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2014-06-16 12:22:41

Entry level positions may be available upon completion DETROIT, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) is starting a new Boot Camp to train people to become Customer Care Representatives in the company's Contact Center in Detroit. The Contact Center Boot Camp will run from Aug. 4-29 at MIAT College of Technology in Canton. There are 30 available seats for training with a potential for employment upon the training's completion. While there is no guarantee of employment,...

2014-06-13 23:06:39

Processing Point, a leading provider of payment processing and time and attendance tracking solutions, is a proud sponsor of the Grand Rapids Sled Wings’ 7th annual “Rinks to Links” charity golf event. Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Processing Point is once again sponsoring the annual “Rinks to Links” charity golf tournament to help raise money for the Grand Rapids Sled Wings team. This year’s event is scheduled for Sunday, August 3, 2014 in Big Rapids, MI and is expected...

2014-06-12 08:21:08

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC) has extended the employment contract of President and CEO Timothy D. Leuliette through 2017. His current contract was set to expire Dec. 31, 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20001201/DEF008LOGO Leuliette has served as president and CEO since Oct. 1, 2012, less than two months after the board appointed him to those roles on an interim basis. He has been a...

2014-06-11 23:02:42

Technology has potential to create jobs, positive economic impact in Michigan. Detroit, Mich. (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Two NextEnergy demonstration programs were selected by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) as finalists in the SmartAmerica Challenge. Two teams comprised of NextEnergy and four Detroit-area companies will represent Michigan at the SmartAmerica Expo in Washington D.C. on June 11. The SmartAmerica Challenge was created to advance developments in...

2014-06-10 12:26:44

DETROIT, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wilmore Agency regrets to announce Detroit's own award-winning entertainment trailblazer and banking industry tycoon Don Davis recently passed away after a brief illness. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140610/116537 The official arrangements for Mr. Don Davis are as follows: Public Visitation held at the Swanson Funeral Home located at 14751 West McNichols Road, Detroit, Michigan 48235:Thursday, June 19(th) from 2:00 p.m. - 8:00...

2014-06-10 12:23:21

Grand Rapids, Muskegon to join Detroit, Traverse City DETROIT, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The DTE Energy Foundation announced today it will expand its support for its "Greening," or recycling, programs to the GrandJazz Fest in Grand Rapids and Muskegon's Lakeshore Art Festival. The Foundation already supports recycling programs at the Detroit Jazz Festival and the National Cherry Festival in Traverse City. "Our goal is to reduce the carbon footprint of these festivals by...

2014-06-09 12:22:00

OWOSSO, Mich., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Indian Trails, Inc.--in partnership with the Michigan Dept. of Transportation (MDOT)--is putting eight new motorcoaches on the road that are sure to turn heads, boost ridership, and attract more tourists to Michigan. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140609/116024 Like rolling billboards, the new buses are covered with giant photos of some of Michigan's most popular vacation destinations and largest cities--and they carry the Pure Michigan...

2014-06-09 08:22:33

LANSING, Mich., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Consumers Energy employee credited with saving the life of a Shiawassee County resident was recently recognized with an award from the State of Michigan. Toni Fabus, a Consumers Energy meter worker, received a Gatekeeper of the Year award from the Michigan Office of Services to the Aging (OSA) and Commission on Services to the Aging for actions she took to rescue a senior citizen and for referring the Elsie resident to vital resources...

2014-06-06 12:26:22

Free Online Tool Offers Business Assessment, Benchmarks and Education ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ann Arbor SPARK, Washtenaw County, the A2Y Chamber of Commerce, and New Zealand-based QLBS have collaborated to launch the Virtual Business Advisor, a self-assessment tool that aims to assist entrepreneurs and early stage businesses as they work towards their next stage of growth. Ann Arbor SPARK was the catalyst for Virtual Business Advisor. In conjunction with...

2014-06-06 08:20:26

DETROIT, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ford Fireworks will light up the sky, Monday, June 23, at 10:06 p.m., with views of the Detroit River in downtown Detroit. Created and produced by The Parade Company, this annual event now in its 56(th) year, attracts hundreds of thousands of spectators for one of the most anticipated summer nights in Detroit. "We are extremely grateful for Ford Motor Company's continued support of The Parade Company and look forward to working together on...


Latest Geography of Michigan Reference Libraries

Ottawa National Forest
2013-12-24 11:52:01

Ottawa National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the upper peninsula of Michigan. This forest holds 993,010 acres and encompasses many counties including Iron, Ontonagon, Marquette, and Baraga counties. The area was once inhabited by the Ojibwa people, who were known for gathering beaver pelts and trading or selling them with traders from Canada and eastern areas of the United States. When the fur trade declined, this forest and many others were sold in the Treaty...

Huron-Manistee National Forests
2013-11-01 12:56:11

Huron-Manistee National Forests are two national forests located in the lower peninsula of Michigan. The forests were combined in 1945 and hold 978,906 acres of public lands, wetlands, and other lands and waters. Huron National Forest, established in 1909, and Manistee National Forest, established in 1938, are not connected, but they had to be combined due to administrative issues. The Huron area is prone to fires, because of the large numbers of the highly flammable Jack Pine tree. The...

Isle Royale National Park
2013-04-18 00:37:38

Isle Royal National Park is located in the state of Michigan in the United States. The park contains 571,790 acres of land and water. Its mains feature is Isle Royale, the largest island in Lake Superior that stretches over forty-five miles. The park also contains four hundred smaller islands and the water that connects them. The park was established in 1940, designated as a Wilderness Area in 1976, and designated as an International Biosphere Reserve in 1980. Isle Royal once hosted a...

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2009-01-17 20:55:40

The Grayling (Thymallus thymallus) is a species of freshwater fish belonging to the salmon family Salmonidae. It is native to the Palearctic ecozone (belonging or pertaining to a geographical division comprising Europe, Africa north of the tropic of Cancer, the northern part of the Arabian Peninsula, and Asia north of the Himalayas), and is widespread throughout northern Europe, from the United Kingdom and France to the Ural Mountains in Russia. It was introduced to Morocco in 1948, however...

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2005-06-14 11:52:08

The Arctic grayling (Thymallus arcticus) is a species of freshwater fish in the salmon family (family Salmonidae) of order Salmoniformes. It comprises five subspecies, including the Arctic grayling proper (T. arcticus arcticus). It is native to the Nearctic (one of the eight terrestrial ecozones dividing the Earth's land surface) and Palearctic ecozones, T. arcticus arcticus being widespread throughout the Arctic and Pacific drainages in Canada, Alaska, and Siberia, as well as the upper...

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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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