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Lansing Businesses Take Advantage of Government Contracting

Small businesses in the Capital region are taking advantage of government contracting, bringing millions of dollars and hundreds of jobs every year into the local economy. While other regions have seen their government work decline, Tri-County businesses continue to secure more contracts through a program at the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce.  

Going deeper underground to support Lansing's nonprofits

Underground of Good is a group of people who care about the community that come together four times a year, pitch in money, and give to a local cause they care about. It's that easy … and it's making a difference.

A sustainable pint: Dark Horse Brewery adds energy efficiencies

Behind the funky accoutrements of the Dark Horse Brewery tap room, the cadre of bearded brewers and cellar men, and some of the best-tasting beers in mid-Michigan, a highly energy-efficient brewing process is in the making. 

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Barb Whitney
Executive Director
Lansing Art Gallery
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Manager of Business Attraction
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