Spring is here and that means Bike To Work Day is quickly approaching. This is a national thing, and Frederick has been participating for quite a few years. Cowork Frederick has been a part of it since we opened. Here's how the fun happens in Frederick Lots of people, including the Mayor, Aldermen and a group from Fort Detrick, meet at Hood … [Read more...] about Bike To Work Day
As we near Earth Day, it seems appropriate to reaffirm Cowork Frederick's commitment to sustainability. Most of us are familiar with the oft-cited "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle" mantra. Frederick County has added a fourth "R": Reject, as in reject the things you know you can't reuse or recycle. It's implied in "reduce", but we like that it's called out … [Read more...] about Peace, Love, and Recycling
I was reading a blog post today from Mutinerie, a cowork space in Paris, France (yes, it's in French. Let Google translate it for you). More to the point, I was watching a 20 minute video about their space. It was a nice peek into how cowork spaces evolve differently in different cultures. Mutinerie was formed by 3 guys from Berlin, Paris and New … [Read more...] about 5 Lessons Corporate Should Learn From Coworking
Julia and I attended the county meeting today for the recycling award presentation.From the press release (bolding is mine): [Frederick County] Department of Sanitation and Waste Management awarded the winners of its annual Frederick County Waste Reduction and Recycling Award, a recognition program for local organizations that strive to decrease … [Read more...] about Recycling Award Photos
I had a nice talk with Richard Griffin from the city Department of Economic Development at our grand opening yesterday. I floated the offer that his department was welcome to come and work here once a month to keep in touch with and be easily accessible to our small business owners. I was wonderfully caught off guard when he enthusiastically … [Read more...] about City Eco Development will be working here too!