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LEAP Awards $30,000 for Public Art, Artists

Amid the evolving economic impact of the coronavirus crisis, the Lansing Economic Area Partnership is supporting communities across the region by accessing and distributing relief funds as they become available. LEAP, with support from the PNC Foundation, recently announced a continued investment in public art and support for artists by awarding $30,000 for public art […]

Nessel Joins Effort to Strengthen Consumer Funeral Protections

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced May 6 that she joined a coalition of 22 attorneys general calling on the Federal Trade Commission to enhance consumer protections around funeral home services. In a comment letter to the FTC about its 1982 Funeral Industry Practices Rule, the attorneys general warn that insufficient pricing transparency in the funeral industry inhibits consumers from accurate comparison shopping and exposes them to […]

The right master’s degree can make the difference

You’re ready for a promotion. You’re motivated to continue your education. You’re prepared to make a change. It’s time to earn your master’s degree. The number of people earning master’s degrees increased by 31% from 2004 to 2015, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. These people are your competition. You want a degree […]

Larry Cushion Trophies

Sports teams, clubs and organizations have relied on Larry Cushion Trophies in Lansing to help them celebrate successes for more than 60 years. Lauree Cushion and her sister, Lee Ann, have been running one of the area’s oldest multigenerational businesses for 20 years. Greater Lansing Business Monthly spoke with Lauree to learn more about running […]

Farm Bureau Gives Back $5M to Members

As part of its statewide “We’re in This Together” initiative, Farm Bureau Insurance is giving back more than $5 million to its members across the state of Michigan. This is part of an effort to support local business communities during COVID-19. “In this unprecedented time, Farm Bureau’s We’re in this Together program is one part […]

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