RE: [midatlanticretro] Fundraising
- InfoAge currently has a suggested donation of $5 per person. That usually
covers things like our food for the weekly board meeting and stocking the
fridge. We decided that individual clubs should not have donation jars, in
order to put on a unified InfoAge face. But it's okay to have our flyers,
This summer and fall, the building MARCH is in (# 9032) will see three
neighbors officially open their exhibits: NJHDA (shipwrech archeology),
AFCEA (comms / crypto), and MTNJ (military tech). At that point our hallway
will be basically finishes, and crowded, which is a good thing! We are
debating whether to increase the suggested donation or to keep the current
level but make it mandatory at that point.
Refreshments -- InfoAge also plans a gift/snack shop at some point in the
next year or two.
Sorry if I haven't done a good job at conveying all this stuff.
[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Ray Sills
Sent: Friday, March 13, 2009 4:24 PM
Subject: [midatlanticretro] Fundraising
I know some museums have a way for people to donate at the door. Some
have a "suggested" donation, but to be a true donation, any amount is
acceptable. Or, nothing at all, for those who prefer not to give. No
one gets turned away.
Most hamfest charge $5 or $10 admission price for buyers. Of course,
that's for those who want to take advantage of a flea market to buy or
sell items. Even if each attendee to the museum only paid $1.. (most
people tip at least that much at a car wash), it would add to the
Maybe selling some refreshments on Sundays would work? I don't know
if there's any legal impediments to that.
73 de Ray