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2011-08-19 13:50:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Have an assortment of awkward-moment photos in a shoebox in the back of your closet or stored in a hidden file on your laptop? Meijer and Dr. Pepper have a way to make those embarrassing moments pay off by entering Meijer's "Awkward Photo" contest. Through August 27 participants can go to the Meijer Facebook page and upload their photos for a chance to win free tuition for a year (maximum value $20,000). "We are very excited about...

2011-08-17 00:00:30

ImmuneTech Partnership with Retail Chain Meijer Expands Innovative Allergy Diagnostic Test into Retail Market Foster City, CA (PRWEB) August 16, 2011 MyAllergyTest®, the latest innovation in allergy testing, will be available by October 1st in retail markets in the Midwest through a partnership between ImmuneTech, Inc. and supercenter chain Meijer, Inc. MyAllergyTest® provides customers with the ability to conduct a personal allergy test in the privacy of their own home. Once...

2011-08-16 07:00:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Midwest grocer Meijer is digging deeper into its network of area farms by increasing the amount of fruits and vegetables it sources from Midwest farms by 5 percent this year. The announcement was made today by Mark Stevenson, produce director at the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based supercenter chain. The program of buying produce from farms located within the five-state region in which Meijer conducts business (Michigan, Ohio, Indiana,...

2011-07-19 15:10:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gunnar & The Grizzly Boys announced today the band will be releasing their second CD titled "Country My Whole Life" at The Intersection in Grand Rapids Michigan. "Country My Whole Life" will be the group's second released CD. The 5 song EP was tracked at Sound Field Studios, Grand Rapids, Michigan, by Pete Bass. Sound Field is a beautiful barn turned studio with wild turkeys in the yard and deer along the driveway. Sound Field was...

2011-06-29 09:52:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delivering a healthy dose of good news to Midwest families, Meijer announced today that its free pre-natal vitamins prescription program has filled its 1,000,000th prescription, at a cost savings of nearly $14 million to Midwest families. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/meijer/50770/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110629/MM22967 ) The...

2011-06-28 08:09:00

Largest Law School in the U.S. to Certify Seven Buildings this Summer EAST LANSING, Mich., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Thomas M. Cooley Law School (Cooley Law School), the largest law school in the country by enrollment, is pursuing green building certification from the Society of Environmentally Responsible Facilities (SERF). The certification will encompass seven buildings located throughout Cooley Law School's campuses in Ann Arbor, Auburn Hills, Grand Rapids and...

2011-06-04 00:00:03

City 'feels the love' from around the world as single-take lipdub video goes viral. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) June 03, 2011 The Grand Rapids LipDub, a video created to promote Grand Rapids in response to recent negative publicity, hit the million-view mark on YouTube early Tuesday morning, less than five days after its release on May 26, and has now climbed past 1.3 million views. "With over a million YouTube views over the weekend, worldwide media coverage, and links and posts popping up in...

2011-04-27 08:45:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Merging online and in-store shopping, Meijer is introducing a program where shoppers can place an order on Meijer.com and have the merchandise shipped - at no cost - directly to their local Meijer store for pick-up. The online program, called "Order-to-Store," will include thousands of items found on http://ordertostore.meijer.com, including furniture and home products, sporting goods, kitchen appliances, garden and outdoor items,...

2011-04-20 11:20:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Van Andel Institute's 240,000 square foot Phase II building has been awarded LEED Platinum status by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). The award recognizes West Michigan's efforts to remain a leader in sustainable development, marks VAI as only the second facility awarded Platinum LEED for New Construction in Michigan, and sets the Institute and its facility apart with a dozen national peers as a leader of sustainable...

2011-04-20 10:40:01

Women's Health Symposium: A Focus on Endometriosis World-renowned Endometriosis of America (EFA) Founder Tamer Seckin, MD, addressed leaders within the medical research community at A Women's Health Symposium: A Focus on Endometriosis, presented by Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. Followed by co-presenters Grace Janik, MD and Bruce Lessey, Ph.D., MD, Dr. Seckin opened the Symposium with his Keynote Lecture, Endometriosis Surgery for Multiple Organ Involvement, which...