[Noisebridge-discuss] Set the date for a Noisebridge Fundraiser

James Sundquist sundquistjames at gmail.com
Fri Mar 1 19:53:40 UTC 2013

Saturdays are fine as far as I know.  I just used Friday as something to
get things rolling.  I've confirmed bands for March 29 or 30th so that can
be set unless we want to take longer, in which case I'll ask people all
over again.  Please keep all posts to the list; thanks.

On Fri, Mar 1, 2013 at 11:50 AM, Stan Osborne <stan at ana.com> wrote:

> James,
> Thanks for CCing regarding planning.
> The last Friday of each month is VolxKuche, so Friday March 29th
> I would not be available to help.  http://voku.spaz.org/   And
> the free dinner with entertainment might draw some of the same
> NB people.  Holding it on a Saturday afternoon to evening might
> be better.
> Since you are trying to raise money, IMHO the art show with auction
> is a better way to attract non NB people who are interested in Art
> and in buying art.  Or are you just trying to attract people only
> from within the NB community who have the ability to contribute
> towards NB?  Then having bands may work better.
> I agree smaller bands with less equipment are better.
> Has someone been compiling a list of local Geek/Hacker VIPs with
> money or who have friends with money that we should be inviting
> to these events?  Each of us knows a few people who when properly
> motivated will make donations, buy art, or say nice things about
> us when appropriate.  Sending them invatations is a way to remind
> them we exist, and that we need support from the local community.
> Until you do several of each type of event, you won't have
> hard data regarding what works best in terms of raising money,
> and what NB people like better.
> Stan
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