Governor Rauner slashes filing costs for small businesses

SB 867 rolls back LLC fees in Lansing and throughout Illinois Information provided by State of Illinois CHICAGO, Ill. (December 20, 2017) – Gov. Bruce Rauner today signed legislation that substantially reduces startup, annual filing, and other fees for limited liability companies (LLCs), the organizational structure preferred by many of Illinois’ 1.2 million small businesses. … Read more

Walmart expands in-store pickup, same-day pickup for holiday shoppers

information provided by Walmart LANSING, Ill. (December 8, 2017) – With just weeks left until Christmas and 84 percent of Americans still holiday shopping (according to internal Walmart data as of December 4, 2017), Walmart headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas, announced “amped up” in-store pickup for the final days leading up to Christmas. An expanded assortment … Read more

T. F. South receives grant for Science Department

information provided by T. F. South High School LANSING, Ill. December 13, 2017) – Thornton Fractional South High School has received a $1,000 grant from the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance Program, in conjunction with Ridgeway Petroleum of Lansing, Illinois, to support the school’s Science Department. A representative of Lansing Mobil Services worked with school officials to … Read more

Subway® ‘Fresh Forward’ restaurant to open in Lansing

Restaurant re-design will include digital menu boards, new products, a pre-order pick-up area, and other enhancements information provided by Subway® Restaurants LANSING, Ill. (December 13, 2017) – After nearly 30 years, the Subway® Restaurant located in the Landings Shopping Center is relocating across the street to 17050 Torrence Avenue and taking on the “Fresh Forward” … Read more

Lansing experiences economic impact of sports tourism

information provided by Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau, Lansing, Illinois LANSING, Ill. (December 2017) – Sports Destination Management, the leading publication with the largest circulation of sports event planners and tournament directors, announced the 2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. This year’s winners are responsible for contributing more than $400 million to … Read more

Lansing Rotary Club invites The Lansing Journal to December meeting

by The Lansing Journal staff LANSING, Ill. (November 29, 2017) – The Lansing Rotary Club’s first meeting of December will include a presentation by Melanie Jongsma, Managing Editor of The Lansing Journal. The topic of her presentation is “Building Community.” Information from the Lansing Rotary Club’s Facebook page says, “Rotary is the world’s leading humanitarian … Read more

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