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2014-08-04 12:20:44

Vehicle and low-friction seal display part of company's event support TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies (Freudenberg-NOK) will host two Concordia University students, along with their award-winning SAE Supermileage(®) vehicle, at this year's Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminars (CAR MBS) in Traverse City, Michigan. The seminars, which take place August 4 to 7 at the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa, bring...

2014-08-04 08:22:31

150 Percent increase over past 5 years JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New home construction in Michigan is expected to be 150 percent higher this year than in 2009. Consumers Energy has increased its workforce and taken other steps to keep pace with rising demand for new energy service connections. "We've hired 200 new employees to support the new building sector, which can have a significant impact on the entire state's economy," said Mary Palkovich, Consumers...

2014-08-03 08:20:50

MIDLAND, Mich., Aug. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Center Stage Choirs of Midland Center for the Arts was awarded The Silver Diploma Award recently at the World Choir Games in Riga, Latvia. The choir won the award in the "Mixed Chamber Choir" category. Joining 34 singers from Center Stage Choirs' Chorale and Camerata were singers from the Great Lakes Bay Region. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121025/DC00288LOGO Also earning a silver diploma was DE3, a quartet of male...

2014-08-01 12:23:11

TROY, Mich., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NOTICE OF CLASS ACTION REGARDING FIRST AMERICAN MONETARY CONSULTANTS, INC., INFORMATION RADIO NETWORK, INC., LARRY BATES, BARBARA BATES, ROBERT BATES, CHARLES E. BATES, KINSEY BROWN BATES and CECILIA STANDLEY ORLOWSKI, et al v. FIRST AMERICAN MONETARY CONSULTANTS, INC., INFORMATION RADIO NETWORK, INC., LARRY BATES, BARBARA BATES, ROBERT BATES, CHARLES E. BATES, KINSEY BROWN BATES and CECILIA STANDLEYCase No. 2:11-cv-01396, U.S. District...

2014-08-01 08:21:44

Global branding, supplier issues and purchasing relationships on the agenda for Thursday August 7, 2014 ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tim Mahoney, chief marketing officer Global Chevrolet and Global Marketing Operations Leader, General Motors and Douglas Grimm, chairman, president & chief executive officer, Grede Holdings LLC and chair of the Board of Directors of the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) will address the CAR Management...

2014-07-31 23:22:23

Premier award-winning integrative health and wellness center, Cutler Integrative Medicine, recently launched the first detox clinic in the greater Detroit, MI area. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Leading Detroit health and wellness center, Cutler Integrative Medicine, is proud to introduce the first Total Detox Transformation Center to individuals who are interested in a better quality of life. Detoxification, depuration and cleansing is a normal body process of eliminating and...

2014-07-31 23:02:01

Susan Wagner, UHY Advisors, talks about how the Michigan Supreme Court has made the determination that a purchaser of tangible goods in Michigan is liable for use tax when the taxpayer was unable to prove during an audit that sales tax was paid on the purchases. Sterling Heights, MI (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Andrie, Inc. V. Dept. of Treasury, Mich. S. Ct., Dkt No. 145557, 6/23/2014 The Michigan Supreme Court has made the determination that a purchaser of tangible goods in Michigan is liable...

2014-07-31 23:01:08

The Annual Wine Tasting Weekend Provides Local Wine, Food and Fun Leelanau Peninsula, MI (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The vineyards are lush, and the grapes are plumping up in preparation of the upcoming harvest. And, to celebrate, folks are gearing up for the annual Harvest Stompede held Saturday and Sunday, September 6 and 7, 2014 along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail. Kicking-off the weekend festivities is an optional walk or run through the vineyards start-ing at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday at...

2014-07-31 23:01:01

Leelanau Peninsula’s Newest Winery Offers Local Wine and Fare Paired with Old World Charm Lake Leelanau, MI (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Leelanau Peninsula’s newest winery, Aurora Cellars, opened its doors on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 7788 East Horn Road in Lake Leelanau. Joining the Northern Loop of the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail, Aurora Cellars is the 25th winery along the trail. The winery will participate in all trail activities including the popular wine tour events, making its trail...

2014-07-31 23:00:26

Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan and Eastern Market announce featured restaurants and distilleries Detroit, MI (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 WHO:                         Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan and Eastern Market WHAT:                    ...


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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