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Spring 2012 projects now available

10/8/2011
NOMADS please check your Friday Oct 7th evening email with signup instructions for using our new project management software to signi up for our Spring 2012 projects, which are now available. Instructions and a list of the Spring projects are also posted in the member's area under the heading PROJECT INFORMATION.  

Disaster Rebuilding

10/7/2011
Because NOMADS are typically not immediate responders when natural disasters occur, we've changed the name of our Disaster Response committee to Disaster Rebuilding. NOMADS have skills in construction and in all those trades associated with building.  We are also older people, typically retirees, so our skills are more valuable in the rebuilding stage than during the initial cleanup phase of a disaster.  And there are several other factors involved if we're to come in for an extended period of ...

Spring 2012 projects to be available soon

9/17/2011
Our Spring 2012 projects (for periods 5, 6 and 7) which run from April through May, will be available for signups during the first week of October. Instructions on using our new Project Signup software will be emailed to you or posted on the website for everyone when the projects are ready to go.  We're changing how this is done, so you'll really need to read the instructions this time. We are going to ask that leaders sign up for a project before we open it up for others to join the team. 

NOMADS semi-annual board meeting September 15-16, 2011

9/15/2011
The NOMADS Board of Directors is in Forest City, Iowa for their semi-annual board meeting. The NOMADS office is closed to allow participation in the board meeting by the Program Administrator. Following the board meeting, the NOMADS will be gathering for their Annual Meeting/Reunion, which runs through September 23rd.  Please email director@nomadsumc.org for assistance. 

Winter 2012 teams available

9/10/2011
For NOMADS only - please login to view the team rosters and available openings for Winter 2012 projects.  Submit your request to sign up for projects, or send me an email if you want to change any of your project assignments.  First come, first served.  If you think an error was made on your assignments, please be sure to let me know.  Thank you! 

Newspaper article - Lincoln Daily News

9/4/2011
Click on this link for the article on NOMADS gathering in Lincoln, Illinois:  archives.lincolndailynews.com/2011/Sep/01/News/today090111_n.shtml

August 2011 Newsletter now available

8/31/2011
Our latest installment of "News for NOMADS" which is published quarterly is now available in the member area of our website.   

Winter signups deadline 09-07-2011

8/31/2011
NOMADS, for inclusion in the drawing for Winter projects, please get your choices in to the NOMADS office no later than September 7th.

Winter 2012 project list

8/19/2011
NOMADS, your Winter 2012 project list has now been posted in the member area of the website.   

Vote for your new Board members

8/16/2011
During August, online voting for your new board members is taking place in the member's area of the site.  We have one candidate for the Western Jurisdictional rep to the board, and one candidate At-Large this time.  The candidate info is posted there and the voting is quick and easy, so please take 2 minutes now to vote.  If you are a couple, we'd like to have both your votes, so please log in under each of your records to accomplish that.  As always, please contact the NOMADS office if you ...

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