October 7, 2013 Last Updated 8:18 am

New online community news site, Open Korinthos, hopes to promote the Greek city of Corinth

From ekathimerini.com:

Open Korinthos, a new digital platform, aims to engage the local community

OpenKorinthos-web-screen-lg“English athlete Steve Backley said that there are three types of people in this world: those who make things happen, those who watch things happen and those who say, ‘What happened?’ We each have to decide which kind we want to be.”

Kostas Roboras has already decided, and so have another seven of his friends in Corinth (Korinthos in Greek). Instead of just observing or talking about the problems dogging their city, they decided to take action.

Investing some of their free time (which was limited to begin with as all of them have jobs and families), they have created openkorinthos.gr, a platform that aspires to awaken the local community by engaging citizens in civic affairs…

Read entire post here at ekathimerini.com, an English language news site covering events in Greece.

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