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34TH ANNUAL MLK HOLIDAY LUNCHEON DRAWS CROWD TO LANSING CENTER

“Be the change you want to see in the world” was the theme of this year’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Luncheon Celebration. Nearly 1,600 attended the popular event at the Lansing Center, hearing  inspirational music from Tabernacle of David Choir; Sharon Lawrence and Phil Denny performing the National Anthem; and Music of the […]

SHIAWASEE CHAMBER ANNOUNCES ARMORY FUNDING

In 2008, the Owosso Armory was abandoned when the Michigan National Guard left it for a new facility. State Rep. Ben Frederick, R-Owosso, secured funding in a recently passed budget supplemental bill that will allocate $327,500 in support of the Owosso Armory Project, according to the Shiawassee Regional Chamber of Commerce. In 2017, the Chamber […]

GLBM NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR ANNUAL ENTREPRENEURIAL AWARDS

Businesses come in all shapes, sizes, missions and unique selling propositions. The Greater Lansing region is home to stellar companies with the spirit and drive to make a big impact, just like those honored at the annual Greater Lansing Entrepreneurial Awards dinner. Those nominated tend to be emerging entrepreneurs who are socially responsible, display a […]

Middle Grand River Designated as One of First State Water Trails

A total of eight waterways were selected in December as part of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) new water trails program. Among those chosen was the Middle Grand River Water Trail, one of the first waterways in Michigan to be state-designated water trail. The DNR has spent the last several months working to […]

MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP SEEKS TO RAISE $50,000 TO EXPAND FARMERS’ MARKET

The Marketplace on the Green Project, a plan to relocate the Meridian Township Farmer’s Market, is looking to raise $50,000 by early February to help fund a new facility. The proposed new location and facility will act as a social and economic focal point in Meridian Township – offering community space for the Farmers’ Market, […]

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