BVC-CHAT 100 bikes update
Jean Marie Linhart
jeanmarie at brazoscyclists.org
Thu Dec 15 16:32:42 CST 2005
Final helmets update(?) I just wanted to wrap this up because I think
a few emails that were sent to bvc-chat bounced. Rather than quote
all, I'm going to try to summarize.
We missed the deadline to order today. I think there were some email
delays (which happens occasionally) and the info wasn't available until
Jeff Paradowski wrote:
> Wow, I had no idea what an undertaking this would be. Nominations are
> pouring in. I estimate we have about 300 in hand, with more pouring in
> daily. Some real heart string tuggers; and some that don't seem legit. A
> representative from United Way called and volunteered to come by after lunch
> with a master list that UW and Salvation Army has accumulated containing
> names of folks who abuse system. It seemed like a good thing to allow this
> gentleman to come by and comb over the entries.
Sounds like it was a **lot** of work for them, quite a bit more than expected.
Unfortunately, that means in order to get helmets here in time, we have
to pay an extra $450 in shipping charges. (BVC will pay $700 for the
If someone finds the $450 by Monday (3pm deadline) the helmets can
get ordered. I don't currently have the info on the kids and sizes
to order with .... this might have been sent by email and not received,
I will be out of town Monday, but the info needed for someone else to
handle is in my previous email, and/or I can be reached by phone
to help out.
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