Good point, Jon.
Indiana folks, if you have a desired deadline, let me know.
Otherwise, I'll just wait until contributions trickle and then close
Update: we're up to $1215... woot!
On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 12:13 PM, Jon Gorman <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I suspect we might be pushing it to get to$ 1,500. I'd suggest that
> you might want to put some sort of earlier deadline on it if you can
> to make the money transfer work smoother. The Indiana folks might be
> able to pipe in with a reasonable deadline as far as time goes.
> Jon Gorman
> On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 10:33 AM, Kevin S. Clarke <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Oh, and we've had three more people contribute since my emails, so
>> I'll take that as a vote to push it up to $1500 (which I won't get to
>> until later today). As with anything in Code4Lib, it's an optional
>> involvement... no obligation to participate. Different people may
>> also participate for their own reasons...
>> On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 10:50 AM, Jonathan Rochkind <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> I'm honestly not sure why we are fund-driving this from individuals, when
>>> the conference is, according to it's organizers, already sufficiently
>>> funded. So, no, I see no reason to up the goal.
>>> On 1/13/2011 10:25 AM, Kevin S. Clarke wrote:
>>>> Great job Code4Lib!
>>>> You've collectively contributed $960 towards the sponsorship of our
>>>> 2011 conference! The goal was arbitrarily set at $1000, so we're only
>>>> $40 short of that...<salesmans_voice>Anyway want to pitch in those
>>>> final dollars? 5, 10, 20?</salesmans_voice>
>>>> Also, curious as to whether folks think we should up the goal or stay
>>>> with $1000. I'm thinking we could take the answer from whether anyone
>>>> pitches in after we've reached the $1000 point. If someone
>>>> contributes something over $1000, we can take that as a vote to bump
>>>> up the goal a bit ($500). Otherwise, given a little time for people
>>>> to think about it, I'll just go ahead and send these funds into
>>>> Indiana as "The Code4Lib Community" sponsorship.
>>>> On a personal note, I think this level of participation is really
>>>> cool. Thanks to Dan for the idea to have a community sponsorship!
>>>> It's been fun to pitch in and see others do the same...