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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.

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Recent Posts

Success Stories - Lansing Economic Area Partnership

Pure Lansing
May 2, 2016 11:30 AM

On this month’s episode of the Pure Lansing show, Bob Trezise shares the success stories of LEAP’s Annual Report in terms of metrics as well as programming. Also, guests include Tedi Parsons, diversity and inclusion coordinator for LEAP and chair of Diversity Lansing, Tony Willis, New Economy Division director, and Chris Sell, internship coordinator for Michigan State University and chair of Lansing 5:01.

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GoSpot Pitches Winning Business Idea at The Hatching

Pure Lansing
February 4, 2016 2:48 PM

LANSING, MI – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) and Spartan Innovations hosted the first Hatching monthly business pitch competition of 2016 on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, at Dublin Square in East Lansing. Local entrepreneurs and supporters attended the event to network and to cheer on the next big idea they’d like to see hatch in Lansing.

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Lansing Regional Stakeholders and Projects

Pure Lansing
December 18, 2015 8:00 PM

On this month¹s Pure Lansing show, Bob and Sara interview many regional stakeholders in the area, as well as share updates on region projects, including SkyVue, Sparrow, East Town Flats, Lansing Brewing Company, The Outfield, Creole, Cosmos, Punk Taco, Accelerating Capital Strategy, and Diversity Lansing.

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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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