Distinguished Alumni Award for Terry

MessageMakers president Terry Terry was awarded the James Madison College Distinguished Alumni Award. The Distinguished Alumni Award is given to alumni who have attained the highest level of professional accomplishments.

Terry delivered the commencement address for the 2015 James Madison graduating class on May 9, 2015 at the Wharton Center.

Terry Terry Interviewed for SBDC

MessageMakers president Terry Terry was recently interviewed about the company for a web video series produced for the Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Here's the video:

See more interviews like this on the SBDC Capital Region YouTube channel.

CATALYST: Capital Region Prosperity Project

CATALYST: Capital Region Prosperity Project is coming on Tuesday, October 21st at the Lansing Center from 8:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. Business owners, young professionals and community activists are invited to join others from Ingham, Eaton and Clinton counties to be a catalyst for rapid, positive progress towards prosperity for our region, and to contribute to a five-year Economic Prosperity Plan.

Michigan BluesFest 2014

Join us for the 2014 Michigan Bluesfest! The festival includes live performances from many bands including Sharrie Williams, Champagne & the Motor City Blues Crew, Greg Nagy, and The Big Boss Blues Band.

What to expect? An expansive beverage tent, music clinics, Kidzbeat, ethnic food vendors, and most importantly – 5 STAGES of LIVE music!

The festival will be held the weekend of September 19th & 20th, Friday & Saturday.

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Lansing JazzFest

Our president Terry and two friends at Lansing JazzFest. Photo by GrandJazzFest. 

Lansing JazzFest celebrated its 20th anniversary on August 4th in Old Town Lansing. After a crazy hailstorm in the late afternoon, JazzFest welcomed the sunset and an audience of over 10,000 people with live music, local food, and delicious beverages.

Welcoming a New Eye for Graphic Design

Four years ago, Lisa Twenter worked as a Graphic Design intern with MessageMakers. Once her internship ended, she continued to explore other opportunities and fine-tune her skills. Fortunately for MessageMakers, she kept in contact and returned this past May to take on a full-time role as graphic designer.

Terry Terry Appointed to Film Office Advisory Council

President Terry Terry was appointed to the Michigan Film Office Advisory Council (MFOAC). The three-year appointment by Governor Rick Snyder represents a significant responsibility for shaping the direction of Michigan’s film industry. The Council has an advisory role for the Film Office’s $50 million annual incentive fund for qualified Michigan film and digital media productions.