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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…

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Sparrow Community Hospitals now provide 3D mammography to aid in detection of breast cancer

By Amanda Fischer | October 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

As we commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month, 3D breast mammography is now available at Sparrow’s four Community Hospitals – Sparrow Carson, Clinton, Eaton and Ionia. 3D mammography is performed the same way as a conventional 2D mammogram, with no additional compression, but it’s more accurate. By providing three-dimensional images of the breast, Doctors are able…

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AAA Travel Recognizes Top Travel Suppliers and Agents at Annual Conference

By Amanda Fischer | October 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Travel industry thought-leaders explore transforming the AAA member experience AAA Travel, one of the largest leisure travel agencies in North America, hosted its annual conference Oct. 20-22 in Seattle, Washington. With a theme of “Travel: Transforming the Member Experience,” the event focused on how AAA continues to evolve its travel offerings along with changing consumer…

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Potter Park Zoo to Host Dedication Ceremony for Lions Club

By Amanda Fischer | October 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Who: The Lansing Lions Club has worked with Potter Park Zoo over the past eight years on a sensory garden in the zoo. What: The third and final phase of the sensory garden, a waterfall, was recently completed. The Lions Club Sensory Garden Centennial Waterfall Dedication ceremony will be held at the zoo this week.…

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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…

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Peckham Names New Chief of Human Resources

By Amanda Fischer | October 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Justin Walworth has been named Chief of Human Resources for Peckham. Walworth will be responsible for leading the award-winning organization’s Human Resources department in employee engagement and business strategy, maintaining a successful and inclusive workplace culture and overall HR strategy and employee relations function. Walworth began his career at Peckham in 2004 and has worked…

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Thomas Ruis Joins PNC Bank’s Lansing Commercial Banking Team

By Amanda Fischer | October 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

PNC Bank, N.A. today announced that Thomas Ruis has been named senior vice president and relationship manager for Commercial Banking.  In this role, Ruis will manage commercial banking relationships in Lansing and throughout Mid-Michigan. “I am excited to add someone with Tom’s expertise and experience to our Commercial Banking team,” said Tim Salisbury, regional president…

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Public Sector Consultants’ Julie Metty Bennett and Rachel Kuntzsch named CEO and president

By Amanda Fischer | October 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Public Sector Consultants (PSC) has named Julie Metty Bennett and Rachel Kuntzsch as the institution’s new CEO and president. For the first time in its history, the 40-year-old nonpartisan public policy research consultancy is now a 100 percent women-owned business. “I am humbled and honored to continue to serve this incredible firm from this capacity…

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Peckham, Inc. and Capital Region Airport Authority Host Gateway to Inclusion Art Dedication

By Amanda Fischer | October 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Peckham, Inc. and the Capital Region Airport Authority have commissioned The Gateway to Inclusion, a large-scale public art installation, representative of the greater Lansing area as a diverse and inclusive region that represents and respects all individuals. This activity is supported in part by an award from the MICHIGAN COUNCIL FOR ARTS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS…

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LAFCU targets financial literacy with new leadership post

By Amanda Fischer | October 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Credit union veteran Shelia Scott named to lead initiatives that strengthen communities In ramping up its financial literacy education efforts, LAFCU has named Shelia Scott to the new position of community financial education & business development officer. Scott will grow the number of pre-K-12 schools participating in the credit union’s financial literacy programs and expand…

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