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2014-08-11 16:20:46

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lear Corporation [NYSE: LEA], a leading global supplier of automotive seating and electrical distribution systems, will webcast its management presentation at the J.P. Morgan Auto Conference in New York on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. Representing Lear will be: -- Jeff Vanneste, Senior Vice President and CFO -- Ray Scott, Executive Vice President and President, Seating -- Frank Orsini, Senior Vice President and President,...

2014-08-11 12:32:23

Historic Risk Management Agency Opens Downtown Corporate Office ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinkerton, the world's leading provider of corporate risk management services, announced today that it has moved its global headquarters to Ann Arbor, Mich. Pinkerton President Jack Zahran made the announcement. Pinkerton's new 11,000-square-foot headquarters is located at 101 N. Main St. in downtown Ann Arbor. The executive team and administrative staff including HR,...

2014-08-11 12:27:41

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC-QB: CBIS), a U.S. Company specializing in cannabis formulation-based drug development and related consulting, signs a binding letter of intent with its existing Michigan partners, increasing Cannabis Science's equity position from 20% to 50.1% in its joint venture in the Michigan medical cannabis and hemp markets, Michigan Green Technologies LLC (MGT). MGT is the leading resource for legislative...

2014-08-11 12:27:22

Childhood obesity still at the top in annual top 10 list of childhood health concerns, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Childhood obesity remains the top health concern for children in 2014, but when asked about national concerns, adults put school violence and gun-related injuries in the top 10, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health. In the...

2014-08-11 12:21:21

STERLING HEIGHTS, MI, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - KUKA Aerospace, a leader in automated manufacturing systems for aircraft manufacturing and assembly, is locating its first US facility outside of Michigan in Everett, WA. The 29,000 sq ft center will provide a service and maintenance hub close to KUKA Aerospace customers on the West Coast and help support the current expansion of the company's business. It is expected that about 75 employees will work out of the facility when it is...

2014-08-11 08:25:43

MIDLAND, Mich., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tickets to more than 30 performing arts events at Midland Center for the Arts go on sale to the public beginning at noon on August 11. Events take place at Midland Center for the Arts, 1801 West Saint Andrews Road, Midland. Tickets can be purchased at www.mcfta.org or by contacting the Ticket Office at 989-631-8250 or 800-523-7649. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121025/DC00288LOGO MCFTA's 43rd season kicks off...

2014-08-11 08:23:16

Contribution Continues Tradition of Helping to Build Homes, Communities JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is contributing $100,000 to support this year's Home Run for Habitat fundraising campaign in Michigan, providing assistance and encouraging others to help build Michigan's communities. "Habitat for Humanity looks to build homes, communities and hope, and we want to support them as part of our Promise to care for the communities we serve," said...

2014-08-08 12:24:04

Children's Leukemia Foundation, Cass Community Social Services to receive retailer's Award Of Hope WARREN, Mich., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two great events...one fun night! On Friday, August 15 from 6 to 8 p.m., Art Van Furniture will hand out nearly $200,000 in grant checks to six deserving metro Detroit nonprofits at a Woodward Dream Cruise Bash at the retailer's Royal Oak store (32301 Woodward Avenue). Charities in four states rocked around the clock for five consecutive weeks to raise...

2014-08-08 12:20:37

10-speaker, 490-watt system engineered specifically for the TLX by Panasonic Automotive and award-winning recording engineer Elliot Scheiner FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America, in conjunction with Acura/Honda, is pleased to announce its ELS Studio® Premium Audio System, tuned by Elliot "ELS" Scheiner, will be available on the all-new 2015 Acura TLX. The system will be available on all TLX models equipped with the...

2014-08-07 23:10:28

Top research university in the United States chooses ESM Solutions for its eProcurement needs. Warrington, PA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 ESM Solutions®, a leading provider of spend management solutions for the public sector and higher education space, was selected for a long-term eProcurement agreement by Michigan State University. ESM Solutions will implement its easyPurchase™ solution to provide the university with their new eProcurement process. With 49,300 students and more than...


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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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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