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LRCC Statement of Support for Michigan National Guard Troops to Protect Capitol Building

By Ashley Sandborn | January 13, 2021 | Comments Off on LRCC Statement of Support for Michigan National Guard Troops to Protect Capitol Building

Statement Attributed to Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce President & CEO, Tim Daman As we monitor the potential for protests in capital cities across the country, the Lansing Regional Chamber stands with Lansing Mayor Andy Schor on his request to Governor Whitmer to activate the Michigan National Guard. We believe it’s essential to protect our…

Lansing Economic Club Sponsors Lend Support to Community Non-Profit Organizations

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | January 11, 2021 | Comments Off on Lansing Economic Club Sponsors Lend Support to Community Non-Profit Organizations

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…

Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors to Remain Intact for 2021

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | January 4, 2021 | Comments Off on Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors to Remain Intact for 2021

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…

Consumers Energy Provides Holiday Cheer with $500,000 to Support Michigan Small Businesses

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | December 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Consumers Energy Provides Holiday Cheer with $500,000 to Support Michigan Small Businesses

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…

East Lansing Small Business Crawl Offers Public the Perfect Opportunity to Support Local Business

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | December 4, 2020 | Comments Off on East Lansing Small Business Crawl Offers Public the Perfect Opportunity to Support Local Business

East Lansing Small Business Crawl Offers Public the Perfect Opportunity to Support Local Business The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) and several East Lansing businesses have created an innovative opportunity to support local businesses that have been particularly hard hit during the COVID-19 pandemic. During the week of Dec. 7- 12, the public is…

Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Letter to MI Federal Delegation Urging Action for Second Economic Stimulus Package

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | December 3, 2020 | Comments Off on Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Letter to MI Federal Delegation Urging Action for Second Economic Stimulus Package

To Members of the Michigan Congressional Delegation: As the voice of business in the Greater Lansing region, we are writing to you regarding the need for immediate Congressional action for a second economic stimulus package to support job providers struggling to survive the COVID-19 pandemic. During the first COVID-related shutdown, thousands of businesses in our…

Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce and Ingham County Health Department Team Up to Help Local Businesses with COVID-19 Questions

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | November 25, 2020 | Comments Off on Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce and Ingham County Health Department Team Up to Help Local Businesses with COVID-19 Questions

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…

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

By Ashley Sandborn | November 25, 2020 | Comments Off on 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…

Lansing Regional Chamber’s Response to Michigan’s Three-Week Pause

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | November 20, 2020 | Comments Off on Lansing Regional Chamber’s Response to Michigan’s Three-Week Pause

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…

15th Annual Celebration of Regional Growth Awards Recognizes Innovation and Growth Amid a Global Pandemic

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | November 20, 2020 | Comments Off on 15th Annual Celebration of Regional Growth Awards Recognizes Innovation and Growth Amid a Global Pandemic

Not even a global pandemic could halt the entrepreneurial spirit and innovation from continuing to flourish in Greater Lansing in 2020. Several game-changing projects and organizations that have made a difference in the region in the past year will be recognized as part of the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce’s (LRCC) 15th annual Celebration of…