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Lansing Police Department Welcomes - Police Officer NEW hires - Left to Right: Officer Bailey Ueberroth, Officer Corey Crenshaw, Officer Tamika Lofton, (Chief Yankowski), Officer Ka-Mel Fenderson, Officer Hayden Erickson, and Officer Daniel Foote.

Safe Homes for the Holidays


The Lansing Police Department will check your house security if you are gong away for an extended period of time.  Visit https://www.lansingmi.gov/formcenter/police-department-6/vacation-house-check-82 to complete the form and register for the program.  

Lansing Rent Smart


Rent Smart is a FREE renter responsibility and education workshop designed to help first-time renters and those who may have poor rental or credit records.  This month-long program consists of four 2-hour weekly interactive courses held at St Luke Lutheran Church, 122 S. Pennsylvania, Lansing, MI 48912. 

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0b4eadae22a2f49-rent7

Beacon SW

Big news! Beacon SW Opens behind the South Side Community Coalition


A crowdfunding campaign launched today to help add additional amenities to the park.
Supporters aim to raise $50,000 through the Patronicity crowdfunding platform to build a KaBOOM playground, a half mile walking path and landscaping around the property.

If the campaign is successful it would trigger a $50,000 matching grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

Patronicity Campaign:patronicity.com/beaconsw

See BEACON FIELD in action HERE

Neighborhood Grants and Neighborhoods In Bloom


Have a great idea to improve your Lansing neighborhood?  Apply for a Neighborhood Grant to bring it to life.  Find the guidelines and applications https://neighborhoods.lansingmi.gov/562/Neighborhood-Grants

Applications are due February 1, 2019.   

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Capital Area Community Services (CACS)
Walk For Warmth

2/23/19 The Walk for Warmth is a statewide fundraiser to help families in need through cold winter.  This walk is supported by Consumers Energy who matched every dollar raised by their employees last year for the total of $11,562.  100% of the money raised during the Walk for Warmth go directly towards utility payments and all funds stay in the county they were raised. No funds are used for administrative costs.  Learn more HERE

2019 Neighborhood Events


1/15 Neighborhood Grant Workshop 6:00pm Foster Community Center
1/24 & 1/25 Neighborhood Roundtables Foster Community Center
2/1 Neighborhood Grants, Neighborhoods in Bloom applications due
2/6 State of the City Address
2/20 Participatory Budget Night Cristo Rey Community Center
2/21 & 2/22 Neighborhood Roundtables
2/26 Housing + Neighborhood Resource Summit 4th Ward Sexton High School
2/27 Participatory Budget Night McLaren Hospital Greenlawn Campus Board Room
2/28 Participatory Budget Night Nuthouse Bar & Grille
3/5 Participatory Budget Night Fenner Nature Center
3/28 & 3/29 Neighborhood Roundtables Foster Community Center
4/10 Walking Wednesdays Begin - Each Wednesday through 6/5
4/25 & 4/26 Neighborhood Roundtables
4/30 Housing & Neighborhood Resource Summit Pattengill Biotech (old Fairview)
5/11 Neighborhoods in Bloom Corridor Planting Pennsylvania Ave.
5/14 LOVE Lansing Celebration
5/18 Neighborhoods in Bloom Neighborhood Distribution Day
5/23 & 5/24 Neighborhood Roundtables
6/12 Summer Concerts in the Park Begin
6/27 & 6/28 Neighborhood Roundtables
7/1 Citizens Academy Applications Open
7/25 & 7/26 Neighborhood Roundtables
8/1 Citizens Academy Applications Due
8/22 & 8/23 Neighborhood Roundtables
9/4 Citizens Academy Begins
9/24 Housing & Neighborhood Resource Summit 2nd Ward North Elementary School
9/26 & 9/27 Neighborhood Roundtables
10/24 & 10/25 Neighborhood Roundtables
11/3 City of Lansing Leaf Cleanup 
11/19 Housing & Neighborhood Resource Summit 3rd Ward Wexford Montessori School



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