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2014-09-16 12:34:58

Greatland combines Winfiler, speedEfiler.com and FileTaxes.com to create single comprehensive solution for range of users GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Greatland, one of the country's leading providers of W-2 and 1099 products for business, announced today that it has launched Yearli, a comprehensive new W-2 and 1099 reporting software and online filing platform. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146402 Yearli was created entirely by Greatland to be a complete...

2014-09-15 16:31:05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Engineered Protection Systems (EPS) has appointed security industry veteran, Cory Zemaitis, as Residential Sales Manager. Zemaitis will be responsible for leading the top regional security company's Mich.-based team of in-home sales professionals. He reports directly to Russell Cross, Director of Sales at EPS. Zemaitis brings more than eight years of security industry experience to EPS after serving in both sales and management...

2014-09-10 23:07:42

Beacon Hill – Grand Rapids’ premier CCRC – joins Eastgate Neighborhood Association for annual fundraising race Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Hundreds of local runners, walkers and neighborhood watchers are expected to convene at Beacon Hill at Eastgate – Grand Rapids’ premier continuing care retirement community – for the third annual Eastgate 5K at 6:30 p.m. on September 18. It’s a community event that bridges the generations, with senior citizens and...

2014-09-02 12:29:15

Don't wait for October when Back-to-School is best time for flu shots GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer pharmacists are playing myth busters and reminding parents why getting flu shots before kids go back to school is the perfect time to minimize the spread of seasonal influenza for families. While the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer anticipates administering 30 percent more flu shots this season than last, Meijer Drug Store Vice President Nat Love says that one of...

2014-08-30 23:04:53

Salesforce recognizes Ashima Saigal for leadership and knowledge in the Salesforce community. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Salesforce.com has announced today that Grand Rapids technology consultant Ashima Saigal of Database Sherpa has been named an international Salesforce MVP. The Salesforce MVP™ Program calls out exceptional individuals within the salesforce.com community and social channels for their leadership, knowledge, and ongoing contributions. In the past 4 years,...

2014-08-30 23:02:13

Grand Rapids Dermatologist Dr. David E. Hammond Joins Forefront Dermatology Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Continuing to meet the skin health needs of Michigan residents, Forefront Dermatology is expanding with the addition of a new doctor and office in Grand Rapids, Mich. Dr. David Hammond who has provided leading-edge skin care in Grand Rapids since 1980 is merging his practice with Forefront Dermatology. “As a doctor, my passion is making sure my patients receive the care...

2014-08-28 23:11:52

Grand Rapids Downtown Market Teams Up With LiveWall To Compliment LEED Gold Certification With New 200 Square Foot Indoor Living Wall. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Following closely on the heels of the recent LEED Gold certification, the Grand Rapids Downtown Market is becoming even greener. The Downtown Market added a 202-square-foot indoor living wall this week, installed by local manufacturer LiveWall, LLC. The new addition adds more than 100 new plants to the second floor...

2014-08-20 12:25:08

Memorable week of golf raises funds to help restock Midwest food pantries GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives with the Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft today deemed the inaugural tournament a success with a $600,000 donation to the retailer's Simply Give program, which advances its mission of helping Midwest food pantries restock their shelves and improve the quality of life within the region. Rookie superstar Mirim Lee of South Korea took home the trophy...

2014-08-16 23:03:52

Magic Steel Sales, a flatrolled cold rolled, hot rolled, and coated products metals steel service center, has implemented STRATIX metal service center software from Invera, a metal industry software specialist. STRATIX was implemented at their head office location in Grand Rapids, MI, as well as the Decatur, AL location. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 Benefits Magic Steel implemented a full complement of STRATIX features such as on-line production planning, shop floor receipt of...

2014-08-05 16:27:31

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) is scheduled to host Rallying to the Challenge, a meeting which highlights the many ways people with Parkinson's disease can impact the clinical trial process and accelerate access to new Parkinson's disease treatments. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140417/76339 The meeting will take place during the third annual Grand Challenges in Parkinson's Disease symposium, one of the most...


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2012-06-18 05:03:32

Symbol: CRAM4 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: CrataegusambitiosaSarg. distribution:USA(MI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons...

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2010-11-19 15:53:27

Roger Chaffee was an American aeronautical engineer, a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy and a NASA astronaut in the Apollo program. He was born Roger Bruce Chaffee on February 15, 1935 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he graduated from Central High School. In 1957 he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Purdue University. That same year, he married Martha Horn in Oklahoma City on August 24. They had two children, Sheryl Lyn and Stephen. Chaffee was a...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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