• Michigan Giving,  Tourism Marketing

    Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau

    By Aubrey Sochacki Lansing is often known for being the capital of Michigan, the home of the Spartans, and a growing community. The city strives to be supportive of all members of the community, including local businesses and those who call the city home. The Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) encourages each of their staff members to serve on local boards and committees. Through this encouragement, they have made it possible for CVB members to work with these boards and committees to organize local events. One of the events that many staff members help with is planting flowers on the capital lawn each year. This event brings the community together…

  • Attractions,  Michigan Giving

    Pictured Rocks Boat Cruises

    By Megan Heynen If you live in Michigan, there is a good chance that you have heard of the Upper Peninsula’s (UP) Pictured Rocks. However, there is less of a chance that you have had the opportunity to go up to the UP and see them with your own eyes. Pictured Rocks is located on the South shore of Lake Superior and is a strip of unusual sandstone formations that goes on for miles. Pictured Rocks has always been a popular tourist destination. Over 50 years ago, Pictured Rocks Cruises, LLC began offering boat rides around the rocks to allow visitors to see them up close and personal. These cruises run from mid-May through…