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2014-06-13 23:04:10

Local independent agency, Farmington Insurance Agency, spreads awareness of National Safety Month in the local community. Farmington, MI (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Farmington Insurance Agency, based in Michigan, has been providing insurance solutions to individuals and families since 1868. This June is National Safety month, organized by the National Safety Council. In order to spread awareness for this month, as well as bring attention to and help prevent crucial safety concerns, Farmington...

2014-06-10 12:23:21

Grand Rapids, Muskegon to join Detroit, Traverse City DETROIT, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The DTE Energy Foundation announced today it will expand its support for its "Greening," or recycling, programs to the GrandJazz Fest in Grand Rapids and Muskegon's Lakeshore Art Festival. The Foundation already supports recycling programs at the Detroit Jazz Festival and the National Cherry Festival in Traverse City. "Our goal is to reduce the carbon footprint of these festivals by...

2014-05-29 23:04:27

Bonus TV system recognized as first operator-developed product to earn coveted technology award. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 MotorCity Casino Hotel was recently recognized by Casino Enterprise Management as a 2014 Slot Floor Technology Award winner for its new Bonus TV system. This distinction recognizes MotorCity Casino Hotel as the first operator to be selected for the product development award, which is usually bestowed upon manufacturers or technology companies. The system...

2014-05-28 08:21:31

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Inside Track," a unique social media fan engagement program created in support of the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix (#DetroitGP), will be back again this year with even more opportunities for fans to share in the action-packed excitement of race weekend, May 30-June 1. "In 2013, we surpassed many of our expectations in terms of sponsors participating in our event, as well as overall media coverage for the Grand Prix," said...

2014-05-21 16:25:14

Top Chef Masters winner Douglas Keane helps set a world record by grilling 500 steaks simultaneously to feed Detroit's hard-working first responders DEARBORN, Mich., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carhartt, America's legendary work wear brand since 1889, today hosted an appreciation barbeque at Roosevelt Park for Detroit's hard-working police and firefighters with a special appearance from Detroit Lions Running Back, Reggie Bush. Top Chef Masters winner and Michigan native Chef Douglas...

2014-05-21 12:21:41

DETROIT, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC) is set to host its first ever Asian Heritage Day celebration on Wednesday, May 28(th )2014, from 4-6pm at the MGM Grand Casino in Downtown Detroit. The event's Presenting Sponsor is Ford Motor Company. Asian Heritage Day will pay tribute to two of MMSDC's constituent groups, East Asian and Asian-Indian Americans. Hau Thai-Tang, Group Vice President of Global Purchasing at Ford...

2014-05-13 12:35:08

- This year's event is scheduled for August 11, 2014 at the Detroit Golf Club DETROIT, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 11th Annual Paul W. Smith Golf Classic kicks off the next decade of supporting Detroit youth on August 11, 2014 at the Detroit Golf Club. After a record-breaking 10th annual outing last year, the event, which has raised more than $4.0M net to date, is considered one of the most successful of its kind in Michigan. The Paul W. Smith Golf Classic is the largest...

2014-05-13 12:34:13

Move Over Euro-Fashionistas--It's a Sell-Out for Detroit's Biggest Fashion Show May 15 DETROIT, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Widely recognized as the Motor City and Motown for its cars and music, Detroit's notoriety may be increasing in the fashion world too. Nearly 1,000 caregivers, families, community leaders and news media from Southeastern Michigan will attend what will be not only the Detroit area's biggest caregiver appreciation day but its biggest fashion show as well....

2014-05-13 12:33:05

DETROIT, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The focused, speedy recovery of the Motor City ignites a stunning decision by local, woman-owned gallery to push businesses to the next level. The daily street vibe is sparking a faster pace. People are working together, combined with positive buzz, to trigger opportunity. Presence II Productions Gallery Of Decorative Art and Design is featuring weekly, showcased collaborations. The campaign debuts May 15(th) 2014 at 1274 Library Street Studio...

2014-05-08 23:03:48

Telematics Update today announced that telematics industry executives based in Michigan are invited on a complimentary basis to walk the exhibition floor at the 14th annual Telematics Detroit 2013 Conference & Exhibition (June 4-5, Novi, MI, USA). (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Over 2000 senior telematics executives are set to converge for Telematics Detroit 2014 at the Suburban Showcase Collection in Novi to debate the most cutting edge issues to decide the future of the connected car. Over...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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