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Henry Ford Allegiance Health First in Michigan with Personalized Adaptive Cancer Treatment

JACKSON, MI – (November 24, 2020) Henry Ford Allegiance Health is advancing radiation treatment for cancer patients in south central Michigan and beyond with the Varian Ethos™ therapy system. Driven by artificial intelligence technology, the system provides a real-time view of a patient’s anatomy and allows the radiation dosage to be adapted in real time to continuous variations in the shape and positioning of the individual’s tumor and normal tissues. Ethos is an advanced software update to the state-of the-art Halcyon linear accelerator, which Henry Ford Allegiance Health was the first in Michigan to use in December 2019. The personalized targeting capability of Ethos helps improve overall outcomes and reduces radiation exposure to healthy tissue.

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CMS Energy Announces Patti Poppe Stepping Down as CEO, Garrick Rochow Named President, CEO

JACKSON, Mich., November 18, 2020 – CMS Energy announced today that Patti Poppe is leaving the company, effective December 1, 2020, to take the position as CEO at PG&E Corporation in California. Garrick Rochow, current executive vice president of operations, will succeed Poppe as CMS Energy and Consumers Energy president and chief executive officer and on CMS Energy’s Board of Directors. Poppe has served as president and chief executive officer of CMS Energy and Consumers Energy since 2016.

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St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea cancer program celebrates 10 years of caring for the community

CHELSEA, Mich. (Nov. 6, 2020) – The cancer program at St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea recently celebrated ten years since it began offering care to Chelsea and surrounding rural communities.  The hospital formally launched its cancer care program in October 2010 with medical oncology and infusion services before opening a more comprehensive Cancer Center in 2015.  Since then, the program has grown from 2,500 patient visits per year to more than 8,000 in 2020.

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Christening the Solar Array Panels on the roof THE 200

Jackson, MI October 23, 2020: Jackson Downtown Partners are pleased to announce the “Crowning Achievement” of their next-generation Commercial Mixed-Use Residential Building in the first-of-its kind Jackson Smart Energy District. Consumers Energy will be topping the four-story complex with a Solar Array that will support THE 200’s innovative energy management technology platform, part of Consumers Energy’s commitment to earn Jackson a preeminent position on the national map for energy leadership. THE 200 incorporated innovations throughout the complex in Downtown Jackson to serve as a showcase for solutions that will assist Consumers Energy in the realization of its goal to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2040.

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Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan Continues to Serve Girls amid Pandemic

Jackson, MI — Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan (GSHOM) is pleased to announce Girl Scouts is NOT canceled.

GSHOM is here and ready to support girls through the best girl-led leadership program. With many extracurricular activities on pause, Girl Scouting remains the safest option for girls to build courage, confidence, and character, while building lifelong friendships – even from home.

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