-year term as a director. Jane is the President of the design firm, DeLancey Design that serves marketing and communications needs of a wide variety of clients. Founded in 1986,...

2014-02-18 23:22:06

Michigan insurance agency warns of oncoming colds and other health concerns, while encouraging residents to stay protected with a health insurance policy. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 With winter continuing on and hitting hard, Michigan residents should be preparing for the height of cold and flu season before the seasons change. During the cold winter and early spring months, when humidity is lowest, the chances of catching a virus are much higher. In fact, the National...

2014-02-13 12:21:42

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- G2 Consulting Group, a nationally recognized Michigan-based engineering services firm specializing in geotechnical, environmental and construction engineering services, announced today that it has opened a new full service office in Ann Arbor to work with clients in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County and the surrounding area. G2 has completed several campus improvement and infrastructure projects at the University of Michigan with its...

2014-01-24 23:04:16

With fire dangers highest in the winter, the Michigan-based insurance agency urges area residents to stay protected with a home insurance policy. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 As the new year gets under way and winter continues, so does the increased danger of having a house fire, due significantly to open flames, electrical problems, cooking and kitchen dangers, and improper usage of heating equipment in and around the home. Michigan residents should be extra careful when...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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