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Michigan Rugby Cup Competition comes to Lansing

Teams from other Midwest locations will vie for title Saturday There will be a ton of scrumming Saturday at the Hope Sports Complex as Lansing hosts the 2019 Michigan Rugby Cup. The Greater Lansing Sports Authority and Capital Area Rugby Foundation have partnered with the Michigan Rugby Union to bring 12 adult men’s teams from […]

Behind the Scenes

Karyn Darnton taught for a few years in the metro Detroit area before deciding she wanted to explore a different career path in education. Working for the Greater Michigan Construction Academy (GMCA) allows her to do that. She’s still on her own educational journey and is in the process of taking classes for a master’s […]

Urban Embodiment Invites Support with Networking Event

“Let’s start supporting each other”. Key words from Urban Embodiment as it puts Small Business Expo 2 into play at the Fledge on Aug. 3. The vendor show and entrepreneur-networking event is an opportunity to meet with Lansing-area entreprenuers and is free to the public. The event is unique in that it’s family friendly and […]

Performance evaluations are important for both manager and employee

While some don’t need daily, weekly or even monthly kudos for a job well done, all staff deserve a yearly performance review. This benefits the employee in a multitude of ways, including inspiring them to reach new goals, improving the quality of their work and honoring the work they have done. For the manager/owner, the […]

Sick staff – should they stay, or should they go?

Michigan’s Paid Medical Leave Act went into effect in April, giving employees one hour for every 30 hours worked or 40 hours per year. That law applies to workplaces with 50 or more employees, including full-time and some part-time staff. While there are some exemptions, employees can take paid leave for physical or mental illness, […]

Finishing life’s marathon with a plan

Marathon runners set a pre-determined goal – 26.22 miles – so they know how to prepare for a race and where it ends. A new e-book written by Foster-Swift attorney Jonathan J. David, “Estate Planning: You Have to Start in Order to Finish,” outlines the value of a comprehensive estate plan and why it is important […]

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