Monday, August 27, 2012 article on Coffee Party history

This month the Coffee Party's Michigan Facebook page passed 2000 "likes."
Photo credit: Coffee Party USA, logo used with permission.

A timeline of the first year of Coffee Party USA
A week ago this Monday, Join the Coffee Party Movement Michigan marked two and one-half years on Facebook since the page's creation. Earlier this month, the page passed 2,000 likes.

To mark both milestones, here is a timeline of the first year of Coffee Party USA, which now has 422,740 fans on Facebook. This timeline is an expanded version of the timeline of the first six months of the Coffee Party's. It was written originally by the Detroit Coffee Party Examiner to celebrate the first year of the Coffee Party and was first published in volume 1, issue 2 of the Coffee Party Newsletter on January 28, 2011.
Here's the video accompanying this article.

Coffee Party USA Co-Founder and President of the Board Eric Byler describes the first weeks of the Coffee Party and explains the movement's plans for its first meetups on March 13, 2010.
One of my new year's resolutions was to resume writing for With this article, I have now written for all three of my assigned areas, Detroit Science News Examiner, Washtenaw County Elections Examiner, and Detroit Coffee Party Examiner, so that's one resolution fulfilled.

As for what I'll be writing next, I'm thinking of a series about Coffee Party USA's Blog Talk Radio shows for a series. I'll begin with an introductory article about the current crop of shows. Then I'll continue with the profiles of the hosts and their shows. Stay tuned.

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