[NMSEA-news] NMSEA News, Events & Announcements

News from New Mexico Solar Energy Association nmsea-news at nmsea.org
Thu Oct 7 18:33:32 MDT 2010

*Hi Solar Enthusiasts!**
Here are the Latest News, Events, and Announcements from NMSEA! *

*For a Complete Listing of Events, Please See Our NMSEA Event Calendar 
Or Contact Us with Questions or Comments! We Value Your Input!
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** OCTOBER 12: NMSEA Board of Directors **Nominations

** **OCTOBER 15: SunPaper Deadline

** NMSEA - Now on Facebook!


    **** OCTOBER 10**:**** **10/10/10 Cut Carbon Rally - This Weekend!!!
    - ABQ, NM***


    ****** OCTOBER 14:** Sustainable Las Vegas **-**** Local NMSEA
    Chapter Meeting**** - Las Vegas, NM*

****** ****OCTOBER 30: Gallup Solar Family Day** & Solar Expo**- ABQ, 


*October 12: **NMSEA Board of Directors **Nominations *

Please submit nominations for NMSEA Board of Directors by Tuesday, 
October 12!

NMSEA is seeking motivated individuals interested in leading the 
organization by serving on our Board of Directors. Board Members are 
elected by the membership to serve a two-year term (2011-2012). Board 
Members are expected to attend Board Meetings every other month, and 
actively participate in discussions and vote on motions vie email 
between regularly scheduled Board Meetings. Board Members are also 
expected to serve the organization by leading projects or committees 
throughout the year. For more information regarding Board Member duties, 
contact Jim Barrera <jimb at nmsolarfiesta.org> or any current Board Member.

Nominations must be received by Tuesday, October 12. Please submit 
nominations to Jim Barrera <jimb at nmsolarfiesta.org>

*October 15: **SunPaper Deadline


The deadline for the submission of advertising, articles, and chapter 
news for the Nov/Dec SunPaper is Friday, October 15. If you wish to 
submit an article, you should know that preference is given to solar 
energy topics (PV, passive, technology, performance histories, 
incentives, cost benefits, etc.), but we will also consider other 
renewable energy subjects, as space allows. Please send submissions by 
e-mail directly to rhermansolar at aol.com <mailto:rhermansolar at aol.com>. 
(No .docx, please.)


*Advertising Rates*

* *

All advertising is in black and white, and photos and graphics must have 
a resolution of at least 250 dpi in JPEG, TIF, or PDF format. Text ads 
may be provided in MS Word (.doc) format (not .docx). Circulation is 
typically 800 for the SunPapers. The size requirements and prices for 
individual ads are as follows:

                        _Ad Size_                                   

            Full Page:        9½" H X 7" W            $122.00

            Half Page:       4¼" H X 7" W               $66.00

            Quarter Page:  4¼" H X 3½" W            $36.00

            Biz Card:         2"  H X 3½" W              $20.00

You will be billed upon publication.

Call 505-292-4375 for more information.

*NMSEA - Now on Facebook!*

New Mexico Solar Energy Association is now on Facebook! 

If you like getting updates on Facebook, please visit the NMSEA page 
and press the "Like" button!
We will be using this site to spread the word about NMSEA's educational 
outreach, upcoming events and fundraising drives.


_**OCTOBER 10**:**** ** **- 10/10/10 Cut Carbon Rally - **This 
Weekend!!! - **ABQ*

10-10-10 Rally at Albuquerque Academy to draw people together to cut 
carbon. Event details can be found at www.cutcarbonrallynm.org 
<cid:part1.00090208.02060007 at nmsea.org>.

This rally is part of a much larger effort around the world, with over 
2000 events planned in over 140 countries. www.350.org 

Cut Carbon Rally Attendees will learn the latest facts about climate 
change, how to reduce our personal footprints, and ideas about 
mobilizing to get a national energy policy. The time for action on 
climate change is now. We appreciate the City of Albuquerque's efforts 
to be a leader in cutting its carbon footprint and invite you to attend 
the rally to share the City's success.We will be calling in the next few 
days to follow-up with this invitation. Please consider joining on 10-10-10!

    *OCTOBER 14:** Sustainable Las Vegas **-**** NMSEA Local Chapter
    Meeting**** - Las Vegas, NM*

5:15 pm NMHU Donnelly Library, Rm. 325 - Las Vegas, NM

The next meeting of Sustainable Las Vegas (local Las Vegas Chapter of NM 
Solar Energy Association) will be "Out of the Water Crisis; How Las 
Vegas, NM Can Grow Greener by Harvesting Street Runoff."   

Permaculturist Lee Einer will present a program for turning Las Vegas' 
street runoff from a problem to a solution through simple curbside water 
harvesting features.  For further information, call Emelie at 454-3920.
OCTOBER 30: Gallup Solar Family Day** & Solar Expo**- ABQ

*Navajo Nation Museum, Window Rock Arizona (the Navajo capitol)
12 -- 4 pm

Please join Gallup Solar during the Third Annual Family Day & Solar 
Expo! The purpose of this event called "Family Day" is to work together 
with our neighbors and help each other in this vital transition to clean 
energy and more sustainable living. 

Booths lined up so far for this event include:
    Navajo Nation - "Weatherization"
    City of Gallup - "Conservation"
    Gallup Solar - "Hydrogen Cars"
    University of New Mexico (Gallup) - "Green Building"
    Work in Beauty, Inc.- "Bee Keeping"
    Gallup High School - "Solar Hogans"
    Gallup Solar - "Carbon Reduction Contest with Prizes"
    Green Horizons - "Using a solar pathfinder"
...and many more exhibits are still in the works!

**Gallup Solar is a 501c3 organization. Booths are free. All 
contributions are tax-deductible.

To get involved with this event, for more information, or to make a 
please contact Be Sargent 505-726-2497, besmurals at gmail.com.



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