The Tri-County Regional Planning Commission (TCRPC) is a multi-purpose regonal entity that supports the region of mid-Michigan by planning for and coordinating intergovernmental solutions to growth-related problems, providing technical assistance to local governments and meeting the needs of communities across the region. TCRPC serves Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties and a small part of Shiawassee County that is included in the greater Lansing Michigan urbanized area.
• TCRPC is coordinating a back to school books and school supplies drive now through Sept. 4 and you're invited to participate! We are collecting books and school supplies to assist the Capital Area Literacy Coalition with their mission to help children struggling in school, at-risk teens, and adults achieve their personal goals through literacy. The collection bin is set up in TCRPC's front lobby and we are accepting new or gently used books, new pencils, paper, crayons, glue, and more!
• GRANT OPPORTUNITY! Encouraging Urban Redevelopment through Resident Engagement & Mobilization in Ingham County. Applications due September 10 at 5pm by email to email@example.com. Please direct all questions to Janine Sinno at (517) 708-3490. RFP Application and score sheet can be accessed at http://powerofwe.org/whats-new/.
• Celebrate Our Rivers event Sept 17 from 5:30 - 8:45 p.m. in Lansing. Do you care about your local rivers? Join us for a night of food and fun on the Michigan Princess Riverboat. Learn More
• SAVE THE DATE! Creative Placemaking Summit on Oct 8 from 8:30am-3:30pm at the Lansing Center. Registration will be available in late August 2015. Learn More.
The Mid-Michigan Program for Greater Sustainability has focused efforts on improving issues of sustainability in the Capital region for several years. Watch this latest installment of "Sustaining the Future" for a brief overview of the MMPGS projects. Find out how you can get involved! Go to www.midmichigansustainability.org.