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Lansing Spent $200.4M on New Residential Construction Last Year

Michigan Business Network
July 20, 2021 5:00 PM

In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, America’s housing boom has surged to new heights thanks to a combination of factors that homebuyers haven’t experienced since before the housing bubble more than a dozen years ago.

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Garden Project Offers Tours of Unique Community Gardens

Michigan Business Network
July 20, 2021 3:00 PM

Join Greater Lansing Food Bank Garden Project for a GARDEN TOUR on July 21st!

LANSING, Mich – On Wednesday, July 21, the Garden Project (GP) welcomes everyone to explore the local community gardens and urban farms that make Lansing neighborhoods unique!
Guided tours, launching from two locations, will feature plants, people, and stories of well-established and newly-planted gardens.

Garden Project will be offering two tours with three modes of transport:

• A walking tour on the eastside of Lansing, starting from the GP Resource Center in
Foster Park, will feature Greater Lansing Food Bank gardens and Ingham County
Land Bankurban farms that support individuals, families, and entrepreneurial projects that are increasing our community’s access to healthy food. The tour will visit: GP’s Demonstration Garden + Foster & Paradise Community Gardens + Ancona Farms + Magnolia Farm + MotherGarden. (1-mile-roundtrip)

• A bicycle tour on the southside of Lansing, starting from the Hill Community Garden adjacent/north of the Alfreda Schmidt Community Center, will feature nearly four acres of collective growing space being used by over 200 local families. The tour will visit: Hill Community Garden + Webster Farm + Unitarian Universalist Church + Orchard Court Community Garden. (8-miles-roundtrip)

• Either tour can be enjoyed as a self-driving tour! People choosing to drive between
gardens will be given a guide to garden locations and times we expect to arrive at each garden.
 
Both tours will be held Wednesday, July 21 at 6 pm. Attendees should arrive at 5:30 PM for welcome/check-in, and all tours will leave for the first garden at 6 pm sharp. Donations of $1 - $20 per person are welcomed. Please RSVP at bit.ly/gardentour2021 or call 517-853-7809.

About Garden Project
Greater Lansing Food Bank’s Garden Project provides access to land, how-to education, free seeds and plants, tool lending, a networking hub, and more so that all community members can have access to fresh healthy food through gardening opportunities. The Garden Project supports a network of 113 community gardens and over 500 home gardens, helping to feed more than 8,000 people across mid-Michigan.

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American Advantage Home Care to Add Two Offices: Detroit, Trenton

Michigan Business Network
July 19, 2021 6:00 PM

With 1,000% growth in two years, agency focuses on additional expansion in Wayne, Monroe counties.

DEARBORN, Mich. – American Advantage Home Care, a Dearborn-based, full-service home health care agency that provides skilled medical care 24/7, is opening additional offices in Detroit and Trenton Aug. 1, 2021.

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Q2 2021 MFBI Survey: Underwritten by Cinnaire Still underway

Michigan Business Network
July 8, 2021 6:00 PM

We're all finally back to work! As a leading voice for small businesses in Michigan, the Michigan Business Network (MBN) believes the people making critical decisions need to hear how your business is doing as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. That is why MBN, in partnership with the Cinnaire, is requesting your participation in this edition of the Michigan Future Business Index (MFBI).  Take Survey Now

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Q2 2021 MFBI Survey: Underwritten by Cinnaire Still underway

Michigan Business Network
July 7, 2021 5:00 PM

We're all finally back to work! As a leading voice for small businesses in Michigan, the Michigan Business Network (MBN) believes the people making critical decisions need to hear how your business is doing as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. That is why MBN, in partnership with the Cinnaire, is requesting your participation in this edition of the Michigan Future Business Index (MFBI).  Take Survey Now

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Q2 2021 MFBI Survey: Underwritten by Cinnaire Still underway

Michigan Business Network
July 1, 2021 3:00 PM

We're all finally back to work! As a leading voice for small businesses in Michigan, the Michigan Business Network (MBN) believes the people making critical decisions need to hear how your business is doing as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. That is why MBN, in partnership with the Cinnaire, is requesting your participation in this edition of the Michigan Future Business Index (MFBI).  Take Survey Now

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Community Foundation Launches “Rotary Park in Action” Photo Contest

Michigan Business Network
July 1, 2021 1:00 PM

LANSING, MICH. — The Community Foundation today launched the “Rotary Park in Action” photo contest. The contest, which is open to residents of Ingham, Eaton, and Clinton counties age 15 and older, is an opportunity for locals to share their favorite photo they have taken while having fun at Rotary Park on the downtown Lansing riverfront for a chance to win exciting prizes. We want to see how people are enjoying the park!

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Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Urges Governor Whitmer and State Lawmakers to Invest in Child Care Reforms

Michigan Business Network
June 28, 2021 5:00 PM

(Lansing, MI) – The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) has joined with business organizations across Michigan to urge Governor Whitmer and state lawmakers to invest federal stimulus dollars to support significant reforms in child care. In a letter to the Governor and legislative leaders, the business coalition noted $63 million in federal stimulus funds available for the remainder of the state’s fiscal year, which ends on Sept. 30.

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Q2 2021 MFBI Survey: Underwritten by Cinnaire Still underway

Michigan Business Network
June 25, 2021 3:00 PM

We're all finally back to work! As a leading voice for small businesses in Michigan, the Michigan Business Network (MBN) believes the people making critical decisions need to hear how your business is doing as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. That is why MBN, in partnership with the Cinnaire, is requesting your participation in this edition of the Michigan Future Business Index (MFBI).  Take Survey Now

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Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Michigan Business Network
June 23, 2021 5:00 PM

DEI series designed to empower the business community to contribute to an equitable and inclusive region.

(Lansing, MI) – The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) has announced a significant commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion that will empower the business community to contribute to an equitable and inclusive region.

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