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Feb 27, 2015, 08:45 ET

The Chef Ann Foundation Presents Webinars and Grant Opportunities for School Districts

 The Chef Ann Foundation has new and exciting resource and grant opportunities for school districts! Photo -...

Feb 27, 2015, 07:30 ET

ANN INC. Raises More Than $5.6 Million in 2014 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®

ANN INC., the parent Company of Ann Taylor and LOFT, raised a record-breaking $5.6 million in 2014 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®,...

Feb 26, 2015, 17:18 ET

Ann Arbor Represented at Board Meeting of International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation

Ann Arbor SPARK president and CEO Paul Krutko recently represented North America at the International Association of Science Parks and Areas...

Feb 04, 2015, 08:00 ET

Ann Arbor SPARK Promotes Phil Santer to Lead Business Development Team

 Ann Arbor SPARK has promoted Phil Santer to vice president of business development. Most recently, Santer, who joined Ann Arbor SPARK in 2012,...

Feb 02, 2015, 07:05 ET
Bob Ferguson, senior vice president, Global Public Policy for General Motors Company and chairman of the GM Foundation, and his wife Debra are chairs for the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 33rd Annual Dinner. The event will take place Saturday, April 25, at the General Motors Design Dome, in Warren, Mich. Proceeds from his year's event will expand Karmanos' intensive care services and build a new 24-hour care clinic to best support the needs of Karmanos cancer patients. To reserve tickets...

GM Foundation donates $500,000 to Karmanos Cancer Institute for research

 The General Motors Foundation has donated $500,000 to support cancer research at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, continuing its...

Jan 30, 2015, 17:04 ET

ANN INC. to Release Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results on March 13th

ANN INC. (NYSE: ANN) will release its fiscal fourth quarter and full year 2014 results on Friday, March 13, 2015.  Results will...

Jan 20, 2015, 07:45 ET

ANNpower Launches Search for Girls Who Want to Change the World

 The ANNpower Vital Voices Initiative announced today that it is launching its fourth annual search in the United States, Puerto Rico, and...

Jan 07, 2015, 08:05 ET
The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit, Mich., will build on the success of its blood-related cancer services thanks to a $5,375,000 grant from the Dresner Foundation. The grant will be distributed over the next five years and will elevate the Institute's leadership in hematologic malignancies research. Accepting the grant from the Karmanos Cancer Institute are (from left) Gerold Bepler, M.D., Ph.D., president and CEO; and Charles Schiffer, M.D. They are joined by Dresner Foundation representatives Gary Weisman, vice president; Kevin Furlong, CEO/CFO; Lori Dresner, president; and her husband Peter Wycoff.

Karmanos Cancer Institute receives $5.3 million grant from Dresner Foundation to enhance research and services for patients with blood-related cancers

 The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute will be able to build on the success of its blood-related cancer services thanks to a generous grant...

Dec 30, 2014, 09:17 ET
Anne Marie Scheffler at Carolines on Broadway January 11, 6pm. Mom's night out!

Comedian Anne Marie Scheffler at Carolines on Broadway January 11th

Comedian Anne Marie Scheffler comes to NY for a special performance of her Canadian hit show: Suddenly Mommy, at Carolines on Broadway, 1626...

Nov 24, 2014, 14:07 ET

Ann Arbor Chosen as Global Trade Best City

Ann Arbor has been chosen by Global Trade magazine as one of "America's Best Cities for Global Trade". Ann Arbor was recognized for being a hub for...

Nov 24, 2014, 08:00 ET

ANN INC. Elects Katie J. Bayne to Board of Directors

ANN INC. (NYSE: ANN), the parent Company of Ann Taylor and LOFT, today announced that Katie J. Bayne has been elected to its Board of Directors....

Nov 21, 2014, 11:03 ET

Ann Payne's Caveman Foods Ltd Has Ancient Vegetarian Lineage

A method of using friendly yeasts and bacteria TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Confused about how water kefir fits into a Paleo diet? It all...

Nov 21, 2014, 07:45 ET

ANN INC. Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results

 ANN INC. (NYSE: ANN) today reported results for the fiscal third quarter, ended November 1, 2014. For the fiscal third quarter of 2014, the...

Nov 19, 2014, 13:14 ET

Economic Development Council of Livingston County Honors 2014 Projects, Partners at Annual Meeting

 The Economic Development Council of Livingston County (EDCLC) recently held its annual meeting with its partners, board of directors and...

Nov 18, 2014, 07:05 ET
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Karmanos Cancer Institute honored by Michigan Cancer Consortium with Spirit of Collaboration Award

 The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute was recognized by the Michigan Cancer Consortium with the 2014 Spirit of Collaboration Award for its...

Nov 13, 2014, 13:40 ET

New Eagle Repays Funding to Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund After Successful Product Launch, Sales

Ann Arbor SPARK business accelerator client New Eagle recently repaid the $250,000 Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund award that it received in 2012....

Nov 10, 2014, 15:26 ET
Ann Arbor SPARK presented its annual FastTrack awards to 15 Washtenaw-based companies. FastTrack awards are presented to companies with consistent records of growth. Recipients of 2014 Ann Arbor SPARK FastTrack awards were required to have revenue of at least $100,000 in 2010, with an annual growth of 20 percent for the following three years. Several of the 2014 FastTrack award recipients were multiple year winners.

Ann Arbor SPARK Recognizes Consistent Company Growth with FastTrack Awards

Ann Arbor SPARK recently presented its annual FastTrack awards to 15 Washtenaw-based companies that have demonstrated consistent growth. Several of...

Nov 10, 2014, 08:00 ET

Ann Arbor SPARK Recognizes Consistent Company Growth with FastTrack Awards

Ann Arbor SPARK recently presented its annual FastTrack awards to 15 Washtenaw-based companies that have demonstrated consistent growth. Several of...

Nov 06, 2014, 07:00 ET

ANN INC. Updates Outlook for Third Quarter and Full Year 2014

-- Provides Fourth Quarter 2014 Outlook -- -- Company Launches Comprehensive Supply Chain Initiative -- ANN INC. (NYSE: ANN) today updated...

Oct 30, 2014, 17:20 ET

Paxton Medical Wins Ann Arbor SPARK's Best of Boot Camp

 Paxton Medical was awarded Best of Boot Camp at the conclusion of Ann Arbor SPARK's 25th Entrepreneurial Boot Camp. Paxton Medical was chosen...