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Mateen Cleaves and 1 Goal 1 Passion Give Hope for the Holidays in Flint

You may know Mateen Cleaves as a famed basketball player recognized for his athleticism at Michigan State University, the Detroit Pistons and beyond. But did you know that he also leads 1 Goal 1 Passion, a non-profit initiative aimed at bettering…

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MHA Keystone HEN Recognized for Patient Safety Improvements

Last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) acknowledged the MHA Keystone Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) for participation in the national Partnership for Patients initiative. Nationwide, more than 3,700 hospitals participated in this important, three-year national initiative to improve…

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Grand C.I.T.Y. All-Stars Need Your Help to Get to National Tourney

The story of the Grand C.I.T.Y. All-Stars football team has all the makings of a classic sports movie. This talented group of mostly inner-city middle school players came together in October after their respective teams’ rocket football seasons ended. With…

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Panicked Over Presents? DIY Gifts Anyone Can Make

In theory, homemade presents save you a trip to the mall and make the recipient feel extra special. But some are so complicated they require the patience of Saint Nicholas, while others (like fruitcake) are likely to get tossed in…

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Best Places to Ice Skate in Michigan

As Michiganders, we know winter weather all too well and, for some of us (this blogger excluded), it is our favorite time of the year. Winter means the start of snowball fights, skiing, snow biking and, yes, ice skating! We have rounded…

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3 Healthy Reasons to Put Up a Real Tree This Season

For many Michigan families, ‘tis the season to string the lights, deck the halls and put up the Christmas tree. But deciding to put up a tree is only the first step; choosing between a real tree and an artificial one…

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Holiday Gift Guide: What to Buy For a Sports Enthusiast

Keep sports fans cheering all year long with the perfect gift this holiday season. We’ve compiled some of our favorite gift ideas for those sports enthusiasts in your life. Bonus: Throughout the guide, you’ll find “Featured Deals” offering exclusive discounts…

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Watch D.O.G.S: Dads Are Going Back to School

Have you ever wondered what it’d be like to go back to school? I’m not talking about going back to get your bachelor’s, master’s or even doctorate degree – what I mean is, have you thought about going back to…

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The Ultimate Michigan Bucket List for 2015

2015 is just around the corner and it’s a time to get out, be brave and take chances. Why not start right here in Michigan? We’ve compiled a list of the our favorite things to do in the great lakes state…

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