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Aug 20, 2015, 08:35 ET
Social Media Mining and Analytics

Social Media Background Checks Uncover Clues for Legal, Law Enforcement and HR Industries

 Ann Michaels & Associates, a leader in Customer Experience and Social Media Management programs, today announced it has expanded its...

Jul 15, 2015, 07:05 ET
The Karmanos Cancer Institute's Partners Committee members are gearing up for the 22nd Annual Partners Events: the Golf Classic, Monday, Aug. 31, at Franklin Hills Country Club; and Partners Night, Thursday, Oct. 1, set in Detroit's chic Russell Industrial Center. Honorary Chairs are Jennifer and Brian Hermelin. Partners Executive Committee Co-Chairs are Jason Geisz and Adam Speck.For the past 21 years, Partners Events have raised nearly $14.5 million to support Karmanos' cutting-edge cancer research. This year's events will continue that momentum. Pre-registration is required. For sponsorship opportunities or for more information, call 313-576-8106, email laurinl@karmanos.org or visit www.karmanos.org/partners.

Young philanthropists plan Karmanos Cancer Institute's 22nd Annual Partners Events; support cancer research

For the past 21 years, a group of hands-on entrepreneurs and philanthropists have stepped up to raise awareness and funds for the cutting-edge...

Jun 19, 2015, 14:30 ET
Fizan Abdullah, MD, PhD, has been appointed Division Head of Pediatric Surgery at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.

National Leader In Pediatric Surgery And Research To Head Division Of Pediatric Surgery At Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital Of Chicago

Fizan Abdullah, MD, PhD, has been appointed Division Head of Pediatric Surgery at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and...

Jun 18, 2015, 17:45 ET
Actress & Director Jennifer Morrison with Fellows at the 2015 ANNpower Vital Voices Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C. on June 15, 2015.

ANN INC. and Vital Voices Global Partnership Empower 50 ANNpower Fellows at Fourth Annual Leadership Forum

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

Jun 18, 2015, 08:45 ET

In Honor of the US Secret Service's 150th Anniversary, Amazon #1 Bestseller Behind the Shades: A Female Secret Service Agent's True Story Was Released This Week, Revealing What It Was Like to Crack The Glass Ceiling

 Sue Ann Baker was sworn in as one of the first five female agents, entering the clandestine world of the US Secret Service in 1971. With her...

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,...