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2014-07-16 12:23:04

DETROIT, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, DTE Energy Foundation announced a $5 million grant for the Detroit Institute of Art (DIA) to help Detroit emerge from bankruptcy, as part of the "Grand Bargain" campaign. DTE Energy has been a long-time supporter of the DIA, and since 2005, the DTE Energy Foundation has provided grants in the amount of $2.7 million to the DIA. Today's announcement is the largest single grant that the Foundation has made. "DTE Energy is proud to be a...

2014-07-10 12:28:26

BCBSM, Compuware, DTE Energy, Marketing Associates, Quicken Loans, Strategic Staffing Solutions to compete in Olympic-style events July 21-24 in Downtown Detroit DETROIT, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The game is on and the competition is fierce as the six Live Downtown companies face off in the third annual Live Downtown Games. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM), Compuware, DTE Energy, Quicken Loans, Strategic Staffing Solutions and Marketing Associates will send their finest...

2014-07-07 16:21:23

- Part of a $1 Million Youth Employment Initiative DETROIT, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, about 500 teens and young adults from Detroit and other communities reported to work today, as part of a $1-million youth employment initiative funded by the DTE Energy Foundation. The Foundation once again partnered with City Connect Detroit and other agencies to fund summer jobs in Detroit as well as in Highland Park, Inkster, Pontiac, Muskegon and...

2014-06-26 12:30:19

DETROIT, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Development Centers is pleased to announce that their second annual River Splash Dash, a lively summer 5K Fun-Run, is set to take place on Saturday, July 12th at Rivard Plaza along the scenic Detroit RiverWalk. The festivities will kick-off at 9:00 am and will offer a 5K Run, a 1-Mile Walk as well as a short course Kiddie Dash to the Finish Line. There will be runner awards, a drawing for prizes and much more. All proceeds will...

2014-06-25 12:22:29

DETROIT, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Automotive History Collection (NAHC) has honored Jack Harned with its Michael Kollins Lifetime Achievement Award for 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140625/121565 The NAHC's highest honor, the award commemorates the life of Michael J. Kollins, a noted automotive author and historian affiliated with the Society of Automotive Historians, the Society of Automotive Engineers and the NAHC. "We are extremely pleased to...

2014-06-19 08:25:30

Campaign billboards to represent five local nonprofits for their community service AKRON, Ohio, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstMerit Corporation (Nasdaq: FMER), a leading financial institution, today announced its partnership with Total Outdoor, an outdoor advertising company, and Ignition Media Group, a full service integrated marketing and communications agency, to launch a campaign that pays homage to five Detroit-based nonprofit organizations that make it their mission to...

2014-06-16 12:26:09

Mort Crim Communications, Inc. redesigns century-old location DETROIT, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Full-service integrated marketing firm MCCI (aka Mort Crim Communications, Inc.) has officially opened its new design-innovative downtown Detroit headquarters. It features iconic furnishings, art pieces and reconstructed materials. The office is located in Suite 501 of the historic Murphy-Telegraph Building at 155 W. Congress, the former home to Western Union about a century ago. MCCI's new...

2014-06-06 08:20:26

DETROIT, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ford Fireworks will light up the sky, Monday, June 23, at 10:06 p.m., with views of the Detroit River in downtown Detroit. Created and produced by The Parade Company, this annual event now in its 56(th) year, attracts hundreds of thousands of spectators for one of the most anticipated summer nights in Detroit. "We are extremely grateful for Ford Motor Company's continued support of The Parade Company and look forward to working together on...

2014-05-28 08:21:31

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Inside Track," a unique social media fan engagement program created in support of the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix (#DetroitGP), will be back again this year with even more opportunities for fans to share in the action-packed excitement of race weekend, May 30-June 1. "In 2013, we surpassed many of our expectations in terms of sponsors participating in our event, as well as overall media coverage for the Grand Prix," said...

2014-05-20 16:28:06

- State-of-the-art 66,000 square foot facility at 1401 Rosa Parks Boulevard to house server, training and meeting space - DETROIT, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quicken Loans Inc. and Bedrock Real Estate Services LLC, today began construction on the state-of-the-art Quicken Loans Technology Center, a 66,000-square-foot data center and office complex located at 1401 Rosa Parks Boulevard in Detroit's up-and-coming Corktown district. The new facility will feature two 10,000-square-foot...


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  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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