*****Spanish meetings.

From: Kichiji
Sent on: Sunday, July 4, 2010 10:34 PM
Hello, everyone,

Please read at least as far as the fifth line.

In this message:
-Overlap.
-CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
-Meeting dates and venues.

I organise 12 groups, and occasionally I must set more than one meeting on the same day. I usually put the start times about an hour apart to give myself the opportunity to participate in both meetings. Note that our meetings usually last about one and a half hours to two hours, although some last much longer. This means that the meetings overlap.

Let me give an example. Let us suppose that a Spanish meeting starts at 6:30pm, and a French meeting starts at 7:30pm. Even though French speakers will start to arrive at 7:30pm, the Spanish meeting will probably continue to 8:00 or 8:30.

The point I am making is this. The meeting is NOT over when the next meeting starts. Please do NOT leave when the French speakers (...or German or Japanese speakers) arrive. Please stay and continue to speak Spanish.

Most of us know this already. I'm just mentioning this for the sake of a few, to avoid potential confusion.

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

I am seat of a committee to organise a fund-raiser to raise money for safe drinking water in Bolivia.

We need some more hands and brains.

If you would be interested in helping, and you can commit to coming to about an hour-long meeting about once every two weeks, please email me, Kichiji, at [address removed].

There are five meetings in the near future. The first will take place on
Sunday, July 11th, at 12:00pm, at Soho Bar and Grill, 801 6 St SW. The second will take place on
Friday, July 16th, at 7:30pm, at Paul's place,[masked] St SW. The third will take place on
Thursday, July 22nd, at 6:30pm, at Higher Ground Cafe, 1126 Kensington Rd NW. The fourth will take place on
Sunday, August 1st, at 1:30pm, at Yamato Dessert Cafe, 1322 Centre St NE. The fifth will take place on
Tuesday, August 10,[masked]:30pm, at Good Earth Cafe,[masked]th St SW.

These are 7, 12, 18, 28, and 37 days from now.

Please go now, and RSVP for these.

I am looking forward to seeing us at the meetings!

--Kichiji.

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