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Lansing Regional Chamber Bringing Business Community Together in New, Innovative Ways

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | March 30, 2020 |

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) has long been a trusted convener of professionals, influencers and leaders in the Lansing region. The organization hosts various opportunities for members to build relationships with other local professionals as well as discuss pertinent policy and economic issues. The current COVID-19 crisis has led the LRCC to get…

Lansing Regional Chamber Pulling Regional Organizations Together to Address COVID-19 Crisis

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | March 27, 2020 |

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) is pulling regional partner organizations and key stakeholders together to coordinate strategies surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. LRCC has set up weekly calls to discuss COVID-19, its economic impact on the Lansing region and how to align communication efforts.  “We are all going through this situation together,” said Tim…

Local Business & Government Leaders to Discuss COVID-19 Impact at Lansing Regional Chamber Roundtables

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | March 26, 2020 |

The COVID-19 crisis has touched every facet of society but has not changed the need for local business and governmental leaders to stay abreast of current trends and important public policy and economic issues. The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) will take advantage of modern technology, so local leaders stay connected during these challenging…

Lansing Regional Chamber Releases Official Statement on Governor’s Stay-At-Home Order

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | March 23, 2020 |

The following statement can be attributed to Tim Daman, president and chief executive officer of the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce. We understand the significant economic impact to many businesses and employees by Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s recently announced stay-at-home executive order. However, the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) believes the public health and safety…

Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Releases Official Statement on COVID-19

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | March 16, 2020 |

The following statement can be attributed to Tim Daman, president and chief executive officer of the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce. The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce understands that local businesses are dealing with so much uncertainty and navigating through an unknown landscape that presents a multitude of economic challenges. We want local businesses to know that…

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…