Cliff Farr

Passionate Motivator, Philanthropist & Ice Cream Franchisee Shaftsburg, Michigan, native Cliff Farr is the owner, motivator and enthusiast behind Kona Ice of East Lansing. Nationwide, the overarching Kona Ice brand has given back millions of dollars to charities and nonprofits in need. Only in his sophomore year as a Kona Ice franchisee, Farr set out […]

Rebecca Roberts: Building People, not just parts

Rebecca Roberts is the executive director for the CEO, president and executive team at Dowding Industries in Eaton Rapids. She joined her family business 30 years ago as a receptionist, while also in college studying accounting. Roberts’ taste for challenge has allowed her to wear various hats at the company, and she sat down with […]

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 […]

The American Board of Emergency Medicine

Bringing the Gold Standard in Emergency Care to Lansing A conversation with American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) Executive Director Earl J. Reisdorff. What is ABEM and what is its mission? ABEM is the premier national medical specialty board that certifies emergency physicians who meet its educational, professional standing and examination standards. ABEM’s mission is […]

PK Companies

PK Companies is a family-owned and family-operated group of companies that focuses on providing housing solutions to better fulfill the needs of surrounding communities. Through the creation of partnerships with local companies, conducting focus groups comprised of local residents, and extensive research on an area and its needs, PK Companies strives to add value to […]

Batter Up Bistro Food That Comes from the Heart

Batter Up Bistro is a darling local café that was born out of love. Owner and proprietor Cari DeLamielleure is living her dream of opening up a coffee shop while providing her community with healthy all-natural food choices. DeLamielleure found an old run-down building just down the road from the local ball park and knew […]

M3 Video Reel

GLBM is now 517 Magazine!

517 Magazine

Embodying the best elements of Capital Area Women’s LifeStyle Magazine and Greater Lansing Business Monthly, 517 Magazine is your guide to living and working in Lansing.

Click here to read 517 Magazine!

Follow Us