Building Community

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 […]

Buying local is most impactful

If we can grow stronger locally, we can then act and deliver more successfully globally. We go to the global market in a more meaningful and lasting way when we have grown strong in our own backyards When and where we can buy local, we must do so. The impact to our local economies and […]

Cleveland Ohio’s Institutional Centennial Celebrations – A City Comes of Age

100 years ago the people of Northeast Ohio seeded cultural and educational institutions that remain as assets that continue to improve the quality of life of our Region and the world. Business leaders in our community have long recognized the impact these institutions have on the local economy, making Cleveland a better place for their employees […]

Taking care of the community should be woven into the DNA of every company

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

“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 camps aimed at helping region’s workforce

  The interest in Information Technology/Coding in Northeast Ohio has been tremendous – we are delighted to announce that all five coding camps were filled to maximum capacity last summer. The camps will provide 40 hours of rich-technology programming (curriculum development support provided by Hyland Software) that puts participants in the role of creating and […]