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Re: president's club

On Friday, July 11, 2003, at 04:46  PM, Bob Bruninga wrote:

> On Fri, 11 Jul 2003, Don Agro wrote:
>> I would be the last person to suggest that fundraising is an easy
>> job but I wonder how many people have been turned off of donating
>> to AMSAT because of the elitist tone ? ...or how many have had their
>> (unjustified) suspicions that AMSAT is an elitist organization
>> confirmed by it ?
> Geeze..  My schools, my fraternity, the boy scouts, my church, my 
> alumni
> associations, my old varsity sport, in fact, every orgaization that
> solicits contributions uses this technique to give some recognition to
> those that dig deeply into their pockets.  If some AMSAT people think 
> this
> technique is elitest, then I'm sorry, but I have no sympathy...
> Give what you can give, but don't begrudge the others that are somehow
> able to give more.

The amount was not the issue Bob, but the elitist tone of the 
'president's' club.

Best Regards,
Don Agro

D o g   P a r k   S o f t w a r e   L t d .

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