May-June 2014

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Sisters Code

Marlin Page's Detroit-area nonprofit Sisters Code weaves empowerment with technology.

Fore Income

How small contracts can lead to larger projects.

Smoke Wagon

Bozeman Watch Co. joined up with Miguel Cabrera to create a luxury watch with humanitarian implications.

Weight Loss

A new $148-million national research institute to open in Detroit could generate 10,000 high-tech jobs over the next five years.

Water Wars

The future of Detroit's Water and Sewage Department after the city's Chapter 9 bankruptcy.

Hat Trick

Three stadiums north of downtown Detroit, including a new $450-million arena for the Detroit Red Wings, will do what ‘The Joe’ never could — create an annual $900-million economic powerhouse.

PDA Q&A: Jerome Raska

An e-interview with Jerome Raska, the president of Blumz by JRDesigns in Ferndale.

Flight of Fancy

A century-old home in Grosse Pointe is refashioned for historical and modern tastes.

Be Our Guest

What makes for a great restaurant? Delicious food and memorable service are prerequisites, but there’s so much more.

On the Road

Planterra launches wedding-in-a-box event planning.

McLaren Launches Online Access to Medical Records

Charter One in Michigan to Change Name to Citizens Bank

Detroit Zoo Offers Visual Guide for Guests with Autism

Meijer Breaks Ground for Second Store in Detroit

KPMG Detroit Names New Managing Directors

Funding Secured for 2 Downriver Greenways

Remote Control

A virtual security firm in Troy reduces crime and saves money.

Local Charm

Operating 160 restaurants in Michigan, one community at a time.

Wayne State University Law School Names New Associate Deans

The Kresge Arts in Detroit Program Names 2014 Fellowship Recipients

New President Named for Charter One and RBS Citizens in Michigan

Telemus Capital Named in Top 300 Ranking

Metro Detroit Guest Chefs Invited to Cook at Iridescence

Grand Traverse Resort Offers Variety of Golf Outings

Detroit Consulting Company Gets New Name and Logo

Statewide Chefs Team Up for Special Dinner Event

Palace Signs Partnership Deal with Lipari Foods

Birmingham Attorney to Lead Michigan Association for Justices

New Penske Logistics Facility in Coldwater Creates 70 Jobs

Forgotten Harvest Turns to Crowdfund Campaign for New Truck

Neighborhood Service Organization President Earns Leadership Award

Lotus Bank Names New Senior Credit Analyst

$125M Awarded to Educate Young Children in Detroit

$185M in Bonds Help to Relight Downtown Detroit

Increase in Single-Family Home Permits Up 26% in May

Townsend Hotel Earns Top Hospitality Award

Swinging for the Green

Michigan's top northern golf resorts have joined forces with the Pure Michigan marketing campaign to attract more state and worldwide visitors with additional online services, capital improvements, and multi-resort packages.

Superman Hall of Heroes to Honor Local CEO

Independent Bank Celebrates 150 Years with Volunteer Service Projects

Smithsonian Brings Traveling Exhibit to Detroit Zoo

General Motors Engineer Wins 2014 SAE Award

Charter One Offers $50K to Grow Jobs with Local Vendors, Farmers

Longtime Chaldean American Community Leader Dies

2 Michigan Health Information Exchanges Join Forces

Entrepreneurs’ Organization Detroit Names Board Members

Tigers' Scherzer to Host Baseball Clinic for Youth Development

Starfish Family Services Names New VP of Early Childhood Programs

American Cancer Society, Chevy to Bring Cattle Baron's Ball to Cobo Center

Butzel Long Plans PBJ & Wine Event to Benefit Gleaners Food Bank

Craft and Glaze

Tapping an ancient art form, Mary Chase Perry Stratton moved Pewabic Pottery to the center of the Arts & Crafts movement.

Chrysler Group Names New Director of Product Planning

1-800-LAW-FIRM to Offer $10K Essay Contest

Lawrence Tech Awarded $300K Grant to Boost STEM Opportunities 

Guardian Industries Names New General Counsel

Suburban Collection Acquires Cadillac Dealerships in Plymouth, Lansing

Top Auto Experts to Speak at I-CAR Conference

Automation Alley Awarded $15K to Assist Ferndale Tech Firm Tome

Social Exchange

To stay competitive, businesses should explore and utilize enterprise social tools.

Karmanos Cancer Institute to Host Annual Fundraising Event

Ourtunez to Showcase Freedom Hill Musicians

Marx Layne Names New Vice President

Sakti3 Names New Board Member

Arthur Hills’ Redesigned Crooked Tree Golf Club Now Open

Kapnick Insurance Adds New Attorney

AT&T Ranks First in Data Performance at Detroit Airport

U-M: 'Michigan Economy: Better than Advertised'

New Health Care App Helps Find Low-Cost Clinics in Detroit

Plante Moran and Automation Alley to Host Toast and Tech Talk Series

Detroit Jazz Festival Names New Chief Operating Officer

Ink Detroit Joins Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation

Evergreen Road Improvement Project to Begin Sunday

Impact Management Services Opens New Office in Chesterfield Township

FirstMerit Bank and Total Outdoor Launch 'Blue Shirt Campaign'

Detroit Zoo Shows Off New Otter Pups

DENSO Announces Top Executive Management Changes

12th Annual Arts Du Jour to Benefit 10 Local Charities

DNR App Shows Michigan Fish Population Trends

Medical Advantage Group Names New CEO

Health Alliance Plan Names New COO

Brooks Kushman Adds 3 Associates

MIU's 6th Annual Run for the Ribbon Gala

The Michigan Institute of Urology Men’s Health Foundation hosted its 6th Annual Run for the Ribbon 5K Run/Walk Race on June 15 at the Detroit Zoo. The event was preceded by a gala at Andiamo's in Warren on June 13.

IT in the D Launches New Training Program

Detroit Zoo Breaks Ice for Polk Penguin Center

Education Achievement Authority Names Interim Chancellor

Oakland Bar Association Names New Leadership

Ocean Prime Introduces New Prime Daily Menu

Macomb County Names New Deputy Director

Medical Weight Loss Clinic Names New Medical Director

Entrepreneurs’ Organization Detroit Names First Woman President

Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy Name New Managing Partner

Challenge Detroit Names New Fellows for 2014

WADL Names New President, General Manager

17th Annual Strictly Business Awards Luncheon

JVS hosted the 17th Annual Strictly Business Awards Luncheon on June 12 at The Henry in Dearborn. Mark Fields, COO of Ford Motor Co., served as the event's chair and keynote speaker.

$12M Annually Donated to Benefit Detroit Children

EAA Chancellor John Covington Resigns

Mort Crim Communications Moves to Detroit Office

Home Run: CFA Society of Detroit's Annual Meeting

The CFA Society of Detroit held its annual meeting at the Witherell Bar inside Comerica Park on June 6. Members enjoyed a pre-game buffet during the meeting, before heading to their seats to watch the Detroit Tigers beat the Boston Red Sox 6-2.

White, Davis Named Thanksgiving Day Parade Grand Marshals

Main Street Oakland County Honors Communities

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Business Features

Sisters Code

Marlin Page's Detroit-area nonprofit Sisters Code weaves empowerment with technology.

Fore Income

How small contracts can lead to larger projects.

Smoke Wagon

Bozeman Watch Co. joined up with Miguel Cabrera to create a luxury watch with humanitarian implications.

Hat Trick

Three stadiums north of downtown Detroit, including a new $450-million arena for the Detroit Red Wings, will do what ‘The Joe’ never could — create an annual $900-million economic powerhouse.

Be Our Guest

What makes for a great restaurant? Delicious food and memorable service are prerequisites, but there’s so much more.

On the Road

Planterra launches wedding-in-a-box event planning.

Remote Control

A virtual security firm in Troy reduces crime and saves money.

Local Charm

Operating 160 restaurants in Michigan, one community at a time.

Swinging for the Green

Michigan's top northern golf resorts have joined forces with the Pure Michigan marketing campaign to attract more state and worldwide visitors with additional online services, capital improvements, and multi-resort packages.

Champions of the New Economy 2014

For the fifth year in a row, Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan, in partnership with DBusiness magazine and News/Talk 760 WJR, selected six regional executives who are driving growth in highly competitive industries.
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From the Magazine

Water Wars

The future of Detroit's Water and Sewage Department after the city's Chapter 9 bankruptcy.

Craft and Glaze

Tapping an ancient art form, Mary Chase Perry Stratton moved Pewabic Pottery to the center of the Arts & Crafts movement.

Social Exchange

To stay competitive, businesses should explore and utilize enterprise social tools.

From The Top Resources - Chambers of Commerce in Metro Detroit

Listed in alphabetical order.
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