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2014-10-12 23:02:18

Ambs Call Center, a provider of live telephone answering service and outsourced call center services to companies across the United States and Canada, has been honored with the exclusive 2014 CAM-X Award of Excellence for the 5th consecutive year. Jackson, Michigan (PRWEB) October 12, 2014 Ambs Call Center, a provider of live telephone answering service and outsourced call center services to companies across the United States and Canada, has been honored with the exclusive 2014 CAM-X...

2014-10-12 23:00:08

Fortis Energy Services, Inc., a leading oil and gas well services provider headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan announced today that CEO Nathan Conway has been selected as a 2014 “40 Under 40” honoree by Crain’s Detroit Business. Bloomfield Hills, Michigan (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 The award recognizes 40 business leaders under age 40 who have made major advancements in their respective fields. Nathan’s stellar career in the oil and gas industry began in the oilfields of...

2014-10-10 23:04:45

Open House Scheduled for October 11, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Bloomfield Hills, Michigan (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Edward Rose & Sons, a privately held Michigan real estate development and management company, is continuing its expansion into the rapidly growing senior housing market sector with the opening of a new community in Clinton Township, Mich., northeast of Detroit. Rose Senior Living-Clinton Township, adjacent to the Partridge Creek Mall and near Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, offers 176...

2014-10-09 23:13:23

Hondros College of Business has announced they are now offering real estate pre-licensing in Michigan to residents seeking a rewarding career in real estate. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Hondros College of Business has announced they are now offering real estate pre-licensing in Michigan to residents seeking a rewarding career in real estate. The course is available both online and in the classroom in Michigan. In 2013, Hondros opened a new Toledo, Ohio location to offer...

2014-10-09 23:00:55

The gift is the largest ever to the College of Engineering, making the Andersons Wayne State University’s most generous donors. Detriot, MI (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 The College of Engineering at Wayne State University has announced a $25 million gift from alumnus James A. Anderson (BSCE ’66, MSCE ’70) and his wife, Patricia, to bolster the entrepreneurial efforts of engineering and computer science faculty and students and drive Detroit’s economic renewal. The investment will...

2014-10-09 12:32:54

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 123Net Inc., one of Michigan's largest telecommunications and Internet service providers, announced today that it has welcomed Michigan Network Services, LLC. (MNS) into the 123Net family. "We are excited about incorporating Michigan Network Services into our network. We're going to take good care of all MNS customers and ensure they get the attention and support they need through the transition and beyond," said Dan Irvin, 123Net's...

2014-10-09 12:32:41

Alta Vista Technology Adds Intacct Cloud Financial Applications to Its Portfolio SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alta Vista Technology (AVT), a leading technology consulting firm focused on providing business management solutions, announced today a partnership with Intacct, the leading provider of cloud financial management and accounting software. As an Intacct business partner, AVT will sell, implement, support, and develop enhancements for Intacct's award-winning...

2014-10-09 12:20:42

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While Faurecia is known for its lightweight innovations in automotive systems, the company and its employees have proved to be heavyweights in their contributions toward relieving hunger in communities across North America. Faurecia, the sixth-largest auto supplier in the North America region, worked with its employees in Canada, Mexico and the U.S. to gather more than 1,528,831 million pounds of food during the month-long Faurecia Unites...

2014-10-09 08:24:20

Motown music themed float to be unveiled at Parade Preview October 15 at the Parade Company WARREN, Mich., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parade goers of all ages lining Woodward Avenue at this year's America's Thanksgiving Parade® presented by Art Van Furniture will definitely be dancing in the street! To celebrate the 55(th) anniversary of Art Van Furniture and Motown, the Midwest's No. 1 furniture and mattress retailer commissioned a new Motown float to put fans on cloud nine along...

2014-10-08 23:11:33

The MICPA bestowed this prestigious honor upon Hodges for 2014 Southfield, Michigan (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Samuel L. Hodges of MRPR, CPAs and Advisors, located in Southfield, Michigan, and a member of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) State and Local Tax Task Force, was awarded the Association’s Thomas M. Hoatlin Award on September 30, 2014. Throughout Sam's many years of service on the MICPA State & Local Tax Task Force, including his time as...


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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