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2014-08-30 12:20:39

Next up: Michigan-wide Contractor and Supplier Summit - Michigan Made, Detroit Built DETROIT, Aug. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 300 attendees from Detroit-based and-headquartered businesses joined together yesterday at MotorCity Casino Hotel to learn first-hand about job and business opportunities through participation in the construction of the Detroit Sports and Entertainment District and its new arena. Christopher Ilitch, President and CEO of Ilitch Holdings, Inc. welcomed...

2014-08-28 20:21:17

DETROIT, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two and a half acres of riparian forest in Rouge Park recently were restored by a local partnership between The Greening of Detroit, The Conservation Fund, and U-Haul International, Inc. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140828/141348 Rouge Park, established in 1920, is one of America's biggest urban green spaces covering more than 1,100 acres. Historically, this park was a popular destination for families to enjoy time outdoors: camping,...

2014-08-28 12:29:07

Free Educational Session for prostate cancer patients, their spouses and advocates. DETROIT, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, in collaboration with Wayne State University School of Medicine (WSU SOM), will present the fourth annual Prostate Cancer Symposium, Latest Treatment Advancements: What you learn here could save your life, Saturday, Sept. 20, from 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History...

2014-08-28 12:26:04

Street-side Studio to Become New Home of ABC Network Affiliate 7 Action News at Noon Daily Broadcast DETROIT, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty-six years after WXYZ-TV Channel 7 flickered to life on TV sets across Southeast Michigan from its first Woodward Avenue studio in Detroit, the station is expanding its operations with a new, highly visible studio in the heart of downtown. The glass-enclosed, outward-facing studio will be located inside the ground-floor lobby of Chase Tower,...

2014-08-28 08:25:47

DETROIT, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 6-7th, over 40 offshore powerboats will race on the Detroit River in Downtown for the inaugural Detroit River International Championships presented by 24 Grille. This free community event is expected to draw over 150,000 attendees to Downtown Detroit and Windsor where prime viewing locations will bring attendees close to the racing action. Proceeds from the weekend will be donated back to local charities supporting Detroit youth,...

2014-08-27 12:28:20

Exclusive deal from hotel near Auburn Hills includes deluxe overnight accommodations, breakfast for two adults, two children under 12 AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Courtyard Detroit Auburn Hills is excited to announce a new package designed for guests attending concerts at the Palace of Auburn Hills, Meadow Brook Music Festival and DTE Energy Music Theatre. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140826/139992 The Stay For Breakfast Package...

2014-08-25 12:24:54

TROY, Mich., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bianchi Public Relations, Inc. - a full-service business-to-business public relations agency with special expertise in automotive supplier PR - will provide pro-bono media relations assistance to promote Alex's Arcade, a non-profit organization whose goal is to make chemotherapy treatments and hospital stays easier for children to endure by providing them with video games and equipment to give them a sense of comfort. "We are thrilled to be...

2014-08-25 12:24:36

Detroit City Mayor Mike Duggan appoints Shawn Blanchard as The Director of Youth Services DETROIT, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shawn Blanchard, motivational speaker and author, has been appointed to be the Director of Youth Services for the city of Detroit. Shawn has the primary responsibility of maximizing the benefits of City Services to young people in the city and to assist city leaders, including the Mayor, in assuring a quality of life that supports the healthy growth,...

2014-08-25 08:20:46

Free Event Offers Access inside Detroit's most innovative companies DETROIT, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NewCo Detroit will host free informational sessions with over 50 businesses throughout Detroit on Thursday, September 18 for executives, entrepreneurs, investors and the general public. Throughout the day, more than 1,000 attendees will create personalized schedules where they will attend sessions hosted by over 50 local forward-looking businesses including Apigee, Ponyride,...

2014-08-21 12:21:59

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrated Micro-Electronics Inc. (IMI), one of the leading worldwide providers of electronics manufacturing services (EMS), today announced it has established a sales presence in metropolitan Detroit to better serve automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in North America. As a top 10 global automotive EMS provider, IMI is opening the Detroit office as its first focused effort on serving the U.S. automotive and truck...


Latest Detroit Reference Libraries

1921 Cadillac Advertisement
2014-04-11 14:58:36

Cadillac is a division of  General Motors (GM) that manufactures and sells luxury vehicles worldwide. Its primary markets are the United States, Canada, and China but also distributed in 34 other markets worldwide. Cadillac was founded in 1902 by Henry Leland, who named the company after Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac, who was the founder of the city of Detroit in 1701. From the beginning,  Cadillac has been ranked amongst the finest automobiles in the United States. The SRX...

Chalmers Touring 1922
2014-02-21 10:51:47

Chalmers-Detroit was an automobile company formed in 1908 when Hugh Chalmers bought out the Thomas-Detroit company. It was renamed to Chalmers in 1911. During the 1910s the company thrived but the post-WWI recession of the 1920s caused the company to merge with the Maxwell Automobile Company. In 1923, Chalmers ended all vehicle production. The brand is owned by Chrysler. Chalmers were considered to be an expensive car for that era. The 30 Touring and the 30 Roadster both sold for $1,500...

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