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2014-01-08 16:20:31

DETROIT, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the seventh year, The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2014, in partnership with MGM Grand Detroit, hosts The Gallery. The event, which is presented by Opportunity Detroit, will showcase 27 luxury and performance vehicles on Saturday, January 11, 2014 from 6:30 p.m.to 11:00 p.m. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090903/DE70318LOGO ) The Gallery, which has generated over $10 million in vehicle sales, kicks off two weeks...

2013-12-13 20:23:25

Major Detroit catalyst development project takes another step forward DETROIT, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Detroit Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Board of Directors today approved a Concession Management Agreement (CMA) between the DDA and Olympia Development of Michigan (ODM) that provides terms for the construction and operation of an events center in downtown Detroit which is the centerpiece of the Catalyst Development Project that includes residential,...

2013-11-21 12:21:07

Mercedes-Benz CLA, Chevrolet Silverado & BMW i3 DETROIT, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Decisive Media has announced "The 2014 Urban Vehicles of the Year" by a panel of independent automotive journalists specializing in enthusiast and consumer automotive content. Winners will be honored at the 18th Annual Urban Wheel Awards (UWA), the official multicultural event of the North American International Auto Show, on January 12, 2014, at the Marriott Renaissance hotel,...

2013-11-07 12:28:31

DETROIT, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Detroit Medical Center CEO Joe Mullany announced Larry M. Gold will become the new president of the Children's Hospital of Michigan, effective January 1, 2014. Gold brings 23 years experience in leading children's hospitals and pediatric specialty care to his new role at the Children's Hospital of Michigan. "We look forward to having Larry join our team. He is a seasoned executive who has devoted his entire career to the delivery of...

2013-11-05 23:01:16

Globally, on time performance for airlines and airports improved during October. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 FlightStats, Inc., the leader in global flight and airport information services, has released the October 2013 Airline and Airport On-time Performance Report. The report covers airlines and airports in the following regions: Major International, North America, Europe and Asia. Get the October 2013 FlightStats On-time Airline and Airport Performance Report. The...

2013-10-24 23:03:03

Join the Michigan Lupus Foundation for a fun-filled night for a great cause. (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Event details: Saturday, November 9th 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm MotorCity Casino Hotel - Detroit, MI Cost: $50 Join the Michigan Lupus Foundation at their office in Southfield between 1:30 pm and 1:50 pm for registration check-in and a reception with wine and appetizers. They will board the bus at 1:50 pm (wine & appetizers allowed on the bus) and depart promptly at 2:00 pm. MotorCity Casino...

2013-10-15 12:28:14

DETROIT, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit Lions and Josephine Ford Cancer Institute, Michigan's largest provider of adult cancer care, have created a unique partnership with the goal to raise $15 million during the next three years for cancer research in metro Detroit. Called "Game on Cancer," the campaign engages Detroit Lions fans in the fight against cancer through several community-wide initiatives, including an interactive 3D website of Ford Field. All proceeds will go toward...

2013-09-17 12:28:50

Hospitals share data to develop best practices, reduce complications DETROIT, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Blue Care Network, Henry Ford Health System and eight Michigan hospitals have launched an initiative to measure and improve the care and outcomes of patients who undergo spine surgery, working to reduce complications and the need for repeat surgeries. The Michigan Spine Surgery Improvement Collaborative will collect and analyze data on patients at...

2013-09-16 23:01:32

The new “app” from the Center for Cancer Surgery at Henry Ford Hospital is the first to be developed in the U.S. specifically for cancer surgery patients. It is free and available for download in the App Store on Android and Apple devices. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 With a single tap on a smartphone, cancer patients now can access detailed information about treatment options by cancer type, GPS mapping to appointment locations, as well as schedule appointments and...

2013-08-20 08:23:31

Sixty-one Acres of LED Lighting will reduce garage energy-use by 80 percent; Entire property by 7 percent DETROIT, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Further demonstrating its leadership in environmental sustainability, MGM Grand Detroit has completed the light-emitting diode (LED) lamp retrofit of its 61-acre parking garage. Cited as one of the nation's largest LED parking garage makeovers, the three-month installation boasts 3,117 LED lamps and will reduce the garage's annual energy use...