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 […]

Online presence is a must for small businesses

Every business, no matter how small, should have a website, according to hotjar.com. That’s because most Americans prefer online shopping – a number that is only going to get bigger with Generation Z becoming an economic force. Despite the growing trend of making purchases online, 46 percent of small businesses do not have a website, […]

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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