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Jun 01, 2015, 08:35 ET

Author Ann M. Hughes Explores Challenges of a Working Mother in Children's Book "Long Distance Goodnight Kisses"

 Any working mother knows the challenge of raising healthy and happy children, while holding a job.  She feels guilty and conflicted,...

May 29, 2015, 13:51 ET

Tech Companies and Incubators to Host Downtown A2 Tech Trek Innovation Open House June 12

 Leading technology companies will be hosting the inaugural A2 Tech Trek on June 12, from 3 to 7 p.m. A2 Tech Trek, a free event, features open...

May 22, 2015, 15:05 ET

Ann Arbor SPARK Awarded A Federal Grant to Develop Connected Vehicle Center Plan for Willow Run Site

Ann Arbor SPARK, in partnership with Walbridge Development, was awarded a 2014 Regional Innovation Strategies Program Science and Research Park...

May 22, 2015, 07:45 ET

ANN INC. Reports First Quarter 2015 Results

-- Company Announces Completion of Omni-Channel 'Endless Aisle' Implementation at All Ann Taylor and LOFT Stores -- -- Provides...

May 20, 2015, 15:14 ET

Former President of Top Ad Agency Accepts Position as Vice President of Marketing at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Kary McIlwain, 26--year veteran of Y&R, has accepted the position as Vice President of Marketing at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's...

May 19, 2015, 11:00 ET

Ann Payne's Caveman Foods Has Own Delivery Vehicle

TORONTO, May 19, 2015 /CNW/ - Ann Payne's Caveman Foods Ltd Recently acquired a dedicated delivery van. This van supports the St Michael's...

May 18, 2015, 07:30 ET

ascena Retail Group, Inc. To Acquire ANN INC. For $47 Per Share In Accretive Transaction

- ANN INC. Stockholders to Receive $37.34 in Cash and 0.68 of an ascena Share for Each Share of ANN -  $150 Million in Annual Run Rate...

May 13, 2015, 07:45 ET

ANN INC. and Vital Voices Global Partnership Announce 2015 ANNpower Fellows

 ANN INC., the parent Company of Ann Taylor, LOFT, and Lou & Grey, and Vital Voices Global Partnership are proud to announce the 2015...

May 12, 2015, 16:49 ET

HiveLend Wins Ann Arbor SPARK's Best of Boot Camp

 HiveLend was awarded Best of Boot Camp at the conclusion of Ann Arbor SPARK's 26th Entrepreneur Boot Camp. HiveLend was chosen as winner by a...

May 11, 2015, 13:00 ET

Ann Arbor SPARK Celebrates 10 Years, Business Success Stories at Annual Meeting

At its annual meeting, Ann Arbor SPARK celebrated 10 years of creating economic opportunity and prosperity in the Ann Arbor region. The event,...

May 06, 2015, 19:49 ET
Join us for one of the most inspirational events in metro Detroit: the 24th Annual Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure(r), locally presented by the Karmanos Cancer Institute. The event will take place Saturday, May 16, at Chene Park on Detroit's riverfront. Since the first Detroit Race in 1992, more than $27 million has been raised and invested in the fight against breast cancer supporting screening, treatment and education for underserved communities, as well as fund breast cancer research in Michigan and around the world. Join us for the 5K walk/run. To register call 1-800-KARMANOS.

There is Victory in Every Step! Register for the 24th Annual Komen Detroit Race for the Cure® May 16 at Chene Park, Detroit

 Join us for one of the most inspirational events that raises critical resources to help save lives. The 24th Annual Susan G. Komen Detroit...

Apr 27, 2015, 07:45 ET

ANN INC., Parent Company of Ann Taylor and LOFT, Donates $4.3 Million to Advance Breast Cancer Research

ANN INC., the parent Company of Ann Taylor and LOFT, donated more than $4.3 million to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF) to fund...

Apr 22, 2015, 14:40 ET

Ann Arbor SPARK Releases SPARK-Ed Video Education Series for Entrepreneurs, Business Owners

 Ann Arbor SPARK recently launched a new video series designed to provide critical information and education to business owners. The SPARK-Ed...

Apr 22, 2015, 07:45 ET

ANN INC. is First Women's Specialty Retailer to Partner with Give Back Box

ANN INC., the parent Company of Ann Taylor and LOFT, affirms its commitment to reducing its environmental impact as the first women's specialty...

Apr 20, 2015, 12:10 ET

Michigan Angel Fund Closes $2 million MAF II

The Michigan Angel Fund (MAF), a professionally managed equity fund focused on capital efficient early stage companies located in Michigan,...

Apr 16, 2015, 16:05 ET

ANN INC. to Release First Quarter 2015 Results on May 22nd

 ANN INC. (NYSE: ANN) will release its first quarter 2015 results on Friday, May 22, 2015.  Results will be released over PR Newswire...

Apr 10, 2015, 12:38 ET

Ann Payne's Caveman Foods Introduces New Packaging

TORONTO, April 10, 2015 /CNW/ - Ann Payne's Caveman Foods Ltd recently introduced new packaging and a new look to the label, to compliment the...

Apr 03, 2015, 15:58 ET

ANN INC. Recognized by Forbes as One of America's Most Trustworthy Companies

ANN INC., the parent Company of Ann Taylor and LOFT, has been recognized as one of America's Most Trustworthy Companies by Forbes Magazine. The...

Mar 30, 2015, 13:48 ET

Ann Arbor SPARK Hosts 2nd A2 Tech Connect Job Fair on April 9

 Ann Arbor SPARK is hosting its second annual A2 Tech Connect job fair on April 9, 2015, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. This free event will be held at...

Mar 26, 2015, 14:28 ET
The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute will celebrate its 33rd Annual Dinner Saturday, April 25, at the General Motors Design Dome. This year's Annual Dinner Chairs are Debra and Bob Ferguson, senior vice president, Global Public Policy, General Motors and chairman of the GM Foundation. Proceeds from this year's event will support the expansion of Karmanos' Intensive Care Unit and develop a 24-hour Acute Care Clinic to support the continuum of specialized care for Karmanos patients. For more information on the event, sponsorship opportunities or ways to get involved, call 313-576-8108.

Karmanos Cancer Institute's 33rd Annual Dinner April 25 goes high-tech for cancer care

 When the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute partners with General Motors and the General Motors Foundation to enhance cancer research and...