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About Lansing

Lansing is a wonderful community governed by home rule with a Mayor, six Trustees and a Village Clerk. Our outstanding police, fire, paramedics, health facilities and public services are just a few of the great amenities that our residents enjoy.

The people of Lansing work together as a community to create a unique quality of life where everyone takes pride in their town. Fairs, festivals, cultural and civic events, craft shows, athletic programs and more allow for fun and entertainment. The Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce hosts several town events: Lansing Good Neighbor Day Parade, Lansing Area Chamber Golf Outing, Loop Bicycle Ride, Santa House/Taste of the Holidays.

Lansing boasts a wide variety of active organizations that offer membership and community involvement including:

The Copper Muggers Club has been proudly serving the Village of Lansing since founded in 1968. The Copper Muggers donate 100 percent of money raised back to the community. They currently maintain a closed membership of 40, and are comprised of hard working men who want to give back to the community. They have held countless fundraisers for various groups over the years, including dances, tailgate parties and of course, their famous pancake breakfasts! The Copper Muggers are happy to support the various extra- curricular youth programs, youth groups, community events and activities in the Village of Lansing. Their only reward is a smiling face.

Lansing Association for Community Events (LACE) was established in 2012 as plans were in motion for the village’s first ever Lansing Autumn Fest, which includes two stages, several food vendors, a kids ‘area with games and activities, a vendor marketplace, a 5K run, military program, vintage baseball game and chili cook-off. L.A.C.E has also hosted a Christmas house walk, a sock hop, the Annual Fat Tuesday Bash, and the Ridge Road Summer Cruise Nights. The board of directors is made up of 15 members from the community with various backgrounds. For more information on L.A.C.E events, visit

Lansing Business Women’s Association (LBWA) has a mission to focus on bringing together businesswomen and to provide professional development opportunities for them to enrich themselves and others, through leadership, education and networking support.

Lansing Junior Woman’s Club is a part of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs. It is made up of a group of dedicated ladies who want to make a difference in their community.

Lansing Lions Club has been serving Lansing for 77 years. As a member of the Lions Club, you have the opportunity to take an active interest in the civic, cultural, social and moral welfare of the community. They take pride in the fact that the Lion’s motto, “We serve,” is being practiced in Lansing.

The Rotary Club of Lansing is a community based service club which works to answer the needs of its local citizens and charitable organizations. As part of an international organization they do their part to help those in need globally. Rotary has been leading the effort to eradicate polio throughout the world and should reach the goal in the very near future. The Lansing club has dedicated its efforts to the youth of the world. Their fundraising efforts go to support scholarships for members of the senior class at both TF South and Illiana Christian High Schools; the Lansing Old Timers; Student Citizenship awards. The club currently distributes $1,500 to students in Lansing and surrounding communities. Internationally, they are funding the equipment for an orphanage’s Vocational High School in Uganda, Africa.

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