|new IL cohousing group||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Jackie L. Wallis (jlwallislucent.com)|
|Date: Thu, 18 Sep 1997 11:28:41 -0500|
Greetings All! I'm relatively new to this mailing list, but old to the idea of cohousing, and now I find myself in the position of 'burning soul' in forming a new cohousing group in Illinois, in the far-west Chicago suburbs. I've got my first informational meeting scheduled, to try and gather other folks that are interested and to create the core group. I'm in the process of trying to find a location for a second and third meeting. The first meeting is in my church, which was easy to arrange, and free, but I want the others to be outside the church in the library or community center, or somthing and that's harder to arrange, if I don't want to pay big bucks. :-) Anyway, I'm looking for information as to how and where you advertised your initial informational meetings. Newspapers? If so, what kind of ads did you use? Where else? What did you say? What about work? Do you think it would be appropriate for me to post something on a bulletin board at work? Newsgroups on the net are obvious, and I'll do that as soon as my hubby gets my computer properly registered. Any place else that you used that was real effective in drawing people? Can I post my new cohousing group on the Cohousing Network's web page, even if the group is only me so far? Any help, words of wisdom would be appreciated. :-) Thanks!! Jackie Wallis DuPage Cohousing Association (membership: 1) :-)
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