That is a good call Geoff. I'm not so sure we could recover the cost. I think
the fee for admission is a scam. We should set up our own table on the other
side of the fence. haha.
Quoting Geoffrey Duke <[log in to unmask]>:
> Hmmmmm. Are we are likely to recover the cost of admission? If we had
> something that we were confident we could sell, I would feel better about
> the investment. But this last-minute news about the admissions fee really
> changes the equation. I'm not trying to disuade folks from moving forward
> with this; just want to be clear about goals. If it's for publicity and
> exposure, doing techniques in a public venue might be worth the cost. But
> for fundraising? I'm not so sure.
> I got a few ideas about fund-raising at the Advisors' meeting I attended
> last week. One interesting idea was the Burlington Parks & Recreation is
> apparently seeking Martial Arts demonstrations or one-time courses. This is
> word-of-mouth, and needs to be followed-up, but the SGA person mentioned
> that Parks & Rec. will make donations to clubs in exchange for demos.
> There are probably other organizations that would be interested in
> demonstrations; either for a fee or we could do it as community service.
> Kirsten forwarded:
> [...]The tables are free but persons must pay to enter the concert area
> which is $10. You may use your budget account to cover this cost for up to
> four people. [...]