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Samantha Le Joins Martin Commercial Properties as Marketing and Communications Manager

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | February 13, 2020 |

Martin Commercial Properties is pleased to welcome Samantha Le to its marketing team. Ms. Le will serve as the Marketing and Communications Manager and will be responsible for all property specific and institutional marketing aspects of the company including brokerage, property management, project management, investment services, and corporate services. “We are extremely pleased to welcome…

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Mason Public Schools Foundation Gifts $110,000 to Mason Public Schools

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | February 13, 2020 |

Over the 2018-19 school year, the Mason Public Schools Foundation (MPSF) gifted $110,000 to Mason Public Schools for instructional programming. The MPSF exists to support and enhance the educational opportunities for Mason’s youth. The MPSF recognizes that the quality of education available to students is an essential factor in maintaining a strong community, creating productive…

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LAFCU’s Julianne Ackerson to receive Shiawassee chamber Mission Award

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | February 7, 2020 |

LAFCU’s Julianne Ackerson has been selected to receive the 2020 Mission Award from the Shiawassee Regional Chamber of Commerce at its Annual Dinner and Awards Night, Feb. 6. Chamber representatives brought balloons to the LAFCU Corunna Branch in January to surprise Ackerson with the good news. She is assistant vice president of branch operations, responsible for managing the credit…

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Arts Council of Greater Lansing Announces New Leadership

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | February 7, 2020 |

The Arts Council of Greater Lansing’s board of directors is pleased to announce their decision to appoint Meghan Martin as permanent executive director of the Arts Council. Martin steps into the role succeeding Deborah Mikula, who served as the executive director for five years. Mikula left the Arts Council in May 2019 to accept a…

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Lansing Credit Union Donates Over $5,100 to Helping Hands Respite Care

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | February 7, 2020 |

CASE Credit Union is pleased to announce a check was presented for $5,125 to its fourth-quarter charity partner, Helping Hands Respite Care. HHRC is a nonprofit organization that supports families through professional, compassionate and person-centered care giving. “We thank CASE for choosing Helping Hands as one of their charity partners,” said Yvonne Fleener, executive director,…

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Burcham Hills breaks ground on StoneBriar development

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | February 7, 2020 |

Officials from Burcham Hills and community supporters donned hard hats and grabbed shovels Jan. 8 for the official groundbreaking of the new StoneBriar at Burcham Hills development, a $29 million expansion that will feature 44 independent living apartment homes with underground parking for residents. About 100 local business people, Burcham Hills Board and future StoneBriar…

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LAFCU offers $5K in college scholarships, $1K in charity donations

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | February 7, 2020 |

LAFCU is accepting applications for its unique 2020 Write to Educate Essay Contest beginning Feb. 1. The contest awards $5,000 in two $2,500 scholarships to high school seniors and asks each recipient to designate a charity to receive a $500 donation from LAFCU. The scholarships can be used at any accredited Michigan college or university…

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Special Erik Jones Ticket Package on sale now

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | February 7, 2020 |

Michigan native Erik Jones and Michigan International Speedway have partnered to create a special ticket package for the hometown driver that includes an opportunity to give back to the community. The Erik Jones Ticket Package includes a grandstand ticket and a Pit/Paddock and Driver Introduction Pass to the FireKeepers Casino 400 on June 7. On…

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BEYA to award GM’s Purty & Fonville with top honors

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | January 31, 2020 |

General Motors today announced that Marcos Purty, GM Plant Executive Director, Lansing Delta Township Assembly and Eric Fonville, Development Engineer, Propulsion Structures, Sealing & Fastening have won one of industry’s most important honors in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Purty will receive the Career Achievement Award and Fonville will receive the Research Leadership Award…

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Home Builders Association of Greater Lansing Announces Brent Forsberg as New President

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | January 31, 2020 |

Home Builders Association of Greater Lansing (HBA) has appointed Brent Forsberg of T.A. Forsberg Inc. as the 2020 President of the association. Brent Forsberg has been an active member of the association both locally and nationally for 22 years. “Brent is the right leader for HBA,” said Cindy Kosloski, Chief Executive Officer of HBA. “Brent’s…

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