It's that time of the month again!
Last night, AF-Calgary Trustees met to go through all the submissions for February. So without further ado, here's February 2012's AF-Calgary Top4 Finalists and Honourable Mentions (in no particular order):
- Art for Strangers by Aoife Baldwin-Maher: "A community initiative directed at putting the local art community in direct contact with the larger Calgary community through publicly distributing free works of art to the public."
- River Surfing Wave by Neil Egsgard: "Build a world class river surfing wave in Kananaskis"
- Gumsphere 300 by John Frosst: "A North America-wide traveling road show and rally with three Alberta bands, four artists, a film crew, one photojournalist, one mechanic, one chef and eight Ford Festivas."
- Timmy's Only Delivery Service by Tim Barber: "We deliver coffee, donuts, and food from downtown Calgary restaurants to downtown Calgary businesses."
- Family Village by Tara Yagos: "Create a stop-frame video of the current state of various social services buildings made of LEGO and morph it into a consolidated "one-stop shop" of services village."
- #R3BRANDYYC by Dax Justin: "The solution for Calgary's Identity Crisis? Our people. We're here to reclaim the pulse of the real west. RETHINK. REDEFINE. REJOIN. #R3BRANDYYC."
- Poetry in Politics by Alex Zisman: "To organize primarily via Twitter a Haiku festival focused on and spanning the period of the spring provincial election."
- We Can Rise Up! by Sunday Omony: "Youth Empowerment Workshops"
- Youth Can Help! by April McNamara: "Youth week celebrates AWESOME kids; so why not have kids do something AWESOME?!"
- Clothing Calgary's Community by Ian Wearmouth: "An event to encourage the growth of community through the international language of clothing."
- Where: AcceleratorYYC (200, 1212 9th Ave SE)
- When: Thursday, February 23, promptly at 5:30 p.m.
- RSVP: Facebook and Yelp
Finally, we're currently accepting submissions for the March 2012 prize. If you have an Awesome Idea that you'd like to submit to AF-Calgary for consideration, fill out this handy-dandy web form! The deadline for submissions for the March AF-Calgary prize is Saturday, March 10 at 11:59 p.m.
Thanks to everyone who submitted (or re-submitted) an idea for consideration this month, and hope to see everyone at AcceleratorYYC this Thursday!