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Welcome to the Santa Fe Chapter  

Santa Fe TTN is the only New Mexico TTN chapter and welcomes all New Mexico residents and visitors. 

The Santa Fe Chapter of The Transition Network is a vibrant community of powerful and inspiring women. We have transition peer groups and special events for members, and a monthly program that is open to members and non-members alike.

To find out more about our chapter, or to get on our mailing list, please email santafechapter@thetransitionnetwork.com, or check out our upcoming programs and events

We thank you for your interest, and look forward to meeting you!

Monthly meetings take place on the Fourth Monday of each month; when TTN women gather to socialize, welcome new members, and find out what's happening in the chapter. There are also special events and peer groups to join. Visit our Events and Peer Groups pages for more details and to register.


MEMBERSHIP:  National/chapter fees are $100 a year and $190 for two years. Scholarships are available. Contact Member Services at info@thetransitionnetwork.org. Scholarship recipients are confidential and chapters are not informed. Click here  for a TTN membership application form to print out and mail in or give to membership chair, Judy Donohue at a monthly meeting. You can also register using this national chapter website and a credit card. Click here to join or use the header above and follow instructions.   

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CHAPTER NEWS

January 21, 2018
Santa Fe TTN Members Out and About
Several TTN members stood up and carried our chapter banner in the 2nd Santa Fe Women's March on January 21, 2018. Read more...

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December 20, 2017
Bringing Holiday Spirit to the Residents of Casa Real!
At our holiday party, TTN members contributed 87 pair of socks and 27 beanies, six of which were hand knitted! Cash donations totaling $27 were spent buying more items. Thank you to Lynne Frimond for originating the idea of doing something for the elderly and making sure we had enough to distribute that day - and a big thank you to our members for their generosity! Read more...

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November 1, 2017
Who Doesn't Love Ted Talks?!
Recently at the stunning KiMo Theatre in Albuquerque, nine women entrepreneurs, innovators, artists, and activists gave their signature dynamic talk on a wide range of subjects. Each one was designed to inspire, educate and empower New Mexican women. And they did! From entering the theater to leaving, the high, positive energy of the volunteers, speakers and audience was palpable. Our carpool ride home was non-stop, enthusiastic idea sharing! Read more...

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October 22, 2017
Flight #18
We gathered in Sue Benedict's sunny kitchen and piled in two cars for the ride to Albuquerque, talking the whole way- laughing, telling stories, getting to know each other. 


The tickets we purchased said "Flight #18" and that's what it was! We lifted off the ground and went 2 miles straight up, up, up, over the canyon below us, above the 3 story high rocks, over the first tower, and across the great gaping open space. We were holding on for dear life, thrilled and terrified both. 

At the top it was windy and brisk. The views were liberating, expansive, and vast. 
What an adventure! What a good time getting to know some amazing women! What a blessing to be part of TTN.  Read more...

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October 11, 2017
The Magical Mystery of Morning Balloons
Seeing the dawn patrol balloons fill and glow and rise into the crisp morning sky was magical and surreal, like watching an animated movie with billion dollar special effects, only this was real life! We watched them with wonder as they flew through the dark, and filled with fire every few seconds. The sight and the feeling was outdone only by the mass ascension when row after row of these air-filled works of art floated above us, and beyond us, and all around. Pictures cannot do it justice, though apparently, the Albuquerque Balloon festival is the most photographed event on earth. Read more...

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September 10, 2017
Melodrama Madness!
TTN members and guests pose with "Boozeanna Martinis" (actress Libby King) after thoroughly enjoying the 2017 Fiesta Melodrama at the Santa Fe Playhouse. Subtitled "A Down Home Dance Hall Drama or Sister, Can You Spare A Sanguich or A Very Kofveve Council D onspiracy," the annual production has since 1919 lampooned local news and politics. In addition to Boozeanna (who was presented with a huge VETO stamp), thinly disguised 2017 characters included Linda Villa-Malland Savannah ScandelaraRead more...

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August 13, 2017
Santa Fe Opera - Tailgate and Arias

Following a scenic potluck tailgate party, TTN members and guests enjoyed a series of arias from this season's operas presented by the Santa Fe Opera's Apprentice Showcase featuring singing and technical apprentices.

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August 5, 2017
Deliciousness at New Mexico Food Festival

TTN members traveled to El Rancho de las Golondrinas on August 5th for their New Mexican Food Fest

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July 13, 2017
Gala Art Opening

A tour of artwork created locally and internationally was enjoyed by several of our members and guests during the Opening Night Preview Party on July 13th of Art Santa Fe, an annual 3-day exhibit at the Santa Fe Convention Center. There were opportunities to speak with the artists and attend demonstrations and panel discussions.

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July 8, 2017
It's All Lavender!

On July 8th, 5 women drove to Abiquiu for lunch at the Abiquiu Inn and to tour the events at the annual Lavender Farm Festival, also in Abiquiu. 

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July 8, 2017
Singing for Peace
We had an impressive turnout of TTN members and guests to hear a concert - Why We Sing - by the New Mexico Peace Choir at the James A. Little Theater in Santa Fe.  Read more...

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June 24, 2017
Women in Transition Workshop a Success!

Eleven women, TTN members and non-members, attended the Women in Transition workshop on June 24. Jean Palmer and Ginny Dwyer were the facilitators. The women learned about the three phases of transitions, how to navigate those more successfully and worked on an action plan for themselves. 

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May 17, 2017
Merry Music Makers
On May 17th , Jean Palmer's living room was transformed into a bit of a concert hall with melodies rivaling the best of the songbirds nesting on her portale! 
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May 10, 2017
Building Camaraderie - As Well As Walls!
Three TTN members participated in this year's Habitat for Humanity Women Build Week which is always held in May.  Sue Benedict, Lynn Frimond and I met at 8:30 at the Oshara build site on Willow Back Road. There was a female crew leader, young volunteers from Americorp, staffers from Tom Udall's office and other women who had always wanted to help with construction, about fifteen of us. We were given our work belts and T-shirts and then we toured a house that was almost completed. The families who buy the houses receive no-interest loans and they have to volunteer time on the construction. Read more...

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April 17, 2017
Our Fifth Anniversary Party — The Best Ever!
Over fifty members, former members and friends attended the Santa Fe Chapter's Five Year Anniversary party April 17. Read more...

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March 17, 2017
March Meanderers!
March found members exploring the Meow Wolfe art gallery, attending a New Member Tea and touring the Museum of Indian Art & Culture! Read more...

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February 22, 2017
When Best Laid Plans Go Awry.......
On February 22nd, six TTN members gathered on Museum Hill looking forward to a private tour of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture to be led by Kay Henriksen, a docent at the museum and also treasurer of our TTN chapter. Alas, a gas leak at the museum forced the building to be evacuated, cancelling our visit! Luckily the hill offers several alternatives and the group quickly chose to explore the nearby Museum of International Folk Art instead.

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January 21, 2017
Women's March on Washington, Santa Fe Style!
TTN members were well represented throughout the historic Women's March on Washington, Santa Fe on January 21st, joining approximately 12,000 locals! Read more...

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December 3, 2016
History Experienced at La Fonda Hotel
A large and enthusiastic group of TTN members and guests were treated to tour of La Fonda Hotel in Santa Fe led by docent/guide Lynn Clark on December 3rd.  Read more...

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November 30, 2016
Hikers Mesmerized by Art on the Rocks!
Bundled against the cold, six TTN members enjoyed a hiking tour organized by Karen Lievense on the grounds of the Mesa Prieta Petroglyph Project. Read more...

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October 4, 2016
Members Viewed Native American Art in Santa Fe Collection!
Six TTN members gathered at the School for Advanced Research (SAR) for a tour of the vaults containing a collection of more than 12,000 pieces of Native American art.  Read more...

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September 24, 2016
WOMEN IN TRANSITION WORKSHOP: Finding Insights & New Directions!
Fifteen women - TTN members as well as guests - spent four hours on Saturday, September 24th gaining a deeper understanding of how to deal with the transitions that are a part of everyone's life.  Read more...

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August 13, 2016
The Santa Fe Opera Up Close!
On a beautiful August morning, ten TTN members and guests arrived at the Santa Fe Opera ready to experience an Opera Insider/Backstage Tour. Read more...

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July 8, 2016
Art Santa Fe—A Feast for the Eyes
Volunteer and TTN member Virginia Asman hosted a gathering of several TTN members at Art Santa Fe, the second largest art market in the United States. Read more...

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June 24, 2016
Discovering Mabel Dodge Luhan in Taos!!
On June 24th, twelve TTN members and their guests spent a delightful day in Taos visiting the Harwood Museum of Art exhibition Mabel Dodge Luhan & Company: American Moderns and the West. Read more...

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May 30, 2016
TTN Joins Women's Build Week 2016
Linda McEnroe and Julia Kinney, representing our Santa Fe TTN Chapter, joined in the effort at the Habitat for Humanity's Women Build 2016 by hanging drywall. Read more...

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April 24, 2016
The Play's The Thing: The Children's Hour
TTN members joined theater-goers to see the Lillian Helman's provocative play The Children's Hour at the Santa Fe Playhouse followed by a private discussion with a member of the cast. Read more...

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April 16, 2016
Unbirthday Festivities
Members of the TTN Santa Fe Chapter had fun celebrating everyone's unbirthday at Carolyn Moore's house. Read more...

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March 28, 2016
Our March Meeting Served It's Purpose!
The TTN monthly meeting on March 28th - "Potluck with a Purpose" - featured a showcase of committee and interest groups. Read more...

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March 19, 2016
Getting to Know Each Other at a Special Tea!
The"Getting to Know You Tea is a traditional event during which we welcome our newest members! Read more...

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February 22, 2016
Book Swap & The Joys of Literacy!
TTN members and guests enjoyed each others' company while gaining a new and interesting book to read. Read more...

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