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Application Open for Diversity Star Award Recognizing a Regional Champion of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | January 30, 2023 | Comments Off on Application Open for Diversity Star Award Recognizing a Regional Champion of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Four Major Community Awards to be Presented Annually at LRCC Annual Dinner The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) and the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) are pleased to announce that applications are open for the second annual Diversity Star Award, honoring organizations that champion diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace and the…

Matt Resch of Resch Strategies to Lead Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce 2023 Board of Directors

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | January 26, 2023 | Comments Off on Matt Resch of Resch Strategies to Lead Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce 2023 Board of Directors

Lisa O’Connor of Publicom to Serve as Chair-Elect Matt Resch of Resch Strategies will serve as the 2023 board chair of the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) Board of Directors. Resch succeeds Mike Zamiara of Niowave, who will remain on the board as past chair. Lisa O’Connor of Publicom will serve as chair-elect and…

Dorothy E. Maxwell Honored with 2022 ATHENA Leadership Award

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | November 4, 2022 | Comments Off on Dorothy E. Maxwell Honored with 2022 ATHENA Leadership Award

Lorin Cumberbatch named ATHENAPowerlink Recipient Dorothy E. Maxwell, long-time President and CEO of Max Winegar Group and dedicated community servant, has been named the recipient of the 2022 ATHENA Leadership Award by the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC). The LRCC also announced that Lorin Cumberbatch, founder and owner of Skin Studio 211, has been…

Five Regional Organizations to Be Honored at the 17th Annual Celebration of Regional Growth Awards on Tuesday, November 1

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | October 25, 2022 | Comments Off on Five Regional Organizations to Be Honored at the 17th Annual Celebration of Regional Growth Awards on Tuesday, November 1

Five organizations will be honored for their commitment to the Lansing region at the 17th annual Celebration of Regional Growth (CORG) Awards, taking place Tuesday, Nov. 1 at the Kellogg Center Hotel and Conference Center in Lansing. This year’s CORG honorees include Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan, Ferguson Development, McKesson, Moneyball Sportswear and TechSmith. All…

Lansing airport receives $3.6 million grant from EDA for site readiness development project

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | October 3, 2022 | Comments Off on Lansing airport receives $3.6 million grant from EDA for site readiness development project

The Economic Development Administration (EDA) has announced that the Capital Region Airport Authority (CRAA) has been awarded a $3.6 million grant for the Capital Region International Airport (LAN) site readiness development project for water, sewer and utility infrastructure upgrades to spur economic growth at LAN. The grant is funded by the American Rescue Plan and…

Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces Promotions of Key Executives

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | September 26, 2022 | Comments Off on Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces Promotions of Key Executives

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) has announced the promotion of several key executives as a result of a new organizational structure to better serve the needs of LRCC membership and the region. Executive promotions include: Michelle Rahl has been named vice president of membership and marketing. In her expanded role, Michelle will lead…

Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces Endorsements for the November 8 General Election

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | September 21, 2022 | Comments Off on Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces Endorsements for the November 8 General Election

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee (LRC-PAC) has announced additional endorsements for the 2022 election cycle. “The November election is one of the most critical elections in recent years because of the changes to districts at the federal, state, and county level,” said Tim Daman, president & CEO, Lansing Regional Chamber of…

Lansing Region’s Top Young Professionals Recognized at 10 Over the Next Ten Awards

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | September 21, 2022 | Comments Off on Lansing Region’s Top Young Professionals Recognized at 10 Over the Next Ten Awards

The 16th annual 10 Over the Next Ten Awards were held on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at the University Club of MSU in East Lansing. This event recognizes Greater Lansing’s top 10 young professionals who are expected to contribute significantly to our community over the next ten years. The event was sponsored by Independent Bank and…

CAPCOG Statement Regarding CATA/EATRAN/Clinton Transit Agreement to Pursue Regional Public Transit Plan

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | September 15, 2022 | Comments Off on CAPCOG Statement Regarding CATA/EATRAN/Clinton Transit Agreement to Pursue Regional Public Transit Plan

The following statement can be attributed to the leaders of the Capital Council of Governments (CAPCOG): CAPCOG has been working with our three regional transit authorities since 2016 to encourage better coordination within their networks to improve residents’ and workers’ abilities to make the necessary connections. The agreement between the Capital Area Transportation Authority (CATA),…

LRCC Statement Regarding CATA/EATRAN/Clinton Transit Agreement to Pursue Regional Public Transit Plan

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | September 15, 2022 | Comments Off on LRCC Statement Regarding CATA/EATRAN/Clinton Transit Agreement to Pursue Regional Public Transit Plan

The following statement can be attributed to Tim Daman, president & CEO, Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce: The agreement between our three public transit authorities, Capital Area Transportation Authority (CATA), Eaton County Transportation Authority (EATRAN), and Clinton Area Transit System to work more closely on a new regional coordination plan for public transit is an…