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2014-08-06 12:20:48

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) presented Gov. Rick Snyder (R-Mich.) with its State Leadership Award on Aug. 6 in Traverse City, Mich., during the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Management Briefing Seminars. "Gov. Snyder's leadership to address a stable and fair state tax system is critical to our members," said MEMA President & CEO Steve Handschuh. "His ongoing recognition of the...

2014-08-06 08:21:58

DETROIT, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) announced today that Toyota Motor North America pledged $1 million toward the DIA's commitment to raise $100 million as part of a "grand bargain" that will help the City of Detroit emerge from bankruptcy, support city pensioners and protect the museum's art collection for the public. "Toyota has demonstrated its commitment to Detroit and Michigan by doing its part to secure the DIA's future while helping...

2014-08-05 23:06:11

The second annual Vincentric Best CPO Value in America™ Awards were announced today with strong performances from Ford and Toyota, with each manufacturer winning seven awards, while Best CPO Brand Value Awards went to Honda, Buick, and Chevrolet for passenger cars, luxury vehicles, and trucks. Based on total cost of ownership and overall value, Vincentric’s CPO awards recognize vehicles that provide the best value in their market segments. Bingham Farms, Michigan (PRWEB) August 05,...

2014-08-05 16:27:29

Dr. Craig Blogin wants to invite patients and the general public to view his blog often to learn more about dental care, dental myths and good oral health habits. ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Blogging has been around for many decades, but it really began to become popular with the growth of social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. Today businesses like Dr. Craig Blogin, DDS and his Ann Arbor dental office use blogging to educate people about dental...

2014-08-05 12:32:09

Leading Lansing, MI dentist eagerly engages with patients using Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and blog posts. LANSING, Mich., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In a world where 56% of Americans have a social media profile (Edison Research) and 74 percent of adults online use social media (Pew Internet Project), it's no wonder that dental professionals like Lansing, MI dentist Dr. Holly Scott-Hetchler are using the Internet more than ever to reach and teach patients about oral health and their...

2014-08-05 12:32:05

Dr. Greg Herzler encourages his patients to explore all of their cosmetic options, including dental implants, invisible braces and cosmetic bonding. SAGINAW, Mich., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The interest in cosmetic dental procedures -- to modify, update or improve a person's smile -- has grown significantly over the past 20 years. A report by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) found that Americans spend around $2.75 billion every year on cosmetic procedures, like...

2014-08-05 12:26:24

New Amenity Adds Entertainment Option for Groups and Guests SHEBOYGAN, Wis., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Harbor Resort & Spa, the #1 resort on Wisconsin's Lake Michigan coast, today introduced Sheboygan County's first indoor glow-in-the-dark miniature golf course called The Lost Temples. Located above the resort's 43,000 square foot Breaker Bay Waterpark, this family addition to Blue Harbor is well suited for guests and groups of all ages. The Lost Temples provides...

2014-08-05 12:21:30

DEARBORN, Mich., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of AAA Michigan's community outreach efforts and with a nod to Throwback Thursday, AAA Michigan is bringing back a time-honored tradition: Member Appreciation Day. AAA members and non-members are invited to Member Appreciation Day at all 31 branch offices and 20 sales offices across Michigan. It will be held Thursday, August 7th from 10am-4pm. This summer celebration will feature light refreshments, local baseball game package...

2014-08-05 08:40:24

New Horizons Great Lakes Holding Corporation is now the largest ownership group in the U.S. within the New Horizons worldwide network of training centers. LIVONIA, Mich., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective Friday, August 1, 2014, New Horizons Great Lakes Holding Corporation has acquired substantially all of the assets, existing operations and franchise rights associated with eleven (11) franchise territories containing nine (9) training center locations that collectively make up...

2014-08-04 16:23:48

TROY, Mich., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bianchi Public Relations, Inc. - a full-service business-to-business public relations agency with special expertise in automotive supplier PR - rose 11 places in PR agency rankings to #161 nationally, according to PRWeek magazine's Agency Business Report 2014. Bianchi PR's improved national ranking was driven by a 34 percent increase in revenues in 2013. Among independent Michigan-based PR firms, Bianchi PR retained its #3 position,...


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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