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The Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau (GLCVB), along with Anderson Economic Group, is pleased to announce its findings from an in-depth study in a report commissioned by the GLCVB entitled: Tourism Related Benefits in Greater Lansing’s Economy. Tourism is an often overlooked portion of the Greater Lansing economy. The reality, however, is that the…

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Six organizations will be honored for their commitment to the Lansing region at the 14th annual Celebration of Regional Growth (CORG) Awards, which takes place Nov. 21 at the Michigan State University Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center. This year’s CORG honorees include General Motors (GM), Glanbia Nutritionals, Meijer Distribution Center, Michigan State University (MSU) Foundation,…

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The following statement can be attributed to Tim Daman, CEO at the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce. Over the past decade, the Lansing region has diversified its economy — from government, education and manufacturing to health care, insurance and entrepreneurial ventures. This expansion has transformed the area into a hub for world-class talent, which has…

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STEAMfest Flyer

Lansing Community College is inviting students in grades K-6 to STEAMfest at LCC 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. This FREE event will be held at the Downtown Campus in the Arts & Sciences Building located at 419 N. Washington Square with free parking in the Gannon Ramp, 600 N. Grand Avenue. STEAMfest…

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Pass the word to family and friends that Sparrow, the region’s largest private employer, is holding a job fair on Tuesday, Oct. 29, to fill immediate openings for about 40 Support Services positions. The jobs are for Environmental Services Technicians, Security Officers, Parking Attendants, cooks, and retail and room service staff. The job fair will…

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New overtime rule would guarantee overtime pay to nearly 200,000 Michigan workers.  Today Governor Gretchen Whitmer directed the Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity to submit a request for rulemaking to expand the right to overtime pay to more Michigan workers. Changes in federal law are set to extend overtime pay rights to workers making…

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New AAA Foundation study shows more teens are obtaining their license before the age of 18 More than 60% of teens got their driver’s license before the age of 18, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. An 11% increase since 2012. The new report reveals a changing trend in teen…

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Recognizing Local Women Doing Great Things Capital Area Women’s LifeStyle Magazine and the Aitch Foundation hosted an evening that some will never forget as the community came together to celebrate the 2019 Inspiration & Influence Awards. This distinguished awards ceremony was held on Oct. 16 at the Crowne Plaza West in Lansing to identify some…

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The South Lansing Business Association (SLBA) is hosting a fall Southeast Lansing “Team Up 2 Clean Up” Event on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Participants will beautify one-half square mile of Southeast Lansing – I-96, Cedar, Jolly, & Pennsylvania. Anyone interested in making a difference in the Southeast Lansing Community…

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