Making Change

NOTES: 8:15-8:30 Welcome and target outcomes for the meeting

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Mon, 11/15/2004 - 00:29.

8:15-8:30 Welcome and target outcomes for the meeting - 15 minutes

Ed Morrison welcomes the attendees, talks briefly about the history of Making
Change and describes the outcomes for the meeting.

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Program, Presenters, Panelists and Collaborators

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sun, 11/14/2004 - 23:55.

Our Program

“Making Change: Creating New Networks for our New Economy�

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Introduction and overview

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sun, 11/14/2004 - 23:52.

Get Your Link On!

"Making Change:Creating New Networks for our New Economy"

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Detailed agenda, resources, links and planning

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sun, 11/14/2004 - 23:47.

WIth over 150 leaders of Northeast Ohio attending, and 100s of hours of effort by dozens for great economic development leaders in the planning, "Making Change" is an important event for mapping out the future of this region. Linked below is material you should review preparing for and following up on next steps:

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10.26.04 Tuesday@REI Future of Glenville

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Tue, 10/26/2004 - 02:45.

Norm Roulet's notes from REI - presentation by the Glenville Development Corporation on the Future of Glenville.

GDC service area corresponds with the bounderies of Ward 8, an odd shaped neighborhood on the East Side of Cleveland running along Lake Erie from E. 72nd street to around E. 110th, and south including Martin Luther King to University Circle, and environs surrounding (PDF map linked as attachment).Presenting were John H. Cieszkowski, Jr., Business Development Specialist, and Tony R. Diggs, Community Outreach Coordinator. The Glenville Development Corp. website is linked below:

Glenville development corp. website

More information on Glenville is found at Cleveland State University's Neighborhood Link site at

Detailed 2000 census data is posted at

First presenter is John, who points out that despite challenging economic conditions Glenville has wonderful physical assets, a wealth of historic property, close proximity to Lake Erie, parks and University Circle and many other strengths. His presentation focused on many great efforts of the GDC to leverage those strengths to develop the neighborhood's housing stock and quality of life of residents, focused on a bright future.

In order to address issues facing neighborhood retail corridors, GDC participates with 10 other CDCs (Community Development Corporations) as part of the Re-$tore Cleveland program.

ED successes include retail development such as Glenville Towne Center (featuring East Side Market), a McDonalds, video store and Rite Aid - area is nicely landscaped and enhanced with clock tower to accentuate this special retail dsitrict.

09.28.04 NOTES: Tuesday@REI Wind Innovation and Manufacturing Opportunities in Northeast Ohio

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Fri, 10/22/2004 - 14:19.

Norm Roulet's notes from Wind Power session at REI:

from REI on dialogue among a range of community leaders interested to develop a
wind power industry in NEO. The focus is on developing this as a product
fabrication industry – building a facility to manufacture towers. At the meeting
are folks from the heavy fabrication side – Lincoln Electric and AT&F. Also
here are lots of folks from the sustainability non-profit side – Entrepreneurs
for Sustainability, Green Energy Ohio, Bowling Green Wind Farm - and there are
promising, hopeful wind industry entrepreneurs like session leaders Jeff Buster
and Martha Eakin.

November 15, 2004 - Making Change: Strategic Frameworks for our Global Economy - REI

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Fri, 10/15/2004 - 15:28.
11/15/2004 - 06:30

Making Change: Strategic Frameworks for our Global Economy 


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