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Addressing Unfunded Liabilities Must Remain Top Priority for City of Lansing

By Ashley Sandborn | February 6, 2020 |

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…

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

By Ashley Sandborn | January 31, 2020 |

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…

Wendy Hamilton of TechSmith to Lead Lansing Regional Chamber 2020 Board of Directors

By Ashley Sandborn | January 29, 2020 |

Wendy Hamilton, CEO of TechSmith will serve as the 2020 board chair of the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) Board of Directors. Hamilton succeeds Patrick Dean of Dean Transportation, who will remain on the board as past chair. Mike Zamiara of Niowave will serve as chair-elect and is in line to serve as board…

Karen Grannemann Named 2019 ATHENA Leadership Award Recipient

By Ashley Sandborn | January 14, 2020 |

Karen Grannemann, CEO and general manager, University Club of Michigan State University, will be recognized March 24 as the recipient of the 2019 ATHENA Leadership Award. Grannemann will be honored by the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce at the annual ATHENA Awards luncheon, taking place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Kellogg Hotel…

Lansing Regional Chamber Announces Winners of Community Service, Outstanding Small Business and Legacy Awards

By Ashley Sandborn | January 9, 2020 |

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) has announced the recipients of three major awards, which will be presented at the Chamber’s upcoming Annual Dinner on Thursday, Feb. 27. The 2019 award recipients include: Kelli Ellsworth Etchison, Community Service Award Hayhoe Asphalt, Outstanding Small Business Award The Christman Company, Legacy Award Community Service: Kelli Ellsworth…

Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Kelsey Teribery as Marketing and Social Media Coordinator

By Ashley Sandborn | January 7, 2020 |

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) is proud to announce the addition of Kelsey Teribery as marketing and social media coordinator. “I am honored to join the team at the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, which serves as a trusted voice for local businesses,” said Kelsey Teribery, marketing and social media coordinator at the…

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

By Ashley Sandborn | November 27, 2019 |

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) is honored to support the small business community in the tri-county region for the tenth annual Small Business Saturday, taking place this Saturday, Nov. 30. Created by American Express, the annual observance occurs the Saturday after Thanksgiving and supports small businesses nationwide to create a local and positive…

Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Receives Rare 5-Star Accreditation

By Ashley Sandborn | November 14, 2019 |

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) was recently awarded a 5-Star Accreditation from the United States Chamber of Commerce. This is the first time the LRCC has earned the 5-Star distinction, which is only carried by 0.03% or 128 out of 4,000 chambers nationwide. “I couldn’t be prouder of our incredible team,” said Tim…

14th Annual Celebration of Regional Growth

By Amanda Fischer | November 6, 2019 |

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,…

Six Regional Companies to be Honored at 14th Annual Celebration of Regional Growth Awards

By Ashley Sandborn | November 5, 2019 |

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