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Imagine the Avenue Aug 6-11!


A week of fun activities and special events letting Lansing-area residents and visitors imagine what a "new" Michigan Avenue could be like.

Walkable, bikeable, shopable ... fantastic

Visit our web page for full details.
Events in the 2000 block of Michigan Ave. between Clemens & Fairview



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City of Lansing Neighborhood + Civic Organization Registration


As we redesign the City of Lansing neighborhoods website, please complete the organization registration form. 

By registering your organization, it will be included on the City of Lansing neighborhoods website and have a page which can include the organization contact information and links to any existing organization websites or social media.  Organizations must be registered in order to apply for the Neighborhood Grants, Neighborhood Cleanup and Neighborhoods in Bloom programs.   

Find the registration form HERE

Paper registration forms are also available at City Hall.

No Walking Wednesday 8/15 or 8/22. 
Next Walking Wednesday 8/29 at Ingham Park

Walking Wednesday Vol. 1 


The first installment of Walking Wednesday featuring the Baker Neighborhood, Everett High School, and Coachlight Commons/Graves Park was released.  Watch it HERE


Census Bureau is hiring!

You'll be hearing more and more about the upcoming 2020 Census as Lansing works to ensure we get a complete count.  The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring now. Encourage members of your community to be a part of the team — benefits include flexible hours, meeting people and working outside of the office environment.
 
Field Representatives perform a variety of vital functions, such as updating address lists and maps; conducting interviews with residents in assigned areas; explaining the purpose of the census interview; and answering residents' questions. Hours of work for field positions will vary - some require employees to work during the day to see addresses on buildings, while others require interviewing the public usually in the evening and on weekends.
 
For more information, go to: Field Jobs by State
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Get McLaren Hospital updates on new website


Its survey, contact forms and trending community input will allow Lansing residents to participate with the new hospital project at varying levels—and also stay up to speed on news and updates with the project. McLaren has also launched an online survey to gather feedback on subjects from the hospital’s architectural design to the health care delivery process. Go to www.mclaren.org/redesignhealthcare 


MSU Volunteers Available for projects in Lansing


Does your neighborhood or organization have a need for volunteers to assist with a project?

200 MSU students are seeking volunteer opportunities during 2018 Welcome Days – SOCIAL IMPACT DAY August 24-26, and are hoping to plan several service opportunities for the afternoon of Sunday, August 26, 2018 1:00-4:00 p.m.  
 
Contact MSU directly to schedule volunteers for your project at:


Amy Radford-Popp, Ph.D.
Director, Residential Business Community
Residential Business Community Office: 517-884-4087 

Lansing Connect


Want to report a pothole or make a service request? Download the Lansing Connect app and report concerns directly to City officials. Residents can mark the geographical location of the issue, upload a photo or video of the concern, and track their request for follow up information. Remember, if the issue you are reporting is a public safety emergency, please call 911.

Download the app: 
http://bit.ly/2rMC9Zn

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Find City of Lansing Employment Opportunities HERE


August events

8/1 Concert in the Park Sycamore Park 7pm
8/1 Walking Wednesday Downtown 6pm (meet at Capital Area District Library Dtwn)
8/8 Walking Wednesday Kalamazoo Corridor
8/15 Citizens Academy Announcement Day on Facebook Live 11am
8/29 Walking Wednesday Ingham Park 6pm
8/30 Neighborhood Roundtables 6pm: Feedback on Imagine the Avenue Project
8/31 Neighborhood Roundtables 8am: Feedback on Imagine the Avenue Project


Lansing Neighborhood News


If your neighborhood or organization has an event or information you'd like shared with Lansing neighbors, send to andi.crawford@lansingmi.gov 

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