Exploring Recreational Vehicle Travel is Becoming More Common

Jennifer and Michael Mitchner visit Beartooth Pass, Wyoming. The 10,947 elevation that leads into Yellowstone National Park was an exciting trip for them.

Jennifer and Michael Mitchner visit Beartooth Pass, Wyoming. The 10,947 elevation that leads into Yellowstone National Park was an
exciting trip for them.

 

Jennifer and Michael Mitchner visit Beartooth Pass, Wyoming. The 10,947 elevation that leads into Yellowstone National Park was an exciting trip for them.

Their Class A motorhome

Courtesy Photo

 

By Deborah Walker

 

HASLETT, MI — The sun is making the lake shimmer and the sky is clear, this is how the day begins for Jennifer and Michael Mitchner; the adventurous couple who sold their home and began braving the great outdoors full time.

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Ross on Real Estate: What to consider before deciding to buy a home

By Ross H. Yednock

In an article in the March – April, 2021 edition of the National Association of Realtors starts out “Homeownership is the largest single contributor to intergenerational wealth for American families. But it has not been accessible to all Americans on equal terms.” In a nutshell, that is why I became a real estate agent. I want to change that and help anyone who seeks a clean, safe and affordable place to call home achieve that for them and their family.

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The Lansing Barber Styling College has New Owners and New Opportunities

Above: Travis Sanders and Marcel Mayberry are barbers, cousins and business partners. Owning a family business is not new for them and they wanted the opportunity to teach others. They purchased the place where they learned how to become barbers when they heard it was going out of business.

Below: Student barbers training at the Lansing Barber Styling College. Courtesy photos

By Deborah M. Walker

LANSING, MI — The Lansing Barber Styling College has offered great haircuts and many opportunities for over 30 years.

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This flavorful pasta dinner is ‘shrimp-ly’ delicious!

By America’s Test Kitchen

Shrimp is the most popular seafood in the United States. These slightly sweet, mild-flavored crustaceans are full of interesting science. Take a deep dive into these shrimp-ly fascinating facts. They change color when they cook.

Most raw shrimp are a gray-black color. But when you cook them, they turn pink! Why the color change? Shrimp contain a pigment called astaxanthin that is released when the shrimp reach about 120 degrees.

Bonus fishy fact: Salmon have pink flesh because they eat shrimp and krill,

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Best, Brightest and Most Beautiful Update: James McCurtis

LANSING, MI — James Mc Curtis , Jr.  was honored in the 2006 “Best, Brightest and Most Beautiful”  edition.  Our goal is to introduce you to people who are making strides towards making the Greater Lansing Area look great.

Best, Brightest & Most Beautiful 2011

LANSING, MI –  This is always an exciting edition for The New Citizens Press.  We have the opportunity to introduce you to fantasic people in our community that are doing interesting things.  Over the year, we come into contact with many people and since starting the  “Best, Brightest and Most Beautiful” article in 2005, we have been featuring impactful individuals.

Next Edition will Feature 2011’s Best, Brightest and Most Beautiful…TNCP Catches Up With 2006 Honoree, Felicia Wasson

Felicia Turrentine Wasson is the Associate State Director for Government Affairs for AARP in Michigan.  Previous to this appointment she served as Director of Public Policy for St. John Health/Michigan Health Ministries of Ascension Health.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Michigan State University and a Master of Public Administration Degree from Western Michigan University.