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Thursday, April 30, 2015
Journeys Into The Local Hospital as Employer and Savior of Middle Class Rural Life

The Local Hospital as Employer and Savior of Middle Class Rural Life

Here’s another story about a once factory-driven community trying to hold on until it can re-invent itself. In this case it is the local hospital that is providing stability – as an employer and as provider of social fabric to a place that otherwise could easily have lost its bearings. Once home to vibrant downtowns, Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 30, 20156:11 pm
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Journeys Into New NC Center now dedicated to Biotech health research and medical education where tobacco-products were once made

New NC Center now dedicated to Biotech health research and medical education where tobacco-products were once made

Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, rising on a 145-acre parcel on the developing east side of Winston-Salem, is a partnership between the city and state, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Wake Forest University and Wexford Science and Technology, the Baltimore-based primary developer. The development, initially named the Piedmont Triad Research Park, was once the site of Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 29, 20155:30 pm
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Journeys Into A Club Going Strong After 124 Years

A Club Going Strong After 124 Years

In trying to figure out just what we as people are about in the 21st century many of us have been guided by Robert Putnam. His book, Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community in 2000 was developed from his 1995 essay entitled Bowling Alone: America’s Declining Social Capital. In it he surveyed Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 22, 20154:02 pm
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Journeys Into Tisdale, Saskatchewan – A Place in Search of a New Smart Community Narrative

Tisdale, Saskatchewan – A Place in Search of a New Smart Community Narrative

Tisdale is a business centre for the rich agricultural area of northeastern  Saskatchewan. Located at the junction of Highways 35 and 3, and serviced  by both the the Canadian National and Canadian Pacific Railways, Tisdale is the grain handling centre of the region with five inland grain terminals, and is the centre of local industry. That Read Article

Posted by: Admin 1:04 pm
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Journeys Into Zip Ode:  Poetry defining where you live

Zip Ode: Poetry defining where you live

Zip Ode: Poetry Defining Where You Live Here is a variation on a Smart Community Narrative. The Public Radio program “The Takeaway” is teaming up with the O, Miami Poetry Festival and WLRN-Miami Herald to ask folks you to pay tribute through the use of their zip codes. Specifically, they are asking us to memorialize our Read Article

Posted by: Admin 3:43 am
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Journeys Into People will come

People will come

So said Thomas Mann, the James Earl Jones character, in Field of Dreams. He was speaking of the baseball field in the cornfields of Iowa. But he could just as easily have been referring to those gems of Americana (Canadiana) that lie off the beaten path and beyond the interstate (Trans-Canada). Try it on for Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 18, 20158:31 pm