Here is the electronic text-only version of the Earth2 Eden Advance Convention Committee newsletter. Please request your own hardcopy issue for the cool pictures!
New PacifiCon News
Vol. I No. I
A newsletter from the New PacifiCon '96 Convention Committee & Earth2 Eden Advance
WELCOME TO THE EARTH2 CONVENTION UNIVERSE!
Letter from the Editor
Welcome to our first issue of The New PacifiCon News. This newsletter was created to introduce fans to the activities in Earth2 fandom involving the first fan-run convention, New PacifiCon '96. Please contact me with any comments/questions about this publication at NNEILAN@UNLINFO.UNL.EDU
The NP News will provide its readers with complete information on just about every convention-related item imaginable. If you are interested in receiving the next issue of this publication, send a SASE to:
New PacifiCon '96
P.O. Box G889
10601-A Tierrasanta Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92124
The frequency of publication is yet to be determined, so please be patient. Most likely, whenever there's something amazingly interesting to report. The convention committee thanks you for your interest and we hope to meet everyone in person next April!
New PacifiCon is run completely by volunteers, and additional volunteers are very welcome! We need gophers, planners, organizers. Please contact us -- we need you!
Since this is our first issue, let's get going with the fundamental information. New PacifiCon '96 will be held April 19, 20, & 21, 1996 at the Pinnacle Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Clancy Brown, Cast Member
[as John Danziger] (Tentative)
Joey Zimmerman, Cast Member
[as Uly Adair]
Negotiations are currently underway with several other cast members and production team people from Earth2. Check out the latest responses from those we have contacted on the official convention Web site. Note: All celebrity agreements to appear are subject to professional availability.
The official World Wide Web New PacifiCon '96 convention address (or URL) is http://www.unl.edu/dvae/~neilan/e2/pacificon.html
Watch for upcoming info on the 1st convention T-shirts! Hey, while you're at it, stop by the Earth2 Eden Advance fan club site as well at http://www.umsa.umd.edu/johnw/Earth2/EdenAdvance.html
Our program director, Lynne, is working away on the schedule of activities. Feel free to suggest things you'd like to see and do by contacting her via email or writing to the post box. A few things already in the works are:
Pinnacle Hotel Four Seasons
Hotel and Convention Center
2500 Carlisle NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110
For reservations call (800)545-8400 or (505)888-3311. When reserving your room(s) please tell the agent you are with New PacifiCon '96 to receive the special convention room rate of $63 per night single or double.
Adult 3-day ticket: $50.00 for one pass to New PacifiCon '96 for an entire weekend of Earth2 memories, relaxation and FUN!
Junior 3-day ticket: $25.00 for one pass to New PacifiCon '96 (ages 6 to 17, must be accompanied by an adult. No ticket required for children under six who are accompanied by an adult.
VIP ticket: TBA
For those who wish to support New PacifiCon '96:
Basic Donation: With your $20.00 donation you receive a New PacifiCon fantasy t-shirt (+ $3.00 S&H). Shirts available in limited quantities. Order before December 31, 1995 for best selection. Send check/money order to the California address with your order form.
Sustaining Donation (coming soon): With your $35.00 donation you reserve your New PacifiCon '96 convention t-shirt and copy of the convention program signed by all our Guests of Honor.
Please watch for up-coming registration forms in future NP News issues, on the convention web site, other Earth2-related web sites, and in various other advertising forums.
Viven Latham, Guest Relations
Lynne Leeper, Program Scheduling
Alicia Mowlai-ashtiani, Security
Nicole Neilan, Records, Newsletter & Web site
Tara O'Shea, Art Director
Julie White, Convention Chair & Business Affairs Coordinator
Ann White, Publicity/Advertising
John White, AV/Technical Operations
Stay tune for the December issue of The New PacifiCon News....coming soon!