First Founder's Circle Gathering

Solutions for the 3rd Millennium

August 17 - 19, 2012

at the Timbers Lodge near Chama, NM
Hosted by 3rd Millennium Ventures, World Associates, iPower Living, & Foundation for Humanity

(by Invitation Only)

Founders include iPower Living investors, Foundation for Humanity patrons,
iPower inventors, New Living architects, project managers,
national youth leaders, permaculture wizards, ecotour guides,
Earth Whisperer trainers, prospective community land coop members
and community designers and builders
who together are making this dream possible.
You will join a unique community of leaders
who support a vision and solutions for the 3rd Millennium.

CONTRIBUTION:
To help with the basic cost of the Timbers and the meals, we ask each participant to contribute $100. If you wish to stay at the Timbers Lodge, you can book that at the same time (space is limited). For more lodging options and other logistics see below.

LOGISTICS

Schedule

Friday, August 17: Meet & greet; Barbeque Dinner on deck

Arrival after 2 pm
Dinner starts around 5:00 pm

Saturday, August 18 (times are approximate)

8:30 am: Morning gather time with coffee, pastries and fruit
9:00 am: Morning program
                
Weekend Orientation, Kirsten Liegmann & Tina Prouty
                Yellow Hills Ranch - History and Plans, Randall Prouty
                 iPower Living - Technology Toolbox presentation, Rennie Davis with inventors and iPower Living Managers    
12:30 pm: Bag lunch
2:00 pm: Tour to Yellow Hills Ranch with Randall Prouty
4:30 pm: Visit Chama/Personal Ecotours/Informal Timbers Discussions

Sunday, August 19 (times are approximate)

8:30 am: Morning gather time with coffee, pastries and fruit
9:00 am: Morning program hosted by Kirsten Liegmann & Rennie Davis
               Foundation for a New Humanity presentations with guest speakers:
                     Gary Freeborg: Land Regeneration
                     Randall Prouty & Jeff Bernard: Ecotours
                     Rennie Davis with Youth Leaders: Volunteers and Youth Movement
                     Rennie Davis: Declaration for a New Humanity
                     Kirsten Liegmann: Earth Whisperer Training and Research Center
12:30 pm: Lunch at Lake Heron
Schedule open the remainder of the day

Monday, August 20

Open day for individual meetings at the Timbers and exploring the region


Transportation

Airports:

Santa Fe (~1.5 hrs from the Timbers)

Albuquerque (~2.5 hrs from the Timbers)

Driving Directions: http://thetimbersatchama.com/pages/loc-dir.htm

Carpool Coordination: We have set up a forum where you can coordinate with other to carpool from the airport or wherever you are coming from. As soon as you register you will receive an invitation to join this forum.

Lodging Options

To coordinate cabins with others, please use the forum we set up for coordinating carpooling and lodging.

The Timbers
Space is limited - 5 rooms available. Book for your room with your registration above.
Rate: $100/night

The Parlor Car Bed & Breakfast
www.parlorcar.com      575-756-1946
Summer rates for two $139 to $159

Chama Trails Inn
www.chamatrailsinn.com
    575-756-2156
$75 to $135 for a suite

Little Creel Resort
www.littlecreelresort.com
      575-756-2382
Cabins from $65 to $120
15% Discount Available for conference attendees. USE CODE: GREEN TECHNOLOGIES when booking the room
Cabins hold up to 4 people; if you would like to connect with other participants to share a cabin, please email kirsten@iPowerLiving.com. We will do our best to assist you.

Little Rock House on Maple
http://www.rockhouseonmaple.info/homepage.htm
      575-756-1957
$150 to $200
Holds 4 guests with one bedroom with Queen bed and one pull-out couch; great option to coordinate with others

Branding Iron Motel
http://brandingironmotel.com/      800-446-2650
Prices: $94.95

Camping at Yellow Hills Ranch
Fee: by donation

    Two 2-person tents available
    One 3-person tent available
    Or bring your own tent

Amenities available:
     2 outhouses
     Outdoor hot water shower
     Fire pit

What to Bring
* A refillable water bottle. We will not provide small plastic water bottles. We will have great alkaline water available for refilling your bottles
* Sunscreen and a hat. The NM sun can be intense and we will be at 7400 ft.

* Bathing suit if you want swim in the lake
* Good walking shoes
* Clothes for warm days and cool evenings