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LiNCS (Leaders in Neighborhood + Community Service) is a network of neighborhood and community leaders in the City of Lansing. The LiNCS network has two components 1) Weekly LiNCS update sent each Friday and 2) Monthly LiNCS meetings. The LiNCs network has hundreds of members and the information distributed is designed to be quickly cut and pasted into your neighborhood communication pages or newsletters. Please send any information you'd like included in the weekly notes and I'll be happy to include. Anyone can sign up to receive LiNCS updates HERE.

#Penn4People Community Painting Day

#Penn4People Bridge Painting on Sunday 10/22

Join the City of Lansing and LEAP with the Four Corners Neighborhoods (Baker Neighborhood, Sycamore Park, Neighbors of Scott Woods, & Clifford Park) along with Potter Walsh and Holmes Street School for a #Penn4People Community Painting Day. Bring to life a mural designed by Tiny by Design and generously funded by the Greater Lansing Regional Prosperity Initiative. The mural will be under the train bridge spanning Pennsylvania just north of Potter Park Zoo and will highlight the zoo and parkland surrounding this area. Volunteers needed in 2 shifts 9-1 and 1-5. Coffee and donuts provided for the morning shift and snacks in the afternoon. See you there!

Click here to sign up for the morning shift.
Click here to sign up for the afternoon shift.

October LiNCS Meetings

Thursday 10/26 6:00pm
Friday 10/27 8:00am and 12:00pm noon
Neighborhood Empowerment Center 600 W. Maple

Overview of Neighborhood Advisory Board Grants and the Love Your Block grant opportunities. Get feedback on your grant proposal ideas and learn about successes and challenges of 2017 projects.

Have a Great Idea for your Neighborhood? 

Apply for a $100 stipend & host a great block party or plan something bigger and apply for a small (up to $650)or large (up to $3,000) project grant. Ready to make an even bigger impact? Apply to take on a Love Your Block project and work directly with the Neighborhood Resource Team to bring your project to life.

All applications are due Jan. 12, 2018 and funds are awarded April 2018. 

To learn more, attend the October LiNCS meetings or contact members of the Mayor’s Neighborhood Advisory Board

Interested in serving on the board? Two spots are open.
Click here to apply to join the Mayor's Neighborhood Advisory Board.

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Join us for the 2nd Annual Fall Neighboring Leaf Cleanup Event in Baker Neighborhood or host your own neighborhood leaf cleanup as we get ready for winter in Lansing!

2nd Annual Baker Neighborhood Leaf Cleanup
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