Community Technology Awards Call for Nominations -- due April 29
hallman at email.unc.edu
Wed Apr 20 14:45:35 EDT 2005
To RTPnet-TACT and members and friends:
There's still time to nominate individuals and organizations for
Community Technology Awards. Who helps you out when you're stuck? What
creativity and imagination have contributed to community technology
programs in North Carolina?
See the news release below for more information.
Judy Hallman (hallman at rtpnet.org, http://www.rtpnet.org/hallman)
Executive Director, RTPnet, NC (http://www.RTPnet.org/)
For Immediate Release
April 20, 2005
Contact: Damita Chambers, RTPnet
chambers at rtpnet.org
Nominations accepted for 2005 Community Technology Awards
Winners honored at the 6th Annual RTPnet Conference
CHAPEL HILL - It's not too late to nominate an individual, community
organization or business for a 2005 Community Technology Award. The
awards recognize individuals, organizations and businesses that have
made significant contributions to North Carolina communities in the area
of information and computer technology. The deadline for submitting
nominations is Friday, April 29, 2005, so send your nominations to us
today through our online form at http://www.rtpnet.org/conf/awards_form.htm
The awards will be presented at the 6th Annual RTPnet Conference, a
statewide nonprofit technology conference hosted by RTPnet and Triangle
United Way. The conference mission is to help nonprofits use technology
more effectively. This year's theme is "Bringing Together Volunteers and
Technology for Community Development."
More than 100 people are expected to attend the conference, which offers
a full day of breakout sessions along three tracks: Technology
Volunteer, Technology Infrastructure and Technology Innovation. Our
featured speakers represent IBM, Cisco and Network for Good, a national
nonprofit organization that connects individuals with their favorite
charities. Our partners include the Duke University Certificate in
Nonprofit Management and ncyt -- North Carolina’s Network of Nonprofit
What: 6th Annual RTPnet Conference and Community Technology Awards
When: Friday, May 20, 2005 from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Photo opportunity: Community Technology Awards from 1 - 2 p.m.
Where: William and Ida Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Dr.,
Chapel Hill, NC
Who: Damita Chambers, RTPnet, 919-463-1362, chambers at rtpnet.org
**Visit www.rtpnet.org/conf to register for the conference and submit
nominations for the Community Technology Awards.
RTPnet is a volunteer-driven, 501 (c)(3) nonprofit corporation dedicated
to helping North Carolina nonprofit organizations leverage Internet
tools to promote and support their missions. RTPnet offers annual
fee-based memberships to North Carolina nonprofits and community
technology centers in the Southeast. Member benefits include Internet
services and discounts to RTPnet-sponsored events.
RTPnet has hosted the RTPnet Conference for five straight years around
the theme of "Bridging North Carolina's Human/Digital Divide." Last
year, RTPnet presented eight honorees with the first Community
Technology Awards at the RTPnet Conference.
To learn more about RTPnet, visit us at www.rtpnet.org.
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