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Sarah Spohn

Sarah Spohn

Sarah Spohn received her degree in Journalism from Lansing Community College. She’s a concert junkie; living and breathing in both the local and national music scene. She is proud to call Lansing her home, finding a new reason every day to be smitten with the mitten.

Open Doors, Open Hearts: City Rescue Mission Opens New Outreach center

The City Rescue Mission of Lansing has been providing food, shelter and hope for the Lansing community since 1911. On Jan. 21, the 501(c)(3) nonprofit’s helping hands reached out even more with its latest addition, The Outreach. The 3,000-square-foot facility at 601 N. Larch St. will provide showers, laundry, clothing, and a host of other […]

LEAP Launches InsurTech Platform

Effort designed to stimulate innovation in the insurance industry The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP), Delta Dental and Farm Bureau Insurance launched a new program, PROTO InsurTech, to inspire and stimulate innovation and entrepreneurship in the insurance industry. This is the first and only startup accelerator program in Michigan focused on insurance tech and digital […]

MSU Blockchain Class Is a Pioneer

Creating a college course is a lengthy process but creating and teaching one on a subject matter that’s growing and evolving by the minute is another challenge. That’s exactly what Michigan State University (MSU) Director of Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Neil Kane is doing, along with fellow MSU professors. MGT 491 is a management class focusing on […]

Getting Off the Ground

After years of starts and stalls, the redevelopment of a visible and vital piece of real estate in East Lansing appears to be moving forward with an elaborate project that includes a hotel, retail and residential space, parking and a public plaza. What has previously been referred to as the Park District Planning Area at […]

Utilizing Virtualization, the Cloud and How Your Business Can Stay Cyber Safe

Many business owners rely on computers for their daily tasks, conducting sales, and interacting internally and externally with customers. In their day-to-day roles, computer programs and the internet are virtually inescapable. For Jeff Dettloff, founder and CEO of Providence  Consulting, keeping up to date with technology, all while remaining safe online, is his full-time job. […]

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