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« September 11, 2005 - October 12, 2005 »
 
09 / 11
09 / 12
09 / 13
Start: 9:00 am

Based upon numerous conversations I have had with other tech
companies in the region - I wanted to connect with everyone and ask for help in
supporting the tech needs of New
Orleans – its businesses, non-profits, civic
organizations, etc. The City of New Orleans desperately needs to get its tech
infrastructure up and running, and truly there is no better infrastructure and
talent than what we have in the Cleveland region. I am asking for everyone
to join me and the City of Cleveland
in convening an emergency meeting next Tuesday, September 13 @ 10:00am. This
meeting will be held in the Board Room at Thompson Hine – located at 127 Public Square, Key Tower
– 39th Floor.

Immediate needs would be the following:

Start: 10:30 am

Members will get the opportunity to discuss topics of special interest to them in a round table discussion over lunch.

09 / 14
09 / 15
Start: 7:00 am

Northeast Ohio leaders have realized we have lessons to learn from afar, as we face changing economic challenges at home, like sprawl and neglected urban assets and strategies. As our urban core, that Cleveland remain strong is essential to the millions of people in the region.

Start: 8:00 am

Invited speakers will present info on the biology, life cycle, habits,
urban adaptation and management issues of the Eastern Coyote and the
Emerald Ash Borer.  Contact Phone: 
440-473-3370

Start: 6:00 pm

Hear the candidates share their views on a variety of neighborhood issues. Each candidate will give a brief opening remarks and spend time answering questions. The forum will be from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

09 / 16
09 / 17
Start: 6:30 am


"BIRDS AND BUTTERFLIES" EVENT TO BE HELD AT THE DIKE 14 NATURE PRESERVE

An opportunity to learn about
and celebrate this unique 88-acre former dredge disposal site that has
become naturalized. Everyone is welcome to come and discover the past,
present, and hopes for the future for this hidden treasure located in
the heart of Cleveland's lakefront.

Start: 8:00 am

This is a special bike ride where participants will begin their journey from the lower Harvard Avenue Canal Reservation Trailhead, just below ALCOA. (A) (9 a.m.) From here, they will bike 6 miles to Rockside Rd. and board the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railrod with bike (10:15 a.m.) for a trip to Peninsula. At Peninsula they will depart, (11:15 am) and cycle back to Zeleznick's (Z) for a Bar-B-Que (1-4 p.m.).

09 / 18
09 / 19
09 / 20
Start: 10:30 am

After numerous public engagements that generated thousands of comments from the community, the time has come to unveil Cleveland’s Waterfront District Plan documentation in its final poster format.  You are invited to join Mayor Campbell and the Waterfront District Planning Team for a Press Conference to be held on Tuesday, September 20th at 11:30 AM on Strawbridge Plaza (formerly Mall C) next to City Hall.

Start: 3:00 pm

EDUCATIONAL ENHANCEMENTS
There are many physical investments educational institutions are making in this region. This Forum will feature the enhancements being made by three educational institutions to attract and retain the best and brightest to this region.

Start: 4:30 pm

An E4S Third Tuesday Networking Event

Tuesday, September 20, 2005

09 / 21
Start: 10:45 am

Primary Candidates for Mayor of Cleveland will face off in a mayoral debate as CSU Levin College  (Glickman-Miller Hall) at 11:45 sharp.  The event is free and open to the public.

Start: 11:00 am

Mike Robinson, President and CEO of LaVERDAD Marketing and Media and Ernesto Poza, Professor for the Practice of Family Business at Case Western Reserve University examine Hispanic economic indicators and how this emerging segment of the population will affect corporate stratgeties and public policy.  Margarita De Leon, publisher and Editor-in-Chief of BRAVO Magazine will moderate.

09 / 22
Start: 11:00 am

In place of our usual Tuesday Excellence Roundtable lunch, we encourage all our friends to join us for lunch at the City Club Thursday, September 22, to experience the insight of Generation-X expert and good friend of NEO Excellence Rebecca Ryan. We have reserved space for other Roundtable friends who would like to sit together - please let me know ASAP if you will attend with us - norm [at] realinks [dot] us.

Start: 4:00 pm

This one of a kind forum will provide the community with an opportunity to learn more about each of the City of Cleveland’s mayoral candidates. The format of the evening will allow for insight into each candidate's unique style of leadership and how he or she plans to develop and nurture a relationship with Cleveland.

09 / 23
Start: 7:00 am

Learn the latest in water quality monitoring, protection, and
restoration. Track one will cover credible water quality monitoring,
while track two will cover tools for watershed restoration.  Phone:

09 / 24
Start: 2:30 pm

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Meet at the front door to the exhibit area on Saturdays and Sundays at
3:30 p.m., when the weekend naturalist leads a walk around our trails.
Walks are about one hour.  Contact: " class="event-link.  Contact phone:
216-321-5935

09 / 25
09 / 26
Start: 7:00 am

People across Northeast Ohio are talking
about new ways to make our economy more competitive and sustainable
over the long-term. Part of this discussion involves making the region
a place in which people choose to live and plan to stay. Join us for an
international exchange of ideas for creating a more sustainable built
environment, focused on the Lakefront and Cuyahoga River Valley.

Start: 5:00 pm

When:
MONDAY 9/26 and TUESDAY 9/27
6:00 pm- Gather at the Bourbon Street Grille.
6:30 pm- Walk through the parkland to the RIver Boardwalk and Coast Guard Station.
7:30 pm- Sunset and Finish up.

09 / 27
Start: 7:00 am

People across Northeast Ohio are talking
about new ways to make our economy more competitive and sustainable
over the long-term. Part of this discussion involves making the region
a place in which people choose to live and plan to stay. Join us for an
international exchange of ideas for creating a more sustainable built
environment, focused on the Lakefront and Cuyahoga River Valley.

Start: 5:00 pm

What:
Whiskey Island and Coast Guard Station Walking Tour and discussion of the Next Steps for the future development of Whiskey Island and the historic Coast Guard Station.

09 / 28
09 / 29
Start: 7:00 am

This the start of a two-day planning conference will address a wide
range of planning and zoning topics that affect our daily lives.
Register before August 15th for early bird rates. Check the conference
web page at www.ohioplanning.org for updated and expanded information.
Online registration available.   Contact phone:
216-443-3700.  Contact: khopkins [at] cuyahogacounty [dot] us.

09 / 30
Start: 7:00 am

This is day two of the the planning conference, joined with the 17th
annual Cleveland Planning and Zoning Workshop. Check the conference web
page at www.ohioplanning.org for updated and expanded information.

10 / 1
10 / 2
10 / 3
10 / 4
10 / 5
Start: 6:30 pm

Comic twists and turns abound in the uncharted territory of the Forest of Arden, where Rosalind seeks refuge after being wrongfully banished by her uncle. Her unfortunate exile is transformed into a charming adventure when she encounters some of Shakespeare's most beloved charactoers - colorful fools, witty rustics, and the handsome, love struck Orlando. A wondrous mating dance ensues that transforms the lost into lovers and replaces the tyranny of the town with the peace of the country. All the world is indeed a stage in this timeless, romantic comedy.

10 / 6
Start: 9:00 am

Check out all the Foundation Center has to offer  Starting October
6 through October 18, the Foundation Center will be hosting a variety of arts funding
related events, classes, and web content.  Attend these events to network with fellow

Start: 11:00 am

Nearly 60 professors and scholars will gather to discuss and share research on Globalization, Technology Transformation and Global Entrepreneurship and how they can assist local businesses in these areas. For more information on the conference, please contact Cleveland State's Nance College of Business at (216) 687-3986.

Start: 6:30 pm

Comic twists and turns abound in the uncharted territory of the Forest of Arden, where Rosalind seeks refuge after being wrongfully banished by her uncle. Her unfortunate exile is transformed into a charming adventure when she encounters some of Shakespeare's most beloved charactoers - colorful fools, witty rustics, and the handsome, love struck Orlando. A wondrous mating dance ensues that transforms the lost into lovers and replaces the tyranny of the town with the peace of the country. All the world is indeed a stage in this timeless, romantic comedy.

Start: 7:00 pm

The Cleveland Orchestra

James Gaffigan, conductor

Leila Josefowicz, violin
Copland: Appalachian Spring
Adams: Violin Concerto
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances

Concert Preview: "Invitation to the Dance"

Start: 7:00 pm

The most sensational Queen tribute ever staged.
$39.50-59.50

10 / 7
Start: 7:00 am

In conjunction with the Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit and Net Impact's Fair Trade Month, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR) and International Paper (IP) will be on the Case campus this Friday, October 7, conducting a product testing on a new paper cup option.

Start: 11:00 am

Nearly 60 professors and scholars will gather to discuss and share research on Globalization, Technology Transformation and Global Entrepreneurship and how they can assist local businesses in these areas. For more information on the conference, please contact Cleveland State’s Nance College of Business at (216) 687-3986.

Start: 4:00 pm

Now wildly popular, this annual public event promises to be even more
exciting than years past – with an unprecedented number of participating art
studios and associated businesses, over 20 live art-making demonstrations and

Start: 6:30 pm

Comic twists and turns abound in the uncharted territory of the Forest of Arden, where Rosalind seeks refuge after being wrongfully banished by her uncle. Her unfortunate exile is transformed into a charming adventure when she encounters some of Shakespeare's most beloved charactoers - colorful fools, witty rustics, and the handsome, love struck Orlando. A wondrous mating dance ensues that transforms the lost into lovers and replaces the tyranny of the town with the peace of the country. All the world is indeed a stage in this timeless, romantic comedy.

Start: 7:00 pm

The Cleveland Orchestra

James Gaffigan, conductor

Leila Josefowicz, violin
Copland: Appalachian Spring
Adams: Violin Concerto
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances

Concert Preview: "Invitation to the Dance"

10 / 8
Start: 7:00 am

Celebrate fall with tasty European pastries and strudels made by hand using recipes handed down through generations, organic meats and dairy products and late season sweet corn, melons and veggies from local growers, some of them are third generation farmers.

Start: 10:00 am

Geared toward children ages 6-12, this enchanting musical is based on C.S. Lewis’ adventure story about four children living in war-torn England who accidentally enter the land of Narnia by climbing through a magic wardrobe. This strange and wondrous place is ruled by the cold-hearted White Witch, who makes the winter last year ‘round. Watch as the children fulfill an ancient prophecy by defeating the witch, thus restoring sunshine and peace to the spell-bound Narnia and returning the great Lion King Aslan to his throne.

Start: 10:00 am

Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mohandas K. “Mahatma” Gandhi, and founder of
the M. K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence, will give the inaugural
lecture in the 2005-2006 Cultural Crossings Lecture Series as the

Start: 11:00 am

Now wildly popular, this annual public event promises to be even more
exciting than years past – with an unprecedented number of participating art
studios and associated businesses, over 20 live art-making demonstrations and

Start: 7:00 pm

The Cleveland Orchestra

James Gaffigan, conductor

Leila Josefowicz, violin
Copland: Appalachian Spring
Adams: Violin Concerto
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances

Concert Preview: "Invitation to the Dance"

10 / 9
Start: 2:00 pm

The Cleveland Orchestra

James Gaffigan, conductor

Leila Josefowicz, violin
Copland: Appalachian Spring
Adams: Violin Concerto
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances

Concert Preview: "Invitation to the Dance"

Start: 7:00 pm

Sunday, Oct 9, 2005, 8:00 pm $49.50, 39.50

With Special Guests – Queens of the Stone Age & Autolux

10 / 10
Start: 10:00 am

Celebrate cool cats at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo during BigLittle Cat Day on Monday, October 10, 2005 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.* (* The Zoo is open from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

Whether you find cats aloof or adorable you’re bound to learn something new about felines. The Zoo’s extensive cat collection includes cheetahs, clouded leopards, Pallas’ cats, snow leopards, fishing cats, lions, Persian leopards and Siberian tigers. As a member of the Species Survival Program Cleveland Metroparks Zoo coordinates with other accredited institutions to ensure the future of all cat species. Learning about big cats and conserving their native habitats is crucial to their survival. Such information is important especially for clouded, Persian and snow leopards and Siberian tigers, which are on the Endangered Species List.

Start: 11:00 am

Monday, Oct 10, 2005 FREE

Exhibit of 28 established and emerging visual artists.

10 / 11
Start: 7:00 am

There is limited availability to attend the following seminar on conflict resolution, without cost. See the details below and, if you are interested, RSVP by Monday afternoon to Laura Steinbrink at laura [at] clevelandbridgebuilders [dot] org

Start: 7:00 am

This interactive and engaging program is presented by Lawrence Katz, CBC,CLC -Certified Business and Leadership Coach. You will gain a basic understanding of the theory of conflict management, analyze your preferred strategies for resolving conflict and learn to turn conflict into opportunity. For more information and to register go to http://www.clevelandbridgebuilders.org/lifeline_descriptions.asp

Start: 10:30 am

As learning tools mature and acceptance grows a panel of experts will discuss what's hot and what's not in online training and learning.

Start: 10:30 am

On October 11, 2005, the NEO Excellence Roundtable will feature City of Cleveland Sustainability Programs Manager Andrew Watterson to discuss successes and opportunities for our core city and region to lead the country and world as an environmentally-friendly and sustainable community. In a presentation Andrew made on "the State of Our Environment", at a recent meeting of the Ohio League of Conservation voters, I learned Cleveland is already a leader with sustainability, in many important ways, by adding hybrid vehicles to the city fleet and enacting an anti-idling policy intended to reduce emissions and fuel consumption (by 10%)... see Hotel Bruce for details. Andrew mentioned plans for wind turbines in the city and indicated many other exciting developments ahead - please join us on Tuesday the 11th, from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM, at the City Club to discuss these important issues with our "Sustainability Czar".

Start: 4:30 pm

Intel Corporation has recently designated Cleveland as one of its top three
"Worldwide Digital Communities". Beyond accolades, this award and its
resultant opportunities will play an important role in our region. Throughout

Start: 7:00 pm

Tuesday, Oct 11, 2005, 8:00 pm FREE

Carl Topilow, conductor; Iryna Krechkovsky, violin. Works by Chausson and Mahler. Admission free, but seating passes required.

10 / 12
Start: 7:00 am

Lev Gonick
VP of Information Technology Services and CIO, CWRU

In addition to his work at Case, Lev Gonick is president of the board of OneCleveland, a metropolitan-wide strategy to extend high speed network connectivity to the non-profit sector in Northeast Ohio, and serves on multiple national and local boards. 

Start: 8:00 am

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2005, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm, Price Info Not Available

A program sponsored by CBB, COSE, BrownFlynn and ColorTone Staging & Rental, Cleveland MetroParks' Furnace Run.

"Doing Well by Doing Good" has become an imperative for businesses of all sizes as customers, employees and other stakeholders put pressure on companies to serve their communities. At the same time, companies are discovering ways to align philanthropy and environmental stewardship with solid business strategy to enhance marketing, human resources, branding and value creation. Learn what innovative companies are doing to maximize the return on their community engagement. Based on the CBB 5th Anniversary Impact Study, over 40% of CBB alumni are leading efforts within their companies to "Do Well by Doing Good." For more information, please contact Grant Marquit at gmarquit [at] gcpartnership [dot] com

Start: 11:00 am

The Critical Role of Human Capital Development

Asset development must look beyond investment in physical capital, such as businesses and buildings, and include developing the capacity of our most valuable resource: our people. An emphasis on human capital development--helping people to reach their full potential from early childhood through adulthood--will be critical to meeting the region’s economic challenges now and in the future.

A panel of experts will explore how efforts to develop human capital can play an important in rejuvenating Northeast Ohio’s economy

Billie Osborne-Fears of Starting Point
David R. Reines of Tri-C
John Ryan of AFL-CIO
Mark Sniderman of Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Start: 2:00 pm

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2005, 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Price Info Not Available

Local musicians, artists and caring members of the community have joined forces to hold the annual benefit event known as BreastFest. This will be the fifth year raising money for breast cancer patients. This year trade's beneficiary will be Northern Ohio Breast Cancer Coalition. Breastfest 2005 will be held in the lobby of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The event is free to attend, however normal admission applies for access to the exhibits.