Without further ado, Awesome Calgary's May 2012 Top4 Finalists and Honourable Mentions are, in no particular order:
- Circus Flash Mob Calgary by Carisa Hendrix: "Organize a Flash Mob in Calgary to promote the local circus arts community and Calgary in general."
- Tool Library by Courtney Hare: "A tool lending co-op where people can borrow, for free, tools for home projects, maintenance and repairs."
- Puppet Gratitude Journal by Michelle Warkentin: "Puppets teach virtues."
- Project Grandma by Ava Jane Markus: "A renegade team of theatre artists write a play with the residents of Bow View Manor Nursing Home."
- Sharing Souls by Daniel Leon Rodriquez: "Putting boards in the C-Train stations to allow people to share their dreams."
- Reflections Video Biographies by Derek and Marguerite Demierre: Making legacy videos of the dying in hospices."
- 10,000 Litre Rain Barrel by Robert Smith: "10,000 litre rain barrel for organic community garden."
- Online Skill-Swapping Platform by Julie Rubin: "A website where start-up and experienced entrepreneurs can help one another and seek help from others through a non-direct bartering system."
- Calgary Artists Way Banners by the Douglasdale Glen Community Association: "School aged children's art displayed on banners in their local community."
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This month's Thousand Dollar Thursday will take place on Thursday, May 24 at Commonwealth Bar & Stage (731 10 Ave SW). Come see the Top4 Finalists present their ideas! Doors open at 6 p.m.
- What: May 2012 AF-Calgary Thousand Dollar Thursday
- Where: Commonwealth Bar & Stage (731 10 Ave SW)
- When: Thursday, May 24. Doors open at 6 p.m.
- RSVP: Facebook and Yelp
Hope to see you out at Commonwealth on Thursday!