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2014-09-10 00:21:06

DETROIT, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Excellent Schools Detroit has released its 2014 Scorecard, introducing - for the first time - recommendations for the best early learning and care facilities in metropolitan Detroit, along with ratings for K-8 schools in the area that have made the Scorecard a must for parents looking for the best schools to fit their children's needs. For the fifth annual Excellent Schools Detroit Scorecard, the organization's leadership included early learning...

2014-09-09 16:23:42

DETROIT, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan F.A.S.H. FEST LLC's anticipated go-to event comes to Detroit for the 3(rd) year on September 12. The two-day event kicks off with the Runway Industry Showcase/Gala from 8-11 p.m. at the Skillman Branch Detroit Public Library, 121 Gratiot and continues with the Free Fine Art Festival on September 13, noon-11 p.m., taking over Farmer Street. Michigan F.A.S.H. FEST LLC was created by Detroit-based Presence II Productions, an experiential...

2014-09-08 12:20:33

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- i.M. Branded, an image company that specializes in helping companies promote their brands in unique and creative ways, is making a BIG impact across the Metro Detroit region. This month i.M. Branded will be working on "bigger than life" projects on the General Motors Renaissance Center, Belle Isle Park and the Fiat Chrysler headquarters. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140908/143836 GMC®, NFL® and ESPN Monday Night...

2014-09-08 08:33:04

Ilitch Organization to Goal: a New, Michigan-made Arena in Detroit DETROIT, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympia Development of Michigan (ODM) invites Michigan-based construction contractors and suppliers from across the state, as well as Detroit-based contractors, to learn about supply, joint venture and construction opportunities available through the construction of the Detroit Sports and Entertainment District and its new arena. The September 9 event will connect contractors...

2014-09-05 16:21:28

DETROIT, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy will host its inaugural five-day DTE Cares Week, a companywide service project, to positively impact the communities DTE serves. Sept. 8 - 12, more than 600 employees from across the state will volunteer to help non-profit organizations. They will provide at least 5,000 hours of service by working at more than 30 sites in Ann Arbor, Metro Detroit, West Michigan and Huron County. Volunteers will participate in a variety of...

2014-08-30 12:20:39

Next up: Michigan-wide Contractor and Supplier Summit - Michigan Made, Detroit Built DETROIT, Aug. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 300 attendees from Detroit-based and-headquartered businesses joined together yesterday at MotorCity Casino Hotel to learn first-hand about job and business opportunities through participation in the construction of the Detroit Sports and Entertainment District and its new arena. Christopher Ilitch, President and CEO of Ilitch Holdings, Inc. welcomed...

2014-08-28 23:16:24

The personal injury law firm in Southfield, Michigan, took the challenge in honor of attorney Brad Peri’s mother in order to increase awareness of ALS and raise support for research. Southfield, MI (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 The personal injury law firm of Goodman Acker, P.C., took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Tuesday, August 26, in front of the firm’s building in Southfield, Michigan. Brad Peri, a personal injury attorney at the law firm, has seen his mother suffer from the effects...

2014-08-28 12:25:15

Presented by Paint Creek Center for the Arts September 5-7, 2014 ROCHESTER, Mich., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The 49(th) annual Art & Apples Festival was recently voted 14 out of 2,000 festivals in the nation by Sunshine Artist Magazine. The festival welcomes over 290 artists from 33 states and two countries and includes stunning fine arts, family activities, live entertainment, and three food courts. WHEN: Friday, September 5: 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm Saturday, September 6: 9:00 am -...

2014-08-28 08:25:47

DETROIT, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 6-7th, over 40 offshore powerboats will race on the Detroit River in Downtown for the inaugural Detroit River International Championships presented by 24 Grille. This free community event is expected to draw over 150,000 attendees to Downtown Detroit and Windsor where prime viewing locations will bring attendees close to the racing action. Proceeds from the weekend will be donated back to local charities supporting Detroit youth,...

2014-08-27 12:28:20

Exclusive deal from hotel near Auburn Hills includes deluxe overnight accommodations, breakfast for two adults, two children under 12 AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Courtyard Detroit Auburn Hills is excited to announce a new package designed for guests attending concerts at the Palace of Auburn Hills, Meadow Brook Music Festival and DTE Energy Music Theatre. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140826/139992 The Stay For Breakfast Package...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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