Peter Karmanos, Jr.

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"Peter Karmanos Jr. is the retired CEO of Compuware Corporation, a software company he co-founded in Detroit in 1973. He is the owner of the Carolina Hurricanes, Plymouth Whalers and Florida Everblades hockey franchises. His donation to the Michigan Cancer Foundation in honor of his first wife, Barbara Ann Karmanos, who died of breast cancer, created the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in 1995.

"Danialle Karmanos is the founder of the Detroit-based Danialle Karmanos' Work It Out, a nonprofit organization that uses a holistic and yoga-based approach to fight childhood obesity in some of the city's poorest neighborhoods. She is also a philanthropist, author and community activist who serves on a number of nonprofit boards, as well as an award-winning writer, producer and director.

"The new Karmanos Center for Natural Birth, expected to open in late 2014, will combine the comfort of a home-like environment with the safety net of a high-tech hospital if it's needed. The one-of-a-kind center is designed for holistic care, comfort and safety." [1]

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