|Sent on:||Wednesday, January 25, 2012 7:04 PM|
Some of you may remember me sending this email last year. Last fall I paid the fee $72 fee to keep the meetup group open for 6 months, and it's coming due again in a few weeks. Thus I am sending this out again:
I've decided not to keep paying the $144 per year needed to keep this meetup group open, unless I get help paying for it. I've set up a $5 per year membership fee on the meetup web page. You should be able to click on the "$5.00 Yearly" link on the left side of the group home page to send money via PayPal. You may also pay me using cash or check in person at practice. If paying by check, please make it out to Mitchell Harding.
If we don't end up getting many donations, then I'll refund the payments and step down as organizer of the group. That way someone else can take it over if they like (although they'll have to pay the fees).
This group also exists on Facebook, so you may want to sign up on there, to make sure you keep getting event invitations even if the group shuts down:
When deciding if you want to donate, or just join on Facebook, there is really one main advantage to keeping the group going on meetup.com. Most of our new members are people who find the group on meetup.com. So if we go Facebook only, we probably won't see many new faces each week. In the short term it won't matter, but in the long term it will most likely mean much smaller turnouts.
Anyway, it's absolutely your choice to make. I just wanted to give everyone a heads-up.