RE: Fwd: Press Release: Transition Wville & Transition Groups around the region

From: Jocelyn
Sent on: Friday, January 20, 2012 10:10 AM
Hi Nancy & SPG folks,

I'm replying to the entire meetup group because I think this could be of interest to others, too.

Nancy's reply, below, was in response to Transition Woodinville's All Member Meeting Feb. 16. For any folks new to Transition Towns, they are based on permaculture principles and focus on solutions for positive change. (See my original e-mail/press release for links to more Transition information, or use good ol' google.)

Nancy, YES, regional Transition gatherings would be powerful. In fact, our group has been looking for the Transition training somewhere in the area--a great excuse to collaborate and get together.

SCALLOPS is another excellent way to get together as a region since a high percentage of the groups that could be listed under SCALLOPS are Transition Towns/Mullers/Initiatives. In fact, Transition Woodinville is hosting the March 10 Spring Forward with SCALLOPS. Follow the link for more info, plus I'm copying Trish Knox who is coordinating this through Transition Woodinville.

Hope that is helpful to folks.

Stay warm everyone!

Jocelyn

Subject: RE: [permaculture-119] Fwd: Press Release: Transition Wville Chocolate & Music Mtg RESCHEDULED to 2/16

From: Nancy Chase

Date: January 19,[masked]:17 PM

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Hi Jocelyn, I applaud your efforts and support your agendas there in Woodinville.  We are Sustainable Port Susan Meetup group and one of our meetups is monthly Transition Port Susan study.  We meet here next Wed.  I  am also a new member or Transition Whatcom and will attend their meeting Sunday, and am networked/attend Transition Fidalgo, Transition Chuckanut gatherings with a desire to support and glean energy and enthusiasm, discussion ideas and support from my like-minded and newly embraced friends in those communities. 
 We have many common associations we realize, when we get together with our neighbor transition efforts, and it is indeed nurturing being together.  I am personally engaged with Farming friends and neighbors from S as far as Portland, Olympia all the way to Bellingham/Baker to include the Cascade foothills, so my thinking is maybe we should have a W.WA  Transition Town support network for sharing resources, ideas, speakers, support, encouragement?Whatcom has MUCH to share with us all, and we all have much to share with one another?so much to learn, what do you think?  Nancy



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