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2013-06-06 12:28:14

Oak Park, Mich. Manufacturer Added to Michigan Prosperity Fund GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Following up on its commitment to invest Michigan private equity in Michigan-based companies, Blackford Capital today announced the acquisition of Mopec, Inc., a full-service, full-line manufacturer of pathology and mortuary equipment based in Metro Detroit. Blackford Capital, a national private equity firm headquartered in Grand Rapids, Mich. that acquires, manages 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...

2013-05-31 23:14:44

TerraTrike today announced that CEO Jack Wiswell and CFO Wayne Oom are finalists for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 Award in Michigan & Northwest Ohio. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 TerraTrike today announced that CEO Jack Wiswell and CFO Wayne...

2013-05-28 23:03:56

This May marked the second annual National Mobility Awareness month. This month has been dedicated to show the world that even though someone is living with a disability, they can still lead a lifestyle that is active. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 2012 was the first National Mobility Awareness month. The event is an online contest that veterans, caregivers, friends and family can all enter in to try to win themselves or their loved one the honor of being named a “Local...

2013-05-28 23:01:29

Michigan Lupus Foundation Support Group meetings are offered at no charge to anyone interested in participating. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 The Michigan Lupus Foundation will be holding a lupus Support Group meeting in Grand Rapids on June 17th. Meeting Details: Monday, June 17th 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Location: Hope Lodge     129 Jefferson Avenue SE     Room 201 (Second Floor Conference Room)     Grand Rapids, MI 49503 These...

2013-05-21 16:22:15

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Magnetation LLC (Magnetation) announced today that it has successfully completed a $325 million senior secured notes offering and has entered into a $50 million senior secured credit facility. The proceeds from the notes offering will be used for capital expenditures to construct a new concentrate reclamation plant northwest of Coleraine, Minnesota and a new manufacturing plant in Reynolds, Indiana to produce high-quality iron ore pellets, a...

2013-05-15 23:33:50

National Nail Corp.'s CAMO Hidden Deck Fastening System is now listed in the TAMKO® Decking Installation Instructions as a compatible hidden fastening system for their EverGrain® Composite and Envision® Bonded Composite decking products. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 National Nail Corp. has announced its CAMO Hidden Deck Fastening System is now listed in the TAMKO® Decking Installation Instructions as a compatible hidden fastening system for their EverGrain®...

2013-05-13 12:32:58

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Strapped budgets and stretched-thin staff have prompted many city, county and state government entities to seek new ways to conduct business and to meet the service, transparency and policy demands of constituents. Next month, about 150 public officials from Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio will gather in Grand Rapids, Mich., for the annual ImageSoft Government Summit to explore how technology and collaborative projects can...

2013-05-13 08:32:56

Boeing, Hanmi Pharmaceutical, Impinj, Infinite Biomedical Technologies, the City of Grand Rapids and Kevin Ashton were all honored at LIVE! 2013. NEW YORK, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RFID Journal today announced the winners of the seventh annual RFID Journal Awards. The winners, honored at the RFID Journal LIVE! 2013 conference and exhibition, held last month in Orlando, Fla., are as follows: Best RFID Implementation: Hanmi Pharmaceutical Best Use of RFID to Enhance a...

2013-05-09 08:23:51

Retailer continues to support communities it serves through job creation, buying local GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer will open its 200(th) store in Swartz Creek, Mich. on May 16, continuing its commitment to support the communities it serves by creating more than 200 jobs and buying fresh, local produce, Meijer Co-Chairman Hank Meijer announced today. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130509/CG10448-INFO) "We're excited to continue to see our...


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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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