World Record for Rosie the Riveters Set in Ypsilanti
People dressed as Rosie the Riveter attend a gathering to break the world record for the most people dressed as Rosie the Riveter at the Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center on Saturday, October 14, 2017. The gathering claimed the record with 3,755 Rosies, with participants ranging in age from 6 months old to 110.Read More
General Motors Donates $5M to The Henry Ford in Dearborn
Detroit-based General Motors Co. today announced it has contributed $5 million to The Henry Ford in Dearborn. In recognition of the donation, the flexible gallery space in the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation will be named The Gallery by General Motors.
“We are honored to welcome General Motors as a partner in innovation,” says Patricia Mooradian, president and CEO of The Henry Ford. “This gift of $5 million is a game changer and allows us to deepen our community impact with innovative experiences and new exhibitions and programs in Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation.”Read More
MoGo Reaches Bike Ridership Goal More Than 6 Months Early
Mogo recorded 100,000 rides in the five months since its May 23 launch — a number it expected to reach after a full year of operations, MoGo founder and Executive Director Lisa Nuszkowski said.
MoGo has 430 bikes docked at 43 stations across 10 neighborhoods of the city.Read More