news November 2011

November 7, 2011
The OTCA Office will be closed from Thursday, November 24 - Friday, November 25. We will resume the following Monday, November 28, with regular hours
November 7, 2011
World-class events, video and custom learning and training programs are now available at special SBAM prices from Old Town-based MessageMakers. As an OTCA member you receive a free membership to SBAM and a number of services including event & video training. No matter your business size or scope, MessageMakers is a great choice to bring your message to life.
November 7, 2011
Each year dedicated Old Town volunteers and board members strive to create the most vibrant community for businesses and residents alike. Though many of the services that our organization provides is geared toward the betterment of the community as a whole, a handful of the most visible services is set aside for members of the organization. Though the OTCA has several funding streams, none are more important than the membership dues that are collected each year, growing grassroots support, identifying stakeholders, and ensuring the sustainability of the organization.
November 7, 2011
Old Town Commercial Association is happy to add Great Lakes Artworks as a new member.    About Great Lakes Artworks
November 7, 2011
This September, Big Brothers Big Sisters welcomed two new members to their program team: Katie Gaffney and Sanchez Thomas
November 7, 2011
The Michigan Institute for Contemporary Art is pleased to announce the addition of Therese Roth to the board of directors. Therese will continue her leadership role in Sponsorship Development with MICA, whose mission is to catalyze community development through quality arts programming.
November 7, 2011
Redhead Design Studio is excited to announce that their logo design for LeBon Macaron was chosen to be included in the LogoLounge Volume 7 compilation book. The judging process for this new book was competitive, with over 36,000 logos entered for consideration. The work was also chosen for by an international panel of judges.
November 7, 2011
Are you a lover and proud supporter of Old Town Lansing? Now available online at cafepress.com is a complete collection of Old Town exclusive swag perfect for everyone from infant to adult.
November 7, 2011
The Old Town neighborhood is a beautiful nook of Lansing with colorful flowers, banners and street furniture along the sidewalks of our quaint neighborhood. These wonderful offerings are here because of the constant work of volunteers and stakeholders. The very people who enjoy the neighborhood help to keep it up. The OTCA Design Committee is hoping to help remind community stakeholders to keep up with clean up. Small signs along planters and sidewalks remind us "Old Town is picking up".
November 7, 2011
The Old Town Commercial Association's fifth annual Old Town Oktoberfest held Friday, October 7&8, was a great success due to the amazing weather and wonderful support from so many volunteers. The festival attracted over 4,000 people to Old Town over the course of the weekend and raised money for Old Town's continued revitalization.