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2014-08-22 23:00:38

Connect Michigan Announces Technology Assessment Results Harbor Springs, MI (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Download the plan HARBOR, Inc. has become a “Connected” certified community under Connected Nation’s Connected community engagement program. The event took place today at Harbor Springs High School where the results from the assessment and future plans for broadband expansion were unveiled. HARBOR, Inc. is the tenth Michigan community, and twenty-fourth in the nation, to receive this...

2014-08-21 16:23:26

Retailer hosts more than 20 in-store parties for incoming students across the Midwest GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Midwest retailer Meijer is welcoming an estimated 40,000 incoming college freshmen as they head to campus this fall during the widely-popular in-store parties dubbed "Meijer Mania." These annual Back-to-College events celebrate incoming students in style during a night of fun - complete with a DJ, photo booth and interactive contests - while...

2014-08-21 08:33:52

Michigan Business and Professional Association Recognizes Top Workplaces TROY, Mich., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Business and Professional Association has again recognized Plex, the leader in cloud-based ERP for the manufacturing enterprise, as one of Metropolitan Detroit's Best & Brightest Companies to Work For. The honor is given to companies that distinguish themselves as having the most innovative and thoughtful human resources approaches. Plex: Made in Michigan...

2014-08-21 08:25:39

Free Event to Highlight Opportunities for the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business announced that it will host its annual entrepreneurial symposium, Entrepalooza, on Friday, Sept. 12 from 8:30am to 2:00pm at the Michigan League, located at 911 N. University Ave. in Ann Arbor, Mich. This year's event will...

2014-08-21 08:24:05

JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some were "superheroes" to a Boys and Girls Club. Others gave their time to Habitat for Humanity and to a community garden in Grand Rapids. One group adopted a beach in Ludington and cleared away 25 pounds of trash. They all made a difference in the communities they serve. More than 130 Consumers Energy summer interns volunteered this summer to do work for nonprofit organizations across Michigan through the company's annual Intern Challenge. The...

2014-08-20 23:11:33

Important decisions by 30th Circuit Court of Ingham County, Mich., eliminate all of Planet Bingo's claims against Video King regarding breach of contract and unfair competition. Omaha, NB (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Omaha-based VKGS LLC (dba Video King) is pleased to announce a number of important decisions, which have eliminated all of Planet claims, which were brought against Video King in the 30th Circuit Court of Ingham County, Mich. (Case No. 11-1369-CK) On June 25, 2014, Judge...

2014-08-20 12:25:08

Memorable week of golf raises funds to help restock Midwest food pantries GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives with the Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft today deemed the inaugural tournament a success with a $600,000 donation to the retailer's Simply Give program, which advances its mission of helping Midwest food pantries restock their shelves and improve the quality of life within the region. Rookie superstar Mirim Lee of South Korea took home the trophy...

2014-08-20 08:33:23

TROY, Mich., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Creative Breakthroughs, Inc., (CBI), one of the fastest growing IT Risk Management companies in the world, announced today the expansion of its Forensics and Dispute Resolution Services group, focused on defending and preparing organizations facing a multitude of issues, such as: fraud investigation, financial crimes and accounting irregularities, eDiscovery, litigation support readiness, and allegations of compliance breaches. "Complex processes...

2014-08-20 08:33:10

Triple-digit annual growth sparks huge hiring spree and need for new headquarters TROY, Mich., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Creative Breakthroughs, Inc., (CBI), a booming IT Risk Management company, is hosting a career fair at its Troy headquarters and is seeking talented individuals to join their team. The career fair is scheduled for Wednesday, September 3, 2014, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at 2075 W. Big Beaver Rd., Suite #700. "We're growing at a sizzling pace and we are not...

2014-08-19 23:13:03

Iris Data Services, the leader in eDiscovery managed services, announced today that Plunkett Cooney, one of the largest and widest-ranging law firms in Michigan, has signed a multiyear agreement to partner with Iris for eDiscovery managed services. Iris will provide kCura’s eDiscovery platform Relativity on an Infrastructure as a Service basis, giving Plunkett Cooney the ability to scale the platform as needed. Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Iris Data Services, the leader...


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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