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2013-07-03 23:23:19

National Nail Corp. volunteered time and their CAMO Fastener and Pro-Fit® Packaged Nail & Screw products to participate in Community Repair Day, a collaboration between the Home Builders Association of Greater Grand Rapids and Home Repair Services, by building two wheelchair ramps. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 On June 22 and 27, National Nail Corp. (NNC), headquartered in Grand Rapids, Mich., volunteered time and their CAMO Fastener and Pro-Fit® Packaged Nail &...

2013-06-27 23:50:35

Vandermeer Forest Products, a wholesale building materials distributor, is the newest distribution partner for National Nail Corp.'s CAMO Hidden Deck Fastening System and CAMO Exterior Screws. The new partnership will allow the Eastern Wash., Northern Idaho and Western Mont. customer base to have greater access to CAMO products. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 National Nail Corp. (NNC) is proud to announce Vandermeer Forest Products as a new distribution partner for their CAMO...

2013-06-27 23:28:51

Boise Cascade, Lathrop, Calif., is the newest distribution partner for National Nail Corp.'s CAMO Hidden Deck Fastening System. The new partnership will allow the Northern California customer base to have greater access to CAMO products. Grand Rapids, Mich. (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 National Nail Corp. (NNC) is proud to announce Boise Cascade Company as a new distribution partner for their CAMO Hidden Deck Fastening System. CAMO product is currently available from Boise Cascade's...

2013-06-27 23:17:33

NFL Players Football Camp in Grand Rapids July 13th – 14th St. Clair Shores, MI (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 The Michigan Lupus Foundation announced their proud affiliation today with Vincent “Vince Swagnew” Agnew of the Kansas City Chiefs. Vince is a member of the National Football League (NFL) and is hosting his first annual football camp at MVP Fieldhouse in Grand Rapids, Michigan in mid-July. The proceeds of the Camp will benefit the Michigan Lupus Foundation and their Mission to...

2013-06-13 23:23:05

Skateboarders from across the country visit Grand Rapids, MI for a 26.2 mile skateboard race called the Rapid Movement Marathon. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 On Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Millennium Park, presented by Blood Sweat Pavement, Bustin Boards Custom Longboards NYC & the IDSA, The Rapid Movement Marathon, the highest profile skateboard event to happen in the Midwest since the early 1990“²s will take place. 125 registered skateboarding participants in 2012...

2013-06-13 23:15:23

As gas prices reached a record peak in the state of Michigan and across the nation, the Michigan-based company, TerraTrike, released a statement embracing the gas price spike. TerraTrike is the largest manufacturer of three-wheeled recumbent trikes in the world. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 As gas prices reached a record peak in the state of Michigan and across the nation, the Michigan-based company, TerraTrike, released a statement embracing the gas price spike. TerraTrike is the...

2013-06-06 23:40:25

Grand Rapids cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Steven Ringler, now offers an advanced radio frequency treatment for non-surgical fat reduction and skin tightening. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 For those seeking a non-surgical solution for body contouring and skin tightening, plastic surgeon Dr. Steven Ringler of the Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery offers good news. This week, Dr. Ringler introduced the new Exilis Elite, a radiofrequency treatment device that can melt fat and...

2013-06-03 23:00:58

Cities of Tucson, Grand Rapids and Los Angeles using Internships.com to enable youth and local businesses to connect. Burbank, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Building off of the 2012 Summer Jobs+ program, President Obama has announced Youth Jobs+ and issued a challenge to businesses, non-profits, and government to work together to provide employment opportunities for low-income and disconnected youth. As part of Youth Jobs+, the Administration has asked Internships.com, the world´s largest...


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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
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'