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2014-07-31 04:22:59

-- Newly FDA cleared device with limited release placed in Troy based practice is the first in the Midwest! Now fat destruction is available minus downtime and bothersome contour irregularities.. TROY, Mich., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Kathleen Gilmore, MD, a Troy based physician and founder of Procerus Skin Care with locations in both Ann Arbor and Troy is the first physician in the Midwest to offer the UltraShape(TM), a breakthrough treatment recently FDA cleared for...

2014-07-30 23:02:19

Kohl’s Department Stores to Donate More than $299,000 to the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation to Support Injury Prevention Program Detroit, MI (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation and Kohl’s invite the community to celebrate Safety Day from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, August 6 at the Kohl’s store in Livonia (29580 7 Mile Road, Livonia, MI 48152). The event will feature Detroit Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser, free bike helmets,...

2014-07-30 12:23:38

More than 170 New Michigan Suppliers for Consumers Energy FLINT, Mich., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pure Michigan Business Connect is putting people to work. Consumers Energy has awarded purchase orders to more than 170 new Michigan-based suppliers primarily as a result of Pure Michigan Business Connect. That's in addition to the company's existing network of 3,100 suppliers in the state. "This program is working and it's putting people to work," said Dan Malone, the company's senior vice...

2014-07-30 12:22:38

PLYMOUTH, Mich., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan-based Loc Performance Products, Inc. has been awarded a $161 million defense contract to restore lost mobility to the Bradley Fighting Vehicle. The firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract was awarded by the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command. The contract provides for Engineering Change Proposal (ECP-1) Vehicle modifications, through installation of Track Kits, Shock Absorber Kits, Vehicle...

2014-07-30 12:22:10

DETROIT, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Saturday's Guinness International Champions Cup match vs. Real Madrid CF at Michigan Stadium will be Manchester United's first-ever match in Michigan -- Southeastern Michigan charities and children to benefit via community efforts Chevrolet this week is welcoming Manchester United to Michigan for its first-ever match in the state, Saturday (Aug. 2) at the University of Michigan's "Big House" in Ann Arbor vs. Real...

2014-07-30 12:22:06

DEARBORN, Mich., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ford is the presenting sponsor of the 67th annual Bronner Brothers International Hair Show & Convention, which kicks off this weekend in Atlanta -- Ford is bringing together some of the country's top natural hair industry experts for a panel discussion hosted by LaTavia Roberson of R&B Divas Atlanta and a Grammy Award winner -- Ford will give away the keys to a 2015 Mustang to a Bronner...

2014-07-30 12:21:36

WINDSOR, ON, July 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's Minister of Transport and Michigan Governor Rick Snyder announced appointments to the International Authority which will oversee the construction of the new publicly-owned bridge between Windsor, Ontario and Detroit, Michigan. Mrs. Kristine Burr and Mrs. Geneviève Gagnon have been appointed by Canada and Mr. Michael D. Hayes, Mrs. Birgit, M. Klohs and Mr. Matt Rizik have been appointed by Michigan. Mrs. Burr will...

2014-07-30 12:21:32

Ford dealership in Lansing, Mich. offers detailed information on new Ford models LANSING, Mich., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ford Motor Company is getting ready for the release of many new 2015 Ford models that will feature innovative technology and excellent fuel efficiency by giving dealerships detailed information on each new model. Grand Ledge Ford, a Ford dealership in Lansing, Michigan, is taking this information and providing it to its customers on its new blog....

2014-07-29 23:14:37

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the Michigan Psychological Association (MPA). This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to MPA members, adding exclusive benefits and...

2014-07-29 23:12:36

A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe in, was a proud sponsor of the National Cherry Festival kickoff festival held on July 5, 2014 in Traverse City, MI. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can...


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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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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