Refuge Recovery Lansing has begun offering several weekly Buddhist-inspired recovery meetings online so that those struggling with addiction can still get the help and social interaction they need despite Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s sweeping, shelter-in-place order.
Heather Frarey, owner of the vintage Reo Town vinyl store The Record Lounge, is staying home these days. One of her customer’s sons built her a website so she could keep up an online storefront during the coronavirus outbreak. She said that she received three orders right when the site went live.
Chelle Peterson is the costume designer for Lansing Community College’s Department of Performing Arts. She is one of many local artists applying their talents to making masks to help with critical shortages.
More than 30 years ago, when the Internet was still a vague glimmer in most people’s minds, I was on former Gov. James Blanchard’s Hi-Tech Task Force, which was charged with studying and issuing a roadmap for the future of technology communication in Michigan.