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Friday, May 27, 2016
May 26, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Ruth Lednicer, rlednicer@michtheater.org or 734-668-8397 x46 Matt Lee, mleibow412@aol.com or 248-931-2443 Cinetopia Filmmakers Join the Festival to Discuss Their Work An amazing array of directors, actors, producers and film critics to take part in screenings and panels over the 10 day festival Film festivals involve more than simply ...read more
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Friday, May 27, 2016
Mayer Hawthorne Friday, July 1 @ 8pm Power Center Neo-soul royalty returns to Ann Arbor Buy Tickets! Singer Mayer Hawthorne has an incredible ear for what makes music soulful. “Flashy but classy” and always stylish in a fine suit, he’s a sensation onstage. A hometown hero, he soaked up Curtis Mayfield, Barry White, Shuggie Otis, Hall and Oates, and hip hop producer J Dilla ...read more
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Friday, May 27, 2016
CONTACT: Karen Rendell, Programs and Operations Director Phone: 734-929-2331 karen@lesliesnc.org LESLIE SCIENCE & NATURE CENTER ANNOUNCES GREAT AMERICAN BACKYARD CAMPOUT ANN ARBOR, MI, MAY 26, 2016 – Leslie Science & Nature Center will be holding its 8th Great American Backyard Campout Event. Great American Backyard Campout® is a part of National Wildlife Federation’s ...read more
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Friday, May 27, 2016
News Release Yankee Air Museum Ray Hunter, Chairman of the Board Kevin Walsh, Executive Director Contact: Bob Hynes, Chairman Public Relations Committee 734-546-8003 June is Ypsilanti Free Admission Month at Yankee Air Museum May 23, 2016—The Yankee Air Museum (YAM) today announced it is opening its doors to all Ypsilanti residents for free admission during the entire month of June. The ...read more
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Monday, May 23, 2016
The Ann Arbor Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (AAACVB) is organizing a special offer program with local businesses for three labor training programs taking place in the Ann Arbor area this summer. This is a complimentary service for our members. The AAACVB will distribute special offer information during each of the training programs. Attendees will receive a special offer brochure providing ...read more
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Friday, May 20, 2016
The Farm at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor to host Spring Celebration Event held in conjunction with St. Joe's being named a Certified Wildlife Habitat ANN ARBOR, Mich. – (May 19, 2016) – In collaboration with the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor is holding an event to celebrate St. Joe's becoming a Certified Wildlife Habitat and other pollinators in ...read more
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Friday, May 20, 2016
Media Inquiries: Mallory Schirr UMS, Media Relations Coordinator 734.647.4020 / mschirr@umich.edu UMS Choral Union Announces Summer Sings 2016 ANN ARBOR, MI (May 20, 2016) —The UMS Choral Union invites all interested singers to take part in its 23rd season of Summer Sings . All singers are invited to these popular choral reading sessions which feature no-audition, no-performance evenings ...read more
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Friday, May 20, 2016
Media Inquiries: Mallory Schirr UMS, Media Relations Coordinator 734.647.4020 / mschirr@umich.edu University Musical Society Supports Local Artists Through Artistic Residency Program Now Accepting Applications Through June 17, 2016 ANN ARBOR, MI (May 19, 2016) — The University Musical Society (UMS) announces the third consecutive season of the UMS Artists in “Residence” ...read more
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Friday, May 20, 2016
May 19, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Ruth Lednicer, rlednicer@michtheater.org or 734-668-8397 x46 Matt Lee, mleibow412@aol.com or 248-931-2443 Film Critic Leonard Maltin Joins Cinetopia Film Festival June 11 & 12 Renowned historian to discuss the world of Disney films with award-winning Disney animator Andreas Deja and introduce rare theatrical screening of Bambi Cinetopia ...read more
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Friday, May 20, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 17, 2016 Parents have often heard about the importance of reading to children, but new research shows that reading is just one of five key practices that prepare a young child for school readiness—talking, singing, writing, and playing are equally important. At the June 4 Ypsi Play Date, the Ypsilanti District Library will introduce new “Play Kits” that ...read more
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Friday, May 20, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jan W. Hack Ann Arbor YMCA 734.661-8047 Jhack@annarborymca.org Ann Arbor YMCA Receives Grant in Support of Free Safety Around Water program from Ann Arbor Thrift Shop Ann Arbor, May 16, 2016– The Ann Arbor YMCA is a proud recipient of a $4,554 grant from the Ann Arbor Thrift Shop’s Ann M. Hayes Memorial Fund supporting Safety Around Water, a free ...read more
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Friday, May 20, 2016
Ann Arbor Area Board of REALTORS® Increased Sales Signal Solid Beginning to Spring Buying Season Sales of single family residential properties increased 11.2 percent in April, compared to the same month last year, based on numbers reported by the Ann Arbor Area Board of REALTORS®, with 277 properties sold, compared to 249 in April 2015. Inventory continues to be a problem, with new ...read more
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Wednesday, May 18, 2016
UPDATE: Summer 16 Youth Employment Program Interest in the program has been strong from both potential youth employees and employers! The new Summer 16 Youth Employment program has received great interest from both you and businesses! Enrollment for youth closed after about 2 weeks due to demand, and the Michigan Works! Soft Skills Academy is now underway, with the goal of preparing 50-100 youth ...read more
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Monday, May 16, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Jordan Poll, Media Coordinator | (734) 662-8200 ext. 2551 | jpoll@umcu.org The UM Credit Union Raises Donations with Heart Walk Event ANN ARBOR, MI (May 16, 2016) – The University of Michigan Credit Union (UMCU) is taking a stand against heart disease and stroke. Thanks to the generous hearts of our members and team members, Team UMCU has raised over $5,100 ...read more
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Friday, May 13, 2016
PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release CONTACT: Christine Schopieray, Mayor’s Office, 734.794.6161, ext. 41602 16 th Annual Ann Arbor Mayor’s Green Fair Takes Place Friday, June 10, 6–9 p.m.: Volunteers Wanted ANN ARBOR, Michigan, May 9, 2016 — The City of Ann Arbor mayor’s office is hosting the 16 th annual Mayor’s Green Fair on Main Street Friday, June 10, ...read more
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Friday, May 13, 2016
Yeo & Yeo Joins Red Nose Day Campaign SAGINAW, MI: Yeo & Yeo, a leading Michigan accounting firm , and its affiliates, Yeo & Yeo Computer Consulting, Affiliated Medical Billing and Yeo & Yeo Financial Services, have launched a firm-wide initiative to benefit the Red Nose Day Fund. Red Nose Day is a FUN-raising campaign benefitting nonprofit organizations that help lift children ...read more
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Friday, May 13, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “Morning’s At Seven” The Purple Rose Theatre celebrates love and family with a Paul Osborn classic CHELSEA, Mich. (May 10, 2016)— The Purple Rose Theatre Company will conclude its 25 th anniversary season with “Morning’s At Seven”, an American classic by Paul Osborn. “Morning’s At Seven”, is that rare thing – ...read more
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Friday, May 13, 2016
Paint Ypsilanti Project Kicks Off Summer with Thompson Reuters Partnership Media Contact: Erik Dotzauer, Exec Director, Depot Town Community Development Corporation (734) 604-8569 or erik@depottowncdc.org YPSILANTI, MI., May 11, 2016 – Summer is going to get a lot more beautiful, thanks to the volunteer leadership at Thomson Reuters Ann Arbor and Dexter. Employees will be joining the Paint ...read more
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Friday, May 13, 2016
Zingerman's 7th Annual Camp Bacon® Bursting With Talent Annual Event is a Benefit for Southern Foodways Alliance (SFA)and Washtenaw County 4H Ann Arbor, MI— Zingerman's annual homage to bacon promises to be the best ever with a star-studded lineup of speakers and guests for the 2016 season. When asked to define the yearly porcine event, Camp Director Joanie Hales describes it ...read more
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Friday, May 13, 2016
Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development Contact Tony VanDerworp Telephone 734-544-9705 Email vanderworpa@ewashtenaw.org Website www.ewashtenaw.org/act88 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 12, 2016 WASHTENAW COUNTY RELEASES REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS IN THE COUNTY (WASHTENAW COUNTY, MI) Washtenaw County released the Act 88 Request for Proposals (RFP) this ...read more
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Friday, May 13, 2016
Washtenaw Community College Awarded $200,000 National Science Foundation Grant Ann Arbor, Mich. , May 13, 2016 – Washtenaw Community College [WCC] has been awarded a $200,000 National Science Foundation Advanced Technical Education (NSF, ATE) grant designed to instruct students and educators on the most up-to-date information regarding lightweight materials in the automotive design and ...read more
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Monday, May 09, 2016
Zingerman's Deli Will Host Food-Inspired Quilt Exhibit Ann Arbor Modern Quilt Guild Issues Foodie Challenge to Members Ann Arbor, MI – Limes and Tacos and Bread - Oh my! This coming June 3-5, Zingerman's Deli, in conjunction with the Ann Arbor Modern Quilt Guild and Pink Castle Fabrics, will host an exhibition of hand-made mini quilts that have been inspired by the world of food. ...read more
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Monday, May 09, 2016
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Friday, May 06, 2016
May 19, 2016, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM The effort to create and maintain a false version of you can be exhausting and unfulfilling. Keeping your image polished while being an over-achieving woman can make you feel like a fraud. True success is living by your values regardless of your circumstances. Leading with authenticity starts with an awareness of and a commitment to those values and doing what ...read more
Friday, May 06, 2016
Jeff Daniels receives Tony Award nomination for best lead actor in a play CHELSEA, Mich. (May 5, 2016)— Chelsea native Jeff Daniels has been nominated for a 2016 Tony Award, which honors theater professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway . Daniels, founder of Chelsea’s Purple Rose Theatre Company , was nominated for best lead actor in a play for his role as Ray in ...read more
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Upgrades highlighted by technological advances including “musical mirrors” ANN ARBOR, MI – Weber’s, an Ann Arbor landmark, has completed a $2 million renovation of its 158 guest rooms and suites. Featuring numerous technology-related upgrades, this initiative completes the current phase of an ongoing reinvestment philosophy. Prior to this, Weber’s, which was founded ...read more
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Greetings! Congratulations to all who graduated this semester! We said goodbye to some of our staff but have a talented new group of instructors ready to start this week with our new summer schedule! We will miss Amanda I, Jiaxin, Hannah and Jennifer but we will welcome Alicia, Emily, Liz and Jamie so come support them and take their classes! If there are times or days that you would like to ...read more
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
What: The Michigan Theater and the Detroit Film Theatre at the DIA announce the full film lineup for the fifth annual Cinetopia International Film Festival, which was recently named the Best Local Film Festival by the Metro Times Best of Detroit 2016. When: Thursday, May 5 at 10 am (speaking program to begin at approximately 10:15) Where: Detroit Film Theatre’s Crystal Gallery at the ...read more
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
The week of June 12 to June 17 Ages: Events vary from Adult Only to All Ages, check with specific program Cost: Free Make history and celebrate Leslie Science & Nature Center’s (LSNC) 30th Anniversary during our first-ever BioBlitz! In partnership with Natural Area Preservation (NAP), we’re organizing groups of citizen scientists to go out and survey resident plants and animals at ...read more
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
The Alchemist Cookbook Directed by Joel Potrykus, USA, 82 min, Drama, Not Rated (contains mature language, drug use, and violence ) Young outcast Sean has isolated himself in a trailer in the woods, setting out on alchemical pursuits, with his cat Kaspar as his sole companion. Filled with disdain for authority, he has fled the daily grind and holed up in the wilderness, escaping a society that ...read more
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Professional Financial Advisor Cilla Tomas of Cilla Financial Services LLC ( http://www.cillafinancial.com/ ) is hosting two free Social Security seminars on Thursday, May 19th and Wednesday, May 25th at the Saline District Library in Saline, Michigan. Understanding how Social Security works and how to take full advantage of Social Security is important for people who are about to enter ...read more
Monday, May 02, 2016
Contact: Emily Fromm FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Phone: (734) 994-4801 Email: emily@a2so.com ANN ARBOR SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 2016-2017 SEASON Opening Night with Jon Kimura Parker Saturday, September 10, 8:00 p.m Hill Auditorium Sponsored by the UM Centers of Excellence: Frankel Cardiovascular, Comprehensive Cancer, Kellogg Eye and Transplant Centers Shostakovich Festive Overture Brahms Piano Concerto No. ...read more
Monday, May 02, 2016
A2 Tech Trek June 17 3:00 - 7:00 pm Check out the latest innovations during A2 Tech Trek WHEN: Friday, June 17, 3:00 - 7:00 pm WHERE: Start at one of our 3 check-in locations to grab a map and begin the trek! SPARK Central MLive Menlo Innovations WHO: Everyone is invited - students, adults, professionals, jobseekers, and families! unique culture and demonstrates their product or service. ...read more
Monday, May 02, 2016
4/29/16 – Published by The Hunter Group LLC (Bloomfield Hills, MI) ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 29, 2016 – Executive search firm, The Hunter Group LLC, together with AcuMax Index and the Baker Strategy Group is excited to present their workshop focusing on how you can attract and retain the best employees to help grow your business. This Ann Arbor event will take place at the Ann Arbor ...read more
Monday, May 02, 2016
Ann Arbor, April 29, 2016– The Ann Arbor YMCA has partnered with CARS (Charitable Adult Rides & Services) so that community members and Y members may donate their vehicle to benefit both the Y and themselves. CARS provides logistical and managerial support to non-profits, helping them create, implement, and manage vehicle donation programs all across the United States. CARS accepts most ...read more
Monday, May 02, 2016
Ann Arbor Arms Is Awarded NSSF’s 5 Star Rating To meet The NSSF’s criteria of a Five Star Facility, a shooting range must demonstrate excellence in all aspects of management and operations. Facilities are rated on appearance, management, customer service, amenities, customer development and community relations. Ann Arbor, Michigan April 27, 2016: Bill Pinon, Owner of Ann Arbor Arms ...read more
Monday, May 02, 2016
DEARBORN HEIGHTS., Mich., April 29, 2016 – Just in time for Mother’s Day, English Gardens is launching “Baskets for a Cure” to benefit the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. English Gardens will donate a portion of the sale of each flowering hanging basket sold from May 1 - 10 to Karmanos Cancer Institute’s breast cancer research program. “Hanging baskets ...read more
Monday, May 02, 2016
Ann Arbor Summer Festival Announces 33rd Top of the Park Season EMBARGOED UNTIL MONDAY MAY 2nd at 10 AM EST FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Amy Nesbitt, Executive and Artistic Director nesbitt@a2sf.org ANN ARBOR, MI – The Ann Arbor Summer Festival is pleased to announce its outdoor Top of the Park series music performances for the 2016 season. From folk pop ensembles and a rogue ...read more
Monday, May 02, 2016
MEDIA CONTACTS: Lana Mini, lmini@marxlayne.com Marx Layne & Company 248-855-6777 (office) Weber’s BOUTIQUE HOTEL in ann arbor completes multi-phase property renovation with room remodels Upgrades highlighted by technological advances including “musical mirrors” ANN ARBOR, MI – Weber’s, an Ann Arbor landmark, has completed a $2 million renovation of its 158 ...read more
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Monday, May 02, 2016
For Immediate Release Contact: Stephen Lange Ranzini , President and CEO Phone: 734-741-5858, Ext. 9226 Email: ranzini@university-bank.com AMERICAN BANKER NOTES UNIVERSITY BANCORP WAS THE #1 TOP PERFORMING PUBLICLY TRADED BANKING FIRM NATIONWIDE IN 2015 Ann Arbor, Michigan, May 3, 2016, -- University Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB: UNIB), announced that it was ranked as the #1 banking firm in the ...read more
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Friday, April 29, 2016
April 29, 2016 ANN ARBOR, MI – Hobbs+Black Architects is pleased to announce the promotion of Thomas (TJ) Chasty to Vice President of the Phoenix, AZ office, as of April 25, 2016. TJ first joined Hobbs+Black in 2004 and worked in the Ann Arbor office for 7 years, before volunteering to move to AZ to help launch Hobbs+Black’s Phoenix office in 2011. TJ’s management of projects, ...read more
Friday, April 29, 2016
April 29, 2016 – On Saturday, May 14 the Ann Arbor YMCA will present Healthy Kids Day®: a free community event held to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active all summer long. The event will be held at Estabrook Elementary School, 1555 West Cross Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 from 10am - 1pm and will have an Olympic games theme. This year, the Y is partnering with several ...read more
Friday, April 29, 2016
ANN ARBOR, MI – On Sunday, May 1, TheRide will be introducing the biggest expansion of bus service in the greater Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti area since 1979, as part of its Five-Year Transportation Improvement Program. The May, 2016 phase of fixed-route and paratransit improvements will be the third since voters approved the Plan in May, 2014. It will create more ways for citizens to connect ...read more
Friday, April 29, 2016
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