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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

ICYMI: Pure Lansing : LEAP Advances to Next Phase of $3.5 Million Grant to Boost Entrepreneurship in the Tri-County Region

Pure Lansing
November 10, 2023 8:00 AM

Grant will historically ‘supercharge’ the Lansing three-county region’s business startup efforts 

Lansing, Mich. (Nov. 9, 2023) — The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP), in collaboration with the Lansing Regional SmartZone LDFA Board, has achieved a significant milestone by progressing to the next phase of a $3.5 million grant, dedicated to supporting entrepreneurship across the rural and urban Lansing three-county region. 

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Pure Lansing : LEAP Advances to Next Phase of $3.5 Million Grant to Boost Entrepreneurship in the Tri-County Region

Pure Lansing
November 9, 2023 12:00 PM

Grant will historically ‘supercharge’ the Lansing three-county region’s business startup efforts 

Lansing, Mich. (Nov. 9, 2023) — The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP), in collaboration with the Lansing Regional SmartZone LDFA Board, has achieved a significant milestone by progressing to the next phase of a $3.5 million grant, dedicated to supporting entrepreneurship across the rural and urban Lansing three-county region. 

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Pure Lansing : Clinton County and LEAP Join Forces to Boost Local Businesses with Sales Training Opportunity

Pure Lansing
November 1, 2023 10:00 AM

Registration Open for 30 Qualifying Clinton County Business Owners Located or Residing in Clinton County 

LANSING, Mich. (Nov. 1, 2023) — The Clinton County Board of Commissioners and the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) are thrilled to announce a business sales training opportunity for Clinton County business owners and entrepreneurs.

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Pure Lansing : East Lansing’s Technology Innovation Center (TIC) Celebrates 15 Years of Propelling High-Tech Startups Forward and Spurring Growth

Pure Lansing
October 27, 2023 12:00 PM

Open house, hosted by the Lansing Regional SmartZone, also showcased the LRSZ’s new brand identity 

EAST LANSING, Mich.—(Oct. 27, 2023)—The Lansing Regional SmartZone (LRSZ) last evening hosted the 15th anniversary celebration for the  Technology Innovation Center (TIC), which has nurtured ground-breaking ideas and success-driven entrepreneurs in the Greater Lansing region since its opening in 2008. The event, which recognized the visionary leaders and committed partners who have helped the TIC over the past 15 years, included the first public showing of the LRSZ video commemorating this milestone.

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Pure Lansing : LEAP Transitions Lansing Poet Laureate Program to the Arts Council of Greater Lansing

Pure Lansing
October 24, 2023 5:00 PM

Transition Paves the Way for Business Ecosystem Initiatives While Continuing its Legacy

LANSING, Mich. (Oct. 24, 2023) — The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) is transitioning the Lansing Poet Laureate program to the Arts Council of Greater Lansing (ACGL), allowing LEAP to focus on vital business ecosystem initiatives.

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LAFCU Awards $4K to Michigan Teachers to Stock Classrooms, Alleviate Financial Burden

Pure Lansing
October 23, 2023 2:00 PM

Credit union provides eight teachers with $500 as part of its Teachers Grant program 

LANSING, Mich. — Since 2022, LAFCU has donated $7K as part of its Teachers Grant program that recognizes teachers' unmatched dedication and unwavering commitment to their students and the financial strain they often endure while using out of pocket money to purchase materials required to help their students succeed and thrive in the classroom.

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Pure Lansing : The Lansing Regional SmartZone Helped Spur Growth Through the Creation of 32 New Companies in its Most Recent Fiscal Year

Pure Lansing
October 20, 2023 10:00 AM

The LRSZ also supported 131 businesses and raised $4 million, according to the newly released LRSZ annual report 

EAST LANSING, Mich.—(Oct. 19, 2023)—The Lansing Regional SmartZone (LRSZ) drove growth in the Greater Lansing region through its backing of 32 new companies and its support of 131 businesses in the last fiscal year, according to its new LRSZ Annual Impact Report.

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Pure Lansing : International Fasteners Company Explores Bath Township for Potential Future Operation

Pure Lansing
October 11, 2023 10:00 AM

BATH TWP., Mich. (October 10, 2023) – An important economic development opportunity was explored during Tuesday evening’s Bath Township Planning Commission meeting. Norm Fasteners, a subsidiary of Norm Holding, a well-established global player in the field of sustainable and high-quality fastener manufacturing, is considering launching its first manufacturing operations in the United States.

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ICYMI: Pure Lansing | 36 New Jobs Added Through Molded Plastics Industries Expansion in Delhi Township

Pure Lansing
September 28, 2023 4:00 PM

Lansing Region EV Ecosystem Grows Stronger with Expansion of a Significant Supplier 

DELHI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (Sept. 11, 2023) —Today, longstanding Lansing region manufacturer Molded Plastics Industries (MPI), announced it will add 36 new jobs and a 36,000-square-foot building during the first phase of construction to expand its existing location in Delhi Township, Michigan.

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Public Health CEO Has New Book on Health Equity + Leadership

Pure Lansing
September 25, 2023 9:00 AM

Champion of Health Equity calls for inclusion and action in new book

“Room at the Table” by Dr. Renée Canady of MPHI, releases Sept. 26

LANSING, Mich. — We’ve all heard the terms diversity, equity and inclusion. They’ve even become points of contention in many spaces.

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