My maps are now nationally recognized

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17 Jul 2006, 6:38 pm

I have some excellent work-related news to share with everybody.

A few months ago, the director of economic development for the city I work for had submitted a proposal for a large tract of land that contains an abandoned power plant. The power plant is going to be demolished, and the land will be used for a new master-planned community.

I created the maps that showed the proposed master-planned community, and what tract of land it is going to occupy. Little did I know that the economic development director was submitting this proposal for a national symposium for economic developers. This morning, I found out that this was part of a contest for best proposal, and the city I work for had won the competition (for best city with a population under 50,000).

In other words, *my* maps are now *nationally* recognized. And that's not all--the proposal is now being entered in an *international* competition in New York City. (I will not be able to go because it is for economic developers, but it's still a great accomplishment).

I just thought everybody would like to hear that.

Tim



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17 Jul 2006, 6:48 pm

Tim_Tex wrote:
I have some excellent work-related news to share with everybody.

A few months ago, the director of economic development for the city I work for had submitted a proposal for a large tract of land that contains an abandoned power plant. The power plant is going to be demolished, and the land will be used for a new master-planned community.

I created the maps that showed the proposed master-planned community, and what tract of land it is going to occupy. Little did I know that the economic development director was submitting this proposal for a national symposium for economic developers. This morning, I found out that this was part of a contest for best proposal, and the city I work for had won the competition (for best city with a population under 50,000).

In other words, *my* maps are now *nationally* recognized. And that's not all--the proposal is now being entered in an *international* competition in New York City. (I will not be able to go because it is for economic developers, but it's still a great accomplishment).

I just thought everybody would like to hear that.

Tim


That's great news! Good for you.



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17 Jul 2006, 6:49 pm

Thank you very much!

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17 Jul 2006, 7:22 pm

Thats great news :) Glad to hear it and good job.


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17 Jul 2006, 7:24 pm

congratulations :)



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17 Jul 2006, 7:25 pm

Thanks!

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17 Jul 2006, 7:36 pm

that is really great. congratulations, tim.



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17 Jul 2006, 9:54 pm

Congrats,

Maybe you can use this to get a job at a company like Rand McNally


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18 Jul 2006, 9:01 am

Wow! Great news. Thanks for letting us know.



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18 Jul 2006, 5:04 pm

I would consider a job for Rand McNally if my major were geography, but my major is geology.

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18 Jul 2006, 6:09 pm

Good for you. Right now, because of the demand in oil, geologists are in extremely high demand


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18 Jul 2006, 6:12 pm

And they are starting out at $75,000 a year, too.

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