this is what i was talking about in senate tonight. i got it from a fellow
note to sheila: he calls friends "buddies" at the end of the e-mail! :-)
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>Date: Mon, 8 Mar 1999 21:41:47 EST
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>Subject: Not Politics, But Music
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>But, I wanted to ask your help on a new effort I'm working on--THE GUITAR
>We've just started this spring. We gather old guitars from many places, fix
>them up, and then loan them out for youth guitar classes.
>Our first 10-week course for middle school-aged boys and girls starts
>Wednesday April 7 in Winooski. We're targeting kids not in sports or other
>more traditional music programs. Kids that need a positive outlet for their
>ADVANCE MUSIC CENTER on Maple Street in Burlington has generously offered to
>fix the guitars for free.
>We're trying to refurbish 50 guitars this year for courses in three towns.
>(Burlington's next...in the fall, I think.) The kids pay $2 a week for a
>1-hour group lesson and get to use the guitar for the 10 weeks. Then we get
>the guitar back for more lessons, and help them get one of their own if they
>want to keep playing.
>Please call me at 654-7560 or e-mail me at [log in to unmask] if you have a guitar
>that's been sitting in a closet for too long that you want to liberate. (If
>you want to support the effort with a small financial donation, send it to:
>Winooski Youth Commission, 27 West Allen St., Winooski, VT 05404. Tax
>Remember: Free the guitars!!
>There's boys and girls waiting to get their hands on them.
>(Feel free to pass this message on to your e-mail buddies in the area.
> I'd appreciate it.)