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2011-08-16 08:41:00

DETROIT, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Greektown Casino-Hotel today announced that it will host a charity golf outing to benefit local nonprofits that instill leadership skills in Detroit area youth. The event will tee off on Monday, August 29 at Shenandoah Country Club in West Bloomfield. All proceeds will be distributed equally among three local youth charities: Think Detroit PAL, Boys Hope Girls Hope and the Coleman A. Young Foundation. "We are delighted to host this fun-filled...

2011-07-18 10:00:00

DETROIT, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Discover what Detroit has to offer this summer with great packages from Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. The Detroit hotel is now offering a variety of packages for those looking to get away and have fun in the heart of downtown Detroit. Through the end of summer, guests can choose from a variety of packages at the Detroit, Michigan, hotel including: Rockin' on the Riverfront Package Views of the stage from the 3rd floor of forty-two...

2011-07-12 09:27:00

ROMULUS, Mich., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Clear Channel Airports (CCA) and McConnell Communications have been selected to partner with Wayne County Airport Authority to create a dynamic "Community Showcase" Program to be featured throughout Detroit Metropolitan Airport. The advertising program, created by CCA, will offer local and regional businesses the opportunity to reach the 30-plus million passengers who utilize the airport annually. (Photo:...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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