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Willow Run Documentary in Works

Willow Run Documentary in Works

By David Peterson “WILLOW RUN” is the title of an upcoming documentary film about the legendary B-24 bomber plant near Ypsilanti, Michigan – a focal point of the Arsenal of Democracy during Word War II. The film will explore, and weave together, three major themes. The first theme will explore shifting demographics of workers, especially […]

Rosies set a Guinness World Record

Rosies set a Guinness World Record

By Jocyce Ervin A new Guinness World Record was set at the Willow Run Bomber Plant on October 24.  Ready to make it happen were 2,096 Rosies, including 43 original Rosies, that came from 16 states and Canada to beat out the record held by 1,084 California riveters . Honoring the original Rosie the Riveter from […]

Rosie the Riveters

Rosie the Riveters

By Martha Churchill Milan undoubtedly has a world record for 2015. We have three live, genuine Rosie the Riveters living in our town. All three of them live on the block of East Main near the Pepsi facility. Elma Vas, 91, and her sister, Pauline Glenn, 95, both worked at the Willow Run bomber plant […]

Where and When for November 2015

Milan Seniors for Healthy Living is a non-profit organization that provides services, activities, and programs for the mature residents in and around Milan. It is located at 45 Neckel Court, Milan, MI 48160. The phone number is (734) 508-6229. Please call this number to register for our programs or if you need additional information. Our […]

Duval nominated for award

Duval nominated for award

By Joyce Ervin Local Milan businessman, CEO and President of Golden Limousine International, Sean Duval, has been nominated as a finalist for the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Regional Chamber Small Business Person of the Year Award.  The award recognizes a local small business entrepreneur who has demonstrated growth in the past two years, contributed to community projects […]