Lansing News

Strategic Alliance Announced Between Fraser Trebilcock and Zelmanski, Danner & Fioritto, PLLC

By Amanda Fischer | November 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Fraser Trebilcock Davis & Dunlap, P.C. is excited to announce a strategic alliance agreement with Zelmanski, Danner & Fioritto, PLLC. As both firms have a strong presence in the Detroit region, this announcement enhances their participation in the resurgence of Detroit and continues to strengthen their opportunities in Lansing and Grand Rapids. This arrangement allows…

Greater Lansing CVB Announces Historic Tourism Data From Local Economic Impact Study

By Amanda Fischer | November 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau (GLCVB), along with Anderson Economic Group, is pleased to announce its findings from an in-depth study in a report commissioned by the GLCVB entitled: Tourism Related Benefits in Greater Lansing’s Economy. Tourism is an often overlooked portion of the Greater Lansing economy. The reality, however, is that the…

14th Annual Celebration of Regional Growth

By Amanda Fischer | November 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

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,…

Ingham Ranks Among Top Counties in Michigan for Economic Growth

By Amanda Fischer | November 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

The following statement can be attributed to Tim Daman, CEO at the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce. Over the past decade, the Lansing region has diversified its economy — from government, education and manufacturing to health care, insurance and entrepreneurial ventures. This expansion has transformed the area into a hub for world-class talent, which has…

STEAMfest 2019 comes to LCC

By Amanda Fischer | October 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
STEAMfest Flyer

Lansing Community College is inviting students in grades K-6 to STEAMfest at LCC 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. This FREE event will be held at the Downtown Campus in the Arts & Sciences Building located at 419 N. Washington Square with free parking in the Gannon Ramp, 600 N. Grand Avenue. STEAMfest…

Sparrow to hold job fair on Tuesday to fill dozens of support positions

By Amanda Fischer | October 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pass the word to family and friends that Sparrow, the region’s largest private employer, is holding a job fair on Tuesday, Oct. 29, to fill immediate openings for about 40 Support Services positions. The jobs are for Environmental Services Technicians, Security Officers, Parking Attendants, cooks, and retail and room service staff. The job fair will…

Governor Whitmer Takes Action to Raise Overtime Pay Threshold for Michigan Workers

By Amanda Fischer | October 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

New overtime rule would guarantee overtime pay to nearly 200,000 Michigan workers.  Today Governor Gretchen Whitmer directed the Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity to submit a request for rulemaking to expand the right to overtime pay to more Michigan workers. Changes in federal law are set to extend overtime pay rights to workers making…

Grand Marshals for Silver Bells in the City’s Electric Light Parade Announced

By Amanda Fischer | October 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Two players from the 1984 World Series Tigers team selected Silver Bells in the City is proud to announce the Grand Marshals of the 23rd Annual Electric Light Parade on November 22nd as players from the 1984 Detroit Tigers World Series Championship team, Dan Petry and David Rozema. Silver Bells in the City is an…

Number of Licensed Teen Drivers on the Rise

By Amanda Fischer | October 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

New AAA Foundation study shows more teens are obtaining their license before the age of 18 More than 60% of teens got their driver’s license before the age of 18, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. An 11% increase since 2012. The new report reveals a changing trend in teen…

A Night of Inspiration & Influence

By Amanda Fischer | October 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Recognizing Local Women Doing Great Things Capital Area Women’s LifeStyle Magazine and the Aitch Foundation hosted an evening that some will never forget as the community came together to celebrate the 2019 Inspiration & Influence Awards. This distinguished awards ceremony was held on Oct. 16 at the Crowne Plaza West in Lansing to identify some…