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Hour Third Market Network (Tamworth Wing)
HOURS System

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Administrator Information
Name Tom J. Kennedy
E-mail Address tom@cyberclass.net
Position / Job Title Founder
First Language English
Organization Hour Third Market Network
Organization Type Private Enterprise
URL Address www.thirdmarket.net
Currency System Information
Status Operating
Year the System was Started 2004
Community Tamworth, Ontario
City / Urban Area Rural Eastern Ontario
Country Canada
Medium of Exchange Notes / Bills
Unit of Value Units of Time
Valuation Non-Contract Agreement to Accept Currency
Cost-Recovery Mechanism
  1. Monthly Fee
  2. Funds received through purchase of vouchers
Source of Funding Private Donations
Purpose for Establishing System Teach people how to create & spend local currency
Size of Membership 70
Population of Area Served by System 1,500
Additional Information

Hour Third Market Network is in the pre-launch phase of Tamworth Hours. Samples of Tamworth Hours can be viewed at these URLs:
personalized: www.cyberclass.net/currency/tamworthp.htm
generic: www.cyberclass.net/currency/tamworthg.htm
One Tamworth Hour has a value equivalent to $12.00 (Canadian Funds).

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