LOOP Bicycle Ride registration still open

Fall ride will launch from Fox Pointe Saturday, September 21, 5:00pm (Early-bird discount available through September 13) by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (September 1, 2019) – Each annual LOOP Bicycle Ride offers a combination of tradition and innovation, and this year’s—the seventh annual—will switch things up again. Regular participants will first notice the timing is … Read more

Five things most people don’t know about the Lansing Area Chamber

by Melanie Jongsma 1. The Lansing Area Chamber is one of the largest and most active in the region. The Lansing Area Chamber has about 200 members—roughly 25 percent of the businesses and other organizations in Lansing join each year. But what makes the Lansing Chamber distinctive, says Director Amy Todd, is how involved the … Read more

Lansing Area Chamber reveals plans for 2019 events

by Melanie Jongsma GLENWOOD, Ill. (January 10, 2019) – At yesterday’s Lansing Area Chamber luncheon, the first of the new year, Chamber Director Amy Todd described some new events that are planned, and some new twists on popular events that have run for several years. The luncheon was held at Glenwoodie Golf Club, a new … Read more

Breakfast with Santa ‘Even better than last year,’ says Chamber Director Amy Todd

Ticket sales and Copper Mugger pancakes fund Family Giving Program by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (December 9, 2018) – Two large groups of pancake eaters showed up right away at 8:00am on Saturday, December 8, and business never slowed down after that. By the end of the annual Breakfast with Santa, more than 300 people … Read more

Lansing Area Chamber welcomes Newman’s to new location

LaToya Newman’s expanded space accommodates expanded financial services by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (October 13, 2018) – Newman’s Investment and Tax Services has been doing business in Lansing for nine years, but Friday morning, October 12, they were officially welcomed into the Lansing business community. Owner LaToya Newman moved from the suite next door into … Read more

LOOP early-bird registration special ends Friday, June 1

Sixth annual Lansing On Pedals bike ride is Friday, July 20 by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (May 30, 2018) – For six years, Lansing residents have donned their bike helmets, checked their front and rear lights, and pedaled over to Park Plaza to spend an evening biking around Lansing. The LOOP bike ride was originally … Read more

Good Neighbor Day Parade is one-of-a-kind

Good Neighbor Day Parade

Unique to Lansing by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (April 28, 2018) – It’s exciting when your hometown has something that you don’t find in other places. That’s what Lansing’s Good Neighbor Day Parade is. The day was designated as a special event decades ago to promote local businesses, encourage gathering with others in the community, … Read more