|Cohousing Magazine new issue online - outreach, classifieds, more||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Raines Cohen (rc2-coho-Lraines.com)|
|Date: Sat, 2 Apr 2005 15:28:41 -0800 (PST)|
Cohousing Magazine text-only preview March 25, 2005 http://www.cohousing.org/magazine/ Visit the <a href="http://www.cohousing.org/magazine/">website</a> for the full version with links and graphics and ads that help pay for it! Subscription information at the bottom of this message. In this issue: WELCOME: *NEW* Don't forget the fun factor! By Rick Mockler President, Coho/US At Muir Commons in Davis, Calif., we recently completed a series of ecret Valentine exchanges, an annual tradition of ours. Throughout the second week of February, you'll find cohousers aged toddler through grandparent sneaking in the dark, knocking loudly and racing away before the residents can catch them. During a typically dreary time, neighbors are surprised by fresh bagels in the morning, dark chocolate or beer in the evening, jokes, rhymes or other gifts. Plus: Getting Local: Regional Connections Read more: http://www.cohousing.org/magazine/welcome_funfactor.html MARKETING COHOUSING: *NEW* Outreach: it's everyone's job by Nick Meima The Cohousing Development Company Mention the word "marketing" or "sales" and many people in cohousing raise an eyebrow. It should be obvious that if you want to sell units, then you must market your community. Yet I'm constantly amazed that most members of cohousing communities in development sidestep marketing to focus on other issues such as policies and procedures, budgets and color selection. While these other priorities are important too, everyone will suffer the consequences if you don't complete the "sell out" of your project. Read more: http://www.cohousing.org/magazine/marketing/outreach.html CREATING COHOUSING: (February) Retrofit cohousing: A different kind of "fixer-upper" By Karen Hester, Temescal Creek Cohousing Read: http://www.cohousing.org/magazine/creating/ LIVING IN COHOUSING: (December, 2004) A day in the life of a single-family house By Chuck Durrett, The CoHousing Company Read: http://www.cohousing.org/magazine/living/ GROUP PROCESS: (November, 2004) Communication, process and dealing with conflict: the heart of a healthy community by Diana Christian Read: http://www.cohousing.org/magazine/process/ LETTERS: *NEW* 2004 milestones in communities Read: http://www.cohousing.org/magazine/letters.html CLASSIFIED ADS: Current openings in cohousing Details: http://www.cohousing.org/magazine/classified.html NEWS: Cohousing in the news Coho/US events and programs 2005 bus tours: - Next MA tour: April 9. WAITLISTED! - First CO tour: April 16. Registration now open! - Spring DC tour: May 22 NEW! Mid-Atlantic Cohousing - SF Bay Area: July 23 Community Partners program Regional Alliances Cohousing community events calendar Read all of the above at: http://www.cohousing.org/magazine/news.html Help us build the cohousing movement: Please contribute today: http://www.cohousing.org/about/support.html --- SUBSCRIPTION INFO To get on the list: If you haven't seen the real magazine in your e-mailbox yet, you're not subscribed. Please use our web form to subscribe or leave the list, or to share with a friend (forward) with all the links and graphics and a personalized message. http://www.cohousing.org/magazine/ END of Cohousing Magazine March, 2005 text-only preview. Copyright (c) 2005, Coho/US. Please share with people interested in Cohousing.
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