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2014-07-21 12:25:29

Parents want questions answered by healthcare provider, but only 23 percent want recommendation, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most parents expect healthcare providers to answer their questions about circumcision, but they don't want a specific recommendation on the procedure, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health. More than half of...

2014-07-21 12:22:45

Local CITGO Marketer Hosts Grand Opening Events to Celebrate New Stations GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Marketer American Gas and Oil (AGO) and CITGO Petroleum Corporation are converting 19 locally owned gas stations across western Michigan to the CITGO brand. The conversion expands the company's network of CITGO locations to 27, with the newly branded stations featuring fresh service options for fuel and convenience store customers. CITGO, AGO and special...

2014-07-21 12:21:04

2014 CAR Management Briefing Seminars, August 4-7 ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rapidly evolving global investment strategies for vehicle manufacturers and suppliers will be the focus of a new session on Wednesday August 6 at the 49th annual Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Management Briefing Seminars (MBS). The premier North American automotive conference will take place Aug. 4-7 in Traverse City, MI. The decision for major automakers and suppliers of where...

2014-07-21 08:21:58

Criminals may be getting smarter, but H.E.A.T. provides tips to protect drivers from evolving trends LIVONIA, Mich., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thefts of entire vehicles are down in Michigan for a sixth consecutive year, but other forms of vehicle-related crime are increasing sharply, according to H.E.A.T. (Help Eliminate Auto Thefts), Michigan's statewide auto theft prevention program. "As law enforcement becomes more successful, and technology in newer vehicles improves, thieves are...

2014-07-20 08:20:35

- Ilitch organization expands its investment to include tens of millions of dollars in public infrastructure improvements such as lighting, sidewalks, green spaces and streets concurrently with arena construction DETROIT, July 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympia Development of Michigan today announced plans for a sweeping transformation of dozens of underutilized blocks between downtown and midtown Detroit into a world-class Sports and Entertainment District. The project will connect existing...

2014-07-18 16:24:50

SAGINAW, Mich., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yeo & Yeo Computer Consulting, an affiliate of Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants, celebrates 30 years in information technology. YYCC launched as a two-person division of Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants in 1984, incorporated in 1996 and has since grown to over 35 employees. YYCC currently supplies IT solutions to over 300 clients from its office in Saginaw, Michigan. President Jeff McCulloch said he is...

2014-07-18 08:27:02

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) will host the Michigan Innovation Forum at its North America headquarters, Friday, July 18, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20040202/DETU004LOGO The Forum will include U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, Congressman Fred Upton, Jeff M. Fettig, chairman and CEO of Whirlpool, and select Michigan business leaders who will discuss the role Michigan businesses...

2014-07-17 23:10:41

Tahani Dari of Ann Arbor, MI has been selected as an NBCC MFP Fellow. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), recently selected Tahani Dari of Ann Arbor, MI, for the National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program (NBCC MFP). As an NBCC MFP Fellow, Ms. Dari will receive funding and training to support her education and facilitate her service to underserved minority populations. The NBCC MFP is made...

2014-07-17 23:10:25

MSYS showcased a Coherix ShaPix 1500 series 3D vision system at the Automotive Engineering Exposition in Yokohama, Japan to hundreds of interested attendees. Some of them brought sample parts to the MSYS booth and saw the parts measured with impressive results solidifying to them the ShaPix unique capabilities. Ann Arbor, Michigan (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Coherix ShaPix technology was showcased at the Automotive Engineering Exposition held May 21-23, 2014 in Yokohama, Japan. This is the...

2014-07-17 23:01:29

Cardelli Lanfear, PC promises $100,000 to The Boys & Girls Clubs of South Oakland County over the next 10 years. Royal Oak, MI (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Cardelli Lanfear, PC is pleased to announce the firm has committed $100,000 to The Boys & Girls Clubs of South Oakland County over the next 10 years. In addition to the monetary commitment, the firm is also encouraging its employees to volunteer their free time to mentoring children. The firm is also in their third year of sponsoring...


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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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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