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The Parade Company President Accepts Position in California – Search Process Begins

Joan A. LeMahieu, President of The Parade Company and Executive Director of the Michigan Thanksgiving Parade Foundation has resigned effective February 4, 2009.

Metro Detroiters Get Hooked on Detroit Fish Market @ Paradise Valley

With the January 8, 2009 opening of the Detroit Fish Market @ Paradise Valley, restaurateur Frank Taylor brings back fresh fish and seafood to downtown Detroit.

Wayne Law Review to Host ‘Boundary Waters Treaty Centennial Symposium’ on Feb. 5

The Wayne Law Review, in association with Wayne State University Law School and the University of Windsor, is pleased to host its “Boundary Waters Treaty Centennial Symposium” from 8 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009.

The Destruction of America’s Manufacturing Base

“Factory Man” by James E. Harbour with James V. Higgins is a wake-up call for American manufacturers who think their decisions to source jobs offshore is a short-term solution to being globally competitive.

Major Procurement Training & Assessment Force Created as ISM and ADR North America Unite

Two powerhouses of supply management knowledge, learning resources and professional development are joining to create one major force behind training and assessment in procurement.

Inland Pipe Rehabilitation Acquires Underground Technologies

Detroit, Mich.-based Inland Pipe Rehabilitation (IPR), a leading provider of underground rehabilitation solutions, with offices throughout the U.S., has acquired Underground Technologies, Inc, a Knoxville, Tenn.-headquartered, and Houston, Texas established, pipe rehabilitation provider.

S3 Entertainment Group and Oakland Community College Partner to Offer Hollywood Film Industry Training...

3 Entertainment Group (S3EG), a Ferndale, Michigan-based direct provider of the infrastructure necessary for successful film production in the state, and Oakland Community College (OCC), the largest community college system in the State of Michigan, today announced the launch of Film Industry Training (FIT), the premier film industry training program in Michigan.

Sergio de Giusti

A few weeks before Jimmie Johnson won the 2008 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series in November, local sculptor Sergio de Giusti got a call from Tim Nasso, vice president of marketing for Dow Automotive in Auburn Hills.


Fundraising, thanks in large part to the ongoing recession, is becoming increasingly difficult in metro Detroit and across the country.

Jim Kenner

Jim Kenner took a business he started in his parents’ rec room in the 1970s and built it into one of the dominant companies in the outdoor recreation industry.