Join Us August 17th 12:15 p.m.

Phil Beavers, VP of Institutional Advancement, Great Lakes Christian College, Lansing, Michigan will be our featured speaker.

Phil Beavers is the Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Great Lakes Christian College in Lansing, Michigan.  He has been with the College since January of 1999.  He oversees the advancement of the College in relation to FUNDS, FRIENDS, and FRESHMEN.

Phil’s leadership experience extends into churches, clubs, and currently with the Great Lakes Christian College.  He represents Great Lakes in churches, conducts seminars, and provides leadership for church leaders.

He is married to his wife Judy.  They have three children and ten grandchildren.

Join Us: July 27th 12:15 p.m. Meeting

FOX 47 News: Bringing Back Local News to Your Homes – Presenters: Dr. Christopher Lewis and Cali Montana.

DESCRIPTION:Many of you remember the days of the newspaper ‘beat’ reporter, a reporter who was assigned a topic, or an area, and became the expert, the ‘go-to’ for the best coverage. Over time this concept has been forgotten. In January 2021, FOX 47 took a BIG leap and brought back neighborhood reporting in a whole new way and today we will be sharing this with you. You will meet your neighborhood reporter and learn more about the new FOX 47 News!


Join Us June 22nd at 12:15 p.m.

Erik Larson, Executive Director, began visiting Impression 5 Science Center as a child in the late 1970s. At the age of 14, Erik began volunteering at Impression 5 performing numerous tasks and assisting visitors while they explored the science activities on the exhibit floor. In 1993, Erik enrolled at Olivet College to study biology. During the next four years, he continued to work for the Science Center creating new educational programs utilizing the content he was studying at Olivet. After graduating in 1997, Erik was hired as the Exhibit Area Supervisor, beginning his career at Impression 5. Just a few years later, Erik was promoted to Education Director, and eventually to Executive Director. In 2007, Larson was awarded one of the “10 Over the Next Ten” titles by the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce. In March 2015, Erik was the recipient of the Michigan Lodging and Tourism Association Pure Michigan Attraction Star of the Year.