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2013-03-26 12:26:53

More than 11 Million Units Sold in Print and Digital Formats GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than 450 million copies in print, the New International Version of the Bible has long been the bestselling, most read modern English Bible translation since its initial debut nearly 35 years ago. That status has remained unchanged since Zondervan, the world's leading Bible publisher and part of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, released the updated version of...

2013-03-21 23:02:10

Michigan neurosurgeon, Dr. John Winestone of Great Lakes Neurosurgical Associates P.C. at Metro Health Hospital, performs first-in-nation robotics guided brain surgery using Mazor Robotics Renaissance. New minimally invasive surgery technology can offer patient and health care benefits. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) March 21, 2013 Neurosurgeon Dr. John Winestone of Great Lakes Neurosurgical Associates P.C., recently performed the first robot guided minimally invasive brain surgery in the United...

2013-03-20 23:00:45

Grand Rapids plastic surgeon, Dr. Steven L. Ringler, is moving his cosmetic surgery office, the Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery, to a new state-of-the-art office in southeast Grand Rapids. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) March 20, 2013 Dr. Steven L. Ringler, the most experienced cosmetic plastic surgeon in Grand Rapids, Michigan is moving his medical practice, the Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery, from Grand Valley Surgical Center to a new, state-of-the art office located at...

2013-03-20 12:30:58

First-in-market solution for companies moving critical data to the cloud receives Oracle Validated Integration status from enterprise solution giant GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, enterprise management and monitoring solution developer Blue Medora announced they have achieved an important milestone for their Oracle Enterprise Manager Plugin for VMware. The plugin, which allows for deeper monitoring and management for users deploying VMware virtual machines...

2013-03-19 08:31:57

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rick Wielopolski, President of PerSysTek, LLC, is extremely passionate about the security of information on mobile devices, especially when it comes to carrying medical, financial, and other personal electronic records on a smartphone or tablet. After experiencing the lack of security of these records on his phone, he made it his personal goal to develop a unique method for providing total safety of all important electronic records,...

2013-03-18 20:22:10

Author Dr. Ben Carson's View on America's Values Resonates with Readers GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A book that hit the shelves more than a year ago has reappeared in recent weeks as a top choice for American readers. This week, America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation Great (Zondervan, 2012) is the bestselling nonfiction book in three different categories (Paperback Nonfiction; Nonfiction Hardcover and Paperback Combined; Nonfiction Print...

2013-03-13 16:24:09

Company Celebrates Milestone with Facebook Giveaway GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zondervan announced today that The Story, an abridged, chronological version of the Bible, has sold more than one million copies. Condensed into 31 accessible chapters, The Story takes readers through the unfolding progression of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. Using the clear, accurate, and easy-to-understand text of the NIV translation, The Story presents the Bible - God's...

2013-03-07 16:24:17

Wellness Contest is first-of-its-kind for Meijer and partner, NuVal GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer is partnering with the nutritional scoring program, NuVal, for the first-ever "Nu-Me Weight Loss Challenge" that will incent the 60,000 team members across the retailer's five-state footprint with the opportunity at prize money totaling $15,000 over the three-month contest. The program is the largest health and wellness contest in the retailer's history and...

2013-02-26 16:28:20

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Magnetation LLC (Magnetation) announced today that it has successfully closed $110,000,000 of Senior Secured Credit Facilities (Credit Facilities). The Credit Facilities are comprised of a $25,000,000 Senior Secured Revolving Credit Facility, $50,000,000 Senior Secured Term Loan A and $35,000,000 Senior Secured Delayed Draw Term Loan. The proceeds from the Credit Facilities will be used for growth-related capital expenditures for Phase 2 of...

2013-02-21 23:00:18

Gilda's Club in Grand Rapids, Mich. to host Dr. Brian Lane on March 5, 2013. Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 Patient Advocates for Advanced Cancer Treatments (PAACT) has announced that Dr. Brian Lane will discuss the changes and challenges that prostate cancer patients face in treatment and in daily life. His presentation on "Prostate Cancer Treatment: Weighing the Options Before, During and After" will be held on Tuesday, March 5 at 7 p.m. at the Gilda's Club, in Grand...


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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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