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1885Re: [logan2knits] Re: Regular meeting at New Wave (was: Knit Night at Ann's)

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  • tesia kosmalski
    Jul 31, 2009
      I think its a good idea to establish a relationship too. But, I'd say let's
      just get us all somewhere first and take it from there. I think its hard
      for us to even just plan a get together.

      I'd love to be there next week but will be out of town. Though, keep me in
      the loop on all future Wednesdays.


      On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 9:30 AM, Deanna McMillan <edmcmillan@...>wrote:

      > Hello! Longtime lurker here, hope to make it to a meetup soon!
      > Honestly, I dislike the idea of not communicating with the staff and
      > manager before holding group meetings at any restaurant or cafe. It's
      > really inconsiderate to them not to be warned in advance of increased
      > business, and it would also be good to have their official blessing to
      > meet--after all, it's their business and they do not have to welcome
      > us, so it's best to establish some sort of relationship in advance.
      > Even if only two people have replied here, you never know whether or
      > not any lurkers will show up and overwhelm the staff.
      > The Rogers Park SnB group does a weekly poll (Yahoo Groups is awesome
      > for this), and someone volunteers to call the restaurant at which they
      > meet to notify them of how many people to expect, even if no one will
      > be meeting. I think that's a good plan, and it's led to a great
      > rapport between the restaurant management and that SnB group. Perhaps
      > this group could try something similar? Who knows, maybe New Wave
      > will love us and start reserving a certain area of the cafe just for
      > us every week.
      > Just my $0.02.
      > Deanna
      > > __________________________________________________________
      > > 1a. Re: Regular meeting at New Wave (was: Knit Night at Ann's)
      > > Posted by: "Kelly" avoriana@... <avoriana%40yahoo.com> avoriana
      > > Date: Wed Jul 29, 2009 6:39 am ((PDT))
      > >
      > > Okay, so it seems like a lot of people can make it on Wednesdays. Why
      > don't we plan our first meeting for next Wednesday, August 5 at New Wave?
      > Say at 6 o'clock? I will get there early to stake out a table, and if some
      > people can't make it until 7, then that's fine, we'll just snowball and pick
      > up momentum.
      > >
      > > We can iron out the details on how often we want to meet and how we want
      > to do things in the future in person.
      > >
      > > I don't think we need to alert New Wave. Let's surprise attack! And if we
      > are only two people, I will be thrilled with that and call it a group. Every
      > river starts with a raindrop, you know.
      > >
      > > I'll be the girl knitting, or you can just call me on my cell. I will
      > also send out a reminder for this on Tuesday.
      > >
      > > Kelly Kensell
      > > 312-451-6141

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