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    January 02, 2008


    Tom Christoffel

    A link will be made to this post in the January 2, 2008 issue of Regional Community Development News. It can be found at Please consider using the resources there and linking to that page. Also check the Mid-Atlantic Wiki

    Brian J. Kelsey

    You pointed out some excellent examples. It may also be helpful to connect with regions that are in a similar stage of the process, as opposed to finished products. There is a group of regional leaders in Southeast Texas who share your commitment to thinking differently about economic development strategies. You can read about their efforts here:

    Chris Gibbons

    I'd suggest adding Littleton, Colorado's "economic gardening" project (one of the oldest in the nation--started in 1987) to the list. The approach melds well with the "creative class" efforts in that both are aimed at supporting local, creative class of entrepreneurs.

    There are also a number of similar, more recent entrepreneurial projects around the nation including State of Kansas, State of Georgia, Louisville KY, State of Wyoming, Lancaster County PA, and Chico, CA.

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