[nfbwatlk] Convention Items

Kay Burrows theladykathryn4one at juno.com
Tue Aug 3 16:56:05 CDT 2010


Don't you think this would have been better handled off list?

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Sent: Monday, August 02, 2010 10:32 PM
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Don't you think it would have been appropriate to include the fund raising
chair?

bob

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From: nfbwatlk-bounces at nfbnet.org [mailto:nfbwatlk-bounces at nfbnet.org] On
Behalf Of Mike Freeman
Sent: Monday, August 02, 2010 10:24 PM
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Subject: Re: [nfbwatlk] Convention Items

No particular reason.

Mike

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robert Sellers" <robertsellers500 at comcast.net>
To: "'NFB of Washington Talk Mailing List'" <nfbwatlk at nfbnet.org>
Sent: Monday, August 02, 2010 10:11 PM
Subject: Re: [nfbwatlk] Convention Items


>
> The raffle is a good idea.
> Any particular reason the  Fund Raising chairman for the State wasn't
> included in the discussion? At least the last I knew I was.
>
> Bob Sellers
>
>  -----Original Message-----
> From: nfbwatlk-bounces at nfbnet.org [mailto:nfbwatlk-bounces at nfbnet.org] On
> Behalf Of Prows, Bennett (HHS/OCR)
> Sent: Monday, August 02, 2010 9:56 AM
> To: NFB of Washington Talk Mailing List
> Subject: [nfbwatlk] Convention Items
>
> Listers,
>
>
>
> Well, since I haven't seen anything on the list about this, thought I'd
> share some information with all.  Some of us met via phone last week to
> discuss the short term funding and convention activities. Seems we are
> starting to need to come up with more fund raising ideas to keep
> providing grants for conventions and other NFB functions.  In short,
> like the economy, we are down, but not out.  (grin.)
>
>
>
> So, we came up with a quick turn around drawing fund raiser.  We're
> going to sell tickets prior to our October 22, 23 and 24, 2010
> convention.  The tickets will be sold to enter the purchaser into a
> contest for a third generation, 64 gig I-touch.  Mike Mello from the
> Seattle chapter will obtain the I-touch, and the winner will be selected
> at the banquet at the convention.  Each chapter will get tickets, per
> the numbers Mike Freeman has distributed, so that we can keep track, and
> determine the winner.  The tickets should have space for contact
> information for anyone entering the contest.  Each ticket will sell for
> $5.00.  So, as soon as possible, tickets will be available.
>
>
>
> On another  note, we plan an auction for the convention as well.  As has
> been pointed out to me, this is a money maker that we have, and we don't
> have to seed the event with affiliate money.  Donations should be
> brought to the convention, and we hope to have a successful auction this
> year. Some folks make things, others obtain items from local businesses,
> and we can make as much money as folks are willing to part with, or I
> can squeeze out of you. (grin.)
>
>
>
> So, be thinking of what to bring to auction, and each chapter might want
> to get going to print tickets for the I-touch drawing.  Questions?...
> Write me off list, and I'll try to get an answer for you.
>
>
>
> Enjoy the summer, and help us continue to strengthen the NFB in
> Washington State.
>
>
>
> /s/.
>
> Bennett Prows
>
>
>
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