Welcome to sosAssociates.com - - Promoting the Cleveland and Akron Areas, and More!

sosAssociates.com is an extension of my sos_jr Twitter interests -- taking it beyond the 140 280 characters. Focus areas include:

  • Cleveland and Akron Cultural Events, Art, and Theatre
  • Parks and Trails
  • Cleveland and Akron Tech Meetings, Social Media Events, and Entrepreneur Groups
  • Website Design, Technology, and the Former WebSigCleveland.org

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Cleveland Metroparks Inaugural Trail Challenge!
Cleveland Metroparks Inaugural Trail Challenge!

Metroparks Inaugural Trail Challenge | The Cleveland Metroparks introduced their new Trail Challenge on National Trails Day, June 3, 2017!! It was very appropriate, since the Trail Challenge reflects the spirit of National Trails Day by encouraging people to explore trails in the Cleveland Metroparks.

Mixing it Up on a Wicked Holiday Weekend! #MIXatCMA - #HolidayCircleFest - #WickedCLE
Mixing it Up on a Wicked Holiday Weekend! #MIXatCMA - #HolidayCircleFest - #WickedCLE

Mixing it Up on a Wicked Holiday Weekend! | December 1, 2017 - a new month full of possibilities! We started off the final month of 2017 with a very active weekend! We mixed it up on a "Wicked" holiday weekend with #MIXatCMA, #HolidayCircleFest, and #WickedCLE!

Creatives Gather at Akron Library for Mini Maker Faire 2017
Creatives Gather at Akron Library for Mini Maker Faire 2017 

Akron Mini Maker Faire 2017 | Creatives Gather at Akron Library for Mini Maker Faire 2017! I have attended all five of these events showcasing creativity! Every year, I learn about maker groups and their very ingenious activities -- it is a true joy to explore!

Maximum Fun at Mini Maker Faire 2017 - Cleveland's 5th Annual!
Maximum Fun at Mini Maker Faire 2017 - Cleveland's 5th Annual!

Maximum Fun at Mini Maker Faire 2017 | The Cleveland Public Library celebrated its fifth Cleveland Mini Maker Faire by bringing together area makers and creatives to share their knowledge and encourage others to join them. We love learning about what is happening in Cleveland's creative community.

The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s - Media & Influencers Exhibition Preview
The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s - Media & Influencers Exhibition Preview

The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s | With the Cleveland Museum of Art's dazzling The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s exhibition, we traveled back in time almost 100 years. We were thrilled to attend the Media & Influencers Preview for this spectacular show.

Metamorphosis: IngenuityFest Cleveland 2017
Metamorphosis: IngenuityFest Cleveland 2017

Metamorphosis: IngenuityFest Cleveland 2017 | Ingenuity Cleveland chose the theme “Metamorphosis” for IngenuityFest 2017 to reflect how they have evolved into a year-round community hub. I met a lot of interesting people, and enjoyed a lot of great entertainment.

Cleveland Museum of Art Chalk Festival 2017
Cleveland Museum of Art Chalk Festival 2017

Cleveland Museum of Art Chalk Festival 2017 | Every year, we visit and write a blog post about the Cleveland Museum of Art's Chalk Festival. It is one of our favorite community events. Stuart did his annual chalk drawing, while Julie took in the ambiance of this peaceful setting.

"A Prints of a Party" - Fine Print Fair Preview
"A Prints of a Party" - Fine Print Fair Preview

"A Prints of a Party" - Fine Print Fair Preview | The Print Club of Cleveland's 33rd annual Fine Print Fair took place at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Before the weekend opening to the public, there was an opening night benefit preview, "A Prints of a Party," which I was invited to attend.

Cleveland -- Home Of The Nation's Largest Urban Cycling Festival! NEOCycle 2017!
Cleveland -- Home Of The Nation's Largest Urban Cycling Festival! NEOCycle 2017!

NEOCycle 2017! | Cleveland -- Home Of The Nation's Largest Urban Cycling Festival! This was my third year attending NEOCycle, which has become a great Cleveland tradition! Thank you to the organizers for this fourth annual event!

One World Day 2017 - A Great Cleveland Cultural Tradition!
One World Day 2017 - A Great Cleveland Cultural Tradition!

One World Day 2017 | The 2017 One World Day took place at the Cleveland Cultural Gardens. Over 25,000 people attended! My goal is to share my photos and videos from the event, as my way of thanking the organizers of this great, annual, Cleveland tradition.

PechaKucha Night Cleveland Rocks!! A Night Featuring Creatives at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame!
PechaKucha Night Cleveland Rocks!! A Night Featuring Creatives at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame!

PechaKucha Night Cleveland Rocks!! | it was very appropriate that the PechaKucha Night Cleveland Volume 31 rocked out at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame! The presenters reflected the creative spirit for which the Rock Hall is known.

A Rare Experience! Solar Eclipse 2017!
A Rare Experience! Solar Eclipse 2017!

A Rare Experience! Solar Eclipse 2017! | On August 21, 2017, the first total solar eclipse in the continental United States since 1979, occurred. It was also the first total solar eclipse to cross the entire country (from Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean) since 1918! We knew this would be a special day!!!

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