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Re: [permaculture-119] SCALLOPS network

From: Nancy S.
Sent on: Saturday, January 21, 2012 3:14 PM
Well, I think I 'joined'... we'll see ;)

N :)

--- On Sat, 1/21/12, Kelda Miller <[address removed]> wrote:

From: Kelda Miller <[address removed]>
Subject: [permaculture-119] SCALLOPS network
To: [address removed]
Date: Saturday, January 21, 2012, 2:39 PM

Hi!

Nancy or anyone else interested in SCALLOPS. The whole network has already
been set up here: http://scallops.ning.com/

Lots of overlap with our permie/transition work. You'll find many of your
friends

:)





> So great to know, typically I do find if there is a practical need, just
> ask around and a wheel is already in the works!  I did not know of
> SCALLOPS
> (Sustainable Cities All Over Puget Sound), but this is the perfect fit for
> networking support and ideas, resources for Transition efforts regionally.
> I would love to focus with them collaboratively, as we focus locally with
> intention!  Noted March meeting and yes it would be great to suggest all
> Transtion study groups attend as a part of their path…I would encourage us
> all to join a SCALLOPS Meetup and support the evolution as a coop!  I have
> an associate at Transition Port Gardner in our group too, I will share
> this
> with him also.
>
>
>
> Does SCALLOPS intend on having a Meetup group established?  Cost $75/year
> could easily be managed by small donations, I would be happy to assist
> setting it up?  The trick is pointing people and getting them to do the
> free sign up to be a part of the group there….
>
>
>
> I would be happy to forward Transtion meeting dates I have on my calendar
> by email, as I am visting groups regionally…Sunday is Whatcom's member
> meeging, Wed is ours on 25th
> http://www.meetup.com/Sustainable-Port-Susan/, 31st is Fidalgo and
> they will host the new Chuckanut Transition in
> support!  And naturally your announcement for Feb 16, I have it on my
> callendar- Thanks! Nancy
>
> * *
>
> *From:* [address removed] [mailto:[address removed]]
> *On
> Behalf Of *Jocelyn
> *Sent:* Friday, January 20,[masked]:11 AM
> *To:* [address removed]
> *Subject:* [permaculture-119] RE: Fwd: Press Release: Transition Wville &
> Transition Groups around the region
>
>
>
> 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<http://transitionwoodinville.ning.com/events/all-member-meeting-ingredients-for-transition-1>.
> 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 (Sustainable Cities All Over Puget Sound) 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<http://transitionwoodinville.ning.com/events/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
>
>
>
>
>
> *From:* Nancy Chase - LiveWell Ventures
> [mailto:[address removed]]
> *Sent:* Thursday, January 19,[masked]:15 PM
> *To:* '[address removed]'
> *Cc:* 'Evelyn Adams'; 'Sarai Stevens'; Aaron Fink ([address removed]);
> 'Carolyn Goodrich'; 'susan ferrel'; 'lane'; '[address removed]';
> 'Marilene Richardson'; 'Tyler Burns'; 'Rebecca goldberg'; 'Allison
> Dercoli'; 'Jenny Pell'; '[address removed]'; 'michael kelly'; 'Pam
> Shoberg'; 'Slow Food Skagit'; 'Allison Warner'; 'Clay M Thompson';
> 'Michael
> Campbell'
> *Subject:* RE: [permaculture-119] Fwd: Press Release: Transition Wville
> Chocolate & Music Mtg RESCHEDULED to 2/16
>
>
>
> 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
>
>
>
> *From:* [address removed] [mailto:[address removed]]
> *On
> Behalf Of *Jocelyn
> *Sent:* Thursday, January 19,[masked]:57 PM
> *To:* [address removed]
> *Subject:* [permaculture-119] Fwd: Press Release: Transition Wville
> Chocolate & Music Mtg RESCHEDULED to 2/16
>
>
>
> Hello and hope you are warm and safe,
>
> Tonight's Transition Woodinville Meeting has been rescheduled to February
> 16 7PM at the Sammamish Valley Grange; see the updated press release
> pasted
> below my message.
>
> The press release did not go into details, but it's worth noting that 2011
> events included these successes:
>
>    - becoming the 103rd official U.S. Transition Initiative
>    - Reskilling classes covering bike repair, honeybees, mason bees,
>    tracking, wild edibles, food as medicine, fermentation, etc.
>    - Dana Lyons & Pipeline (Hollywood Hills Assoc.) April Unleashing
>    concert and dance
>    - Documentary film nights and book discussion groups
>    - Community-building potlucks, public orientations and fire circles
>    - Field trips to, and networking with, local farms, other
>    sustainability groups, local government and more.
>
> Please feel free to contact me for any further information or pictures.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Jocelyn Campbell
> Transition Woodinville <http://www.transitionwoodinville.ning.com>
>[masked]
>
>
>
> FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, January 19, 2012
>
> Contact: Jocelyn Campbell,[masked] (cell), [address removed]
>
> * *
>
> * *
>
> *All Member Meeting: The Ingredients of Transition*
>
> *February 16, 2012, 7:00 PM *
>
> *at the Sammamish Valley Grange*
>
> WOODINVILLE – Transition
> Woodinville<http://transitionwoodinville.ning.com/>invites the
> community to attend an informal night of chocolate, music and
> learning about Woodinville’s own Transition Town movement. This first
> annual *All Member Meeting: The Ingredients of Transition* will be held on
> Thursday evening, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Sammamish Valley
> Grange<http://sammamishvalleygrange.org/>and is free and open to the
> public.
>
> Opening the evening are local performers Narayan and
> Janet<http://www.narayanjanet.com/>;
> a duo known for original songs that are described as “a delicious blend of
> jazz, R&B, world music, Beatles and Sanskrit mantras.”
>
>
>
> Member and volunteer Peter Poirier sums up the Transition group by
> explaining, “we are an active, local community group interested in energy
> conservation, promoting access to local, sustainable food, and building
> resilient community to withstand growing economic instability.”
>
>
>
> In addition to sharing music and chocolate with the community, the All
> Member meeting is a way for those who have perhaps only met online
> (through
> the group’s social networking
> site<http://www.transitionwoodnville.ning.com/>)
> to meet and connect in person. Two books from the international Transition
> Town movement will also be discussed, Transition Woodinville’s past and
> current projects will be highlighted, followed by an interactive survey to
> brainstorm new ideas for going forward.
>
> # # #
>
>
>
> * *
>
> *FACT SHEET*
>
>
>
> *WHAT:*         *All Member Meeting:  The Ingredients of Transition*
>
>
>
> *WHERE:*       The Sammamish Valley Grange
>
> 19020 Woodinville-Duvall Road, Woodinville, WA 98072
>
>
>
> *WHO:*          Transition Woodinville sponsored by the Sammamish Valley
> Grange
>
>
>
> *WHEN:*        Thursday, February 16, 2012, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
>
>
>
> *HOW:          *FREE and open to the public
>
> * *
>
> * *
>
> *About Transition Woodinville:*
>
> * *
>
> Transition Woodinville <http://transitionwoodinville.ning.com/>’s mission
> is to build a more cohesive, self-reliant and resilient Woodinville
> community through positive solutions, celebration and education.
>
>
>
> Transition Woodinville’s vision is choosing hope and resilience in times
> of
> uncertainty and change.
>
>
>
> Sponsored by the Sammamish Valley Grange
> <http://sammamishvalleygrange.org/>,
> Transition Woodinville is part of an international
> movement<http://www.transitionnetwork.org/>that initiates community
> discussions, projects and events regarding
> alternative energy solutions in response to peak oil, sustainability
> choices and projects in response to climate change, and localization and
> local fresh food in response to multiple global and economic issues.
> Transition initiatives, based on the work of Rob Hopkins, author of *The
> Transition Handbook* and *The Transition Companion*, focus on positive
> solutions and tapping into the creative genius of community that goes
> beyond the polarization of politics as usual.
>
>
>
>
>
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