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2014-07-07 23:02:19

Together Health Network, the clinically integrated network formed in May as a collaboration between Ascension Health Michigan and CHE Trinity Health Michigan and physician partners across the state, has named its first Board of Managers and an interim CEO. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Together Health Network, the clinically integrated network formed in May as a collaboration between Ascension Health Michigan and CHE Trinity Health Michigan and physician partners across the state, has...

2014-07-07 16:21:23

- Part of a $1 Million Youth Employment Initiative DETROIT, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, about 500 teens and young adults from Detroit and other communities reported to work today, as part of a $1-million youth employment initiative funded by the DTE Energy Foundation. The Foundation once again partnered with City Connect Detroit and other agencies to fund summer jobs in Detroit as well as in Highland Park, Inkster, Pontiac, Muskegon and...

2014-07-07 12:26:35

The Children's Center's marks 85 years with Tour de Fork, a unique event designed to celebrate local talent DETROIT, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Helping families for 85 years is a cause for celebration and The Children's Center is throwing a party to mark the occasion. Tour de Fork, which will be held on October 3, features "locally grown" music, dining and art to support The Children's Center in providing services to more than 7,500 Detroit children and families...

2014-07-07 12:24:51

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maestro Media Print Solutions LLC, a Michigan-based print management company, has completed a complex catalog project for Independent Distributors Inc. (IDI), a Canadian cooperative serving independent suppliers of industrial supplies and maintenance products throughout Canada. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140327/DE92359LOGO The 2,200-page catalog is designed to help IDI's locally based member companies compete with...

2014-07-07 08:30:50

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 123.Net Inc., the fast-growing owner of one of Michigan's largest fiber optics networks, announced today that it has completed an acquisition of Michigan Internet Communications Association, Ltd.'s (MICA) customers. "Our top priority is to facilitate a smooth transition for the MICA clients," said Dan Irvin, 123.Net's chief executive officer. "We understand that clients have infused technology into virtually all aspects of their...

2014-07-07 08:29:59

MUNICH, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New MicroTrack sled test facility measuring 220 meters in length / First M=LIGHT LED lamp series installed / Curb test for ultra-modern side tests The vehicle safety requirements stipulated by institutes such as the New Car Assessment Programme (NCAP) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) are becoming more and more stringent and the associated test procedures more complex. As a result, vehicle...

2014-07-07 08:24:31

EAST LANSING, Mich., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michigan Health Connect and Great Lakes Health Information Exchange have merged to form Great Lakes Health Connect, one of the nation's largest providers of health information exchange allowing hospitals, physicians and other medical professionals to quickly and securely share the health records of more than 5 million people. "The merger of these two leading organizations means Great Lakes Health Connect can provide...

2014-07-07 08:22:00

JACKSON, Mich., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy's hydro properties will have more housing options available for bats thanks to a Boy Scout and electric car parts from General Motors. For an Eagle Scout project, Matthew Netherland and some helpers built 22 bat boxes out of scrap Chevrolet Volt battery covers donated by GM which Consumers Energy will install on their property. "This project connects a lot of environmental dots," said Rich Castle, Consumers Energy's...

2014-07-06 23:00:19

On May 14, 2014, a federal appeals court upheld a district court’s $6.1 million decision for a self-insured ERISA plan against BCBSM for violating ERISA and fraud. ERISAclaim.com demystifies this new federal overpayment law for all self-insured plans in all overpayment recoupment actions. Hanover Park, Illinois (PRWEB) July 06, 2014 On May 14, 2014, a federal appeals court upheld a district court’s $6.1 million decision for a self-insured ERISA plan against Blue Cross and Blue Shield...

2014-07-06 23:00:05

Come along with Philip J. Howard Jr. and learn all about the yoopers, their culture and history, Father Marquette, and Michigan’s connection to the Mississippi River. MASSACHUSETTS (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is one of America’s hidden treasures. Overlooked and ignored as a place to visit, it is decidedly not Yellowstone Park, Disney World, or New Orleans. The UP and the yoopers enjoy their own character, culture, and history. The land of Lake Superior, the...


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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