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WESTCHESTER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SENIOR PROGRAMS AND SERVICES SECOND LIFE: A LIVABLE COMMUNITY PROJECT Contest Information.

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1 WESTCHESTER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SENIOR PROGRAMS AND SERVICES SECOND LIFE: A LIVABLE COMMUNITY PROJECT Contest Information

2 Second Life: A Livable Community Project Contest Description The object of this competition is to create a 3D Intergenerational livable community space and design in which people can grow up and grow old comfortably

3 Eligibility You are eligible to enter this contest if you: Are a student attending a Westchester based academic institution Are a student attending a Westchester based academic institution Register with Westchester Alliance Register with Westchester Alliance Program and Technical Coordinator for Livable Community Project Will designate a Livable Community Team Will designate a Livable Community Team of no more than 4 students Must be willing to present project at a location determined by advisory committee Must be willing to present project at a location determined by advisory committee

4 Start and End Dates Launch date: October 1, 2008 End date: December 15, 2008

5 Contest Requirements Register with the Westchester Alliance and Technical coordinator for Livable Community Project Team should communicate with Livable Community Advisory Committee Team must adhere to requirements stipulated by technical coordinator – these requirements include – communication through a system established by technical coordinator Follow instruction posted on website Project presentation must be completed by end date in order to be considered for cash award or honorable mention

6 Judging Information The presentation that receives the highest score, as determined by the judges, will be declared the winner. Judging will be based on Creativity - 25% Originality- 25% Feasibility in real world- 25% Quality of Presentation- 25%

7 Prizes $500 Award to the winning team 2 nd Prize Honorable Mention Certificate of Participation will be awarded to each team member Acknowledgement on: The Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services Website The Westchester Public/Private Partnership for Aging Services Website

8 Winner information Winning team will be announced at presentation site

9 Sponsors The Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services The Westchester Alliance of Academic Institutions for Aging Related Studies and Workforce Development Westchester Public/Private Partnership for Aging Services IBM Helen Andrus Benedict Foundation United Way of Westchester and Putnam

10 More information We encourage: – Interdisciplinary teams – Community college and university collaborations –Intergenerational teams

11 For additional information about Second Life/Livable Community Contest Requirements or the Westchester Alliance please contact Colette Phipps, Executive Director – (914)

12 Are you ready ?


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