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Re: [vox] Further LUGOD sponsorship of Atari Party 2010?
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Re: [vox] Further LUGOD sponsorship of Atari Party 2010?

Hello ,

Am I understanding, the Atari people want LUGOD to pay $600 and one of
the benifits is "free advertising"?
Are the Atari people not able to sponsor their own event?  If they
can, then why do they need LUGOD?

Michael Cheselka

On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 00:20, Bill Kendrick <nbs@sonic.net> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 08:48:46PM -0800, Bill Kendrick wrote:
>> Ok, so renting two rooms for one day at the Vet Mem Ctr
>> (as an individual, Davis resident) will cost a boatload
>> (about $1200).  Doing it as a community group costs
>> literally half.
>> One long-time LUGOD member I was talking to, when he
>> heard me complaining about the price, suggested I ask
>> if LUGOD would be willing to make it a LUGOD event.
>> (He pointed out the fact that the club would get some
>> free advertising, and it could be a 'thanks' for all
>> my years of hard work.  I won't argue. ;^) )
> I'm hearing crickets so far. :)  So I guess I'll bring it up
> for a vote at the next meeting...?
> (if people feel that's the way to go)
> To reiterate, it's a request for LUGOD to sponsor the
> event by acting as the umbrella organization that works
> with the City of Davis to rent a facility. The event would
> benefit from the club's non-profit status (community
> group rental rate), and LUGOD would receive free publicity.
> This would not cost LUGOD anything, and any extra
> contributions mqde toward the event (beyond the venue
> rental cost) would go to LUGOD.
> (I, of course, need to figure out from where that money will
> come. Idead
> welcome. ;) )
> Thanks for the consideration!
> (I got my first programming experience on an Atari A1200XL,
> by the way. That's what led me into Comp Sci, and hence
> Unix, and therefore Linux ;) )
> --
> -bill!
> Sent from a device with only an onscreen kybd :-/
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