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Pure Lansing

Pure Lansing, hosted by Bob Trezise, focuses on positive news and events coming out of the Greater Lansing area.

9:00 PM every Friday
Replay: 3:00 PM, 9:00 PM, 3:00 AM


Recent Posts

Lansing Region Economic Development Projects

Pure Lansing
August 20, 2015 11:38 AM

Bob Trezise, of LEAP ((Lansing Economic Area Partnership), shares recent news and updates of regional economic development projects.

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Entrepreneurs - Lansing Maker Week and Lansing PROTO Program

Pure Lansing
August 20, 2015 8:57 AM

Tony Willis, from LEAP (Lansing Economic Area Partnership), chats with Sara about the Lansing PROTO program as well as the upcoming Lansing Maker Week event taking place October 2-12, 2015, in Lansing, which is a great event for entrepreneurs.

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Michigan Ave Corridor and the Under the Bridge Crowdfunding Project

Pure Lansing
August 19, 2015 9:00 PM

Keith Lambert, from LEAP, joins Sara Parkinson and Bob Trezise, to talk about the importance of the vital Michigan Avenue Corridor and the Under the Bridge Crowdfunding Project, and how it will help with economic development. Find out more or make a pledge at www.patronicity.com/underthebridge.

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The Importance of the Economic Development Profession - Incentives?

Pure Lansing
August 19, 2015 8:00 PM

Bob Trezise shares the importance of the economic development profession as it relates to the recent debate for incentives at the state level.

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Business Attraction - Unique Element of Economic Development

Pure Lansing
July 10, 2015 2:00 PM

Bob and Sara are joined by David Olson, LEAP's Manager of Business Attraction, to discuss LEAP's business attraction efforts thus far, including the East Coast, Italy and China, to help with economic development.

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Lansing Brownfield Coalition Receives $500,000 Grant from EPA

Pure Lansing
July 10, 2015 1:00 PM

Keith Lambert, from LEAP, continues to report out on another tremendous recent announcement; the Lansing Brownfield Coalition just received a $500,000 grant from the EPA for environmental assessment work for economic development projects.

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Economic Development Study Grant for Southwest Lansing

Pure Lansing
July 10, 2015 12:00 PM

Bob Trezise and Sara Parkinson are joined by Keith Lambert, the TriCounty Development Manager with LEAP, to announce the recent grant of $50,000, for an economic development study of southwest Lansing from the MEDC. They also discuss other great announcements, including the City of Lansing's population growth and the recent unemployment rate drop."

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New Industry in Lansing Through Advancements in Particle Acceleration

Pure Lansing
May 16, 2015 11:00 AM

Joining Sara and Bob is Steve Willobee, from LEAP, on the Accelerating Capital initiative. Through advancements in particle acceleration, the NSCL and FRIB are creating a new industry in the Lansing area that will require support in the future. LEAP is working to develop a strategy for expansion in the industry, as well as attracting additional companies and talent surrounding the industry.

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Highlights of the 2nd Annual Lansing Youth Startup Challenge

Pure Lansing
May 16, 2015 10:00 AM

Join LEAP as we hold the 2nd Annual Lansing Youth Startup Challenge, at the Lansing Center. Students from around the region are participating in this event that combines a business plan competition, an expo, and The Hatching pitch competition. LEAP gave out over $13,000 in prizes to the student entrepreneurs from around the region. Thank you to the students, champions, judges, and the 14 different sponsors of the event!

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Lansing and the Arts

Pure Lansing
May 16, 2015 9:00 AM

Debbie Mikula, Executive Director of the Arts Council of Greater Lansing (ACGL), joins Bob Trezise, President/CEO of Lansing Area Economic Partnership (LEAP), and Sara Parkinson, Director of Talent and Communications at LEAP, discussing placemaking and the arts.

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