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Allen Neighborhood Center gets $10,000 boost from Consumers Energy

A first-time grant from the Consumers Energy Foundation will nurture the continued growth of urban farming and education offered through the Allen Neighborhood Center on Lansing's East Side.

Masters of Confection brings chocolate to the people through monthly subscription service

High-tech entrepreneur unplugs and ventures into the kitchen for a new career as a master chocolatier. 

LCC and REACH create community artwork honoring Malcolm X

A learning project that gets LCC students out of the classroom and into the community results in a community artwork created by REACH students in honor of Malcolm X.

East Lansing earns perfect score on municipal equality for LGBT people

East Lansing is one of four cities in Michigan rated practically perfect in every municipal way for LGBTQ people living and working within its borders.

MSU and MNA team up to offer scholarship for nonprofit professionals

A new scholarship offers nonprofessionals the chance to fine-tune their business skills through the MSU Broad College of Business.

New K9 FitClub encourages health and wellness at both ends of the leash

A new fitness franchise delivers an energizing, guided workout that leaves participants and their four-legged friend dog-tired, while benefiting a charitable cause as well. 

Cinnaire awarded $6.5 million in grants to help low-income families in distressed communities

Cinnaire joins pool of community development finance organizations receiving U.S. Treasury grants to develop affordable housing and increase investment in low-income areas.

Delta Dental Foundation prompts kids and teachers to join Water's Cool at School program

Delta Dental Foundation commits $100,000 to a school water program that encourages students and staff to improve their overall health and lessen the probability of tooth decay by opting for water instead of sugary drinks. 

East Lansing library reopens after extensive renovations

East Lansing Public Library transforms a mid-century modern building into a 21st century hub, learning resource, and gathering space for the community.

Dewpoint marks 20 years with gift to ITEC 2020 Girls program

A thriving IT company in Lansing continues to support a local educational program that puts girls ages 9-13 on track for 21st century STEM-centered careers. 

Popular networking event hits first anniversary

Three small business owners in Lansing reinvented the two-martini lunch and grew a following of like-minded entrepreneurs interested in a blend of socializing and low-key networking. 

New clock tower to add to sense of place at Lansing Community College

Lansing Community College will gain a six-story clock tower and iconic landmark thanks to a gift from two long-time educational philanthropists.

Online strategic communication degree empowers working professionals

Communications professionals will find an innovative way to unleash their potential through a new online master's program offered by Michigan State University.

Okemos Music Academy receives top honors for bringing out the best in aspiring musicians

A mid-Michigan music academy earns number one recognition from a field of top U.S. and Canadian music studios.

MSU's new innovation hub elevates research with commercial potential

Michigan State University becomes home to the state's first-ever innovation hub through a unique designation that accelerates the transfer of new technologies from research settings to commercial applications.
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