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Old 03-13-2012, 12:58 PM   #1
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Anyone belong to these units?

The units listed below (25% of the clubs units) have no or inactive emails, for their UP or 1st VP, which means info can not be filtered down to its members from HQ.

Please ask your unit to update their info with HQ

172 TEXAS HIGHLAND LAKES

158 NASHVILLE MUSIC CITY TN

151 MO GRTR OZARKS

137 METRO-DETROIT MI

138 NORTH CASCADE WA

131 AL-MON-O PA

128 LOUISIANA ACADIANA

120 ALBERTA SASK

115 APPALACHIAN UNIT OF WV

116 WISCONSIN

095 TENNESSEE

079 CLEVELAND OHIO

068 WATCHUNG NJ

069 NEW MEXICO

070 BERKSHIRE NEW YORK

63 NEVADA

058 GREATER ST. LOUIS MO

046 IOWA

040 INDIANA

035 IDAHO

026 DELMARVA

025 CHARTER OAK CT

016 SAN FERNANDO VALLEY CA

009 HEART OF TEXAS CAMPING UNIT

002 NEW YORK FINGER LAKES
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Old 03-13-2012, 01:37 PM   #2
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Just makes a case for distributing this stuff through constant contact instead of some military style chain of command
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Old 03-13-2012, 02:12 PM   #3
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Rick, that's not the complete answer, if the UP or 1st VP doesn't have or check their emails constant contact will not help.
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Rick, that's not the complete answer, if the UP or 1st VP doesn't have or check their emails constant contact will not help.
I think the point would be that info would be disseminated to the entire membership directly via ConstantContact, like the emails about new issues of the Blue Beret.
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Old 03-13-2012, 03:59 PM   #6
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I think the point would be that info would be disseminated to the entire membership directly via ConstantContact, like the emails about new issues of the Blue Beret.
It is very hard, we wanted to send something out and it was denied.

The club doesn't utilize this email platform effectively at this point.
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Old 03-13-2012, 09:30 PM   #7
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Now you know why for years there has been a vocal group at the different meetings saying:

"We understanding trying to move this club forward but not everyone has email or uses the internet and many of us are just to old to learn or care".

Remember, this is one of the reasons why we have the Blue Beret. But we have not seen anything about the Revision or the MOHO issue in it.

Enjoy,
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Old 03-14-2012, 03:44 AM   #8
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There comes a point where the club needs to quit worrying about the people who don't have e mail even though it has been in common usage for 25 years.

They can count on their friends and neighbors to keep them informed.

These may be the same people who came knocking on the door to borrow the (landline) phone or wanted the rest of us to take their messages because they didn't have a phone 30 years ago.

It really is time to move forward.
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Rick, I agree completely. jim
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I can see the tag line now:

"A New Constitution, THOR MOHO's and Required "email" Accounts for everyone" "We're not your fathers WBCCI anymore!"

Don't disagree Rick, but there's only so much someone can do.

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Email Addresses in 2012 Directory!

I looked up the Pres & 1VP of 5 of the Units listed below in the 2012 Directory. I found email's listed for 100% of those 5 unit's officers. I did not look up any of the other 20 units. If email addresses are missing I would think the most obvious thing to do would be to look in the clubs directory!

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The units listed below (25% of the clubs units) have no or inactive emails, for their UP or 1st VP, which means info can not be filtered down to its members from HQ.

Please ask your unit to update their info with HQ

172 TEXAS HIGHLAND LAKES
158 NASHVILLE MUSIC CITY TN
151 MO GRTR OZARKS
137 METRO-DETROIT MI
138 NORTH CASCADE WA
131 AL-MON-O PA
128 LOUISIANA ACADIANA
120 ALBERTA SASK
115 APPALACHIAN UNIT OF WV
116 WISCONSIN
095 TENNESSEE
079 CLEVELAND OHIO
068 WATCHUNG NJ
069 NEW MEXICO
070 BERKSHIRE NEW YORK
63 NEVADA
058 GREATER ST. LOUIS MO
046 IOWA
040 INDIANA
035 IDAHO
026 DELMARVA
025 CHARTER OAK CT
016 SAN FERNANDO VALLEY CA
009 HEART OF TEXAS CAMPING UNIT
002 NEW YORK FINGER LAKES
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Old 03-14-2012, 10:14 AM   #12
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That doesn't mean they are good emails!

They bounce as invalid
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May be the sad state of some folks' use of email. Often enough, people making reservations here mistype their own addresses, don't know their addresses (giving www. as an email address is fairly common), or simply provide an address that they evidently never check, resulting in overfilled inboxes. Argh.


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Lynn, true, but as a unit president or 1st VP they have a fiduciary responsibility to have an open line of communication not only with HQ but also the unit members.
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