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2014-10-15 12:30:59

Blue Cross' contribution to help those in need surpasses $10 million with announcement of 2014 "Strengthening the Safety Net" grant recipients DETROIT, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 10(th) year in a row, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is helping to fund more than 50 free medical clinics across Michigan to help the uninsured get the care they need. In 2014, with the distribution of 53 "Strengthening the Safety Net" grants, Blue Cross will have provided more than $10...

2014-10-15 08:31:44

Health Services Company Latest in Flood of Businesses Opening New Offices in Detroit's Urban Core DETROIT, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Molina Healthcare, Inc. announced today that the company will establish a new office in downtown Detroit this fall that will house up to 125 Molina employees. The new 30,000 square foot office will be located inside the six-story building located at 615 W. Lafayette Boulevard. The building, owned by Bedrock Real Estate Services, is currently known...

2014-10-15 08:23:48

Ephesus Lighting and Qualite work together on LED light installation at University of Phoenix Stadium for 2015 Super Bowl HILLSDALE, Mich., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qualite Sports Lighting, a leader in the sports lighting industry for more than 30 years, has selected Ephesus Lighting, Inc., a leader in developing high efficiency LED Lighting solutions, as the preferred supplier for outdoor LED sports lights as part of its new Q-LED(TM) System, an innovative lighting system for...

2014-10-15 08:20:43

TROY, Mich., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced that Lloyd G. Trotter will be nominated for election to its Board of Directors. If elected, Trotter's appointment will become effective at the company's annual meeting of shareowners in January 2015. Trotter has extensive experience in business operations, finance, consumer goods and information technology from his years at General Electric, a diversified technology and financial services company....

2014-10-14 12:32:09

Fast-Growing Maker of Custom T-Shirts, Hoodies and Other Apparel to Hire 70-Plus Detroit Employees Ahead of Holiday Push DETROIT, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To accommodate exponential business growth, MyLocker, a top e-commerce website for custom t-shirts, custom hoodies and other apparel, recently moved its corporate headquarters from Warren, MI, to an expansive warehouse in Detroit's oldest - and now booming - Corktown neighborhood. MyLocker combines Silicon Valley innovation...

2014-10-14 08:31:13

--Sales of Rubicon Genomics' DNA Library Prep Kit Products Increase over 50% as Expansion of Distribution Channels Continues-- ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rubicon Genomics, Inc., today announced that it has signed agreements with new distributors in Europe, North Africa and Asia to further expand the availability of its DNA library preparation products for arrays and Illumina(®) next-generation sequencing (NGS) platforms, including ThruPLEX(® )DNA-seq,...

2014-10-13 23:01:02

New Prox Lights are designed for easy integration into any machine vision application and feature no potting for a cleaner look and higher brightness. Muskegon, Michigan (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Smart Vision Lights— a leading designer and manufacturer of high-brightness LED lights for industrial applications, including machine vision — is pleased to introduce its next generation of LED spotlights in its Prox Light® series for illuminating tight spaces in industrial applications....

2014-10-13 16:21:57

NOVI, Mich., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) today announced that Krista Tanner will join the company on Nov. 10, 2014 as vice president, ITC Holdings Corp., and president of ITC Midwest. In this role, Tanner will serve as the business unit head and provide leadership and strategic direction for ITC Midwest. She will be based at ITC Midwest's regional office in Des Moines, Iowa. "Krista Tanner brings extensive industry experience, leadership and...

2014-10-13 08:24:30

Enter Your Baby's Photo at Gerber.com and You Could Win $50,000 and Your Baby Could Be the Gerber® 2014 spokesbaby FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week, early childhood nutrition leader Gerber® announced the launch of its fifth annual 2014 "Be Our Baby" Photo Search, providing parents of little ones a chance to win big! Between now and Nov. 12, parents or legal guardians of children up to 48 months of age are encouraged to submit a favorite, recent photo of their baby...

2014-10-13 08:22:27

Storage System Saved Customers $295 Million Last Winter JACKSON, Mich., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Homes and businesses served with natural gas from Consumers Energy saved about $295 million during last winter's polar vortex due to the energy provider's extensive underground storage system. "Our storage system, one of the largest in the U.S., protected homeowners and businesses from higher heating bills last winter," said Tim Sparks, Consumers Energy's vice president for energy...


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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