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Six Lansing-based entrepreneurs pitched their business ideas at LEAP’s July 9 virtual Hatching event, building on the theme of resilience for this year’s series of monthly events.  This month’s ideas included a 3D printed mask-making service, clothing as conversation in support of returning citizens, an air bag backpack to protect children from abduction, a career service to…

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Things have changed, and Peak Performance Physical Therapy, specialists in orthopedic manual physical therapy, is changing with it. After months of telehealth appointments and extensive protective measures put in place for all, Peak Performance Physical Therapy will continue to serve patients and the community in office for their physical therapy needs. “We want our patients…

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After an extensive search and qualification process, the Country Club of Lansing hired their new executive chef, Joe Biskie. Prior to joining the Country Club of Lansing, Biskie served as Executive Sous Chef three of his six years at the Onwentia Country Club in Lake Forest, IL. He will oversee all culinary activities at the…

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Van Martin, CRE, President and Chief Executive Officer, Martin Commercial Properties, shared the current and emerging issues expected to have the most significant impact on real estate in 2020 and 2021, as identified by The Counselors of Real Estate. The COVID-19 pandemic ranked as the leading concern of the 1,000-member organization. “The change wrought by…

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Highfields will present the 2020 Robert L. Drake Citizenship Award to Sam Davis. The Citizenship Award is awarded “to individuals who through commitment of time, deeds, and leadership, have brought together many citizens from all parts of our community and engaged their talents to create special opportunities for youth and families to grow stronger, thereby enriching the…

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In This Issue Summer Property Tax Updates Social Districts Criminal Justice Reform Legislation All Politics is Local Summer Property Tax UpdatesDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, we know that several businesses have had to shut down and are not earning revenue. Additionally, businesses have continued to tell us the most important issue of re-opening besides proper…

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The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) today announced a commitment of more than $1 billion to help end systemic racism and support economic empowerment of African Americans and low- and moderate-income communities. “We are living in one of the most important civil rights movements of our time. Each of us has a role to play in…

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Two Lansing-based credit unions have joined forces to help meet the soaring need of feeding the hungry throughout Greater Lansing in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. LAFCU and CASE Credit Union pooled their donations of $2,500 each to the YMCA of Metropolitan Lansing and obtained a matching grant from Michigan Credit Union Foundation. The…

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McLaren Greater Lansing was awarded for its safe care environment by Healthgrades, which recognized the hospital by including it on their list of Patient Safety Excellence Award 2020 recipients. Released annually, Healthgrades’ Patient Safety Excellence Award recognizes hospitals that have the lowest occurrences of 14 preventable patient safety events.  Inclusion on the list places McLaren…

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