Tag: mortgage

Gift Certificate

Now that Vancity has taken over OUR mortgage we are aiming to show them the support of as many of OUR Sustainers who are jumping in to demonstrate their love for OUR through ‘OUR Sustainers Program’.  This program not only gives you great recognition for your support – it provides amazing cash incentive to offset your…
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November 10, 2015 0

The Mortgage Lands!

AT LONG, LONG LAST….. REPORT FROM THE FIELD TO FORK! — From EDUCATION AND OUTREACH and FARM MANAGER. If I have heard one statement repeated the most around OUR ECOVILLAGE – it might be “we are almost there!”.  i can only tell you that it feels almost surreal to have ARRIVED!!  At least at the…
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September 8, 2015 0

May/June 2015: An Update from Brandy: Education and Outreach Coordinator + Co-op Site Liason

OK there is way to much to tell everyone about since OUR last Newsletter but we kind of waited until we had full confirmation on many aspects of the next phases of OUR ECOVILLAGE…and here is the news– After 7 months of full out paperwork, accounting, and incredible spreadsheeting we have OUR full mortgage approved…
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May 23, 2015 0

OUR Executive Director’s Report (March, 2015)

While most of y’all are shovelling snow, I’m looking out my window at fresh flowers blossoming white on a dark pink plum tree. Impossibly, magically, life bursts forth on its own schedule. Through the short winter we spent long hours putting together our finances, plans and relationships, leading to a massive mortgage application to three…
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March 2, 2015 0

OUR Education and Outreach Report (March, 2015)

A fresh start, a new reality, and in some ways it feels like a new sense of community in OUR world! Last year created the opportunity for huge change; helped OUR community let go of much of what needed to transform and to truly embrace some of the founding principles of OUR ECOVILLAGE in a…
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March 2, 2015 0

A Letter from Brandy: November 2014

And along comes the winter…after the fastest moving year I can remember, and so much intense learning–now we are working to bed down for the winter and go into a bit of hibernation after the holidays (yes we have to work full out now winterizing gardens and the land in order to be ready for…
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November 8, 2014 0

A Message from Rick Juliusson (November 2014)

OUR “Protect OUR Ecovillage” campaign has been a powerful lesson in how the global community can rally together to make a difference. And it’s been a humbling experience for me, knowing that hundreds of people who could not be here in person sent their support through financial contributions, entrusting me to be on the ground…
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November 6, 2014 0

A Message from Brandy (October 2014)

How did it become Fall? I never expected to find myself ‘falling’ at this point…and after the last 10 months will never still expect to ‘fall’.  I am wanting to connect with so many folks–to find a way to fully express my “ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE”!   After all this time of finding ways of being…
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October 10, 2014 0

60 Days to #protectOUR Forever

Dear OUR Ecovillage friend, Every year, OUR Ecovillage interfaces with many thousands of people, teaching and inspiring them about topics ranging from food production to permaculture, natural building to animal husbandry, and much more. Thanks to the hard work and generosity of thousands of individuals, corporations, government agencies, community groups, and supporters such as yourself,…
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May 28, 2014 0

May 2014 Executive Director’s Message

This is certainly the most challenging Executive Director Report I have ever had to write!   After struggling for the past few months with doctors, shocking medical news, and an incredible level of physical challenge we all realize that I must communicate with the wider community about my journey…and OUR journey.  After over a year…
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May 26, 2014 0