Building Community

Empowering and Giving Voice to Non Profits in a Web and Data Centric World

Two of my criterions for contributing time, talent and treasure, both personally and professionally, to a nonprofit and a mission is will the effort give voice and can the contribution move the needle? GiveCamp is one such effort that does just that. In a web and data centric world websites and online presence can indeed […]

Coding and CyberSecurity camps aimed at helping regions workforce

The Regional Information Technology Engagement Board (RITE) is pleased to announce on behalf of its partner TECH CORPS that applications are being accepted for this year’s array of Free Coding Camps for rising 9th through 12th graders. BlueBridge has been a supporter of the RITE Board since its inception in 2009. The work affords us […]

A hundred years later, the Metroparks remains a Cleveland gem

The Cleveland Metroparks is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. Most Northeast Ohioans have benefited from this great institution, which chief architect William Stinchcomb had founded. Much of his vision has been completed and is dubbed the “Emerald Necklace.” The 100-year journey along the trails and interconnected parklands has been focused on conservation, education, and […]

Cleveland’s Urban Farms

Growing Oasis’s in many of our Urban Neighborhoods Most work days I take the inbound and outbound RTA Greenline train to and from the Central Business District.  Each time I take in the sights and transformation of the ever changing landscape, river, neighborhoods and skyline of our Region. One Urban space that has caught my […]

United Way Hometown Huddle

Every year I look forward to participating in the United Way of Greater Cleveland’s Hometown Huddle. It is a day of hard work and Community Collaboration. This program is 18 years running. BlueBridge is happy to participate and represent the Cleveland Technology Community each year.  This year Browns players supported by Volunteers from the United […]

The how and why of corporate social responsibility & volunteering

If no one were around to see an act of kindness, would you still behave as a hero? This is a terrific question a company must ask itself about participating in corporate social responsibility. Quickly, a company will benefit by answering “yes.” Most studies show that people do business with people they like, and most […]