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with Jody Glynn Patrick

October 2009

Halloween 1959: Childhood Adventures in a Different Time, Different America

10/27/09

Halloween 1959: Childhood Adventures in a Different Time, Different America

It is finally here — Friday, October 30th — the day of our Halloween party at school. [None of us in Mrs.Young's first grade class knows that two days ago John F. Kennedy officially began planning his presidential campaign at his brother Bobby's house, or that this week Lee Harvey Oswald fled to the Soviet Union to renounce his U.S. citizenship. Maybe that means it's not fair to write it here, 50 years later, but that's the fun of writing a blog in first-person tense with the abandon of a kid. I can if I wanna.]

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The Chamber Dinner: A Family Affair in '09

10/13/09

The Chamber Dinner: A Family Affair in '09

You didn't make the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce's Annual Dinner on October 6th? No problem; I'm here with the highlights.

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Full Compass Surprises VP and Audience with Ribbon-Cutting Announcement

10/06/09

Full Compass Surprises VP and Audience with Ribbon-Cutting Announcement

Hundreds of business well-wishers braved beltline rush hour traffic complicated by fierce thunderstorm winds to attend a formal ribbon cutting ceremony on October 1. Full Compass Systems' founders/owners Jonathan Lipp (CEO) and wife Susan Lipp (Chair) hosted a gala event in the building's expansive recording studio to commemorate their new 140,000 square foot facility, located in the Silicon Prairie development on Madison's far west side. (Far, far west).

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IB Publisher Emeritus Jody Glynn Patrick blends work and life in this very clear departure from her other writing for In Business magazine. Awarded national recognition for both her previous work as a newspaper columnist and her journalistic leadership at IB, she brings us all back "Closer to Home" with her insights and remembrances. A nice place to be "After Hours." Check back often!

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