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OC Find it!

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OC Find It! is a free mobile App designed to help people find information about the services and programs offered within Olmsted County Community Services. Based on your answers to 12 questions you will be provided a list of services that may be of interest to you. What Else Does OC Find It! Provide? A service catalogue with program descriptions for: Adults Seniors Aging & Disabilities Family/Children/Youth Financial/Health Care Assistance Corrections/Probation Volunteer Opportunities Map it function Web site link Call button

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Collaboration

Lead Organization: Olmsted County Community Services

Confirmed Collaborators: Olmsted County Community Services

Potential Collaborators:

Impacts

PlanScape

Level 1: Basic Needs ; Technology Enablement

Level 2:

DMC:

Community Health: Mental Health ; Obesity ; Financial Stress/Homelessness ; Diabetes ; Vaccine Preventable Diseases

Status Reports Related PlanScape Status on: Basic Needs, Technology Enablement

May 08, 2018: CNG Steering Committee working on 2018 Compass Points

 CNG Steering Committee is working on the next version of Rochester/Olmsted County Compass report.

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January 30, 2018: 2018 County Board Goals

At the Jan. CNG Meeting, Heidi Welsh presented the following 2018 Goals

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January 28, 2018: openBEAM.net Projects Status

We are forming and expanding a team to help area non-profits to better utilize their IT infrastructure.

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July 24, 2017: Wilder Research

In collaboration with the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation, Minnesota Compass invites you to participate in a listening session in the southern region.

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July 06, 2017: Diversity in Business Resource (DIBR Registry)

In June J2G D/I Committee meeting, though Al Lun has built a prototype, decision was made to connect with J2G board for its guidance on the future of this project.

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June 28, 2017: Discovery Square Biolab (Mortenson) 1st Building

The building (Building1@DSQ) aims to serve as a catalyst for Discovery Square, a 16-block area on the south end of downtown that Mayo and local officials want to develop as a life science research campus.
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April 28, 2017: Diversity Council extending Compass Points Data to direct Rapid Concensus conversations

On April 26, 2017 Diversity Council utilizing data from Rochester/Olmsted County Compass Points data combining with other community data analyses successfully developed and convened a Rapid Consensus conversation program as part of the 2017 Mayo Community Luncheon celebrating and inspiring an inclusive community. 

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March 27, 2017: M. A. Mortenson Co. to lead DMC Discovery Square development

M. A. Mortenson Co. will lead Mayo Clinic's development of up to 2 million square feet of research and education space in the Destination Medical Center Discovery Square district, the clinic announced today.

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February 13, 2017: Discovery Square Biolab (Mortenson) Status Updates to DMCC

Discovery Square Updates from Mortenson: (1) Project Update (2) Phase 1 Project Team (3) Connection with DMC Development Plan (4) Schedule/Next Steps

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November 11, 2016: What's next?

How to tie individual organization's stakeholder inputs to link to Compass Points dahsboard's major points/needs?

 

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September 02, 2016: A call for support for reduced monthly bus fare for low income individuals

The Voice of the Poor, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, is requesting that community members and organizations contact Rochester City Council members and the Mayor to voice their opinion on the proposed reduced monthly bus fare for low income individuals. 

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August 04, 2016: Olmsted County Compass Points (Community Dashboard) Status

August CNG meeting to review Rochester/Olmsted County Compass Points 2016 Draft. 

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August 01, 2016: Autumn Ridge Church's Community Status Report

Acting on the report, starting the fall of 2016, ARC will be engaged in a year long effort to reach out to the community.  The report can also be found on Autumn Ridge Church's website.

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Last modified by support on 2016/11/07
Created by allnode on 2015/05/09

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Beam
  • For the commercial sector, we tend to register startup activities (new companies and new commercial projects) that bring diversification and high-impact opportunities to the area.
  • For the non-profit sector, we wish to shine light on all the organizations and services that otherwise labor under relative obscurity.
  • Our hope is that dmcbeam.org will encourage cross-sector collaborations and creative solutions.

While there are a number of registries in the community, dmcbeam.org's  distinct value is to pilot a database with a data structure and categorizations that answer the questions such as: What organizations or projects/programs in our community that have purported relevance with some of the over-arching focuses put forward by initiatives such as DMC, J2G and Health Improvements?

This database could be used as one of the ways to explore the capacities of the community. If you are someone on an exploratory journey to learn about the greater Rochester community. dmcbeam.org could be an interesting first step.

Definitions
The following defines the various project phases:
  1. Available - a product, program or service is in production
  2. Develop - program or application is being developed
  3. Plan - idea is solid, stakeholders are identified, and there is strong commitment to go forward from all parties.
  4. Concept Phase - idea scoped out with enough details to give an early sizing and/or to build a proof of concept
    demonstration
  5. Pre-concept Phase - an early idea or a requirement.
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