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October 21, 2008


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Anne Clelland

Thank you for featuring--and adding your own thoughtful commentary to--Connecting People in the RNR.

I think Mease is referring to Richard Florida's conception of the creative class. He wrote this and has a new book out on the same topic:

I love your phrase "local talent."

You are an example of it.


Jeremy -

Creative Class is a term that Richard Florida coined years ago. You should check out his book "The Rise of the Creative Class". I have it if you want to borrow it. It is fabulous. It gives how-to's for cities to grow their populations of younger, more cultured, with advanced degrees to supply the workforce and housing, i.e. downtown living. Downtown Roanoke, Inc. contracted Richard Florida years ago and brought him into Roanoke to give them a plan.

Jeremy Hart

Thanks, Anne, for the kind words. A reader offered to let me read the book, I'm looking forward to digging into it!

Old Friend

Stuey Mease is an old putz and so what. He can read.

Jeremy Hart

Looks like Stuart's got some fans out there. Regardless, few have done as much for the RNR and young professionals than Stuart ... looking forward to seeing what he comes up with next.

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