March 2010: Tri-County Events

Events March 2 — Garden Mentor Mixer, Lansing, Have you ever wanted to be a mentor? Would you like to help increase local youth and family’s access to fresh food? The Garden Project and the Youth Gardening Coalition are looking for gardeners who …

My Community: FrostFest

Community members gathered in downtown Lansing to enjoy the brisk, snowy weather at this year’s FrostFest. Ice sculptures, horse-drawn carriage rides and music by Jammin’ DJ’s and 94.1 The Edge filled the streets of Washington Square. Kids were …

My Community: Heart Throb 5K

Hearts were racing this Valentine’s Day during the second annual Heart Throb 5K, which offered a Couples Division. The race took place on MSU’s campus, beginning at Bessey Hall and ending by the Auditorium. Post-race massage therapy was provided, …

Good News: March 2010

[ State of Fitness Opens in East Lansing ] East Lansing just got a little stronger. Co-owners and long-time Lansingites Justin Grinnell and Rebecca Klinger are bringing quality trainers, cutting edge equipment and their own years of experience to …

My Community: 2010 Inaugural Day of Caring

People gathered at the South Washington Office Complex to watch as Lansing officials were sworn into office. The community celebration featured community nonprofits and benefited the Mid-Michigan Food Bank and St. Vincent de Paul. …

My Community: Polar Plunge

Daredevils of Greater Lansing took a dip at Eagle Eye Golf Course. Although the freezing water may have been a shock, their hearts were warmed by knowing they were raising funds for the Special Olympics.

February: Tri-County Events

Events February 5-6 — Williamston For Weddings, Williamston. Shop and discover just how many things you can check off your wedding list! Williamston has an amazing array of businesses that are related to the wedding industry: wedding and reception …

Good News

University Club Events Benefit Greater Lansing Food Bank A fter nearly two months of events, the University Club of MSU delivered checks totaling $6,000 to the Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB) to help feed those less fortunate, just in time for the …

Recipe of the Month: Caprese Bites

By Winner Krysta Michorczyk Makes 6 servings Prep and cook time 30 minutes Ingredients  1 1/2 garlic cloves, chopped 2 Tbsp. olive oil 2 cups chopped tomatoes without seeds 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded 1/2-3/4 tsp. dried basil Pinch of pepper 24 …