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RE: [scrabble-326] Memebership changes

From: Ben M.
Sent on: Monday, December 28, 2009 10:56 PM
I would be willing to pay the dues and have an easier time getting to Middletown.

Ben

--- On Mon, 12/28/09, Glennn <[address removed]> wrote:

> From: Glennn <[address removed]>
> Subject: RE: [scrabble-326] Memebership changes
> To: [address removed]
> Date: Monday, December 28, 2009, 8:48 PM
> 
> 
> 
> Eileen . .
> 
> ?
> 
> do not know where this might fit in
> 
> ?
> 
> but I have been contemplating running a game group out of
> javapalooza coffee shop
> 
> main street, Middletown.
> 
> ?
> 
> could that piggyback off of your group and split expenses?
> 
> ?
> 
> glennn
> ?
> 
> 
> From: [address removed]
> To: [address removed]
> Subject: [scrabble-326] Memebership changes
> Date: Mon, 28 Dec[masked]:40:20 -0500
> 
> Happy New Year
> 
> I'm sorry to say the recent economy has now affected
> our scrabble group. My financial situation may be changing
> soon and I have to be more judicious in my expenses. I have
> been paying for monthly Meetup membership for almost 3 years
> now. I have recovered some costs by collecting $1/week for
> regulars but this isn't very convenient: I often forgot
> to collect or felt uncomfortable collecting money. It was
> also not consistent since who attended every week was not
> consistent.
> 
> My current membership runs until May and would like to get
> enough paying members to cover that cost and the renewal
> costs ($15/month). If this doesn't work out I will
> probably discontinue the Meetup membership and we can just
> have our weekly scrabble games anyway, but without the
> ability to RSVP or cancel meetings ahead of time for weather
> or illness reasons.
> 
> The cost is <$1/week which hopefully doesn't break
> any one person's budget, but I would like it to paid in
> 4 month subscriptions ($15). You can pay by cash or check
> starting next week, or use pay pay or amazon as well. 
> 
> You don't have to pay the first time you come, but
> after that payment is expected. I also hope this will
> encourage those intermittent players to come on a more
> regular basis, (often happens when someone has already
> pre-paid for membership, unless its for the gym in my
> case).
> 
> I like to keep our group's membership as accurate as
> possible so I've purged the membership list of members
> who have not checked the site in over a month, and will do
> this eventually to those who haven't shown up and
> haven't paid as well.
> 
> I apologize ahead of time for those who might have been
> purged or those who feel insulted by the membership dues
> change. Please don't take it personally, its just
> something that needs to get done to keep this group real. We
> rarely cancel, except for hazardous weather or road reasons,
> and I will not be able to refund those weeks, which are
> pretty rare from past experiences. It means it might cost
> you $1/week instead of <$1/week.
> 
> Any questions, feel free to email me.
> 
> -Eileen
> 
> 
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