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Twelve Lansing area small businesses are leaping to higher ground thanks to relief loans from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s (MEDC) Michigan Small Business Relief Program (MSBRP), established by Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer following the onset of the novel coronavirus crisis (COVID-19). Facilitated by the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) on behalf of the Lansing region,…

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The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee (LRC-PAC) has announced a bipartisan slate of election endorsements for county commission and township races August 4 primary election ballot. “This is a critical time in our region, which makes the experience and ability to make thoughtful decisions about difficult issues particularly important,” said Tonia Olson,…

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Origami Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center welcomes new Medical Director, Dr. Marcy Schlinger, D.O. Dr. Schlinger brings a strong collaborative approach to medical care and a passion for helping individuals reach their full potential. With a strong foundation of over 28 years of experience and leadership in this community, Dr. Schlinger specializes in Physical Medicine and…

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The heart of LEAP’s mission is to create vibrant, inclusive and strong communities that more competitively support the attraction and growth of businesses, people and entrepreneurs in the three-county Lansing region. When we bring our board of directors together, at the start of each year, to sign our annual diversity, equity and inclusion statement and…

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Lansing Community College has distributed more than $1 million of CARES Act funding to its students. The college was the recipient of $2.9 million from the federal government’s Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to provide emergency grants to students affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.  U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced in…

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Governor Gretchen Whitmer today announced that Michigan’s Region 5 is advancing to the Phase 4: IMPROVING status under her Michigan Safe Start Plan for relaunching the economy. The following statement of support of the Governor’s announcement can be attributed to Steven Japinga, vice president public affairs, Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce: “We appreciate Governor Whitmer…

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