Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Cool Community Forum, Thursday, July 12th, noon to 1:30, downtown CPL

CONTACT: Thomas Mulready
Cool Networks LLC

Focusing on the Public in a public meeting regarding raising the sales tax

Cleveland, OH — July 2, 2007 — CoolCleveland.com and Meet.The.Bloggers* have
partnered to host a Community Forum Thursday, July 12, 2007 from noon to 1:30PM, at the
Cleveland Public Library, 325 Superior Avenue, N.E., in the Louis Stokes Wing Auditorium.
The event will be free and open to the public.

This Community Forum will focus on the recent proposal by the Cuyahoga County
Commissioners to raise the Cuyahoga County sales tax by 0.25% to help fund a convention center, medical mart and other projects. Registration is free and required to attend the event. To register, please visit http://www.coolcleveland.com/.

Comments and questions can be posted in advance of the Forum for those who cannot attend.
A selection of these questions and comments will be presented at the Community Forum on July
12. To add your comment or question online, please visit http://www.coolcleveland.com/.

Subject matter experts, including the three County Commissioners will be invited to
participate in the Community Forum as will others in government, academia, the convention
and tourism industry, economic development and planning. The format will focus on fostering a
public discussion, with scribes recording issues and questions raised by the public in attendance.
Subject matter experts may be called upon for brief responses, but will not be asked to offer
presentations or speeches.

Meet.The.Bloggers* will record the session for podcasting and excerpts of the discussion will
be published in BrewedFreshDaily.com and CoolCleveland.com. The event will be moderated
by Thomas Mulready, president of Cool Networks LLC, the parent company of Cool Cleveland
and Brewed Fresh Daily. This event is produced by Cool Cleveland in partnership with Brewed
FreshDaily.com and the Meet.The.Bloggers* network of blogs, along with the Cleveland Public