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2014-09-11 23:11:58

The Mesothelioma Victims Center has created a state specific initiative for diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in Michigan, because of significant asbestos exposure at industrial, or manufacturing workplaces decades ago. This new initiative is called the Michigan Mesothelioma Victims Center, and before a diagnosed victim in the Great Lakes State hire a lawyer to advance a mesothelioma compensation claim they are urged to contact the Center at 866-714-6466, in order to ensure they really are...

2014-09-10 23:07:42

Beacon Hill – Grand Rapids’ premier CCRC – joins Eastgate Neighborhood Association for annual fundraising race Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Hundreds of local runners, walkers and neighborhood watchers are expected to convene at Beacon Hill at Eastgate – Grand Rapids’ premier continuing care retirement community – for the third annual Eastgate 5K at 6:30 p.m. on September 18. It’s a community event that bridges the generations, with senior citizens and...

2014-09-10 23:06:43

Becker's Hospital Review Names150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Becker's Hospital Review has published its list of "150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know," which features some of the brightest leaders involved in financial aspects of the healthcare industry. These men and women have demonstrated excellence in healthcare financial management by leading some of the largest, most prominent and financially...

2014-09-10 23:00:19

Detroit Matchmaking Summit brings together service and product suppliers for first and second tier OEMs. Protomatic, Inc. was recognized as one of the best representatives in the CNC contract-manufacturing segment. Dexter, MI (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Protomatic, a precision CNC machining and prototyping manufacturer, was recently recognized at the Detroit Matchmaking Summit as one of the best representatives in the CNC contract-manufacturing segment. Along with the recognition,...

2014-09-10 16:29:08

TROY, Mich., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Waveform Technology LLC, one of Michigan's leading data center and Internet bandwidth providers, is pleased to announce the completion of the addition of 1 megawatts of electrical infrastructure upgrades to support the growing Bitcoin mining segment. This addition will make Waveform the largest Bitcoin friendly data center operator in Michigan with immediate availability. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140910/145150 This newly...

2014-09-10 16:26:40

Emergency Medicine Specialists Merges with TeamHealth KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TMH), one of the nation's largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, announced the merger of the operations of Emergency Medicine Specialists (EMS) and its affiliated revenue cycle management and back-office support entity Midwest Emergency Services (MES) with TeamHealth. Based in metro Detroit, EMS manages and staffs...

2014-09-10 16:23:06

Harwell, Kevorkian, Granholm, Dumars, Other Notables Featured Along with Not-So-Famous Who Made an Impact DEXTER, Mich., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Not all of them set out to change the world, but some of them managed to do just that. What these men and women of Michigan had in common was that their actions had consequences that reverberated far beyond the borders of the state. "There is much that people don't know about some of Michigan's most consequential citizens," says...

2014-09-10 12:30:20

Celebrity photographer Nigel Barker to pose with public September 17 at Pioneer Court to celebrate release of retailer's 2014 Fall Style Catalog WARREN, Mich., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Sit, snap, share and win!" Art Van Furniture taking it to the streets of Chicago to celebrate the release of its 2014 Fall Style Catalog, inviting the public to strike a pose and take a selfie (or more accurately, a "sofie") on a stylish new Art Van sofa for a chance to win one of their own...

2014-09-10 12:29:30

FLINT, Mich., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat, the nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy, announced today that it is partnering with area leaders to provide the necessary funding to expand Dr. Phil Zimbardo's Hero Imagination Project (HIP) to the Flint area. The HIP's licensed empowerment programs will be used as a catalyst to transform Flint from one of the most dangerous communities in the country into the nation's first "Hero Town." HIP is a 501(c)3 nonprofit...

2014-09-10 12:29:06

TROY, Mich., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beaumont Health President and CEO Gene Michalski has named the top executive team for the new $3.8 billion health care organization that combined Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare. "We had a deep pool of qualified internal candidates from throughout our new organization to draw from in selecting the team to lead Beaumont Health," says Michalski. "What makes our new organization so special is that there are talented...


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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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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