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Prominent and Trusted Regional Leaders Provide Credible Information to Instill Confidence, Encourage Vaccinations

The RELAUNCH Greater Lansing: Economic Rehabilitation Task Force launched the “Trusted Voices” video campaign today that features prominent, trusted regional leaders in business, government, education, and healthcare. Leaders featured include Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D., president of Michigan State University; Mike Zamiara, president of Niowave; Dr. Karen Kent VanGorder, chief medical officer at Sparrow Health…

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Elaine Hardy Named 2020 ATHENA Award Recipient

City of East Lansing’s First Diversity Equity and Inclusion Administrator to Be Honored During Television ATHENA Awards Program Thursday, March 25 Elaine Hardy, the City of East Lansing’s first Diversity Equity Inclusion Administrator and Chair of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commission of Mid-Michigan, has been named the 2020 ATHENA Leadership Award recipient by…

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Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce to Celebrate Small Business Saturday® with Local Small Businesses

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) is honored to support the small business community in the tri-county region for Small Business Saturday, taking place this Saturday, Nov. 28. Created in 2010 by American Express, the annual observance occurs the Saturday after Thanksgiving and supports small businesses nationwide to create a local and positive economic…

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Capitol Connection Newsletter: March 17, 2020

In This Issue Families First Coronavirus Response Act   Economic Recovery Package Next Steps State Legislature Funds Workforce Initiatives Going-PRO, MI Reconnect Lansing City Council Amends FY20 Budget Join the LRC-PAC Newsletter  Families First Coronavirus Response Act The U.S. House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislative package H.R. 6201, Families First Coronavirus Response Act last week. This legislation heads to…

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Capitol Connection Newsletter: Feb. 21, 2020

Capitol Connection Newsletter is Back! We are excited to relaunch the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Capitol Connection Newsletter. The monthly e-newsletter will provide policy, legislative and political updates from the LRCC public affairs department. I-496 Reconstruction Project Starting this April, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be reconstructing I-496 between I-96 and Lansing Road. The…

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Addressing Unfunded Liabilities Must Remain Top Priority for City of Lansing

The following statement can be attributed to Tim Daman, president and chief executive officer of the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce. Lansing businesses and residents have made it clear that their priorities for Mayor Andy Schor are to invest in roads and infrastructure, continue to allow business growth and job creation, clean up the business…

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Lansing Regional Chamber to Honor the Capital Region Community Foundation with Community Impact Award for Development of Rotary Park

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) has announced the Capital Region Community Foundation will be the recipient of the Community Impact Award for its leadership in the development of Rotary Park in downtown Lansing.  The award will be given as part of the LRCC’s upcoming Annual Dinner on Thursday, Feb. 27. “Rotary Park is…

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