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5 Awesome Things You Didn’t Know Were Found at the CHASS Mercado Until Now

Just when you thought Southwest Detroit was famous enough for its great food selections, this summer it took its reputation to a whole new level! In case you haven’t already heard,  Community Health and Social Services Center, better known to Metro Detroiters as CHASS, set up shop last month for their…

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#MIKidsCan Be a Healthcare Professional

  Has your child expressed interest in becoming a doctor or nurse? Read on to learn more about the educational oasis that is Wayne State University, and its wealth of resources that can help your young scholar and future doc realize that…

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Detroit “Convertible Guy” Freezes for THAW

In Michigan, convertible season is generally confined to about four months out of the year. Not so for Laurens de Jong, who doesn’t let a little rain, sleet or even snow affect his love of top-down driving. De Jong drives…

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Charity Ball to Benefit Two Grand Rapids Non-Profits Devoted to Kids

Baxter Community Center and Ele’s Place will be the recipients of proceeds raised at this year’s Kent County Medical Society Alliance (KCMSA) Charity Ball for Children. This is the 25th year for the event, which will be held on Saturday,…

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Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital recieves 2013 NewsMakers honor

The Grand Rapids Business Journal Newsmakers 2013 Awards occurred early this year, and honored a number of different individuals from various industries that have worked countlessly to highlight Grand Rapids and the talent within the community. Within the healthcare industry, the GRBJ…

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Tour of Shinola factory, Detroit

On December 11th, 2013 a few member of the Corporate Communications team here at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan were invited to go on a tour of the Shinola factory located at 485 W Milwaukee Street in Detroit. For those…

 

The Children’s Center – Treating the Whole Child in One Place

The Children’s Center is one of those places I’d always seen as I drove through Midtown Detroit, but never registered.  I wasn’t made aware of it until a friend told me about the opportunity to go and visit and take…

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A healthy way to allow wishes to come true for those who need them

If I approached you with an idea that assisted in granting a terminally ill child their biggest wish, most likely you’d want to hear more about it.  Once I informed you that the idea involved being taken to Traverse City,…

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Dequindre Cut Greenway

Detroit has a hidden jewel that starts at the Riverwalk just East of downtown near Atwater Street just North of the Milliken State Park.  The 1.38 mile long walkway way used to be a Grand Trunk Rail line and is…

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