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From "Eric Esselink" <eesse...@sirius.com>
Subject Re: GII US Awards - Call for Entries, only 4 weeks left!
Date Tue, 05 Aug 1997 06:57:51 GMT
Is there any better award then people actually using something you made ?
No 'official' award to compete with that !

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> From: Brian Behlendorf <brian@organic.com>
> To: new-httpd@apache.org
> Subject: GII US Awards - Call for Entries, only 4 weeks left!
> Date: Monday, August 04, 1997 6:53 PM
> 
> 
> 
> I entered us last year in this and we didn't win; I won't disparage the
> winners who were mostly quite worthy, but I'm not eager to re-enter us. 
> Anyone else want a shot?
> 
> 
> 	Brian
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> Date: Thu, 31 Jul 1997 13:47:12 -0800
> 
> To: awardsfriends@gii.com (Friends of the Awards)
> 
> From: "Staff" <<staff@gii.com>
> 
> Subject: GII US Awards - Call for Entries, only 4 weeks left!
> 
> 
> <fontfamily><param>Courier</param><bigger>To: Friends, colleagues,
> associates, and the extended Global Information Infrastructure (GII)
> Awards family
> 
> 
> Greetings!
> 
> 
> As many of you already know, the 1997 GII US Awards Call for Entries
> (deadline:August 27) is officially underway. Our website has moved, and
> is now located at http://www.gii.com . Please stop by and visit! We're
> very excited about this year's competition.
> 
> 
> Since you're our very best resource, we're writing to ask your assistance
> in spreading the word about the program. With only one month to go until
> the deadline, we'd appreciate any support you can lend us.
> 
> 
> ENTRIES
> 
> We want to make sure that the most outstanding networked applications out
> there don't just think about it, but actually *enter* the Awards! Here's
> what we'd love for you to do:
> 
> 
> First, if you *know about* amazing projects:
> 
> - Go to our entry nomination form at http://www.gii.com/enominate and
> quickly nominate them. (What we're looking for: applications that
> dramatically demonstrate the power and potential of networked
> communications technology.)
> 
> 
> - Then, contact the people who have created these worthy projects
> directly, and urge them to enter -- especially helpful when they're your
> friends, clients, etc.. (In this busy world of ours, they may need a
> friendly nudge or two!) If you can attach a personal message to our
> standard blurb (mailto:info@gii.com), that would be ideal.
> 
> 
> Second, if you *have* an amazing project:
> 
> - Skip the nomination step and go directly to the Entry Form (linked off
> our homepage at http://www.gii.com - then follow the "Enter Now" link.
> Entry instructions and a worksheet are available to help you prepare your
> entry. 
> 
> 
> Our entry strategy is quality rather than quantity driven -- we simply
> want to recognize and reward the most deserving projects. Please send us
> the very best you know of, and help us make sure they follow through and
> enter.
> 
> 
> ABOUT JUDGING
> 
> We'd also appreciate your suggestions for qualified judges. We are
> seeking independent, respected experts in this year's categories of Arts
> & Entertainment, Children, Commerce, Community, Education, Health,
> Government, Netpreneur, Next Generation, Promise and Public Access
> (category definitions are at http://www.gii.com/awards_categories.html).
> Judging takes place in September and October. To nominate a judge, visit
> our website at http://www.gii.com/jnominate and suggest qualified
> candidates to us (self-nominations are welcome, of course).
> 
> 
> Thanks so much for your assistance, we appreciate your support of our
> program!
> 
> 
> Regards,
> 
> The GII US Awards Team
> 
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