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2014-08-27 12:28:20

Exclusive deal from hotel near Auburn Hills includes deluxe overnight accommodations, breakfast for two adults, two children under 12 AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Courtyard Detroit Auburn Hills is excited to announce a new package designed for guests attending concerts at the Palace of Auburn Hills, Meadow Brook Music Festival and DTE Energy Music Theatre. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140826/139992 The Stay For Breakfast Package...

2014-08-27 08:22:57

JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CMS Energy announced today that its executive vice president and chief financial officer, Tom Webb, will provide a company overview at the Barclays Capital CEO Energy/Power Conference on Wednesday, September 3. The 35-minute presentation is scheduled to start at 9:45 a.m. EDT. The presentation will be webcast and available on the company's website. To access the webcast, go to the CMS Energy website at www.cmsenergy.com and select...

2014-08-26 23:00:56

Four Students Are Awarded a $1,000 Scholarship for the 2014/2015 School Year Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Leelanau Peninsula Vintners Association (LPVA) awarded its first-ever recipients of the Bruce Simpson Winemaker Scholarship. The scholarships were presented on Tuesday, August 19. Four recipients will each receive $1,000 for the 2014/2015 school year. The recipients are Kurtis Berry, Dawn Stemo, Alexis Bogdanova-Hanna and Ashley Nitz. The financial...

2014-08-26 16:20:26

Toyota to Invest $35 million, Add 250 Jobs in Region ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ann Arbor SPARK provided critical support to Toyota Technical Center in York Charter Township, Mich., throughout its process of securing incentives from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation that will help the company expand in the region. Toyota has committed to investing $32.5 million in expanding its Technical Center, where it will add 250 jobs in the next five years. "We...

2014-08-26 12:21:11

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota will move forward with the planning of its new facility on the York Township, MI campus of the Toyota Technical Center to accommodate approximately 250 direct procurement positions currently based in Kentucky approval of state and local incentives announced today by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and York Township. "We greatly appreciate the support and encouragement of the Michigan Economic Development...

2014-08-26 08:23:47

200 Construction Jobs at Company's Largest Power Plant ESSEXVILLE, Mich., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan's progress on cleaner air is making a big jump forward as Consumers Energy rapidly completes a $250 million technology upgrade at the Karn/Weadock complex, its largest power plant. "We're cleaning Michigan's air, putting people to work and providing reliable energy for customers," said Dennis Dobbs, Consumers Energy's vice president of generation engineering and services. "That's...

2014-08-26 08:21:48

Cadillac and Acura Drop Sharply; Buick and Chevrolet Buck the Trend and Improve ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Customer satisfaction with automakers is down for a second straight year, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). In today's ACSI report, automobiles and light vehicles fall 1.2 percent to 82 on a 100-point scale, as 16 of 21 measured nameplates exhibit declines in customer satisfaction....

2014-08-26 08:21:35

The New and Improved 2015 Ford Fiesta LANSING, Mich., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For the 2015 model year Ford has proven that bigger isn't always better with its new version of the Ford Fiesta. Michigan residents who have been car shopping at the Grand Ledge Ford dealership have really been drawn to the new Ford Fiesta. Members of the Grand Ledge Ford staff claim that this car offers everything that consumers are looking for in the modern new vehicles of today. Photo -...

2014-08-25 12:24:54

TROY, Mich., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bianchi Public Relations, Inc. - a full-service business-to-business public relations agency with special expertise in automotive supplier PR - will provide pro-bono media relations assistance to promote Alex's Arcade, a non-profit organization whose goal is to make chemotherapy treatments and hospital stays easier for children to endure by providing them with video games and equipment to give them a sense of comfort. "We are thrilled to be...

2014-08-25 08:20:46

Free Event Offers Access inside Detroit's most innovative companies DETROIT, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NewCo Detroit will host free informational sessions with over 50 businesses throughout Detroit on Thursday, September 18 for executives, entrepreneurs, investors and the general public. Throughout the day, more than 1,000 attendees will create personalized schedules where they will attend sessions hosted by over 50 local forward-looking businesses including Apigee, Ponyride,...


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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