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Lansing area businesses exploring or actively involved in exporting goods and services globally have another resource available to them locally.  The US Commercial Service's Grand Rapids Export Assistance Center now has office hours scheduled at the Stadium District Building inside the Lansing Chamber of Commerce to better serve area businesses interested in exporting.  The U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service (Commercial Service) is the export promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration.  "The Lansing region has a significant number of companies already ...
colloquially referred to as "Mid-Michigan", is an important center for educational, cultural, governmental, business, and high-tech manufacturing institutions, including three medical schools (two human medicine and one veterinary), two nursing schools , two law schools including the nation's largest law school ( Thomas M. Cooley Law School ), a Big Ten Conference university ( Michigan State ), the state capital, the state Supreme Court and Court of Appeals , a federal court , the Library of Michigan and Historical Center, and headquarters of four national insurance companies. Lansing is the only U.S. state ...
The Oakland Press Blogs: Skoop's Blog: Snyder Slight of Hand
In and outs of the political campaigns, focusing on Michigan and Lansing, Tim Skubick will report regularly throughout the primary and then general election campaigns. Tuesday, June 22, 2010 It's the kind of stunt you would expect a career politician to attempt, but certainly not a candidate who portrays himself as anything but a career pol. "The Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce endorsed Rick Snyder for Governor," the Snyder news release proudly announces. The statement is true but not the whole truth. Shame on the Rick Snyder crew for attempting one of the oldest political tricks in the books i.e. telling a half ... market research, surveys and trends
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Lansing Chat Sohbet, Lansing Chat, Lansing (telaffuzu /ˈlænsɪŋ/) is the capital city of the U.S. state of Michigan, and the state's sixth largest city. It is located about 80 miles (125 km) west-northwest of Detroit and is mostly in Ingham County, although small portions of the city extend into Eaton County. As of the July 1, 2008 Census Bureau estimate, it has a population of 113,968 and a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) population of 454,035.[1] The even larger Combined Statistical Area (CSA) population, which includes Shiawassee County, is estimated at 524,915.[1] The Lansing metropolitan area, colloquially referred ... market research, surveys and trends


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Eaton, and Ingham counties. Virtually a wilderness when the site was designated for the building of the state capital, Lansing was slow to develop until the arrival of the railroad. The nation's first land grant college was founded in Lansing, and the city became a world leader in the automotive industry through the pioneering work of the Olds Motor Vehicle Company. Today Lansing's status as the state capital, its industrial base including General Motors, a stable economy, and the presence of Michigan State University in East Lansing contribute to the city's overall strength. These attributes ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
HONORING LOCAL ENTREPRENEURS: William A. Demmer | Greater Lansing ...
March 12, 2008 was a very good evening for William Demmer. First, he was the recipient of the Entrepreneurial Award for Manufacturing. And then, at the end of the evening, it was announced that he had also been awarded the title of Master Entrepreneur for 2008. To make it even more meaningful, Demmer's family, including his father, company founder John Demmer, was there to share the honors. In fact, it's been a very good year for Demmer and the corporation he heads, the Demmer Corporation. From December of 2006 to December of 2007, the employee force grew from 350 to 1,500 with total sales increasing tenfold and now ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Muslim community called to support Bernero in Michigan gubernatorial race
In an email, distributed on June 24, Farhan Bhatti, the Deputy Campaign Manger for Democrat Virg Bernero’s gubernatorial run in Michigan, called upon fellow Muslims to support his candidate. Bhatti noted that Bernero, currently the mayor Michigan’s capital city – Lansing – has the support of the UAW, AFSCME, the Michigan Educators’ Association, and two popular Michigan policians who he identified as “dear friends to the Muslim community,” - Congressman Dale Kildee (D) and former Congressman David Bonior (D). Presenting Bernero as a moderate, Bhatti greets readers with the traditional ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Students picking major by matching passion, demand
Competition is so fierce for the physician assistant program at Western Michigan University that only 4% of the more than 900 people who applied for the master's-level program got in last year. In fact, nearly all health-related programs statewide are experiencing surges in popularity. Programs that prepare students for computer science engineering careers are equally popular, with about 264 job openings a year for computer software engineers, who can net an average of $38 an hour. • RELATED CONTENT: Top majors at Michigan�s public universities At the University of Michigan, for instance, enrollment in computer science ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


MessageMakers Award History
MessageMakers Award History. 2010 Aurora Awards. Gold Award – H.O.G. > Ride Forever. Gold Award – Indian Trails > A Better Way to Get from Here to There ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Delta Township » Board Members
He and his wife Tammy are the proud parents of three beautiful children and are active in their church, St. Gerard Parish. They live in the Broadbent Woods subdivision. Supervisor Fletcher was born in the City of Ionia in 1966. He graduated from Ionia High School and attended Michigan State University’s James Madison College where he received a B. A. in Political Theory and International Relations in 1988.  Supervisor Fletcher has worked in the legislative and political arena in Michigan for over 20 years. He currently is the Associate Executive Director of the Michigan Nurses Association where he advocates at the State Capitol ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Thomas M. Cooley Law School - Lansing Housing FAQ's
According to an article in the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce's July 2004 issue of Focus, Expansion Management magazine awarded a "Five Star" rating to the Lansing region in its annual "Quality of Life Quotient" for the second year in a row. The article indicates that the magazine rates 329 metropolitan statistical areas across the United States in nine categories which consider housing affordability, quality of the metro area's public schools, standard of living, crime, traffic congestion and safety, air accessibility, continuing education, adult education, and adult employability. There are many nice apartments ...
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IvyPlus,, is hosting an event on Women's Tipping Points in business. Key moments when decisions for growth are made for expansion. I'm looking for great stories to discuss with our all-star panel of female venture capitalists and business leaders. Please provide a good example of a female entrepreneur and how she grew her company. It can be in any industry. The more insight the better. Send me a private note if you would like more info about the event itself. posted May 28, 2007 in Small Business | Closed Share This Here in CO, Kathryn Arbour & Pam Pressel, the co-founders of, ...
Where can I go to file a complaint about Belle Tire? - Yahoo! Answers
I have tired their website (, but there is only one 'contact us' email, and I believe it would be routed to the store that I have a concern with. I need someone higher up in the company to see my concern. I've also looked at the Better Business Bureau, and that doesn't seem to be the right place to go for me either. Thanks. Member since: June 13, 2006 Total points: 34577 (Level 7) Here is their corporate information: Belle Tire Corporate Headquarters 1000 Enterprise Drive Allen Park, MI 48101 1-888-GO-BELLE (46-23553) and the link to the page which lists each ...