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2014-07-11 12:23:23

Detroit Lions to Donate Goal Posts DETROIT, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit Lions will donate goal posts for Detroit's Cody High School as part of a plan by non-profit Life Remodeled to build a new football field at the school. Construction of the field is major step toward Life Remodeled's goal of renovating the school and its surrounding neighborhood this summer. The Cody Comets' former field sat on the same location as the new field until 2006 when vandalism and lack...

2014-07-11 12:21:01

Hagerty Classic Car Magazine Celebrates Collector Car Appreciation Day Today TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate National Collector Car Appreciation Day, Hagerty Classic Car Magazine transformed a gas station on Michigan's famous Woodward Avenue into a full service station from the past, complete with classic gas prices. Hagerty brought back the full-service station experience from America's golden automotive era, serving over 200 classic cars more than...

2014-07-10 23:13:07

With its roots in the automotive industry, Coherix ShaPix technology continues to be embraced by other industries. With ShaPix 3D unique capabilities displaying results of measuring a surface profile in minutes, industries outside of the automotive industry are embracing this technology. Ann Arbor, Michigan (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Due to its robustness and flexibility, Coherix ShaPix 3D technology is being embraced by diverse industries, which is a reflection of its unique capabilities....

2014-07-10 16:20:43

Ninth Consecutive Year Issuing Dividends, Former Chairman Dies ROYAL OAK, Mich., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bonal International, Inc. (OTC: BONL) announced fiscal year 2014 was its tenth consecutive profitable year. The company posted a modest net income of $132,927, down from last year's $220,182. Revenues were $2,051,905, down 17 percent from last year's $2,471,315. Earnings per share were $0.08 compared to $0.13 last year. During the year, the board of directors issued a...

2014-07-10 12:28:26

BCBSM, Compuware, DTE Energy, Marketing Associates, Quicken Loans, Strategic Staffing Solutions to compete in Olympic-style events July 21-24 in Downtown Detroit DETROIT, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The game is on and the competition is fierce as the six Live Downtown companies face off in the third annual Live Downtown Games. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM), Compuware, DTE Energy, Quicken Loans, Strategic Staffing Solutions and Marketing Associates will send their finest...

2014-07-10 12:21:27

Executive appointments made to support growing focus on the customer experience and global innovation DEARBORN, Mich., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FordDirect, a joint venture between Ford Motor Company and its franchise dealers, announced the promotion of several FordDirect employees, including the appointment of three employees to senior vice president: Senior Vice President of Digital Retail Solutions James Casazza; Senior Vice President of Customer Engagement John Gottschalk; and Senior...

2014-07-09 23:09:22

Though she traveled the world, what preserved her sanity was preserving this French Canadian 1850s farmhouse. Grosse Pointe, MI (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The Cadieux Farmhouse is the last remaining example of French frame architecture from the ribbon farm era, built by Detroit's French Canadian settlers, the Cadieux family. Today, July 9, 2014 9am to 11am, you will see it slowly roll down the streets of Grosse Pointe to it's new home. Beaumont Hospital Grosse Pointe needed to move...

2014-07-09 23:00:44

Ticket Down has cut ticket prices across the board for the big match between soccer powerhouses Manchester United and Real Madrid at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. This trusted ticket exchange is offering diehard soccer fans promo/coupon code SOCCER-2014 for added savings. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Manchester United and Real Madrid to Battle in 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup at Michigan Stadium. Two of the most popular football teams in the world will take...

2014-07-09 16:21:11

TROY, Mich., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) will host a conference call and webcast to discuss the company's third-quarter results for fiscal year 2014 at 8:30 a.m. (ET) Thursday, July 31, 2014. To participate, call (617) 213-4845 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. When registering, reference passcode 99661845. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time or access a recording of the call for seven days after the event by visiting...

2014-07-09 16:20:28

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gill Holding Company, Inc., a global supplier of engineered assemblies and modules for the automotive industry, is pleased to announce that industry veteran, J. Timothy Gargaro has joined the company as its Chief Financial Officer. "Tim brings a wealth of experience having participated in more than 30 capital market bank syndications, equity and bond offerings as well as two initial public offerings in the automotive industry" said...


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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