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                                                       The  Lansing  Regional  Chamber
                                                       of Commerce (LRCC) is a trusted
             2020 Board of Directors                    convener of professionals, influencers,
                                                        and leaders in the Lansing region.
          Officers                                     During a time of mandated social
                                                        distancing, the LRCC has hosted
          Board Chair          Legal Counsel
          Wendy Hamilton / TechSmith  Patricia Scott / Foster, Swift, Collins    numerous virtual events, from
          Past Chair           & Smith, P.C.           Member Mixers to Economic Club programs, that have provided valuable content and information and
          Patrick Dean / Dean Transportation  Treasurer   given members an opportunity to network. The LRCC also continues to host virtual weekly roundtables
          Chair Elect          Andy Rose / Rehmann      for business, community, and government leaders to connect and share what is going on in their community.
          Mike Zamiara / Niowave  President
                               Tim Daman / Lansing Regional

                               Chamber of Commerce     The LRCC encourages members to check their email, follow LRCC social media channels, and visit the
                                                       LRCC website for the most updated information on additional educational offerings and networking
          Division Directors                           opportunities as we move forward.

          Marketing and        Member Services
          Communications       Michelle Massey / Dewpoint  Registration for all events is available on the LRCC website.
          Lisa O’Connor / Publicom  Regional Initiatives
          Government Relations   Kirk Ray / McLaren Greater Lansing
          Matt Resch / Resch Strategies
                                                         LANSING ECONOMIC CLUB                     TEN OVER THE NEXT 10 AWARDS
          At-Large                                       Date:  Thursday, Sept. 10 from 11 a.m. to   Date: Tuesday, Sept. 22 from 6 to 7 p.m.
                                                         noon                                      Description:  Sponsored by Independent Bank
          Tina Brumley / Auto-Owners   Jeff Metts / Dowding Industries                             and the University Club of MSU as well as a joint
          Insurance            Ken Misiewicz / Pleune Service   Topic:  Changing Landscape of Local
          April Clobes / MSU Federal Credit   Company    Government in Mid-Michigan                venture with Grand River Connection, this award
          Union                Steve Quinlan / Neogen    Description: Hear from statewide municipal   ceremony celebrates Greater Lansing’s top young
          Jim Farrell / Dart Container  Joe Ruth / Sparrow  leaders on how local governments are battling   professionals who are anticipated to contribute to
          Roger Graff / Farm Bureau   Lisa Ellen Smith / Inverve                                   the community significantly over the next 10 years.
          Insurance Co.        Marketing                 and responding to COVID-19.               The winners are judged based on professional
          Glenn Granger / Granger   Todd Surline / Hiring Solutions  Panelists:   Summer  Minnick,  deputy
          Construction                                                                             achievement, community involvement and
                               Dr. Kathleen Wilbur / Michigan   executive director & CMO, Michigan
          Keith Granger / Granger Waste   State University                                         personal success.
          Services                                       Municipal League; Stephan Currie, executive
                               Kevin Zielke / AF Group
          David Lewis / AT&T Michigan                    director, Michigan Association of Counties;   LANSING ECONOMIC CLUB
                               David Zyble / Jackson National Life
          Darci Marcum / General Motors  Insurance       Neil Sheridan, executive director, Michigan   Date: Thursday, Sept. 24 from 11 a.m. to noon
          Van Martin / Martin Commercial                 Townships  Association;  Dr.  Eric  Scorsone,
          Properties                                                                               Description:  Hear  from  University  Research
                                                         associate professor and director, Center   Corridor presidents on each of the three
                                                         for Local Government Finance and Policy,
          Board Partnerships                             Michigan State University                 universities’ new economic impact study, and the
                                                                                                   universities’ responses and research to COVID-19.
          LEAP, Inc.           Black Business Alliance of   Moderator:  Emily Lawler, MLIVE Media   Topic:  University Research Corridor Presidents
          Bob Trezise / LEAP, Inc.  Greater Lansing      Group                                     Panel
          Grand River Connection   Dr. Alane Laws-Barker / Sparrow
          Steve Hershfield / CBRE                                                                  Panelists:  Dr. Samuel L. Stanley, president,
                                                         SEPTEMBER MEMBER MIXER
          ATHENA WIN                                                                               Michigan State University; Dr. Mark Schlissel,
          Jenn Sturdy / PNC Bank                         Date: Sept. 22 from 4 – 6 p.m.
                                                                                                   president, University of Michigan; Dr. M. Roy
                                                         Description: Join us for one of our first IN-  Wilson, president, Wayne State University
          FOCUS                                          PERSON events since the closures in March!   Moderator:  Patti Poppe, president and CEO,
                                                         We are so excited to partner with Cleats
          Editor               Cover Design              Bar & Grille at Hope Sports Complex and   Consumers Energy
          Ashley Sandborn      Tandem Studios
                                                         welcome masked members to socialize safely.
          Feature Writer                                                                           VIRTUAL BUSINESS ROUNDTABLES
          Ross Woodstock                                 Julie Mullins and the team at Cleats have   Virtual roundtables allow community and
          Design                                         dialed in the COVID-19 event experience   government leaders an opportunity to share what
          Tandem Studios                                 and will provide a safe and fun environment   is going on in the community and determine ways
                                                         to reconnect with your Chamber friends!
                                                                                                   to advice the tri-county region.
          STAY CONNECTED. STAY SOCIAL.                   Location: Cleats Bar & Grille at Hope Sports   Delta Township - Eaton County: Sept. 2 from 9
                                                         Complex, 5801 Aurelius Rd., Lansing       to 10 a.m.
                    Safety Standards: Event will be hosted on the   Lansing: Sept. 9 from 9 to 10 a.m.
                                                         patio with less than 10 individuals allowed
                                                               East Lansing - Meridian  Township:  Sept. 16
                                                         inside Cleats. Masks and social distancing will
                                                         be enforced. Masks and hand sanitizer will be   from 9 to 10 a.m.
                                                         provided. Food and drinks will be served by   Delta Township - Eaton County: Oct. 7 from 9
               Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce      Cleats staff who will be masked and gloved.  to 10 a.m.

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