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    Subject: ALAMO Awards 2010 SMOFCon Scholarship

    Press Release
    ALAMO AWARDS 2010 SMOFCON SCHOLARSHIP

    ALAMO LITERARY ARTS MAINTAINANCE ORGANIZATION, INC.
    P.O. Box 27277, Austin, Travis Country, Texas 78755-2277 USA www.alamo-sf.org

    For immediate release: October 12th, 2010

    ALAMO Awards 2010 SMOFCon Scholarship

    Alamo Literary Arts Maintenance Organization, Inc. (ALAMO) has awarded a scholarship of $300 to Jesi Lipp to attend the SMOFCon 28 convention-runners convention in San José, CA, during the weekend of December 3-5, 2010.

    Jesi Lipp has been attending conventions since birth, having been born into a fandom family.  For the past four years she has been on the ConQuesT ConCom in various rolls including guest liaison and program book designer.  She is currently finishing her undergraduate degree and intends to complete her graduate school in Texas.

    SMOFCon is an annual convention held in a new city every year, for people who run science fiction conventions.  This year, it will be held on December 3-5, 2010 at the historic Sainte Claire Hotel in downtown San José, CA.  Additional information about this year’s SMOFCon is available on their website:  www.smofcon28.org

    ALAMO, Inc. (Alamo Literary Arts Maintenance Organization) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit literary corporation recognized by the IRS since 1996. ALAMO, Inc. is organized for the purposes of promoting the understanding and appreciation of the literary fields of fantasy, science fiction and horror, and to provide a forum for the free discussion of the ideas and concepts associated with these literary fields. In this role it acts to further the interests of the international community of active science fiction fans and the field's professional writers, editors and artists. ALAMO, Inc. was enfranchised by the World Science Fiction Society (WSFS) to run the 55th annual World Science Fiction Convention in 1997.

    Contact:
    ALAMO, Inc.: Kimm Antell, president@alamo-sf.org
    SMOFCon 28: www.smofcon28.org

    ALAMO, Inc. is a Non-Profit organization and as such cannot make grants to any organization or person(s) that do not meet the applicable IRS rules governing the disbursement of funds for 501 (c) 3 corporations.


    ALAMO (Austin Literary Arts Maintenance Organization) has made a series of grants to Texas Fandom. Notable has been a number of grants to bring guests to Armadillo Con.

  • 1998 - Peter Hamilton, ArmadilloCon 20
  • 1999 - Neil Gaiman, ArmadilloCon 21
  • 2000 - Kathleen Goonan, ArmadilloCon 22
  • 2001 - Esther Friesner, ArmadilloCon 23
  • 2002 - Robin Hobb, ArmadilloCon 24
  • 2003 - ArmadilloCon 25th Anniversary - Ellen Datlow, Gardner Dozois, Gordon Van Gelder, David Hartwell, John Douglas, Ginger Buchanan and Harry O. Morris
  • 2004 - Todd McCaffrey, Jacqueline Carey - AggieCon 35

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