Friday, June 22, 2012

Announcing AF-Calgary's June Top4 Finalists and Honourable Mentions

The June Solstice has come and gone and as we head into the warm summer months, things are definitely heating up here on the home front as we're ready to announce our Top4 Finalists and Honourable Mentions for this month!

So without further ado, here is Awesome Calgary's Top4 Finalists and Honourable Mentions for June 2012, in no particular order:

Top4 Finalists:

  1. Urban Stationary by Natusmi Yokura and Brendan McCabe:  "C-Train stations transformed by art - flash galleries, murals, installations and more."
  2. Old Homes. Great Stories. by Lindae Stokes:  "Celebrating Calgary's Century Homes."
  3. Eureka Lost and Found by Elizabeth Buchanan and Vanessa MacTavish:  "An online community that inspires finders to help seekers in their community retrieve their lost possessions."
  4. Buying Local Project by Ashleigh Ahern:  "A series of 'community awareness' videos featuring a variety of local sustainable businesses."

Honourable Mentions:

  • Literacy Publishing Project by Rehana Bharwani:  "Involving children with disabilities in a book project by allowing them to illustrate the pictures to show that disabilities are not a hinderance to achieving success."
  • The First Tee Calgary by Damon Johnson:  "To start a calgary chapter of The First Tee program - who's mission is to impact the lives of young children by building character, instill life enhancing values, and promote healthy choices through the game of golf."
  • Remember Your First Book by Tom Best:  "Books for those in need."
A reminder that this month's Thousand Dollar Thursday will take place at Melrose Cafe & Bar (730 - 17 Avenue SW) on Thursday, June 28.  Doors open at 6 p.m. and we hope to see you there!
And last but not least, we're still accepting submissions for the July 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 July AF-Calgary prize is Tuesday, July 10 at 11:59 p.m.

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