lakeshore http://michiganradio.org en $100K in federal funds to extend Heritage Trail http://michiganradio.org/post/100k-federal-funds-extend-heritage-trail <p>GLEN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - The state Transportation Department has received $100,000 in federal funds to extend Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Heritage Trail by nearly five miles.<br><br>The funding is part of $12.5 million for 29 projects in 20 states to improve access to national parks, forests and wildlife refuges.<br><br>U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced the projects Monday.<br> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 22:11:04 +0000 The Associated Press 11284 at http://michiganradio.org Muskegon Area Chamber of Commerce is rebranding itself http://michiganradio.org/post/muskegon-area-chamber-commerce-rebranding-itself <p>President Cindy Larsen says they&rsquo;ll now be known as the Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce.</p><blockquote><p>&ldquo;It does seem simplistic in a way that a name change could make such a difference. But people put a lot of time and energy when they think about the names of their companies of their children, of anything that they name. So a name does make a difference.&rdquo;</p></blockquote><p>Larsen says they hope adding &lsquo;lakeshore&rsquo; to their name will give people a positive visual image that better reflects the region&rsquo;s identity. Tue, 28 Jun 2011 15:00:49 +0000 Lindsey Smith 3048 at http://michiganradio.org Muskegon Area Chamber of Commerce is rebranding itself