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2014-08-21 08:24:05

JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some were "superheroes" to a Boys and Girls Club. Others gave their time to Habitat for Humanity and to a community garden in Grand Rapids. One group adopted a beach in Ludington and cleared away 25 pounds of trash. They all made a difference in the communities they serve. More than 130 Consumers Energy summer interns volunteered this summer to do work for nonprofit organizations across Michigan through the company's annual Intern Challenge. The...

2014-08-12 12:28:51

LANSING, Mich., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce will be launching a statewide private health insurance marketplace - Michigan's Insurance Marketplace at www.MiChamberMarketplace.org - on September 1, 2014. The marketplace was created to meet the growing needs of employers as they try to comply with health care reform and offer the best coverage available for their employees. "Starting September 1(st), individuals and employers across Michigan, who...

2014-07-31 20:20:46

Grand Ledge Ford performs oil changes, brake and tire service in Lansing, Mich. LANSING, Mich., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- While many new and used car dealerships have always maintained a focus on vehicle sales, Grand Ledge Ford, a Ford dealership in Lansing, Mich., is shifting its focus to auto repair and vehicle maintenance procedures such as oil changes, brake service and tire replacement. The Ford dealership now provides drivers with the auto repair and vehicle...

2014-07-30 12:21:32

Ford dealership in Lansing, Mich. offers detailed information on new Ford models LANSING, Mich., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ford Motor Company is getting ready for the release of many new 2015 Ford models that will feature innovative technology and excellent fuel efficiency by giving dealerships detailed information on each new model. Grand Ledge Ford, a Ford dealership in Lansing, Michigan, is taking this information and providing it to its customers on its new blog....

2014-07-29 23:01:30

Connect Michigan announces a partnership with the Schools, Health, & Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition for the 2014 Michigan Broadband Conference. Lansing, MI (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Connect Michigan is pleased to announce a partnership with the Schools, Health, & Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition for the 2014 Michigan Broadband Conference. The conference, to be held on October 29, 2014, at the Radisson Hotel in downtown Lansing, will bring together community leaders from...

2014-07-24 08:26:41

LANSING, Mich., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NEOG) advised market analysts today that future forecasts of its potential revenue from new rodenticide research are premature. In its regular quarterly conference call to investors and analysts on July 22, 2014, Neogen's CEO commented about several new developments when questioned by analysts regarding this research. "It was my intent Tuesday at our conference call to answer questions about the potential of a...

2014-07-18 16:23:25

LANSING, Mich., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NEOG) announced today that Stephen Snyder, Neogen's chief operating officer and president, has resigned, effective July 31, 2014. The company said he will work as a consultant going forward on special projects. His resignation is for personal matters. Snyder has been in this position since September 2013. On an interim basis, his duties will be fulfilled by James Herbert, who has been Neogen's chief executive...

2014-07-16 08:29:08

Janet Olszewski joins statewide health insurance co-op at critical time in state's increasingly competitive insurance landscape EAST LANSING, Mich., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janet Olszewski, who managed $14 billion in annual resources during her tenure as Director of the Michigan Department of Community Health, is joining Consumers Mutual Insurance of Michigan as Senior Director for Strategic Initiatives and Public Policy, the statewide insurer announced today. She began her new...

2014-06-09 08:22:33

LANSING, Mich., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Consumers Energy employee credited with saving the life of a Shiawassee County resident was recently recognized with an award from the State of Michigan. Toni Fabus, a Consumers Energy meter worker, received a Gatekeeper of the Year award from the Michigan Office of Services to the Aging (OSA) and Commission on Services to the Aging for actions she took to rescue a senior citizen and for referring the Elsie resident to vital resources...

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...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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