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Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee Endorses Brian Daniels for 1st Ward Lansing City Council Seat

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | April 25, 2022 | Comments Off on Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee Endorses Brian Daniels for 1st Ward Lansing City Council Seat

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee (LRC-PAC) has endorsed Lansing City Council member Brian Daniels in the race for the 1st Ward council seat on the Aug. 2 primary and Nov. 6 general election ballots. In February, Daniels, a small business owner on Lansing’s east side and U.S. Army veteran, was appointed…

Statement Regarding the Passing of Former Lansing Mayor Tony Benavides

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | April 13, 2022 | Comments Off on Statement Regarding the Passing of Former Lansing Mayor Tony Benavides

The following statement can be attributed to Tim Daman, president & CEO, Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce. Tony Benavides epitomized what it meant to be a servant leader. He made it a mission to help people, especially those who were underprivileged, whether it was in his role as director of the Cristo Rey Community Center,…

Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Applauds State Adoption of $4.7 Billion Infrastructure Package

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | April 1, 2022 | Comments Off on Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Applauds State Adoption of $4.7 Billion Infrastructure Package

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) applauds and congratulates Governor Gretchen Whitmer and state lawmakers for passage of legislation that will result in Michigan investing more than $4.7 billion to improve infrastructure, including drinking water upgrades, internet access and fixing roads, bridges and dams. About $4 billion comes from federal funds, including COVID-19 recovery…

Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces Support for Lansing Schools Zero Mills Increase Bond Proposal on May 3 Ballot

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | March 31, 2022 | Comments Off on Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces Support for Lansing Schools Zero Mills Increase Bond Proposal on May 3 Ballot

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) has announced its support for the Lansing Schools Zero Mills Increase Bond proposal on the May 3rd ballot. The Lansing School District is asking voters to consider a bond proposal that would generate $129.7 million for facility improvements throughout the district without an expected increase in the school…

CAPCOG Urges Lawmakers to Invest Federal Relief Dollars in Key Regional Projects

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | March 17, 2022 | Comments Off on CAPCOG Urges Lawmakers to Invest Federal Relief Dollars in Key Regional Projects

The Capitol Regional Council of Governments (CAPCOG) is urging state lawmakers in the Capitol Caucus to secure funding from federal relief funds provided to the state of Michigan for key regional projects that focus on economic development, job creation and infrastructure. In a letter to Capitol Caucus members, CAPCOG board members cited 29 regional projects…

Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Commends Congressional Delegation for Securing Funds for Regional Priorities

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | March 16, 2022 | Comments Off on Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Commends Congressional Delegation for Securing Funds for Regional Priorities

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) commends the region’s congressional delegation for its bipartisan efforts to successfully secure funding for several key projects that have been among the LRCC’s highest regional priorities. The bipartisan government funding bill for fiscal year 2022 includes funds for a cargo ramp expansion at Capital Region International Airport, aid…

Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces Participants for First DEI Executive Roundtable Program

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | March 3, 2022 | Comments Off on Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces Participants for First DEI Executive Roundtable Program

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) has announced the participants in its first Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Executive Roundtable. The program will provide CEOs, senior business leaders and small business owners a confidential space to share advice and learn best practices, equity tools and approaches to strengthening DEI within their organizations. This program…

Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces Promotions of Key Executives

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | February 17, 2022 | Comments Off on Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces Promotions of Key Executives

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) has announced the following executive promotions: Steve Japinga to senior vice president of public affairs and Ashley Sandborn to vice president of marketing and communications. The promotions reflect Japinga and Sandborn’s leadership in collaborating with a variety of stakeholders in the region in the public policy arena and…

Greater Lansing’s Diverse Economy Fueling Population Growth/Economic Development

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | February 11, 2022 | Comments Off on Greater Lansing’s Diverse Economy Fueling Population Growth/Economic Development

The following can be attributed to Tim Daman, president & CEO, Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce: A recent study commissioned by the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) and Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) offers insights into the recent surge in population growth and substantial economic development projects throughout the Greater Lansing region. The LRCC/LEAP…

Diversity Star Award to Recognize Regional Champions of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | February 1, 2022 | Comments Off on Diversity Star Award to Recognize Regional Champions of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Lansing Regional Chamber and LEAP Announce Major Community Award to be Presented Annually at LRCC Annual Dinner  The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) and the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) have joined forces to create a new award honoring organizations that champion diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace and the Lansing regional…