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2013-07-22 16:23:15

DETROIT, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Development Centers Inc (DCI) announces their first annual River Splash Dash, a lively summer 5K Fun-Run set to take place on Sunday, August 4 at Rivard Plaza. The festivities will kick-off at 9:00 am and participants can expect to be treated to spectacular views from the Plaza's location at the very heart of the highly acclaimed RiverWalk transformation now taking place downtown along the scenic Detroit River. It's a terrific,...

2013-07-15 23:01:51

Melissa Demorest graduates from the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Leadership Detroit program. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Melissa Demorest of Demorest Law Firm, PLLC recently graduated from the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Leadership Detroit program, a 10-month transformational leadership program designed to challenge emerging and existing community leaders from Southeast Michigan to bring about positive change. “I learned so much about our city and our region, visited some...

2013-07-12 16:20:59

BCBSM, Compuware, DTE Energy, Marketing Associates, Quicken Loans, Strategic Staffing Solutions to compete in week-long Olympic-style events July 22-26 in Downtown Detroit DETROIT, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The game is on and the competition is fierce as the six Live Downtown companies face off in the second annual Live Downtown Games July 22-26. Last year, Detroit's finest athletes from five major area employers showcased their talent and skills in the inaugural Live Downtown...

2013-06-20 16:24:20

DETROIT, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The DTE Energy Board of Directors has declared a $0.655 per share dividend on its common stock payable Oct. 15, 2013, to shareholders of record at the close of business Sept. 16, 2013. DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Its operating units include an electric utility serving 2.1 million customers in Southeastern...

2013-06-20 08:22:19

DETROIT, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy chairman, president and CEO Gerry Anderson said the Downtown Detroit Events Center District project announced this week by Olympia Development of Michigan, the City of Detroit Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and Wayne County could be a catalyst for growth and development in a significant portion of Detroit's downtown area. The deal, currently valued at around $650 million according to the MOU, would result in the building of a...

2013-06-19 16:25:23

County could get nearly 14,000 new jobs, millions in investment dollars for new Downtown Events Center, Entertainment District DETROIT, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Editors' Note: The following statement has been issued by and may be attributed to Wayne County Executive Robert A. Ficano. Mr. Ficano's news media contact for inquires is Kevin H. Byrnes, Kbyrnes2@waynecounty.com, 313-224-8791. It is provided here by the Robert A. Ficano Committee to facilitate newsroom access: "The...

2013-06-19 08:35:50

Second Annual Techonomy Detroit Focuses on Jobs, Education, Growth, Competitiveness, and America's Urban Future DETROIT, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Techonomy Media proudly announces it is bringing its one-day public conference Techonomy Detroit back for a second straight year. A diverse group of business, tech, government, and policy leaders will join for a spirited discussion on how technology is changing everything for the United States and its cities. National and local...

2013-06-18 12:23:08

DETROIT, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The DTE Energy Foundation today announced plans to partner with the city of Detroit and other agencies to fund up to 600 summer and year-round jobs for youth. The Foundation's expanded Youth Employment Initiative includes a $1-million commitment to support city of Detroit recreation centers over the next four years. The summer and year-round jobs are filled and will begin in early July. "Young talent will drive Michigan's growth," said...

2013-06-13 16:27:27

A decade in the making, the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy releases economic impact study demonstrating promises made and realized with riverfront development DETROIT, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit riverfront has spurred $1 billion in investment on or along the riverfront over the past 10 years, which also includes projects currently under construction or planned for completion in the next several years, according to an Economic Impact Study released today by the...

2013-06-07 16:20:56

DETROIT, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Company Fund opened a new community center to support the rebuilding of Detroit and a growing neighborhood in the city New Ford Resource and Engagement Center in southwest Detroit is providing a community gathering space for residents to develop new talents, learn new skills and obtain needed services The new center is the focal point of a unique partnership that builds on support from the city of Detroit and brings together divergent...