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Re: [spanish-1002] Changes to the Organization of our Spanish Meetup Group

From: Matthew
Sent on: Wednesday, October 26, 2011 11:22 PM
Hey, everyone, just wanted to let you all know that I've volunteered to 
take over leadership of the group, so no need to worry.  I'll do my best 
to live up to the high standard that Laura has set.  Don't tell her 
this, but I think we need to organize a group trip to France so we can 
show up on her doorstep unannounced and throw a surprise housewarming party.

I'll still be hosting Monday nights in Alhambra every week, so nothing 
is going to change there.  And we're going to continue with weekly 
meetups in Pasadena as well.

We're still figuring out who's going to be hosting what night or nights 
in Pasadena - if anyone might be able to commit every week or every 
other week, let me know.  It's easy, frankly, and Paloma and I can help 
anyone learn how the site works.

We'll get it settled in the next week or so, just keep an eye on the 
Meetup site or your email for new events as usual.

As always, if you have any feedback on the group, activities you'd like 
to do more or less of, anything, just let us know.

Muchas gracias a todos,

On 10/25/2011 6:44 PM, Laura wrote:
> Hello all,
> As many of you know, I am moving overseas soon, so I will be stepping
> down as organizer of this fantastic Spanish group. I am looking for a
> volunteer to continue to organize biweekly meetups in Pasadena after I
> leave. Paloma currently organizes a Meetup in Pasadena every other
> Wednesday, so we just need someone else to schedule Meetups on the
> alternate weeks. Wednesdays seem to work out well for many of our
> members, but if you volunteer to be a Pasadena organizer you will have
> the freedom to change the date/time/venue as it suits you. Organizing
> meetups is pretty easy, just pick a time and place and make sure that
> the venue will be able to accommodate the group. Then just show up on
> time (or a little early) and greet the members. It's a great way to make
> new friends and practice Spanish. It's also a good opportunity to be
> creative and plan fun activities like meals out/movies/hiking/wi­ne
> tastings, etc.
> I am also looking for someone to take over leadership of the group. This
> involves collecting membership dues, paying the fees,
> welcoming new members to the group, and answering any questions that
> people have. The fees are $72 every 6 months, but I have
> found that asking people via email to donate $5-$10 per person per year
> usually covers these fees quite well.
> So, let me know if you are interested in becoming a Pasadena organizer
> or the group leader.
> Hopefully see some of you tomorrow night at my last Meetup :-(
> I'll miss you guys!
> Laura
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> This message was sent by Laura ([address removed]) from Alhambra and
> Pasadena Spanish Conversation Group
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> To learn more about Laura, visit his/her member profile
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