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  • Bethany
    Because people have been asking for information, and I m one of those masochists who actually wades through the main EK list every day... forwarded. YIS,
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 31, 2005
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      Because people have been asking for information, and I'm one of those
      masochists who actually wades through the main EK list every day...
      forwarded.

      YIS,
      Doucette de Verdun

      ---------- Forwarded message ----------
      From: Chris and Barbara Collins <bcollins@...>
      Date: Aug 31, 2005 9:32 AM
      Subject: [EK] News from Meridies
      To: East Kingdom <sca-east@...>


      Hi,

      this is Anna Dimitriova. I just heard of a yahoo groups list for relief
      /news for disaster survivers of (at the moment) hurricane Katrina.

      It's htt://groups.yahoo.com/group/SCA-911/
      add the 'p' to the htt to make it a real link. It's too new to be searchable
      on the yahoo groups search.


      One of the ideas, for the future, is for SCA groups to adopt groups down
      there to get them replacement stuff after they get their lives back
      together. For now, giving money or even sending basic care packages is more
      important.

      forwarded with permission:
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      Hello all

      I'm Gwen, the seneschal for Meridies....

      Wanted to let everyone know that we have heard from New Orleans
      (Barony of Axemore), and have accounted for our people there. Likewise
      Mobile and Pensacola.

      We have not heard from Biloxi or Hattiesburg as of yet, but the power
      and phones are all still out there--so we're very hopeful.

      New Orleans and MS are in a right state--there is no drinking water
      available and the city is now considered a health hazard. No one can
      really get in or out, and there is now mandatory evacuations of the
      entire city.

      There are several relief efforts underway, not the least of which are
      the Salvation Army (1-800-SAL-ARMY) and the American Red Cross. Others
      across the Knowne World have contacted myself and my Crown wanting to
      know where to send care packages, etc. Atlanta, GA (Barony of the
      South Downs) is organizing the efforts to get what may come to those
      in need---we'll post here ASAP.

      I cannot convey how touched and grateful we are here in Meridies for
      the outporing of help and concern--we are truly blessed to have such
      good friends in the SCA. You guys are, hands-down, what we are all
      striving to be---noble.

      Thank you all so much again for your thoughts and prayers

      I remain

      Gwen

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