• Community Building Resources,  Social Marketing

    How Social Networks Can Predict Epidemics

    Tweet Carrie Belle, a truly genteel Southern lady, led an exemplary life as social leader in her small town in the foothills of West Virginia. Her legacy to her great granddaughter was a love for community, her heritage and her family. That granddaughter would grow to foster a love for humanities and sociology and become an information specialist. The skills learned, initially from her grandmother’s knee (along with of all things crocheting) plus being a darn good researcher and teacher in information sciences led to a love for social interactions and building relationships. Going with the adage that opposites attract, the lady met this fellow. And they knew that it…

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    CLE and the Elegant Fries

    Tweet michael d symon is such a class act. While most Clevelanders woke to rants in their email, on web pages and in print about LeBron leaving town in such a public way, Chef Symon was graciously in his comments on his public page. His comments stayed with me all day. I decided to visit his B Spot restaurant since I had a meeting on the east side that afternoon (and I never pass up a chance to visit Eton in Woodmere when I am in the area). Imagine my surprise when I was expecting the Best Hamburger in America (and it was!) and getting the bonus of the Best…