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03 / 19
Start: 10:00 am

Meet local authors Sarah Jane Ingrham and Jeannie Morse as they sign
and read their delightful new children's book. Please bring your kids
for this wonderful afternoon of storytelling at the Local Girl Gallery. Copies of their book will

03 / 20
03 / 21
Start: 11:00 am

Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Robert J. Triozzi for Mayor of Cleveland?

03 / 22
Start: 8:00 am

You are invited to attend an air quality
workshop
at the offices of the Northeast Ohio Areawide
Coordinating Agency (NOACA) to begin the public participation process for the
Ozone and Particulate Matter State Implementation Plans (SIPs).

As you
may already know, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)
designated the counties of Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina,
Portage, and Summit as in nonattainment for the new 8-hour ozone standard. The
USEPA designated Ashtabula (partial), Cuyahoga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage,
and Summit as in nonattainment for the new fine particulate (PM2.5) standard.
These designations require that the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, with
local input, submit SIPs to USEPA that would bring Northeast Ohio into
attainment for both of these pollutants.

Please join us for a free,
public informational event that will include presentations on the air quality
issues that Northeast Ohio faces, talks by affected industries, discussion of
the Ohio EPA SIP development process, and an overview of potential attainment
strategies. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Tuesday, March 22, 2005
9:00
a.m. until 2:30 p.m.
NOACA Board Room
1299 Superior Avenue
Cleveland,
Ohio 44114

Please RSVP by e-mail
to Pam Davis at pdavis [at] mpo [dot] noaca [dot] org
or by calling (216) 241-2414, Extension 284. Your participation is appreciated.
We look forward to talking with you. 

Start: 10:30 am

Building a Creative Online Environment:
Collaboration, Innovation and Education

March 22, 2005 at
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Register Now!

Start: 1:00 pm

Each Tuesday from 2:00 - 4:00 PM REI holds REALNEO planning and orientation sessions. These sessions are free and open to anyone interested in this initiative - and excellent time to work with volunteers on your Community Of Interest Links - feel free to come anytime between 2 and 4, and stick around after for the weekly Tuesday@REI meetings, from 4:00 - 5:45 PM.

Start: 3:00 pm

March 22:
"Creating Arts Districts as Economic Development Engines"

Jim Harris, HL
03 / 23
Start: 11:00 am

Payments in Lieu of Taxes:
Creative Revenue Stream or
Fuzzy Math?

03 / 24
Start: 10:30 am

Inside
Business is pleased to honor the top-performing companies in Northeast Ohio.

Keynote
Speaker
Dr. Toby Cosgrove
The Cleveland Clinic

Start: 4:00 pm

NEOSA Hits the Alleys at NeTT Tech Thursday
Networking, spares and
strikes will be in order as NEOSA holds its first NeTT Tech Thursday networking
event for 2005, sponsored by Aztek, on March 24 at Winking Lizard Lanes in
Lakewood. Click HERE
to register.

Start: 4:30 pm

American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) and Michael Wyatt, Director of Training and Tracy
Rohrbaugh, Associate Training Coordinator for Matco Tools.  Topics include: Capturing the stake holders; Understanding your companies planning and budget cycle; Developing a 1 year and 3-5 year implementation plan; The role of continuous improvement in training. $25.00 members $35 nonmembers. Registration 440-835-3579 or email at astd [at] apk [dot] net

03 / 25
Start: 11:00 am

Good Friday: Reflecting on
the Plight of the World’s Children

03 / 26
03 / 27
03 / 28
03 / 29
Start: 1:00 pm

Each Tuesday from 2:00 - 4:00 PM REI holds REALNEO planning and
orientation sessions. These sessions are free and open to anyone
interested in this initiative - and excellent time to work with
volunteers on your Community Of Interest Links - feel free to come

Start: 3:00 pm

March 29: “CIA
Design & Technology Transfer Center: A Showcase for Sustainable Business
Development in NEO"

Start: 5:30 pm

Local design and usability experts and attendees analyze and test a web site such as the Web Association's Meeting registration process. $15 non-members registration. 

Start: 6:00 pm

CLEVELAND

Panel looks for jobs ideas

The Council for Excellence in Government will hold a town hall meeting on jobs at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Cleveland State University's Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs. The nonprofit, nonpartisan group based in Washington, D.C., will ask residents for suggestions on job creation and the roles that government and the private sector should have in economic development. The session is also sponsored by the Global Markets Institute at Goldman Sachs. Panelists include Mayor Jane Campbell, Ohio Lt. Gov. Bruce Johnson and the head of the Cleveland AFL-CIO Federation of Labor John Ryan. The meeting is free, but seating is limited. Call 202-728-0418

03 / 30
03 / 31
Start: 7:30 am

The Convention
and Visitors Bureau (CVB) of Greater Cleveland will be hosting a forum to
present a concept for development of an online marketplace for the sale of
discount surplus tickets to events in Cleveland.  Loren Chylla, Director of Marketing,
Cleveland.com and King Hill, Principal, Director of Marketing Services,
Digiknow will be in attendance to give an overview of the proposed online
model.  Community Partnership for Arts
and Culture conducted significant background research on discount ticketing
models for the arts and cultural tourism committee of the CVB.  This research has helped to shape and inform
the model that is being proposed.  The
FINAL FORUM will be held on the following date:

04 / 1
Start: 11:00 am

Friday, April 01, 2005 12:00 PM
Civil Rights Enforcement: The Bulwark of Opportunity
R. Alexander Acosta
Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights

The first Hispanic to serve as an assistant attorney general at the Department of Justice, Alex Acosta will give remarks concerning the Division’s accomplishments during the past four years and the future of civil rights in the 21st century. The Civil Rights Division is responsible for enforcing federal civil rights statutes, including those statutes that prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, disability, religion, and national origin in education, employment, credit, housing, public accommodations and facilities, voting and certain federally funded and conducted programs.

Acosta previously was a member of the National Labor Relations Board and served as principal deputy assistant attorney general in the Civil Rights Division. A native of Florida, Mr. Acosta earned his law degree from the Harvard Law School. After graduation, he served as a law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and then worked at a law firm, where he specialized in employment and labor issues.

He is a 2004 recipient of the Arab American Anti-Discrimination Committee Michigan’s Distinguished Leadership Award, the 2003 Mexican-American Legal Defense and Education Fund's Excellence in Government Service Award and the 2003 DC Hispanic Bar Association’s Hugh A. Johnson, Jr. Memorial Award. He has also taught several classes on employment law, disability-based discrimination law and civil rights law at the George Mason School of Law. 

04 / 2
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04 / 4
04 / 5
Start: 1:00 pm

Each Tuesday from 2:00 - 4:00 PM REI holds REALNEO planning and
orientation sessions. These sessions are free and open to anyone
interested in this initiative - and excellent time to work with
volunteers on your Community Of Interest Links - feel free to come

Start: 3:00 pm

What Lakefront Access Means to NEO

Chris Ronayne, former Cleveland Planning Director and current Chief of Staff at City Hall will address Cleveland's competitiveness as a 21st Century City. From an accessible waterfront to a growing downtown, an emergent R&D Center at University Circle and a diversified local economy. Ronayne will build the case that Cleveland is poised for growth and has a unique pportunity to become the next development frontier of our region.

Start: 5:00 pm

North Coast
Entrepreneurs, Inc

Hosts of The
Gorilla Group and Capitalist Clevelandâ„¢

 

Start: 5:00 pm

This meeting will feature Frank Cotter who is in charge of
business development for Integran. Integran is a one of the companies that has
been successful in taking nano technology from the laboratory into the
marketplace.  Their electrodeposited coatings have been developed for a
wide variety of industrial, military, consumer and medical applications. 
Their's is a story how to find the market applications to commercialize a new
technology.

04 / 6
Start: 4:00 pm

Today is the last day to register for the CPAC/COSE "The Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute", April 15 & 16 - and please plan to attend an introductory networking event, April 15 at the CSU Gallery.

04 / 7
04 / 8
Start: 7:30 am

Notacon is the second iteration of a yearly technology, arts and music event held at the Cleveland Holiday Inn.

Start: 8:00 am

Exploring Community through Technology - Notacon is the second iteration of a yearly technology, arts and music event held in Cleveland, Ohio.
This year's focus is on how technology and community intermingle. The event itself hosts
speakers, events, games, live music and a whole lot more.

Start: 11:00 am

Terrorist Profiling: Safer
Airlines or Violation of Civil Rights?

04 / 9
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04 / 11
Start: 10:30 am

Michael C. DeAloia

- Senior Executive for Technology Development

- City of Cleveland - “Technology Development in the City�

Monday, April 11, 2005

- 11:30 Networking/12:00 Lunch Served/1:30 Adjourn

The Union Club - 1211 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland Ohio

04 / 12
Start: 10:30 am

Intranets and Portals
– What are they? How do they work? How are Intranets and Portals used
in day to day activities across different industries and environments?

Start: 1:00 pm

Each Tuesday from 2:00 - 4:00 PM REI holds REALNEO planning and
orientation sessions. These sessions are free and open to anyone
interested in this initiative - and excellent time to work with
volunteers on your Community Of Interest Links - feel free to come

Start: 3:00 pm

Tuesday@REI: April 12: "The Gehry designed Peter B. Lewis portal to Industrial Innovation in NEO"

Start: 4:30 pm
Try Speed Dating For Your Business!
Attraction, infatuation, going steady,
engagement…and finally marriage! Sounds like the evolution of your relationship
with your significant other, right? Well your business relationships are no
different. And COSE has a way you can form a new business relationship and take
it straight to the altar!
 
Speed dating for your business is the idea behind
COSE’s Power 50 Networking event. You’ll take your turn making your company’s
pitch to the other people seated at your table. Then, every fifteen minutes
you’ll switch tables to address a new group of four tablemates, until you have
met face-to-face will all 49 other attendees.
This event, COSE’s most popular networking event
last year, is limited to the first 50 members who register, and has consistently
sold-out. Don’t wait…register now!
For more information, call Amanda Flood at (216)
592-2207.
 

Power 50 - Tuesday, April 12,
2005, 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Download this event to your Personal Information
Manager
 
Who should
attend:
 Anyone looking to make new business
contacts!

Member
Price:
$19.00

04 / 13
Start: 6:30 am

How do personal characteristics such as
intelligence, education and wealth contribute to disparate health outcomes?

Linda S. Gottfredson, Ph.D., professor
of education at the University of Delaware, and co-director of the
Delaware-Johns Hopkins Project for the Study of Intelligence and Society, will
discuss this and related issues at the next program in the lecture series,
"Prescriptions for Change: Reducing Health Disparities in Our Community,"
presented by the Roundtable Community Council, a program of the Greater
Cleveland Partnership, and the Center for Health Disparities, a collaboration
between MetroHealth Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University.

The program will be held from 7:30-9:30 a.m., Wed., April 13, at The
City Club of Cleveland, 850 Euclid Avenue. It is sponsored by the St. Luke's and
Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundations. Tickets are $15 for City Club members and
nonmembers.

Register
here.

Dr.
Gottfredson has written extensively on the impact of general intelligence on
personal functioning in different life domains, including in school, on the job
and in health self-care. Among her recent publications is an article in Current Directions in Psychological
Science,

co-written in 2004 with Ian J. Deary of the University of
Edinburgh (Scotland), examining the theory that intelligence (as measured by an
IQ-type test) enhances individuals' care of their own health, because it
represents learning, reasoning and problem-solving skills useful in preventing
chronic disease and accidental injury and in adhering to complex treatment
regimens.

Start: 10:00 am

Creating Web User Interfaces that Work - After 10 years of changing web design trends, the
enduring truth is that web sites are most successful when form and function work
seamlessly together. A website’s orientation, the clarity of layout and
terminology, and a common-sense, visitor-oriented approach are consistently
rewarded by internal and external customers.

Start: 4:00 pm

Work on your finance, marketing or business plans
twice a month at the E4S Study Hall Night. Working on your business is hard to
do when the demands of working in your business overwhelm your work day. Why not
commit to working on your business plans two nights a month with your friends at
E4S. You can work alone or bounce ideas off your peers. We will invite local
business development experts to be on hand to help answer your questions.

E4S Members in the Start-up, First Growth or Established Business categories
who are interested in finding time to work ON your business not just IN your
business.

04 / 14
Start: 2:30 pm

David Cutler, professor of economics at Harvard University’s
Economics Department and the Kennedy School of Government, will deliver
the annual Howard T. McMyler Lecture. He will discuss the U.S. health
care system in a lecture, entitled “Your Money or Your Life� and
co-hosted by the Economics Department of Case’s Weatherhead School
of Management and by the Center for Health Care Research and Policy.
The talk will take place on Thursday April 14, 2005, 3:30 p.m. in the
Clark Room at the Cleveland Botanical Gardens. It is free and open to
the public

04 / 15
Start: 4:00 am

Community
Partnership for Arts and Culture
and COSE Present:
The Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute

Start: 11:00 am

Tax Day 2005: The Case for
Tax Reform

Start: 3:00 pm

The growing visibility of sustainable development
creates new opportuinities for NEO. We have a strong foundation of
organizations committed to sustainability. We have a thick network of
committed civic entrepreneurs who know a lot about these issues. We can
move forward with an aggressive sustainable development agenda in NEO.

Start: 4:30 pm

In support of the The Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute, held April 15 & 16 at CSU, there is a networking event, allowing current AEI “students� to get to know “graduates� and other artists in the community.

If you have any
questions please feel free to contact us at cpac2001 [at] aol [dot] com

04 / 16
Start: 8:00 am

Community
Partnership for Arts and Culture
and COSE Present:
The Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute

04 / 17
04 / 18
04 / 19
Start: 3:00 pm

The NEO Telework roundtable will expand the open source dialogue on
redefining Northeast Ohio as the world-leader in telecommuting - please
come together at this special Tuesday@REI.

Start: 4:30 pm

Entrepreneurs for Sustainability (E4S) has
been collecting information about its members and who is in their
networks. At the April 19 E4S meeting, social networking expert Valdis
Krebs will unveil what this network looks like. And EcoCity Cleveland's
David Beach will discuss the potential for a GreenCityBlueLake Network
- a new network identity to provide context for sustainability in
Northeast Ohio.
5:30 - 8 p.m. Great Lakes Brewing Co. Tasting Room on Carroll Ave.
Click here for updated information or to register (free).