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Vibrant NEO 2040 in the News

October 25, 2013 in Engagement, Scenario Planning, Vibrant NEO 2040

In the Record-Courier today, the paper endorses the Vibrant NEO 2040 Vision saying:

The better way to confront our future is to deal with what is here, cleaning up the mess, shouldering our obligations to leave a better world for all.

That’s the kind of thinking the people behind Vibrant NEO 2040 are trying to stimulate and hats off to them for doing so.

You can read the entire piece here.

We were also featured in the Warren Tribune-Chronicle recently as well:

Laying out a future for the entire northeastern Ohio region – plans that include economic development, revitalization of jobs and creation of quality living environments – is a daunting task, and one that Vibrant NEO has boiled down to three major components it presented Thursday.

Continue reading here.

You can also check out the coverage in Lorain County Morning Journal here, the Cleveland Plain Dealer here and WKSU here.

Get a Sneak Peek of our Vision Sessions!

October 8, 2013 in Vibrant NEO 2040

Our first Vibrant NEO Vision Session event kicked off last night—and we were thrilled to share our presentation with residents in Elyria. There are nine more events coming up in the next two weeks across Northeast Ohio (including one in Akron tonight!), and we wanted to give you a little sneak peek into what you’ll be experiencing.

This video gives you an overview of the sessions, a little background about us, and what you should expect from participating:


The following will be presented at the Vision Session, so you can get a head start and your questions formulated before heading to a session. We’ll explain the concepts in depth, and allow you to give feedback as we move along—as well as time for questions and comments at the end:


Thanks so much for taking a look! We hope to see you at one of our remaining sessions. See below to find an event in your community:

Akron | October 8 | Akron Urban League | 6:30pm | Register

Cleveland | October 9 | Harvey Rice Elementary School | 6:30pm | Register

Warren | October 10 | Raymond John Wean Foundation | 11:00am | Register 

Youngstown | October 10 | Youngstown State University | 6:30pm | Register

Fairview Park | October 14 | Fairview Park Gemini Recreation Center | 6:30pm | Register

Kent | October 15 | PARTA Kent Central Gateway | 11:00am | Register

North Canton | October 15 | Stark State College | 6:30pm | Register

Ashtabula | October 16 | Kent State University Ashtabula Campus | 6:30pm | Register

Painesville | October 17 | Lake Erie College | 6:30pm | Register

Vibrant NEO Vision Sessions Begin Monday!

October 4, 2013 in Vibrant NEO 2040

 

We listened, and we’re happy to present our proposed Vibrant NEO 2040 Vision based on what you had to say. Beginning next Monday, join us for an interactive session to review and give additional feedback on our proposed plan. With convenient times and 10 locations across Northeast Ohio from Oct. 7-17, there is sure to be a Vision Session that works for you! 

Each Vision Session will include a presentation with polling, followed by an informal open house with opportunities to ask questions and discuss the proposal.
Look below to find out when we’ll be in your community. We look forward to seeing you!
  
October 7 
Lorain County Community College (Spitzer Conference Center)

1005 North Abbe Road, Elyria, OH 44035
6:00 PM Registration/6:30-8:30 PM Program
Register by clicking here

Parking available adjacent to the building.

October 8

Akron Urban League (Presidents Hall)
440 Vernon Odom Boulevard, Akron, OH 44307
6:00 PM Registration/6:30-8:30 PM Program
Register by clicking here

Parking available adjacent to the building.

October 9

Harvey Rice Elementary School (Cafeteria/Auditorium)
2730 E. 116th Street, Cleveland, OH 44120
6:00 PM Registration/6:30-8:30 PM Program
Register by clicking here

Parking available adjacent to the building.

October 10

Raymond John Wean Foundation (Western Reserve)
147 West Market Street, Warren, OH 44481
10:30 AM Registration/11:00 AM -1:00 PM Program
Register by clicking here

Parking available in the Franklin Street Parking Deck.

Youngstown State University (Williamson Conference Center)
221 North Hazel Street, Youngstown, OH 44503
6:00 PM Registration/6:30-8:30 PM Program
Register by clicking here

Parking is available at Catholic Charities, Diocese of Youngstown. 144 West Wood Street.

October 14

Fairview Park Gemini Recreation Center
21225 Lorain Road, Fairview Park, Ohio 44126
6:00 PM Registration/6:30-8:30 PM Program
Register by clicking here

Parking is available adjacent to the building.

October 15

PARTA Kent Central Gateway
201 East Erie Street, Kent OH 44240
10:30 AM Registration/11:00 AM -1:00 PM Program
Register by clicking here

Paid parking is available in the PARTA facility. Additional parking is available throughout downtown Kent.

Stark State College (Silk Auditorium)
6200 Frank Avenue Northwest, North Canton, OH 44720
6:00 PM Registration/6:30-8:30 PM Program
Register by clicking here

Participants may park in both the student and visitor parking lots located in front of the Student Center and the Business & Entrepreneurial Studies Center. Link to campus directions and parking map:  http://www.starkstate.edu/content/directions-maps 

October 16

Kent State University Ashtabula Campus (Blue and Gold Room)
3300 Lake Road West, Ashtabula, OH 44004
6:00 PM Registration/6:30-8:30 PM Program
Register by clicking here

Parking available adjacent to the building.

October 17

Lake Erie College (Morley Music Hall)
391 West Washington Street, Painesville, Ohio 44077
6:00 PM Registration/6:30-8:30 PM Program
Register by clicking here

Parking available adjacent to the building.