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kick off the 29th year of the Michigan Harvest Gathering

The Food Bank Council of Michigan today kicked off the 29th year of the Michigan Harvest Gathering to collect food and funds for the state’s emergency food response. For more than two decades, the Michigan Harvest Gathering has partnered with state departments, Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Consumers Foundation, Meijer, Kroger and others to increase…

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Steven Japinga, vice president of public affairs for the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, provided the following statement regarding the Michigan State Capitol Commission update on Heritage Hall: “We are thankful the Michigan State Capitol Commission was able to rework the Heritage Hall construction plans to fit the $40 million the Legislature allocated for the…

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Chamber announces new director of marketing and communications The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) today announced the addition of Ashley Sandborn to its growing team. Sandborn will serve as the director of marketing and communications. “Ashley rounds out our amazing team,” said Steve Japinga, vice president of public affairs, LRCC. “Her unique skillset, outside-the-box…

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What: The Lansing-area’s own tennis star Todd Martin, formerly ranked No. 4 in the world, will hold a cardio tennis mixer and meet and greet at the Sparrow Michigan Athletic Club to raise money for his Todd Martin Youth Leadership program. The Lansing-based program helps prepare young people, especially those from under-resourced families and communities,…

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The Peckham Community Partnership will host the bi-annual speaker series featuring Chris Ulmer, teacher, motivational speaker and founder of the multi-media non-profit, Special Books by Special Kids. On Friday, October 11, Peckham will host a morning session from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and an afternoon session from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. Both sessions are…

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Downtown Lansing will be all aglow once again for the 35th Anniversary edition (‘80s retro-throwback) of Silver Bells in the City, presented by the Lansing Board of Water & Light and the City of Lansing, scheduled for Friday, Nov. 22. The event brings together family and friends from all over Michigan to celebrate the start of…

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1 in 4 U.S. Households Belong to North America’s Largest Motoring and Leisure Travel Organization  AAA has hit the milestone mark of 60 million members, making the motoring and leisure travel organization one of the largest membership associations in North America. Since 1902, AAA has been an iconic brand that evokes feelings of safety, security…

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The Lansing Regional Chamber’s policy team has been closely involved with the fiscal year 2020 budget process. Our main goal has been to provide a voice for our region on key policy priorities to ensure our region has the tools needed to continue to connect, grow and thrive! The state legislature passed a $59.9 billion…

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Navigating the world of health insurance isn’t always easy, especially for small business leaders. Mode Health was born to provide agile employee benefits to the modern-day small business. It empowers people to think and behave differently about their health and health care. “At Mode Health, we are focused and committed to helping small employers take…

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As your Chamber of Commerce, we work relentlessly to help Lansing area businesses connect, grow and thrive. Back in 2017, we went through a rigorous strategic planning process where we identified four pillars that help drive our actions toward reaching that mission. Those pillars are Regional Leadership, Policy Influence, Business Value and Excellent Operations. In…

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