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2014-08-20 12:25:08

Memorable week of golf raises funds to help restock Midwest food pantries GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives with the Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft today deemed the inaugural tournament a success with a $600,000 donation to the retailer's Simply Give program, which advances its mission of helping Midwest food pantries restock their shelves and improve the quality of life within the region. Rookie superstar Mirim Lee of South Korea took home the trophy...

2014-08-20 08:33:23

TROY, Mich., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Creative Breakthroughs, Inc., (CBI), one of the fastest growing IT Risk Management companies in the world, announced today the expansion of its Forensics and Dispute Resolution Services group, focused on defending and preparing organizations facing a multitude of issues, such as: fraud investigation, financial crimes and accounting irregularities, eDiscovery, litigation support readiness, and allegations of compliance breaches. "Complex processes...

2014-08-20 08:33:10

Triple-digit annual growth sparks huge hiring spree and need for new headquarters TROY, Mich., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Creative Breakthroughs, Inc., (CBI), a booming IT Risk Management company, is hosting a career fair at its Troy headquarters and is seeking talented individuals to join their team. The career fair is scheduled for Wednesday, September 3, 2014, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at 2075 W. Big Beaver Rd., Suite #700. "We're growing at a sizzling pace and we are not...

2014-08-19 23:13:03

Iris Data Services, the leader in eDiscovery managed services, announced today that Plunkett Cooney, one of the largest and widest-ranging law firms in Michigan, has signed a multiyear agreement to partner with Iris for eDiscovery managed services. Iris will provide kCura’s eDiscovery platform Relativity on an Infrastructure as a Service basis, giving Plunkett Cooney the ability to scale the platform as needed. Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Iris Data Services, the leader...

2014-08-19 23:12:45

The new cable management system for electric vehicle charging stations will be showcased at the expo. This premium cable employs premium material such as, finely stranded copper and an advanced jacket that greatly reduces friction. Santa Fe Springs, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 California-based wire and cable manufacturer Philatron Wire and Cable joins the roster of exhibitors at the Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo. Philatron Wire and Cable is the largest manufacturer of...

2014-08-19 12:32:07

ALBION, Mich., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Caster Concepts Custom Configurator has been a popular tool for engineers and CAD designers who need to be absolutely certain that they have the optimal caster for their application. Based upon feedback from the clients who have used this powerful tool, we are happy to introduce the Caster Configurator 2.0, which contains a multitude of enhancements that we feel will make the task of designing custom casters even more efficient: --...

2014-08-19 12:28:23

Collaborative model improves quality and patient outcomes, lowers complications DETROIT, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over a five-year period, five programs sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network to improve the quality of certain medical and surgical procedures performed in Michigan hospitals, have produced $597 million in health care cost savings, and have lowered complication and mortality rates for thousands of patients. The results of these five...

2014-08-19 12:25:19

Researchers can annotate documents, streamline citation and bibliography creation plus write as team, all in one view ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest Flow(TM), a cloud-based research management solution, has released an add-on to interoperate with Google Docs. The new add-on expands the collaborative writing capabilities of Google Docs by integrating the document management tools of Flow during the authoring phase of research. As a result, researchers can...

2014-08-19 12:21:18

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard Bloomfield has been named vice president of sales at HELLA's Corporate Center in Plymouth. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140819/137342 Based in Plymouth, Bloomfield has responsibility for further strengthening customer relationships in HELLA's automotive electronics and lighting businesses. He also will focus on helping to position the company for additional growth in strategic product areas, including energy management,...

2014-08-19 08:23:25

BRIGHTON, Mich., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean Green Energy LLC (CGE) today said customers of the company have saved more than 300 million kilowatt hours of energy since the company's founding. That milestone is the equivalent of $33 million in energy cost savings, or powering about 28,000 average American homes for a year. "Three hundred million kilowatt hours are equivalent to 450,000,000 pounds of greenhouse gas emissions or the effect of planting nearly 170,000 acres of...


Latest Michigan Reference Libraries

Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

Cartercar 1912
2014-02-25 08:47:20

Cartercar is a vehicle manufacturer, founded by Byron J. Carter in 1905, Jackson, Michigan. The company moved to Detroit in 1906, then to Pontiac, Michigan from 1907 to 1915. Originally, Carter started his own company named the Motorcar Company in 1905 after leaving the Jackson Automobile Company. At the end of the year, he moved to Detroit due to financing. The company was renamed the Cartercar Company in 1907 when it relocated to Pontiac, Michigan and merged with the Pontiac High...

Ottawa National Forest
2013-12-24 11:52:01

Ottawa National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the upper peninsula of Michigan. This forest holds 993,010 acres and encompasses many counties including Iron, Ontonagon, Marquette, and Baraga counties. The area was once inhabited by the Ojibwa people, who were known for gathering beaver pelts and trading or selling them with traders from Canada and eastern areas of the United States. When the fur trade declined, this forest and many others were sold in the Treaty...

Huron-Manistee National Forests
2013-11-01 12:56:11

Huron-Manistee National Forests are two national forests located in the lower peninsula of Michigan. The forests were combined in 1945 and hold 978,906 acres of public lands, wetlands, and other lands and waters. Huron National Forest, established in 1909, and Manistee National Forest, established in 1938, are not connected, but they had to be combined due to administrative issues. The Huron area is prone to fires, because of the large numbers of the highly flammable Jack Pine tree. The...

Isle Royale National Park
2013-04-18 00:37:38

Isle Royal National Park is located in the state of Michigan in the United States. The park contains 571,790 acres of land and water. Its mains feature is Isle Royale, the largest island in Lake Superior that stretches over forty-five miles. The park also contains four hundred smaller islands and the water that connects them. The park was established in 1940, designated as a Wilderness Area in 1976, and designated as an International Biosphere Reserve in 1980. Isle Royal once hosted a...

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