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2014-09-30 00:20:59

Foundation to receive 100% of the proceeds from limited edition Carhartt sweatshirt DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Marshall Mathers Foundation, which provides funds for organizations working with at-risk youth in Michigan and throughout the U.S, partnered with Carhartt, America's premium work wear brand since 1889, to design a limited edition Carhartt Force ® zip-front hoodie with all proceeds benefitting the Foundation. The hoodie is available for purchase at...

2014-09-29 08:28:06

DETROIT, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Airfoil, a marketing and public relations firm for innovative companies, today announced the opening of a City of Detroit office located in TechTown Detroit at 440 Burroughs St. in Detroit's Midtown. The office will serve as a dedicated location to provide marketing communications counsel to TechTown and entrepreneurs it serves, as well as future clients for whom a City of Detroit office is desired or preferred. "We are energized and...

2014-09-26 12:23:23

- Nation's largest online mortgage lender entering fourth year with perennial Chase driver - DETROIT, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit-based Quicken Loans, the nation's second largest retail mortgage lender, today announced it will return as a sponsor of Richard Childress Racing (RCR) in 2015, serving as a primary sponsor of driver Ryan Newman and the No. 31 Quicken Loans Chevrolet for selected races. The 2015 season will mark the fourth year Quicken Loans has teamed with...

2014-09-26 12:21:12

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brose North America celebrated the grand opening of its new facility in New Boston, Michigan, today. The facility will support increased growth with Brose's domestically located OEM partners while making a positive impact on Michigan's economy. The opening resulted in 450 new Michigan jobs and an investment of $62 million to purchase and renovate its plant for Brose production. "Since 2010, we have invested $74 million in...

2014-09-25 23:08:17

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Believes Fresh Water Security Should Be Primary Objective of All Governments. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Recent protests in Detroit regarding the city’s efforts to collect long past due payments for water and sewer services* had special meaning for water advocate and radio talk show host Sharon Kleyne. Fresh water, Kleyne believes, is fundamental to all aspects of human existence, from agriculture to economic development to...

2014-09-25 08:20:53

Toyota presents Meeting of the Minds 2014 summit in Detroit DETROIT, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- American cities are dramatically changing and face many challenges. How can they address urban sustainability and the complexities of connected technology? Next week, Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, Toyota leaders will join 350 of the world's greatest thinkers at the Meeting of the Minds 2014 summit to explore this urban transformation and ways of harnessing the power of technology. Toyota is...

2014-09-24 16:26:36

DETROIT, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 21st Annual Partners Golf and Night events have raised more than $916,000 to fund cancer survivorship research. Honored this year were the Institute's long-time benefactors Mary Kay and Keith Crain. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140924/148261 "Mary Kay and I are extremely proud of the honor we received at Partners Night," said Keith Crain, chairman of Crain Communications Inc....

2014-09-24 12:26:03

LANSING, Mich., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Michigan's overall economic competitiveness continues to improve, moving up nine spots, according to the results of the third annual public policy study conducted by Northwood University on behalf of the Michigan Chamber Foundation. "Michigan's economic return continues at an impressive rate," said Dr. Timothy G. Nash, of Northwood University, who led the study. "While there are some areas that are moving slower than others,...

2014-09-23 12:22:00

DETROIT, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Citidal Partners LLC, a privately held Detroit based company, has announced today that it has acquired Lexel Imaging Systems Inc. Lexel Imaging Systems Inc. is a world-class manufacturer of special purpose cathode ray tubes, direct view storage tubes, displays, and phosphor coated substrates. Lexel Imaging Systems Inc. was previously a subsidiary of the publicly traded companies Video Display Corporation and Hughes Aircraft Corporation....

2014-09-23 08:21:02

More than 40 Detroit-based Cox Automotive employees volunteer for construction project in Metro-Detroit ROYAL OAK, Mich., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today AutoTrader.com announced employees based in their Novi, Michigan office will help rehab a single family home in Royal Oak, Michigan with Oakland County Habitat for Humanity on September 30(th). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140922/147614 This is one of five home builds in 2014 powered by AutoTrader.com, which provides...


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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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'