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DowDuPont Board of Directors Approves Separation of Materials Science Division, Creating the New Dow

Mar 08 2019
DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) today announced that its board of directors has approved the previously announced separation of DowDuPont’s Materials Science Division, which will become the new Dow on April 1.

Carolyn Bachorz

Jun 02 2018
Carolyn Bachorz, a Union Carbide retiree, turned 100 on June 2, 2018. Carolyn started working for Union Carbide at an Eveready Plant in Bennington, Vermont, in 1965. She worked there assembling explosives during the Vietnam War, assembling hearing aids and watch batteries after that, and finally was a quality inspector. She retired in 1983.

LPGA, Dow Partner to Bring New Team Competition to Michigan’s Great Lakes Bay Region Starting in 2019

May 10 2018
The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) and The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) announced today a new official LPGA Tour event coming to Michigan’s Great Lakes Bay Region next summer.

Herman Carney

Apr 15 2018
In April, we were among more than 60 attending a surprise celebration for Herman Carney’s 100th birthday. As people arrived, they all stopped by to chat with him. Each had a story and a thanks for all Herman had done for the church. He was the “go-to man” for any problems they had. Many mentioned other things he had done for them. There was a real outpouring of love for Herman.

Harold Hayslett

Feb 15 2018
In December, my wife and I visited with Harold Hayslett and his daughter, Debbie, to celebrate his 100th birthday and give him the traditional CRC blanket along with letters of recognition. It was another enlightening experience with a centenarian sharing his life and accomplishments.
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