Re: Welcome to new to the are SCAdians and shall we do with ourselves this fall
- Demos would definitely be the way to go to getting new people. Doing
some demos around the group`s area would help everyone out if we can
all support one another with our local areas. Having more people in
my local area would help out around here.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Kendrick" <jervamp@...> wrote:
> I thought I would throw my welcome on the pile for the newcomers to
> the list! We live in Effingham so we aren't too far up the road
> you guys. There is another SCAdian family we are friends with in
> Olney, too. They haven't been able to play for a little while,
> though. We'll have to get you guys all in touch.
> There has been discussion of us trying to hold a demo sometime in
> near future. At the moment discussion has been slow because we've
> been short enough on people it would be hard to put together a good
> Maybe with more people in the area we can get some things rolling.
> Cheers and well met,
- Michelle Jenkins (aka Sorcha or Lunachic). She's in Greenville. Not originally from there and took a break with her 2 kids.
lapalmer1969 <lapalmer1969@...> wrote: Good to meet you, we should all get together here soon and see what
we can come up with. I originally started the SCA in NC, who is the
person you know in NC, maybe we know them too.
--- In email@example.com, desiree wright <dnw826@...> wrote:
> Hello! I don't know if I introduced myself when I joined recently,
I have been very busy moving! I also live in Olney, but I'm from
Charleston originally. I love making costumes and I love history. I
have a friend back in NC where we lived that was big into SCA and I
have wanted to join for awhile. I am a newbie, though, so be
> lapalmer1969 <lapalmer1969@...> wrote:
Hi, thanks for the quick welcome. Here is a little about us:
> I am known in the SCA as Lord Luther Josephus and my Lady is
> Storm. We were very active in the Kingdom of Atlantia, both being
> officers in our Barony, She was the Seneschal and I was Knights
> Marshal. I am a Squire to Duke Logan Ebonwoulfe and have been
> in the SCA for about 7 years now, all of that time heavy fighting.
> Ravenna has been in the SCA avout 5. I enjoy cooking, painting,
> woodworking and armor making. She paints and enjoys watching heavy
> We moved to Illinois back in April of this year and have looked
> an active group to get involved in. Your Shire is the closest but
> was unsure if it was still active or not. We would very much like
> work to get our zip code here in Olney added to the Shire so we
> become part of the group.
> As far as free time goes, our weekends are free most of the time.
> make cakes and am a mechanic for a living. Ravenna is home during
> days watching our 2 children and babysitting another child.
> As to some ideas for group productivity, we had been thinking
> hosting a meet and greet here in our town at the fairgrounds to
> generate some interest here. There is a local group of guys
> themselves Amtguard, they play with boffer weapons but have a
> medieval interest. The access to the fairgrounds is free to use
> unless I book the banquet room which is $35 to use.
> Our idea was to cook some food, host a fighter practice/A&S day in
> the park, sort of a demo atmosphere and have some fliers and
> infor available.
> This was an idea we had been putting together before we found your
> yahoo group and would very much want to include any local group
> we may be able to become part of. I do not see a huge cost to this
> and am not soliciting money from your Shire, but if you want some
> exposure and are wanting to have a meeting to discuss plans for
> group it would certainly be a venue to do that at.
> I have seen many things work and fail in the SCA in regards to
> to get the SCA exposure and bring in new members, I`d be willing
> give whatever time and assisatnce I can to helping out as would
> Ravenna.The main thing is to spend money wisely, while some groups
> have alot of funds, they do depleat fast if you are not careful.
> I look forward to hearing and meeting everyone,
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, J M Hughes <jmhughes@> wrote:
> > Hello and welcome to "lapalmer1969" and his lady who have joined
> > yahoo group for College of St Carol on the Moor!
> > You are correct, sir, that Olney is just over the "official
> > our shire, but, so what, we're glad to have you in the area. We
> > forward to putting names and faces to your initial email.
> > We're currently a smallish group, but the shire has been here
> > years, founded this next month (Sept) back in 1979. And, we have
> > long-established and now rather flush bank account that needs
> > brainstorming on how to put that $$ to good use (other than a
> > that we take a group vacation to Disney World. :) )
> > Now that fall is upon us, when would we like to have a shire
> meeting to
> > mull over "where we're currently at", "what shall we
> > latest SCA news" and, of course, socialize?
> > With our jobs and such, Sundays seem to have been the popular
> in the
> > recent past. For my part, I'm in the middle of rehearsing a play
> > (intensive 2 character show) which opens 9/19. so I am
> > the last two Sundays of that month. Whatever day and date works
> > for all, we also should consider if we want to meet in
> or in
> > Effingham, and where in which town.
> > What do others think? Chime in now as you may.
> > Myrra (aka Jeri Hughes)
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