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2014-07-01 23:08:07

Full service location to offer custom hose assemblies, couplings, fittings and accessories for hydraulic, pneumatic, industrial and mobile applications – the first in Macomb County. Farmington Hills, MI (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Exotic Automation & Supply, one of the largest Parker Hannifin distributors in the Midwest, is opening a Parker Branch location in Shelby Township, Michigan. It will be the company’s eighth location in Michigan and first in Macomb County. Located at 12798 23...

2014-07-01 08:36:39

TROY, Mich., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunTel Services - a complete provider of services for unified communication networks to businesses throughout Michigan and across the country, was recently awarded a contract with Oakland County, Mich.'s Oakland Schools for the purchase of a voice-over-Internet protocol (VoIP) solution. Oakland Schools serves 28 local school districts in Oakland County. Plante Moran, in conjunction with the Technology Services Department, acted as the...

2014-06-27 23:02:25

Pointe Dental Group's new website features elements designed with patients in mind. Grosse Pointe Farms, MI (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Pointe Dental Group announced today the official launch of its completely redesigned website, http://www.pointedentalgroup.com. With locations in Grosse Pointe Farms and Shelby Township, Michigan, Pointe Dental Group provides complete dental care for patients in the Metro Detroit area. Custom designed to meet the needs of Pointe’s patients, the new...

2014-06-25 12:22:29

DETROIT, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Automotive History Collection (NAHC) has honored Jack Harned with its Michael Kollins Lifetime Achievement Award for 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140625/121565 The NAHC's highest honor, the award commemorates the life of Michael J. Kollins, a noted automotive author and historian affiliated with the Society of Automotive Historians, the Society of Automotive Engineers and the NAHC. "We are extremely pleased to...

2014-06-16 12:26:09

Mort Crim Communications, Inc. redesigns century-old location DETROIT, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Full-service integrated marketing firm MCCI (aka Mort Crim Communications, Inc.) has officially opened its new design-innovative downtown Detroit headquarters. It features iconic furnishings, art pieces and reconstructed materials. The office is located in Suite 501 of the historic Murphy-Telegraph Building at 155 W. Congress, the former home to Western Union about a century ago. MCCI's new...

2014-06-16 12:22:41

Entry level positions may be available upon completion DETROIT, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) is starting a new Boot Camp to train people to become Customer Care Representatives in the company's Contact Center in Detroit. The Contact Center Boot Camp will run from Aug. 4-29 at MIAT College of Technology in Canton. There are 30 available seats for training with a potential for employment upon the training's completion. While there is no guarantee of employment,...

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...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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