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2014-04-10 23:28:02

Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Outstate Michigan awards $19,948 grant for Activity Therapy Center Sensory Equipment at Eagle Village. Hersey, MI (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Ronald McDonald House Charities of Outstate Michigan has awarded funds to Eagle Village since 2005. Dollars from donation boxes placed at McDonald’s Restaurants across Michigan return to communities not only in the form of grants, but also scholarships to high school graduating seniors and to the Ronald...

2014-04-10 23:26:25

Ticket Down announces that Manchester United will face Real Madrid in conjunction with the International Champions Cup at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor on August 2nd. This well-known secondary ticket site is offering the customer appreciation promo code GUINNESS-2014 for added savings. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Ticket Down is a reputable source of authentic tickets for Manchester United vs. Real Madrid at the Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, MI. The Big House is one of the most...

2014-04-10 23:22:58

National tech conference brings thousands together to showcase innovative ecosystems. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Techweek, the conference dedicated to showcasing innovation ecosystems in Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami and New York, today announced it is coming to Detroit in May. Techweek Detroit’s conference and expo will take place on Thursday, May 22 and Friday, May 23 at the former Federal Reserve Building in downtown Detroit located at 160 Fort Street. Admission prices...

2014-04-10 23:05:08

Protect America and Michigan State University Empower Advertising Students to Creatively Overhaul Charities Lansing, Michigan (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 National home security company Protect America has announced its third joint partnership with Michigan State University and repeated participation in the charitable Pay It Forward program. The Company and University have joined together to help charities in Lancing, Michigan in a unique way. Pay It Forward spans the entire spring semester at...

2014-04-10 12:21:39

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Newest offerings from Chrysler and Jeep® recognized for their outstanding interiors -- The all-new 2015 Chrysler 200 interior was inspired by classic American design and features clean, expressive surfaces and well-crafted components with world-class levels of fit and finish -- The 2014 Jeep Cherokee sports an interior that is modern, inviting and comfortable. With a sophisticated new...

2014-04-10 12:20:21

Boeing recognizes Altair ProductDesign's consistently high performance in 2013 TROY, Mich., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair, a leading global provider of simulation technology and engineering services that empower client innovation and decision-making, today announced that its product development services division, Altair ProductDesign, has received a 2013 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved...

2014-04-10 08:27:17

SIRS Issues Researcher earns prestigious education industry recognition ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest, an information firm central to research, today announced ProQuest SIRS(®) Issues Researcher is a finalist for the 2014 SIIA Education CODiE Awards for Best Social Sciences Instructional Solution. Earning this distinction year over year represents a solid track record of technology innovation and responsiveness to the changing needs in K-12 education. The...

2014-04-10 08:22:53

Working with Wabash National, the less-than-truckload company will outfit 16,000 trailers with SmartWay® approved aerodynamic panels as part of its commitment to sustainability. ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced it is outfitting its line haul trailer fleet with DuraPlate(®) AeroSkirts(®) to increase overall fleet fuel efficiency and reduce carbon...

2014-04-09 23:25:11

iDashboards will be holding an open house on April 15th from 5:00pm to 6:30pm, on the third floor of 900 Tower Drive in Troy, Michigan for those seeking a challenging and rewarding career in the business intelligence space. Troy, MI (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 iDashboards, a software company based in Troy and leader in the dashboard space, has been attracting top notch talent to Metro-Detroit. Growing rapidly, the company’s headcount increased by 15 percent in March alone and another 7...

2014-04-09 16:26:29

Barton Malow-Hunt-White brings local, regional and national construction excellence to events center project that will create 5,500 jobs and $100 million in income for Detroit residents; entire district development will create 8,300 jobs and $290 million in jobs-related income. DETROIT, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Detroit Downtown Development Authority Board (DDA) today unanimously approved the recommendation by Olympia Development of Michigan (ODM) and the Downtown...


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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