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28 03, 2017

Foundations Grant $250,000 To Grow Community Leadership

    This video was originally posted for the American Black Journal on Detroit Public TV and can be found here.

28 03, 2017

Consulate General of Japan in Detroit hosts popular Japanese language contest

      By Jenny Sherman 03/27/17 Troy Athens student Michele Chen (left) took home the Consul General’s Award at the 22nd annual Michigan Japanese Language Speech Contest, held March 25, 2017. Three other Troy Athens students (from left) Julian Gao, Kristine Bassett and Laya Sathyan, each placed in the high school competition. Photo [...]

8 03, 2017

Five PR Tips To Position Your Brand In The News Media

Today more than ever, positive media coverage can help your business enhance credibility, strengthen relationships with customers, investors, and others key stakeholders, and boost your bottom line. When the news media report positively on your business, that’s an endorsement that offers more credibility than the typical advertisement. Following are five tips to keep your brand [...]

6 03, 2017

Refugee finds asylum at Detroit Freedom House

Posted: Sunday, March 5, 2017 By: Miriam Marini Mike Tokarz Paul fled East Africa with only the clothes on his back to come to the United States in June 2016. Now a resident of Freedom House, Paul said he first arrived in Houston not being able to speak English but heard about Freedom House [...]

3 03, 2017

What to watch in Horizon League men’s & women’s basketball tournaments

Chris Nelsen, Special to the Detroit Free Press March 1, 2017 Detroit Mercy women's basketball coach Bernard Scott talks to the Free Press on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, as his team prepares for the Horizon League tournament at Joe Louis Arena. Video by Chris Nelsen / Special to the Detroit Free Press   [...]

22 11, 2016

7 Things You Will Never Be Able to Afford

By Cameron Huddleston November 7, 2016   When you’re super rich, you can afford to buy almost anything you want. And some certainly do. But not all wealthy people live a flashy lifestyle, said Winnie Sun, founding partner of Sun Group Wealth Partners in Irvine, Calif. In fact, Sun said many of her high net worth clients — including celebrities — are [...]

22 11, 2016

Marx Layne & Company Teams up with Pentastar Aviation as Digital Marketing Partner

  FARMINGTON HILLS., Mich., Nov. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Marx Layne & Company announces today they have been selected as the digital marketing partner for Pentastar Aviation, a business aviation leader, in Waterford Michigan. Marx Layne will be providing digital program consulting and implementation as well as strategic communications and media relations for the Pentastar Aviation brand and service capabilities which [...]

31 10, 2016

7 Spooky Halloween Destinations That Claim To Have Real Ghosts

  Real-life ghosts are great for haunted houses — they never ask for days off. 10/28/2016 David Moye  Reporter, The Huffington Post This time of year, professional haunted houses scare up a lot of business and provide jobs for part-time ghosts, ghouls and zombies. But some haunted attractions don’t just stop there. They claim to be [...]

28 10, 2016

Election season provides opportunity to bring mental health treatment to the forefront

  Rose Hill Center President Ben Robinson encourages voters to keep mental health in mind when casting their ballots this election season In this May 31, 2016 file photo, Nevada Democratic Senate candidate Catherine Cortez Masto, center, speaks to supporters during an event at a restaurant in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher, File) [...]

26 10, 2016

New test IDs aggressive form of breast cancer

   Kristen Jordan Shamus, Detroit Free Press October 25, 2016 A University of Michigan researcher has invented a technology that can take some of the guesswork out of whether one form of early breast cancer is aggressive and likely to metastasize. Dr. Howard Petty, a cancer survivor himself, came up with an imaging technology called Biomarker Ratio [...]