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City of Moncton

City of Moncton

A Hub of Happening Located beside the Petitcodiac River in southeastern New Brunswick, the City of Moncton is host to a population of some 70,000 people, which swells to a number of more than 139,000 when combined with the composite of those in the neighboring communities that include the City of Dieppe and the Town […]

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Athens-Clark County

Athens-Clark County

  Perfectly Planned Progress   Disraeli once referred to Athens, Greece, as “a great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man.” He described it as the embodiment of qualities associated with art. Georgia may seem far removed, geographically and culturally, yet it is home to a Clark County community also named Athens. It […]

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City of Lacombe

City of Lacombe

The Growing of Lacombe Ahhh, youth – thankfully, it’s a time that doesn’t always go wasted by the young. Mary Bethune, the educator and advisor to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, once said, “We have a powerful potential in our youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we […]

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The Town of Rothesay

The Town of Rothesay

  The Remaking of Rothesay   New Brunswick’s Town of Rothesay is picturesquely posed beside the Kennebecasis River whose waters are seeped with a rich history of supporting enterprises in shipbuilding as well as recreational and competitive pursuits in yachting and rowing. Though Rothesay’s history dates back more than a 150 years ago, the town […]

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Maui Fire Department

Maui Fire Department

Helping to Protect Paradise   It has been said that God creates all people equal, but then some go on to join the fire service. A distinction concerning these public service professionals was once articulated by New York’s esteemed Chief Edward Croker during a 1908 funeral for four firefighters who died in the line of […]

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Harris County Housing

Harris County Housing

  Happily Housed in Houston   While making a point about the role of collaboration and cooperation in the achieving of common goals, the esteemed industrialist Andrew Carnegie once described teamwork as “the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.”  This has certainly been demonstrated in Harris County, Texas, where the teamwork helping […]

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Fairbanks Economic Development Corporation

Fairbanks Economic Development Corporation

“Winter is not a season, it’s an occupation,” wrote Author Sinclair Lewis. And indeed, within the community of Fairbanks, Alaska, the climatic realities compel a range of industrial opportunities, but combine these with the region’s assets in natural resources and organizations striving to support enterprising investors, savvy entrepreneurs would do well to warm to the […]

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City of Rockford

City of Rockford

  Napoleon Hill once said, “First comes thought; then organization of that thought into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality.” The beginning, he added, is all about imagination. In Illinois, the pondering on methods to prompt economic growth, increased sustainability and a greater quality of life has resulted in new ideas […]

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The City of Missoula

The City of Missoula

  In an acclaimed and controversial travelogue published shortly before his death, America’s Nobel Prize Laureate in Literature John Steinbeck wrote, “I’m in love with Montana. For other states I have admiration, respect, recognition, even some affection. But with Montana it is love… and it’s difficult to analyze love when you’re in it.” Though much […]

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The City of Winkler

The City of Winkler

  “All growth depends upon activity,” said Calvin Coolidge. “There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.” With respect to the activities involving housing construction, infrastructure improvements and other developments underway in the Canadian community of Winkler, residents are indeed benefitting from a range of work, but in this case, […]

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