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Elaine Hardy Named 2020 ATHENA Award Recipient

By Ashley Sandborn | February 10, 2021 | Comments Off on Elaine Hardy Named 2020 ATHENA Award Recipient

City of East Lansing’s First Diversity Equity and Inclusion Administrator to Be Honored During Television ATHENA Awards Program Thursday, March 25 Elaine Hardy, the City of East Lansing’s first Diversity Equity Inclusion Administrator and Chair of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commission of Mid-Michigan, has been named the 2020 ATHENA Leadership Award recipient by…

LRCC Announces Voice of Small Business Campaign

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | February 9, 2021 | Comments Off on LRCC Announces Voice of Small Business Campaign

Marketing campaign to highlight the struggles and obstacles brought forth during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) has launched an unprecedented marketing campaign to highlight how small business owners in the Lansing region have been impacted by COVID-19. The Voice of Small Business campaign will utilize multiple media platforms and include…

LRCC Statement on Vaccine Phase in Greater Lansing Region

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | February 8, 2021 | Comments Off on LRCC Statement on Vaccine Phase in Greater Lansing Region

The following statement can be attributed to Tim Daman, president and CEO, Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC). Our region and state continue to see positive COVID data trends, including a decline in case levels, positivity rates, and hospitalizations. As we see the transition to the vaccine phase of the pandemic, we are fortunate to…

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces Support for Michigan Reconnect

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | February 2, 2021 | Comments Off on The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces Support for Michigan Reconnect

New program offers eligible adults an opportunity to earn a tuition-free degree The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce announced today that it will serve as a Champion to support the Michigan Reconnect program unveiled Tuesday, Feb. 2, in Lansing by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to help address a widening skills gap within the state’s workforce. Hundreds…

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…