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Posted on: December 20, 2023

Nominate Someone Today for the City of East Lansing Crystal Awards

The Crystal Awards

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Nominations are now open for the City of East Lansing’s Crystal Awards. The Crystal Awards program honors those who strive to make the City a more welcoming place to live, work and do business.

The Crystal Awards program is hosted by the East Lansing City Council. Since it was created in 1988, over 130 awards have been presented to individual community members, business owners and community groups. 

The deadline to submit a nomination is Feb. 19. There are four categories: Community; Business; Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging; and Spirit of East Lansing. Previous winners have included coaches, representatives of neighborhood associations, volunteers and local businesses among many others.

Winners of the 2024 Crystal Awards will be announced at a reception on Thursday, April 25 at 5 p.m. at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center (ELHCC), 819 Abbot Road. The event is open to the public, but attendees are encouraged to RSVP by Monday, April 22 to or (517) 319-6823.

Nominations can be made safely and securely online via the submission form linked at Paper copies of the form can also be found at City facilities, such as East Lansing City Hall, 410 Abbot Road, the ELHCC and the East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road.

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