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2014-07-17 08:22:47

Ranked as Third-Most Trusted in U.S. for Natural Gas, Electric Utilities JACKSON, Mich., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An independent national survey has ranked Consumers Energy as the top "environmental champion" among providers of electricity and natural gas in the Midwest. The new survey results, released by Cogent Reports, a division of Market Strategies International, also rank Consumers Energy as the second-most trusted electric and natural gas provider in the Midwest, and third overall...

2014-07-16 23:12:20

Women’s Excellence has expanded bladder services to Clarkston and Birmingham, in addition to Lake Orion, to help better serve patients. Oakland County, MI (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Women’s Excellence has been treating Interstitial Cystitis (IC), a painful chronic inflammatory condition of the bladder, since 2008. Over the years, certified nurse practitioner, Debbie Henry, has researched and developed the successful multi-modal Women’s Excellence IC program that exists today. Under the...

2014-07-16 23:08:23

More than 100 new makers to take over Henry Ford Museum for two days of unbridled creativity and fun. Dearborn, Mich. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 The Henry Ford will celebrate its fifth year of hosting Maker Faire Detroit by showcasing more than 100 new tinkerers, hackers and inventors on July 26-27. New this year guests can expect to take part in the Official Nerdy Derby, see live demonstrations from Pewabic Pottery’s Education Studio, hear live performances by Detroit’s Dear Darkness and...

2014-07-16 23:06:30

Callorb Technologies, L.L.C., is pleased to announce the release of its unique mobile call tracking and management application - Callorb. The Callorb Android application captures mobile call details while the companion web application allows more granular management and robust reporting capabilities. DETROIT, Michigan (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Callorb Technologies releases its flagship product, Callorb, delivering inbound and outbound call tracking and cloud storage of mobile calls along...

2014-07-16 16:24:04

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Autism Alliance of Michigan recently received a grant in the amount of $50,000 from Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan. The grant is to support the development of the Michigan Family Autism Navigator, a pilot program to help families of young children who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. According to Dr. Colleen Allen, President & CEO of Autism Alliance of Michigan, "This funding from Community Foundation...

2014-07-16 12:23:04

DETROIT, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, DTE Energy Foundation announced a $5 million grant for the Detroit Institute of Art (DIA) to help Detroit emerge from bankruptcy, as part of the "Grand Bargain" campaign. DTE Energy has been a long-time supporter of the DIA, and since 2005, the DTE Energy Foundation has provided grants in the amount of $2.7 million to the DIA. Today's announcement is the largest single grant that the Foundation has made. "DTE Energy is proud to be a...

2014-07-16 12:20:47

BRIGHTON, Mich., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Todd M. Carroll has been named director of finance and information technology at FORTECH Products. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140716/127587 Prior to joining FORTECH, Carroll had served as a plant controller and senior operations accounting analyst at Amcor Rigid Plastics, a supplier of plastic containers and preforms located in Manchester, Michigan. Based in Brighton, FORTECH is a major provider of corrosion-resistant...

2014-07-16 08:29:08

Janet Olszewski joins statewide health insurance co-op at critical time in state's increasingly competitive insurance landscape EAST LANSING, Mich., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janet Olszewski, who managed $14 billion in annual resources during her tenure as Director of the Michigan Department of Community Health, is joining Consumers Mutual Insurance of Michigan as Senior Director for Strategic Initiatives and Public Policy, the statewide insurer announced today. She began her new...

2014-07-16 08:29:00

MHA Keystone Center adopts the ArborMetrix Cloud-based Analytics Platform to Measure Performance, Gain Critical Clinical Intelligence on Care Improvements, Cost Reductions ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ArborMetrix, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based healthcare analytics solutions, and the Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) Keystone Center today announced a strategic partnership to use the ArborMetrix platform to identify care improvement and...

2014-07-16 08:21:37

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Faurecia North America, the region's sixth-largest automotive supplier, celebrated the opening of its new North American Headquarters and Automotive Seating Technical Center in Auburn Hills, Michigan, today with a flag-raising ceremony. The new facility, which encompasses 278,000 square feet, includes a prototype metal shop; trim development lab; just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing lab; structural testing lab; environmental testing...


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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