Lansing employee wins Star of the Industry award

Lansing employee

Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau recognizes Erica Elizalde of Lansing’s Comfort Suites information provided by Loren Petrakis-Mueller, Communications Manager for Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau OAK LAWN, Ill. (October 11, 2017) – The Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau, the regional destination management organization for Lansing and 61 other suburbs, recognized its members, … Read more

Park Board welcomes Micaela Smith as new Commissioner

Micaela Smith

Diversity considered a strength as Smith is unanimously approved by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (October 16, 2017) – “You have to represent the people you’re serving,” says Park Board Commissioner Pat Gulotta. “You just have to.” In adding Micaela Smith to the Park Board of Commissioners, he believes the Board can continue the momentum they’ve … Read more

Native American life in Lansing, Illinois

Native American

Lansing Historical Society hosts Les Marszalek, Native American Archeologist by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (October 14, 2017) – The public is invited to hear Les Marszalek—of the Chicago Archaeology Services Network—talk about recent archaeology finds in the Lansing area. He will use artifacts from this area to describe the daily life of Native Americans who … Read more

Santa House update

Santa House update

“No dueling Santas,” clarifies Ken Reynolds by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (October 11, 2017) – “November 1 is our target date to be done with the building,” said Ken Reynolds, Director of Communications for the Village of Lansing. That date gives the Village and the volunteers involved nearly a month to address any last-minute details … Read more

Community Day for Diane Pranske

Diane Pranske

October 21, 2017, at Lansing Country Club by Melanie Jongsma Family and friends of Diane Pranske have organized a fundraising event that is also a celebration of community. Pranske suffered extensive injuries in a violent attack two years ago, but the theme of the various resulting fundraisers has always been “Love Wins.” The October 21 … Read more