Lansing — A Michigan health insurance company funded by a $72 million federal loan expects to receive its license from the state as early as today, and plans to offer low-cost insurance on the Michigan health insurance exchange. Consumers Mutual Insurance of Michigan is among 24 companies nationwide to receive loans under the federal Affordable [...]
The Great Gatsby I cant wait to check out the Great Gatsby…The movie, of course, is an adaptation of what is known as the “Great American Novel” by F. Scott Fitzgerald. This isn’t the first film version of Gatsby – that would be a now lost silent version (the book was published in 1925 and [...]
A community run in solidarity with Boston will run in 12 cities across the country on Saturday, April 20. Participants are encouraged to wear red to show Boston Strong pride. A free race shirt with the Compatriots’ logo will be given to the first 100 on site, provided by Sports Associates in Utica. The run [...]
A note of support and defiance was posted on a barricade on Boylston Street, near the site of the twin bombings. #Love #Support #Peace #Boston
Lets Make A Difference It was reading about a teenage girl in Detroit who feared for her safety on the walk to school that inspired Bill Pulte, 24-year-old scion of the Pulte Home fortune, to action and move to the Motor City and be part of the new generation of leaders making a difference. “Detroit [...]
No one ever says, “Fashion is a no-brainer.” It just doesn’t happen. And for spring 2013, that is most certainly still the case. A mixture of styles from the ’80s, ’90s and ’00s are likely what’s going to get you through the season stylishly. And as we all know, spring is about rebirth, so bold [...]
In recent years, we have witnessed the reorder of how we view and consume art and artifacts. With the advent of digital technology, new art forms are being developed, while old classics are being viewed in ever more interactive and intriguing ways. Technology has changed the expectations of arts audiences and the arts are under [...]
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Kristen Kish celebrates becoming the newest champion of Top Chef From the wilds of Washington and through the frozen tundra in Alaska, Kish’s circuitous journey lands Top Chef gold. Despite a gaudy setup that reeked of a Gordon Ramsay sideshow or Iron Chef’s exhibitionist tendencies, there were components that I loved about Top Chef’s [...]
Beyonce‘s new documentary, Life is But a Dream, opens with a live rendition of “Crazy in Love” — the song that kicked off her solo career. Suddenly, it dives into the firing of her father Mathew Knowles as her manager. (“I needed a break. I needed my dad.”) HBO debuted Life is But a Dream last night (February 16) partly [...]
Whats Up Detroit keeps you posted on all the latest News from Entertainment, Sports to the Latest Fashion. This fairly new site is a Detroiters “Go To” for all the latest gossip! Check out the website at whatsupdetroit.com and even make it your home page.
Who would think in this day and age that a sewing machine could be a life-changing tool. But it is for Toya James. James and five other women stitch together coats that transform into a sleeping bag at night to help the homeless survive on the streets.
Regents are meeting next week in Los Angeles for what’s described as a strategic planning session. AnnArbor.com says the meetings Thursday and Friday won’t be open to the public. Spokesman Rick Fitzgerald says the cost, $30,000 to $50,000, will be paid by private donations. Chairwoman Denise Ilitch says…
The Inspired Philanthropy of Denise Ilitch This post was co-written by celebrity philanthropist Heather Robinson. What motivates someone to give? What sparks the voice within to declare “I want to change the world?” Two simple questions that provide a glimpse of the scope and depth of one’s philanthropic perspective. Questions that the dynamic Denise Ilitch [...]
NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Melissa Bunker (313) 886-9074 Lisa’s Gift Wrappers Unwraps Denise Ilitch Designs Gift Wrap for 2012 ROYAL OAK, Mich., November 5 , 2012 – Lisa’s Gift Wrappers of Royal Oak announces its latest custom collection of gift wrapping for 2012 designed by Denise Ilitch. The collection of four designs is a [...]
News Analysis: Virginia and Penn State Boards Showed Perils of Secrecy By Jack Stripling What a bruising summer for governing boards. In the space of just a few weeks, the boards at Pennsylvania State University and the University of Virginia both came under fire for highly public missteps. While no one should equate the tragedy [...]
Last week, Denise was invited to WXYT to discuss her thoughts regarding the addition of the Woodward Avenue light rail. Click on the picture below to read the full article. What do you think?
On January 26th, the state of Michigan will be celebrating its 175th anniversary. Michigan has been receiving a lot of positive press lately and we should help by contributing to the trend. All you have to do is participate through social media. Say something using the word “MICHIGAN” in your post or #MICH175 on [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Contact Person: Brooke Lites Company Name: Denise Ilitch Designs Voice Phone Number: (248) 203-6789 FAX Number: (248) 203-7025 Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org Website URL: www.deniseilitchdesigns.com LOCAL BUSINESS HELPS MICHIGAN MILITARY BRIDES Birmingham, Michigan, January 12, 2012 — Wedding season is just around the corner, and as [...]
We are excited for our trunk show at the DIA later this month. If you have not been to the DIA recently, make the trip downtown on Tues, December 27th! Currently, the museum has the Rembrandt Exhibit (Rembrandt And The Face of Jesus). Here’s a clip re the exhibit: After walking through the [...]