Are your bylaws a helpful tool?
May 20, 2013
Too often, we tend to accept bylaws as the creation of some higher, and perhaps wiser, authority. Times change and maybe your rules of procedure should too.
"Aging in Place"
May 14, 2013
According to a 2010 AARP survey, nearly 90 percent of people over the age of 65 want to stay in their residence for as long as possible and 80 percent believe their residence is where they will always live. These Baby Boomers "will swell the ranks of those aged 65-plus from 34.8 million in 2000 to a projected 70.3 million in 2030, ultimately representing 20 percent of the U.S. population."
Strengthening Your Community’s Entrepreneurial/Small Business Ecosystem
May 9, 2013
Recent research looking at high and low entrepreneurial communities and exploring the Startup Community activity across the country provide great insights into where to start and what it takes to sustain the effort. Fortunately improving a community’s small business ecosystem doesn’t require a great deal of funding. The resources needed are already in the community.
Are you a hometown ambassador?
April 30, 2013
Hometown ambassadors can help create a positive community fabric which encourages new businesses and residents to join the community.
“We all live downstream”
April 15, 2013
What is storm water runoff and why should we be concerned with it? Stormwater runoff is the rain and melting snow that flows off streets, rooftops, lawns, parking lots, open fields, and any other exposed area.