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The Lansing Journal journeys: Florida in February


submitted by Cathi Packard

On a trip that seems like a lifetime ago, Ann Chilla of Lansing relaxes with The Lansing Journal in Hollywood, Florida, this past February. (Photo: Ann’s daughter Cathi Packard, also of Lansing)

You can have your Lansing Journal Journeys photo published too

The Lansing Journal Journeys is an award-winning feature that showcases people displaying The Lansing Journal in creative locations.

We initiated the series because we are a community newspaper, and we like to see community faces in our pages and community names in our photo credits.

Most participants preferred to use a printed copy of the newspaper in their Lansing Journal Journeys entries, but printed papers are not a requirement:

Radio personality El Primo Rafa posed with an online copy of The Lansing Journal for your Lansing Journal Journeys entry. (Photo: Melanie Jongsma)

Need some Lansing Journal Journeys photo ideas?

  • Take a photo of your kids reading The Lansing Journal as part of their e-learning experience.
  • Walk along one of the 9 places to walk around Lansing, and have a passerby snap a photo of you with The Lansing Journal on your phone.
  • Visit one of Lansing’s restaurants for take-out, bring up The Lansing Journal on your phone, and have the waiter snap a photo of you in front of their sign.
  • Have a family member take a photo of you next to your computer as you catch up on the morning news.
  • Did you remodel your kitchen or update your landscaping during quarantine? Pull up The Lansing Journal on your tablet, prop it up on the counter or among the perennials, and snap a photo.
  • Do your pets read? Get a photo of them with The Lansing Journal.

Send us your Lansing Journal Journey photos

Email your photos to [email protected] and tell us:

  1. The names of any people (or animals) in the photo
  2. Some information about the location
  3. The name of the person who took the photo

We’ll publish them online as soon as possible. And make sure you are subscribed, so you see your photos when they are published!

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Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma grew up in Lansing, Illinois, and believes The Lansing Journal has an important role to play in building community through trustworthy information.