The Reel Experience at the 29th Cleveland International Film Festival

Submitted by Evelyn Kiefer on Tue, 03/15/2005 - 01:20.

Tower City and Tower City Cinemas are often empty and eerily
quiet, even on a Saturday night, but that all changes during the Cleveland
International Film Festival. This past Saturday night the 29th
Cleveland International Film Festival transformed Tower City and its
surrounding areas into an energy infused cultural event that felt distinctly
unfamiliar and un-Cleveland like. A diverse group of thousands of people,
flowed through the building excitedly talking about the films they had seen or
planned to see.

03.14.05 Access to the Arts: Akron Museum Director and Architect

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sun, 03/13/2005 - 19:29.
03/14/2005 - 10:30

Access to the Arts
The Arts on the
Air series continues with Mitchell Kahan, director of the Akron Art
Museum, & Tom Wiscombe, architect, interviewed by Steven Litt, art
& architecture critic for The Plain Dealer.
March 14 at 11:30 am with lunch; $; Ritz-Carlton Riverview Room, 1515 W Third St, Cleve; 216-791-4654.


Ritz-Carlton Riverview Room
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03.15.05 E4S 3rd Tuesday: Connect with Academia to Build a Sustainable Economy

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sun, 03/13/2005 - 19:18.
03/15/2005 - 16:30

with Academia to Build a Sustainable Economy

Third Tuesday Networking Event

March 15, 2005

- 6:15 P.M. Networking
6:15 - 7:30 P.M. Presentation/Dialogue
7:30 - 8:00 P.M. Networking

Lakes Brewing Company
- Tasting Room (entrance
on Carroll Avenue


Great Lakes Brewing Company - Tasting Room (entrance on Carroll Avenue)

Grantseeking Basics: An Orientation to Library Resources for Funding Research.

Submitted by John Soellner on Sun, 03/06/2005 - 16:23.
03/07/2005 - 12:30

Are you the representative of a nonprofit organization? New to fundraising?
Learn how to get in shape to raise funds and how to
identify prospective funders. Find out how the Center's
resources can help you become a more effective grantseeker.


1422 Euclid Avenue, Suite 1600, The Foundation Center-Cleveland

CIA New Urbanist Joe Stanley shares his remarkable vision for NEO Circle

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Mon, 02/21/2005 - 00:12.

Cleveland Institute of Art interior design senior Joe Stanley has developed a comprehensive strategy and plan for the current Cleveland Institute of Art properties, where there are now poorly utilized, out-of-date facilities and surface parking lots, to be transformed into a new regional and global epicenter of creativity and economic development. Visit his community of interest dedicated to this project - neomainstreet - to see the model, plans, and a remarkable vision for developing exactly the innovation and quality connected places NEO needs for the future!

02.14.05 Economics of Early Childhood Development: Session 2: Alignment & Action;

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sat, 02/12/2005 - 10:20.
02/14/2005 - 08:00

A two-part forum on: The Economics of Early Childhood Development - see NEO Childhood for support site and services


Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development in Shaker Heights

Calling all Entrepreneurs! Join Us for Mixin' It Up With JumpStart!

Submitted by lhummer on Wed, 02/09/2005 - 23:57.
02/10/2005 - 16:30

Come and meet serial and aspiring entrepreneurs, supporters of entrepreneurship, community leaders, business leaders, deal makers, and investors at Northeast Ohio's premier networking event at Pickwick & Frolic. Make new contacts and connections while enjoying an assortment of drinks and hors d'oeuvres.Individuals from JumpStart's new portfolio companies will also be present to share their stories and insights.

Over 600 are expected. Space is Limited. Register Now!


Pickwick & Frolic Restaurant and Pub

City Club 01.26.05: Terry Stewart - CEO, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum (New Leaders Only)

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Tue, 01/25/2005 - 13:01.
01/26/2005 - 07:00

Speakers > Terry Stewart

Wednesday, January 26, 2005 8:00 AM
Dialogues on Leadership New Leaders Only
Terry Stewart
President and CEO, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum



City Club of Cleveland, 850 Euclid Ave., 2nd floor
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At City Club 01.21.05: Cleveland Clinic CEO Cosgrove visions future of healthcare and NEO

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sun, 01/23/2005 - 02:07.

There is no experience to compare to hearing a genius present the future of the world's most complex situation, realizing that genius is leading NEO's most important institution, and is a leader of the world's most important industry, and will save our local economy.

Cleveland Clinic's incoming CEO Delos Cosgrove M.D. presented a full house at the Cleveland City Club with a clear vision on the current and future state of the healthcare industry that is critical to understanding global quality of life, economic development, and our region's national and global potentials - there will be no more important discussions initiated in this region this year.

Bottom line, while it is awesome the Clinic represents over 5% of our area economy, what is remarkable is they are a global leader in the largest and fastest growing industry in the world, and positioned to play a dramatically greater and changing role in our economy and their global industry. They offer much more than their $2.5 billion contribution to the 2004 regional economy, their 29,000 NEO jobs (65,000, with trickle-down), their $310 million in NEO taxes paid, and their $250 million in uncompensated services for area residents in need - the Clinic is our world-class leader in the industry most responsible for improving people's quality of life, and global productivity, at the time when the potentials of the greatest breakthroughs and innovations in the history of healthcare are just becoming apparent, and while more centralized and socialized policy is inevitable. While the fact is the Clinic is a world-class hospital, the true excitement today is not that the Clinic saves lives but that the Clinic is positioned to save the region's life, making Cleveland one of very few true healthcare capitals of the world.

Financial Times asks Dear Peter: is New York's loss Cleveland's gain?

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sat, 01/22/2005 - 02:31.

The 01/21/05 Financial Times has picked a decidedly hopeful NEO spin on the recent resignation of Peter Lewis from the board of the Guggenheim Museum, asking if this development marks opportunity for Cleveland - like $77 Million worth. It seems possible only if Cleveland starts acting in concert to demonstrate the innovative, sophisicated thinking Peter clearly expects around him. So far, we haven't impressed him, and it is clearly time to change our approaches and collaborate to show Peter NEO is worthy of his further support - plenty of other regions will try to do so and Peter is far from locked behind any of our gates - so let's think open, openly.

Cuyahoga County Cultural Roundtable

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Mon, 01/17/2005 - 18:45.
02/18/2005 - 07:30

Cuyahoga County Cultural Roundtable

WHEN: Friday, February 18, 2005

8:30am – 10:00am

WHERE: Beck Center for the Arts

17801 Detroit Avenue – Lakewood

Recital Hall Armory


Beck Center for the Arts 17801 Detroit Avenue
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Why eGov? To thank citizens for jobs well done

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Fri, 01/07/2005 - 17:47.

How do cities encourage and empower residents to be great civil servants - to develop an appreciation for social responsibility? Perhaps through appreciation for jobs well done. The mayor of Baltimore used his "Taking Care of Business" eNewsletter to thank local businesses and 1,000s of citizen volunteers for making their schools better, and below is an eNewsletter from Mayor Rybak of the indisputably effective city of Minneapolis thanking "civic leaers" for their contribution to the quality of life of others in that community - from community gardens and a food co-op to developing a social contract for families to have dinner together at least 4 times a week - it seems the least good citizens deserve from their elected officials is an occassional "thanks for the help".

Jump Start to help convene NEO's social network

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Tue, 12/28/2004 - 19:02.

The Fund For Our Economic Future recently publicized insight from their first Minority Forum, which features a link to an interesting presentation from the keynote speaker, Dr. John Powell from Ohio State, on issues related to diversity and regionalization. Also included is a presentation from Ray Leach, CEO of NEO entrepreneurship supporters JumpStart, which expresses a commitment to be diverse and an interest to support minority entrepreneurs and help place minority business people in companies Jump Start supports. Page 3 of the presentation also says one thing that is "Different about Jump Start" is "We believe we can serve as a convener for all interested parties to build a social network". As this is a purpose of REALNEO, and this social network is committed to all parties in the region interested in entrepreneurship, it is clear we should all work together - we're all working with Case and dedicated to bettering this region. Time to start co-convening! Later in January, Jump Start is hosting an "Exchange", which should be a nice opportunity for local entrepreneurs to form physical connections... in the mean time, REALNEO will continue developing virtual connections and explore collaboration with Jump Start.

City Club membership discount through end of December!

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Mon, 12/27/2004 - 17:11.

As promoted on the City Club Home Page - great deal!

Be sure to take advantage of our membership special during the month of
December. An individual membership is just $99, and family memberships
are half off. Contact Marcella Brown, Membership Manager, for the
discount certificate.

City Club 01.28.05: Dr. Spencer R. Crew - CEO, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Mon, 12/27/2004 - 17:05.
01/28/2005 - 11:00

Speakers > Dr. Spencer R. Crew

Friday, January 28, 2005 12:00 PM

Dr. Spencer R. Crew
Executive Director and CEO, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
Sponsor: Key Bank


City Club of Cleveland, 850 Euclid Ave., 2nd floor
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Techsoup - The Technology Place for Nonprofits

Submitted by Ted Takacs on Sun, 12/26/2004 - 19:10.



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Submitted by Ted Takacs on Sun, 12/26/2004 - 19:09.

Nonprofit organizations and virtual communities.

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