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2014-07-24 12:27:24

Growth in program's six years shows statewide transformation of care DETROIT, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now in its sixth year, the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Patient-Centered Medical Home designation program has influenced a transformation of care statewide as 1,422 physician practices, comprising 4,022 primary care doctors, have been designated as patient-centered medical homes for the 2014 program year. These practices care for more than 1.2 million BCBSM members in 78...

2014-07-23 23:12:44

CD Lawn has launched a new responsive website with the help of Blue Fire Media, a web design and internet marketing company. Galesburg, MI (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 CD Lawn, a landscaping, lawn maintenance and supply company based in Galesburg, Michigan has recently launched a new website for their business to better serve their customers, showcase their work and attract new business. They previously had a website that was built by YP, however it was dated and did not effectively showcase the...

2014-07-23 23:10:21

The headquarters of a federally funded, $148 million high-tech advanced manufacturing research institute operated by ALMMII will open its doors in the Corktown neighborhood of Detroit this fall. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The new $148 million lightweight metals manufacturing institute announced in February by President Obama will locate in the city of Detroit, officials from the American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute (ALMMII) and the city announced today....

2014-07-23 23:06:41

Michigan's Mass Transportation Authority (MTA) has officially announced its joining of the MITN Bid System, a BidNet e-procurement system that delivers convenient, centralized online access to bid opportunities. Flint, MI (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Mass Transportation Authority (MTA) has officially announced its joining of the MITN Bid System, a BidNet e-procurement system that delivers convenient, centralized online access to bid opportunities. Mass Transportation Authority becomes the...

2014-07-23 23:03:11

Retail battery store, Battery Giant, has announced that they have a franchise agreement in place for a store to be opened in the city of Detroit. The Detroit store joins 5 other Michigan Battery Giant locations and is scheduled to open in late 2014. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Retail battery store, Battery Giant, has announced that they have a franchise agreement in place for a store to be opened in the city of Detroit. The Detroit store joins 5 other Michigan Battery Giant...

2014-07-23 16:22:31

NOVI, Mich., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) today announced that it will release consolidated financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 before the market opens on August 6, 2014. In addition, ITC will conduct a webcast and conference call at 11 a.m. Eastern on August 6, 2014. Joseph L. Welch, chairman, president and CEO, and Rejji P. Hayes, vice president, treasurer and interim CFO, will discuss the financial results. Individuals...

2014-07-23 12:26:59

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CEO and best-selling author Dan Milstein learned hard lessons working his way to the pinnacle of the sales profession. In his new book, Street Smart Selling, Milstein reaches out to help aspiring salespeople work their way up to join him at the top. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140723/129683 Street Smart Selling, (ISBN 978-0-9835527-7-2 Paperback, 978-0-9835527-8-9 Hardcover, 978-0-9835527-9-6 E-Book, available on Amazon.com...

2014-07-23 12:23:50

PLYMOUTH, Mich., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An innovative materials combination consisting of two distinct polyurethanes provides Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies (Freudenberg-NOK) new HDR-2C rod seal with special extrusion stability at high pressures and great flexibility at temperatures down to -50 degrees C. This innovative materials combination is particularly well suited to address environmental challenges encountered in the fluid power industry. Seals in hydraulic...

2014-07-23 12:22:01

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Dodge Charger leads Large Car segment for fourth consecutive year -- Challenger ranks highest in Sporty Car segment for third time in four years -- Dodge Dart leads highly competitive Compact Car segment -- Five additional Chrysler Group models rank among top three in their segments: Jeep(®) Cherokee, Jeep(®) Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango, Ram 2500/3500 and Fiat 500L The Dodge brand ranks...

2014-07-23 12:21:13

Company appoints Raj Singh to new chief information officer position DEARBORN, Mich., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FordDirect, a joint venture between Ford Motor Company and its franchise dealers, has named Raj Singh as chief information officer (CIO), a new position on FordDirect's executive team. As CIO, Singh oversees a department of professionals and more than 50 technology providers and vendors, and is responsible for technology compliance, infrastructure management, data...


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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