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The following statement can be attributed to Tim Daman, president and CEO, Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC). Our region and state continue to see positive COVID data trends, including a decline in case levels, positivity rates, and hospitalizations. As we see the transition to the vaccine phase of the pandemic, we are fortunate to…

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New program offers eligible adults an opportunity to earn a tuition-free degree The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce announced today that it will serve as a Champion to support the Michigan Reconnect program unveiled Tuesday, Feb. 2, in Lansing by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to help address a widening skills gap within the state’s workforce. Hundreds…

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Several organizations that make the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) Economic Club series possible added a new twist to their sponsorships. The Lansing Economic Club sponsors invested a portion of their annual Economic Club support to several worthwhile non-profit organizations. The generous donations come at a critical time for organizations coping with the fallout…

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Wendy Hamilton to Continue as Board Chair, Mike Zamiara of Niowave to Continue as Chair-Elect Due to the unprecedented challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) Board of Directors has decided to keep its full board in place for another year. Wendy Hamilton, CEO of TechSmith, will serve…

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In This Issue: COVID-19 Vaccine Update Historic Flight Out of LAN 2020 Policy Priorities Successes COVID-19 Vaccine UpdateThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services provided updates on COVID-19 vaccination plans for Michigan including priority groups, vaccine development, the safety process, and more.Current resources and information pertaining to the MDHHS Vaccination Plan (Last updated:12-11-2020) are available below.For…

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Consumers Energy is helping Michigan’s local businesses this holiday season, providing $500,000 to support shopping in 55 local communities through its new “Our Town” gift card effort. Consumers Energy is providing holiday shoppers with a dollar-for-dollar match for gift cards they buy through local Chambers of Commerce and downtown organizations, doubling the amount they can…

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To better serve local businesses, the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Ingham County Health Department are working together to answer questions about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the workplace. Starting today, the Chamber will answer basic questions from local businesses with concerns about COVID-19.  Businesses are still required to report employee cases of…

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The DataAs many public health experts predicted, the colder months have brought a substantial spike in coronavirus cases, positivity rates, and hospitalizations. Data released from the Michigan Economic Recovery Council (MERC) shows the COVID-19 case increase in Michigan, as well as the rest of the nation, is greater now than in the spring: Positive COVID-19 cases stand…

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