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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...

2014-07-24 08:26:51

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magnetation LLC ("Magnetation") announced that it will hold a conference call on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. Central Time to discuss financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2014. The second quarter financial results will be available on https://magnetation.com/financial_reporting/ no later than August 8, 2014. To access the financial results and login information for the conference call, a party must...

2014-07-23 12:20:52

Consumers Can Win Year's Worth of Free Fuel GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six local CITGO Marketers in Michigan and CITGO Petroleum Corporation have teamed up for the Good Stuff Giveaway promotion to reward loyal customers in the Grand Rapids and Benton Harbor areas. From July 15 through August 26, customers can visit their local participating CITGO station to retrieve the promotional code to be entered for a chance to win a $100 CITGO Gift Card and a grand prize...

2014-07-17 08:23:58

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magnetation LLC (Magnetation) announced today that it has successfully completed a $100 million senior secured notes tack-on offering. The proceeds from the offering will be used to complete its iron ore expansion projects ahead of schedule and finance the increased production capacity of its new iron ore concentrate plant. "We are very pleased with the execution on these projects by our Magnetation team members as well as our...

2014-07-15 16:20:35

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fumihiro "Clint" Ohno, who previously held the General Manager position at Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. Engine Division, is returning to that post as Senior Vice President to replace Naoto "Nate" Kobayashi, a company veteran of nearly 30 years, who will take a public relations role in the Motorcycle & Engine Company planning division of Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. Following his prior stint as the Engine Division GM, Ohno...

2014-07-15 04:22:26

Host City Emerging as Center for Scientific Excellence GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- More than 800 researchers from over 36 countries are expected to attend the 47(th )annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR) in Grand Rapids. This is the largest annual international meeting in the field of reproductive biology. The conference, held July 19-23 at Devos Place Convention Center, is dedicated to advancing the knowledge of the...

2014-07-14 23:09:35

Greater Grand Rapids Struck by Violent Storm on the Night of July 6th Farmington Hills, MI (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Storage Pros Management LLC (http://www.TheStoragePros.com) announced today an offer of 45 days of free storage at any of its 10 Grand Rapids-area storage facilities for victims of the recent Tornado that struck the area on the night of July 6th. Storage Pros’ VP of Operations Peter Spickenagel commented that Storage Pros “is reaching out to the community in which we have...

2014-07-09 23:09:05

New Living Wall at The Rapid Central Station Restores Green Space Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 People waiting to catch a ride at Rapid Central Station will now enjoy one of the area’s largest outdoor living walls. The 500 square foot planted wall was completed last week by a joint effort between LiveWall LLC and Summit Landscape Management of Grand Rapids. The green wall took approximately four days to install and plant with a selection of colorful, cold-hardy...


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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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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