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Breaking Ground on New American 1 Event Center

Jackson, Michigan – A Groundbreaking Ceremony, held today, marked the beginning of construction on the new American 1 Event Center at the Jackson County Fairgrounds. The construction project is the result of a Public-Private Partnership Agreement between American 1 Credit Union and Jackson County, Michigan. The agreement solidifies a four million dollar gift from American 1 to Jackson County for the construction of the six million dollar facility.

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Henry Ford Allegiance Health Ranked Among Safest Hospitals in U.S.

Jackson, Michigan – Henry Ford Allegiance Health earned an A grade for patient safety performance in The Leapfrog Group’s SAFETY GRADES, along with all acute-care hospitals within Henry Ford Health System. Year over year, Henry Ford Allegiance Health has achieved A’s in the Hospital Safety Score, since Leapfrog’s inception of this initiative in 2012. The one exception was the Spring 2018 Grade when the A rating was missed by a mere .0459 points.

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Kleinfelder Opens New Jackson, MI Office

Kleinfelder announced that it has opened a new office location in Jackson, Michigan. The new space – located at 180 West Michigan Ave, Suite 603, Jackson, MI 49201 – establishes a local presence for Kleinfelder engineers, scientists and construction professionals that are already supporting energy projects throughout the Great Lakes Region.

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Family Service and Children’s Aid Receives Grant to Educate Parents

Family Service and Children’s Aid recently received a $14,000 grant from the Great Start Collaborative of Jackson County.  The grant will help further Family Service and Children’s Aid’s mission to strengthen the emotional health and functioning of children, adults and families through counseling, education, foster care and adoption, advocacy and program development by providing parent support and education to Jackson families.

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Hackett Auto Museum Launches Speaker Series

(Jackson, Mich.) – The Hackett Auto Museum is proud to announce the inaugural season of its professional speaker series. The series will present four civic engagement events for the Jackson community this winter to educate attendees about the city’s rich automotive heritage.

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Saint Joseph Mercy Health System to Offer Low-cost Mammography Day October 18 and 19

CANTON, Mich. (October 15, 2018) — In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, St. Joseph Mercy Health System and Huron Valley Radiology, P.C. will offer low-cost 2D screening mammograms for $50 at the following locations:

  • St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea - October 18, 2018
  • St. Joseph Mercy Brighton, St. Joseph Mercy Canton Health Center, St. Joseph Mercy Livingston, St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, St. Mary Mercy Livonia and the Arbor Health Center in Plymouth - October 19, 2018
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Consumers Energy Plugs in to Clean Energy Future, Turning to Electric Vehicles for Company Employees

Consumers Energy today announced plans to provide more electric vehicles for its employees -- a major step toward a clean energy future for Michigan.

Consumers Energy President and CEO Patti Poppe said this morning that the company is now buying or leasing electric vehicles instead of purchasing new sedans that rely on gasoline. Poppe and an official from General Motors also announced the start of a pilot program to test smart charging for electric vehicle owners.          

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Blains Farm & Fleet is delighted to announce the grand opening celebration of its first new full-service Michigan store on September 20-22.

Please come tour the new store and see firsthand what makes this community focused, family-owned and operated store so unique. Meet Jane Blain Gilbertson, the 2nd generation CEO of Blain’s Farm & Fleet, who can can share more about Blain’s history and Midwestern roots – as Blain’s has been serving Midwest families and communities since 1955 with 39 stores in Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa… and now Michigan! Blain’s is proud that in six decades it has never left a community where it has built a store.

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