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Eddie Summers
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Sonia Roy left a comment for Eddie Summers
"Eddie, how's the new job going?  We were just talking about you yesterday in the Fashion Program. Keep in touch, Sonia"
Oct 21, 2011
Eddie Summers commented on Steve Gold's blog post city dreams...
"FYI, the focus should be on small businesses or helping people to develop their dreams and goals that's what's going to put beacon at the forefront. GET, Inc is a great resource to help entrepreneurs to start businesses. Utilize county…"
Feb 9, 2011
Eddie Summers commented on Steve Gold's blog post city dreams...
"Diversification of your economy is critical. Once you have a diverse base, you will then start to attract more residents and tourist. You can't relay on tourism as the single force of development for the city. You need to encourage and attract…"
Feb 9, 2011
Eddie Summers commented on Charlene Vesuvius's group Politics, Culture and Community
"Great topic.... now can we have some discourse in the room?"
Jan 17, 2011
Eddie Summers joined Charlene Vesuvius's group
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Politics, Culture and Community

An ongoing public discussion of politics, culture and community in Beacon. Opinions and journalistic reporting are welcome. We'll be discussing small town institutions and its business organizations in a fun, non-threatening manner.See More
Jan 17, 2011
Eddie Summers joined Erica Bacon's group
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Beacon Brewers

Beacon Brewers is for the Hudson Valley’s finest homebrewers in the area as well as those who are aspiring to learn the art of homebrewing. Let’s get together to talk beer, taste beer, critique and share one of the oldest crafts in the world!See More
Jan 17, 2011
Eddie Summers replied to Brent Spodek's discussion Articles on Beacon's changes and transformation in the group Community Issues, Ideas, & Initiatives
"Brent, If you e-mail me directly, I'll send you a longer piece folks at The New School did on Beacon. MY e-mail address is Edward.Summers@marist.edu"
Dec 22, 2010
Eddie Summers joined Venessa Miemis's group
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beacon locavores

locavores are people who eat food grown or produced locally; lets use this space to practice sustainability and support local economies (gardening, CSAs, farmer's markets, seed exchanges, local organic food resources)See More
Jan 7, 2010
Eddie Summers joined Richard O'Neill's group
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Clean-Up Beacon!

NEXT CLEAN-UP TBA Please send in your suggestions.See More
Jan 7, 2010
Eddie Summers joined Venessa Miemis's group
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Community Issues, Ideas, & Initiatives

a place to talk about the important issues facing beacon, pitch ideas, collaborate in a positive way, & take action!See More
Jan 7, 2010
Eddie Summers joined Ben Royce's group
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Public Discussion Forum

A completely public and open forum, devoted to any and all subjects, is necessary and healthy for Beacon and this website. Moderation will consist of only removing off-topic posts and negative interpersonal conflict. Bookmark the link:
Jan 6, 2010
Eddie Summers joined Scott Tillitt's group
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BEAHIVE - collaborative community

BEAHIVE is a new kind of collaborative space for work + community.This group is inactive. Join our BZZZ list to stay informed.See More
Jan 6, 2010
Eddie Summers is now a member of beaconcitizen.com
Aug 10, 2009

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How long have you lived in Beacon?
I don't live in Beacon, I am a researcher who conducts research on small cities. My dissertation focuses on economic development in the city of Beacon
More about me:
I am currently the Assistant to the President of Marist and an Adjunct Professor of Public Administration and Policy and Political Science at Marist. I am also a PhD Candidate in Urban and Public Policy at The New School in New York City
What's your favorite thing about Beacon?
The current revitalization of the Main Street. It's exciting although the current economic climate presents challenges to the continued growth of the city.

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At 8:43pm on October 21, 2011, Sonia Roy said…

Eddie, how's the new job going?  We were just talking about you yesterday in the Fashion Program. Keep in touch,

Sonia

 
 
 

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