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Dawn Corporate Giving Program Adds $1 Million to Jackson YMCA Capital Campaign

JACKSON, Mich., September 24 – The Jackson YMCA announced that the Dawn Foods Corporate Giving Program (formerly the Dawn Foods Foundation) has reallocated $1 million in funding to the campaign for a YMCA healthy living campus in downtown Jackson. Dawn Foods was an early major campaign donor with a $2 million commitment; $1 million toward the campaign and another $1 million allocated toward the endowment. Following an announcement in January 2020 from the Consumers Energy Foundation of a matching capital campaign grant of up to $3 million, Dawn Foods reallocated the endowment funding to the capital campaign.

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DTE Energy and Consumers Energy pledge to help build extensive Midwest electric vehicle charging network  

DETROIT and JACKSON, MI, September 22, 2020 – DTE Energy and Consumers Energy have announced they are joining a first-of-its-kind pledge to make interstate travel easier for electric vehicle (EV) owners by 2022. Six energy companies will join in facilitating the construction of a vast network of fast charging stations across the Midwest from Michigan to Kansas, making it possible for EV owners to drive longer distances without worrying about their next charge.

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Henry Ford Allegiance Health Achieves ANCC Magnet Recognition®

Jackson, Michigan—Henry Ford Allegiance Health is proud to announce achieving Magnet recognition as a reflection of its nursing professionalism, teamwork and superiority in patient care. The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program® distinguishes organizations that meet rigorous standards for nursing excellence. Only a small and select group of U.S. health care organizations have achieved Magnet recognition.

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Explore the Nearly-Forgotten Tales of Jackson County’s History in New Book

The history of Jackson County brims with colorful characters and noteworthy episodes nearly lost to time. Jackson abolitionists used their barns, houses and hidden compartments to harbor freedom seekers traveling on the Underground Railroad. One even repelled an armed posse from Kentucky. A prominent druggist murdered his mother in 1889 and a jail guard in 1893. Evidence suggests he murdered his father too.

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Despite Pandemic, Customer Service Prevails as Ambs Call Center earns 2020 ATSI Award of Excellence

Jackson, Michigan September 3, 2020: Ambs Call Center is honored to accept the exclusive ATSI 2020 Diamond Award of Excellence for best answering service. This annual award is presented by the Association of TeleServices International (ATSI) an industry trade association for telephone answering service providers. Now a 17-time winner, Ambs Call Center was presented with the award at ATSI’s 2020 Virtual Awards Presentation.

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