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2014-10-16 08:27:49

EAST LANSING, Mich., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The MSU Product Center is pleased to announce the seventh annual Making It In Michigan Conference and Premier Specialty Food Show to be held Wednesday, November 12(th) from 7:30AM - 4:00PM at the Lansing Center. "This is poised to be our biggest event yet in terms of the number of Michigan vendors participating in the Marketplace Trade Show and the caliber of industry experts that will be leading the educational sessions," states Matthew...

2014-05-22 16:20:45

LANSING, Mich., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Michigan motorists prepare to hit the road this Memorial Day weekend with the unofficial start to summer, the state's top utilities and others who work alongside those roads are reminding drivers to slow down in utility work zones. A coalition of more than a dozen Michigan utilities, telecommunications providers, waste haulers and the unions that support them, along with Gov. Rick Snyder, the Michigan Legislature, Michigan Department of...

2014-04-30 08:35:28

EAST LANSING, Mich., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two members of the Farm Credit System, GreenStone Farm Credit Services and AgriBank, have taken a significant step in their commitment to non-traditional urban agriculture through a newly announced partnership with Hantz Farms in Detroit. GreenStone's board of directors and executive management team, as well as representatives from AgriBank, recently visited the Hantz Farms site on the city's eastside to meet with the farm's...

2014-04-24 08:28:51

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on its position as Michigan's leading PR firm, Lambert, Edwards & Associates (LE&A) today announced it has acquired Lansing, Mich.-based public policy and issues management firm Sterling Corporation. The move bolsters LE&A's public affairs practice and establishes it as the largest PR firm in the state's capital and the largest public affairs firm in Michigan. "We see no better place to invest than Michigan,...

2014-04-10 23:05:08

Protect America and Michigan State University Empower Advertising Students to Creatively Overhaul Charities Lansing, Michigan (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 National home security company Protect America has announced its third joint partnership with Michigan State University and repeated participation in the charitable Pay It Forward program. The Company and University have joined together to help charities in Lancing, Michigan in a unique way. Pay It Forward spans the entire spring semester at...

2014-04-01 16:22:45

Early bird registration for event, one of the largest of its kind in the nation, ends April 7 LANSING, Mich., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michigan native Nicole Curtis, host of the "Rehab Addict" television show, will serve as a keynote speaker at the 16(th) annual Building Michigan Communities Conference slated for April 28-30 at the Lansing Center in downtown Lansing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/MM85741LOGO Registration for the conference is ongoing,...

2014-03-07 23:00:43

Visitors to several garden shows in the Great Lakes Region will escape the cold to living walls of lush green plants. The vertical gardens, courtesy of LiveWall, LLC of Spring Lake, Mich., are currently on display at several home and garden shows. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Grand Rapids, MI | Lansing, MI | Kalamazoo, MI | Visitors to several garden shows in the Great Lakes Region will escape the cold to walls of lush green plants. The living wall displays, courtesy of LiveWall,...

2014-02-18 12:24:04

DETROIT, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the Coalition to Keep Michigan Warm (CTKMW) will be meeting with state lawmakers on Wednesday, February 19, at the state capitol in Lansing to raise awareness about the energy assistance needs of Michigan's low-income households. This event coincides with Keep Michigan Warm Month. Earlier this month, Governor Rick Snyder issued a formal proclamation designating February 2014 as Keep Michigan Warm Month. As his proclamation says,...

2014-01-02 08:21:03

LANSING, Mich., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that it has acquired the stock of Chem-Tech Ltd., a manufacturer of insecticides for the animal and food industries. The 35-year-old company, which is wholly owned by Pat and Kelle Rolfes, operates an extensive manufacturing and distribution facility in Pleasantville, Iowa. Chem-Tech's highly effective insecticides utilize environmentally friendly technical formulas, and several are...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.