[vcf-midatlantic] Lemonade RE: Blantant Attack on Kennett Classic!
mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Mar 13 21:43:08 EDT 2020
Altoona gets you within about an hour of LSSM..
On March 13, 2020 9:37:05 PM Jim Scheef via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> Bill and all,
> Jeff has verbalized what I was thinking. To help people make a vacation of the two events, we need a list of fun places to visit - places geeks like us would find interesting - to fill the intervening week. The first thing I found is the Marshall Steam Museum (10 minutes from Kennett Square). Altoona and Gallitzin may be too far.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic-bounces at lists.vcfed.org> On Behalf Of Jeff Salzman via vcf-midatlantic
> Sent: Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:12 PM
> To: vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org>
> Cc: jsalzman at gmail.com
> Subject: Re: [vcf-midatlantic] Blantant Attack on Kennett Classic!
> Making lemonade out of lemons... wouldn't it be an incentive for those
> regular visitors who travel long ways to to attend VCF East to also hang
> around the area for less than an additional week to attend Kennett Classic?
> Especially those who would would be flying in and might justify staying a
> few extra days to do so. Why pay for two sets of round trip flights if they
> wanted to go to Kennett Classic, too?
> Not trying to incite violence here. It's just a thought.
> On Thu, Mar 12, 2020 at 7:02 PM Dean Notarnicola via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>> We had no choice. September and November were out. Considering the only
>> two weekends at our disposal were the one we chose or the same one as your
>> event, we jumped through hoops to avoid rescheduling on the same dates as
>> your event. and considering the circumstances under which we had to do so
>> we would hope you would understand.
>> On Thu, Mar 12, 2020 at 6:49 PM Bill Degnan via vcf-midatlantic <
>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>> > To schedule vcf east less than a week before our event is a blantant and
>> > ignorant obnoxious affront to us! We consulted with vcfed so as not to
>> > infringe with the events and plans of the federation and this is what we
>> > get in return. How unprofessional. I ask everyone to stand behind us to
>> > protest this decision. Please be human and decent, we did everything to
>> > space our event. We offered to volunteer at vcfed! If you continue to
>> > pursue this, the working relationship between our two groups will be
>> > permanently damaged.
>> > Bill and Karen.
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA
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