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2014-09-09 16:23:42

DETROIT, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan F.A.S.H. FEST LLC's anticipated go-to event comes to Detroit for the 3(rd) year on September 12. The two-day event kicks off with the Runway Industry Showcase/Gala from 8-11 p.m. at the Skillman Branch Detroit Public Library, 121 Gratiot and continues with the Free Fine Art Festival on September 13, noon-11 p.m., taking over Farmer Street. Michigan F.A.S.H. FEST LLC was created by Detroit-based Presence II Productions, an experiential...

2014-09-09 04:21:04

Innovative Z-Fold Design Provides an Improved and Easier Way to Keep Instruments and Implants Sterile FENTON, Mich, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) bestowed their Seal of Recognition on CFI Medical Sterile-Z(TM) Technology on August 12, 2014, acknowledging the design's education materials are consistent with AORN's Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices. CFI Medical (www.cfimedical.com) officially launched the...

2014-09-08 23:07:29

The complimentary events will be held at the Autodesk Novi, Mich. offices and led by Tata in-house 3D simulation and prototyping expert Ben Curtin Novi, Mich (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Premier Autodesk Gold Partner, Tata Technologies will be participating with Autodesk in the Factory Design Suite customer test drive series on Tuesday, Sept. 9, and Wednesday, Sept. 10. The complimentary breakfast and lunch events will be held at the Autodesk Novi, Mich. offices and led by Tata in-house 3D...

2014-09-08 16:23:19

DETROIT, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Combine a sophisticated affair at a beautiful venue recognizing a well-deserving philanthropic couple and benefiting cancer research and it results in the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 21st Annual Partners Night, at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 20, at the historic Detroit Public Library located at 5201 Woodward Ave., in Detroit. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140908/144081 The Detroit Public Library, celebrating its 150...

2014-09-08 16:23:06

DETROIT, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to support Michigan children and their families to develop healthier habits, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is partnering with the Detroit Lions on the #MIKidsCan Lions Experience Sweepstakes, a digital sweepstakes asking Lions fans to share what their kids can do to be healthy and active while receiving an opportunity to win prizes. The sweepstakes supports BCBSM's ongoing commitment to children's health and its #MIKidsCan...

2014-09-08 12:28:42

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) today announced the selection of two key senior leadership executives. Dr. Barbara Ferrer, PhD, MPH, MEd, the acclaimed executive director of the Boston Public Health Commission, has been named chief strategy officer, effective Oct. 6, 2014. Linh Nguyen, currently WKKF's vice president for Learning & Impact and interim vice president for program strategy leading WKKF's place-based...

2014-09-08 12:20:33

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- i.M. Branded, an image company that specializes in helping companies promote their brands in unique and creative ways, is making a BIG impact across the Metro Detroit region. This month i.M. Branded will be working on "bigger than life" projects on the General Motors Renaissance Center, Belle Isle Park and the Fiat Chrysler headquarters. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140908/143836 GMC®, NFL® and ESPN Monday Night...

2014-09-08 08:33:04

Ilitch Organization to Goal: a New, Michigan-made Arena in Detroit DETROIT, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympia Development of Michigan (ODM) invites Michigan-based construction contractors and suppliers from across the state, as well as Detroit-based contractors, to learn about supply, joint venture and construction opportunities available through the construction of the Detroit Sports and Entertainment District and its new arena. The September 9 event will connect contractors...

2014-09-08 08:27:04

Publisher and philanthropist is remembered for legendary reference works, advocacy for libraries and hallmark literary events GROSSE POINTE, Mich., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frederick Gale Ruffner, Jr., whose legendary directories and literary resources transformed library reference service around the world, died August 12, 2014 in Detroit, MI. He was 88. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140905/143543 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140905/143544 Mr....

2014-09-08 08:21:12

500 volunteers, 3,000 hours of service scheduled the week of September 8 FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, one of the leading automotive financial services providers in the U.S., is mobilizing 500 volunteers across Metropolitan Detroit to deliver ten nonprofit organizations more than 3,000 hours of volunteer service during the company's second-annual Week of Caring. Week of Caring is a week-long community service campaign that...


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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