I didn't know if anyone might be interested in helping.
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From: "KATHY GILDEMEISTER" <fun4kathyg@...>
Sent: Wednesday, August 31, 2005 8:51 AM
Subject: [MR] FW: This was posted on the AE Kingdom site
>>The new Kingdom to be of Gleann Abhann was hit hard by Katrina,
>>been a yahoo group formed by those who are trying to help:
>>below is more information that was posted to another list.
>>"I know that you are all aware of the aftermath of Katrina.
>>Gleann Abhann was suppose to have it's first coronation and become
>>kingdom in October and the site is now gone (Gulf Port area). The
>>site for Gulf Wars is also underwater.
>>Our kingdom seneschal (Northshield) is in contact with the
>>seneschal of Merridies and the soon to be kingdom of Gleann Abhann,
>>as are many other seneschals. There isn't allot that we can do
>>because they need to get power and communications up and a whole
>>I keep remembering how nice it was when the Gleann Abhan royalty
>>stood out in the cold handing out fresh donuts and hot coffee to us
>>as we waited to get into Gulf Wars this past year. They were so
>>full of smiles and treated ALL of us as if WE were the royalty!
>>There is a new yahoo group that is trying to coordinate efforts to
>>help and I have the link listed below. Some of the discussions on
>>other lists involve "adopting" a group and helping them replace
>>items like garb, armor, feast gear, etc. These aren't items that
>>the Red Cross will replace and we all know how much time and money
>>we have put in OUR SCA gear.
>>It's a new group so you may not find it on a yahoo groups search
>>For those of use who don't have allot of money, making SCA items
>>to help replace what was lost is a good way to help our fellow
>>Please cross post this to other lists. A large coordinated effort
>>might get more done."