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2014-09-12 12:25:27

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Certified nursing assistants (CENAs) at Cherrywood Nursing & Living Center in Sterling Heights, voted overwhelmingly for union representation yesterday, and gained the right to negotiate staffing levels, health care, hourly wage, and other conditions of employment with the nursing home administration. CENAs voted 60-12 in favor of union representation, a 5:1 margin. The vote certified the United Food and...

2014-09-12 12:22:59

Blue Harbor Resort, Wisconsin's Top Lakefront Resort Brings Together the Best in the Craft SHEBOYGAN, Wis., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 18th, dozens of the best craft beers in the country will be featured at the Big Blue Craft Beer Festival at Blue Harbor Resort on the shores of Lake Michigan in scenic Sheboygan, Wisconsin. The festival will be set at the end of South Pier which features gorgeous waterfront views. Working with the local Sheboygan brewery, 3 Sheeps...

2014-09-12 12:21:07

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halla Visteon Climate Control Corp. (KS: 018880) plans to start production this month at a new plant in central Mexico to support its growing business with global vehicle manufacturers in the region. The new manufacturing facility in the State of Queretaro will manufacture automotive heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) units for automakers. Initially, it will have the capacity to produce more than 260,000 units...

2014-09-12 12:20:42

- Ford is supporting the airing of the second season of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., which debuts Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 8 p.m. ET DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As fall arrives and new shows debut on the small screen, one television show in particular will allow viewers to learn more about the heritage and ancestries of 30 of today's leading entertainers, athletes, chefs and media personalities, including hip-hop superstar Nas and author Stephen...

2014-09-12 08:21:50

COLDWATER, Mich., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six rare turtles returned home recently to wetlands in Branch County following the installation of a Consumers Energy natural gas pipeline. "The herpetologist we hired to help protect wildlife along our right of way cared for five globally rare Blanding's turtles and one musk turtle, a species in decline, while crews installed our natural gas pipeline," said Margaret O'Connor, an environmental planner for Consumers Energy. "I'm not...

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...


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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