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517 Featured Poll

Impressive Strategies

Our September edition of 517 Magazine is all about strategy in business and life. Strategy is formulation and implementation of the major goals and initiatives by an organization’s managers and assigned teams. Tell us what business you have witnessed implementing impressive strategies. If you can, describe what you’ve seen and why it impressed you.

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POLL: Back to School

Our August issue of 517 Magazine will focus on back to school. Now is the time to give a shoutout to your favorite teacher, professor, paraprofessional or school official — anyone who makes a difference in your life or the life of someone you know. Tell us who they are and what makes them special in this poll!

September Poll – Impressive Strategies

Our September edition of 517 Magazine is all about strategy in business and life. Strategy is formulation and implementation of the major goals and initiatives by an organization’s managers and assigned teams. Tell us what business you have witnessed implementing impressive strategies. If you can, describe what you’ve seen and why it impressed you.

October Poll – Health

Our October issue of 517 Magazine covers the topics of medicine and insurance — so, basically, it’s focused on health matters. Is there a business or organization that has shown you exemplary service when it comes to health? This is your chance to call out an administrator, doctor, even a customer service call center rep or benefits analyst who you feel deserves kudos for their work. Write them in as an option and give us as much detail as you can.

November Poll – New Awards

Our November issue of 517 Magazine will honor the 2022 Greater Lansing Entrepreneurial Award winners, from the Business of the Year to leadership, nonprofit and innovation awards. If you could create an award for a local business, what would it be? Who would you give it to?

December Poll – Local Holiday Shopping

Our December issue of 517 Magazine is focused on the holidays and shopping local. What is your favorite spot to support locally and why? Vote on any current names or write in a name for others to vote on!