<VV> Conventions and Costs

Ken Clark kcvair at hotmail.com
Tue Apr 13 10:04:04 EDT 2010

Our conventions are a bargain compared to some other organizations conventions.  My exchange club convention would cost you at least 50% more to attend.  By the way it was in Jacksonville last year at the same time of our convention.  I attended the Corvair convention.   Ken
> To: virtualvairs at corvair.org
> Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2010 22:40:20 -0400
> From: patiomatt at aol.com
> Subject: Re: <VV> Conventions and Costs
> Having just returned from the National Convention where I heard the 
> comments concerning convention costs and scheduling, I will volunteer to host 
> the 
> 1988 convention. In order to keep costs at a minimum, I'll try to get the 
> City Council to permit me to erect 12-man squad tents in the Trinity River 
> Bottom, in lieu of costly hotel facilities. They allowed the protesters to 
> the Republican convention to camp there, so a precedent has been set. The 
> EPA may object to the digging of slit trenches, but this is much cheaper than 
> renting portable sanitation facilities.
> I won't plan to provide any bathing facilities since the Convention will 
> last only four days. We can hold the Concours where the cowboys corralled 
> the longhorn cattle they drove down the river bottom during the Republican 
> National Convention. The cow chips should be pretty well dried up in four 
> years.
> I think you can see that we could have a cheap convention. I'll start work 
> on this as soon as you accept this proposal.
> Oh, yes—since the July date of the convention interferes with our annual 
> club birthday picnic, for the convenience of all, I'll sandwich the '88 
> convention in between Thanksgiving and Christmas.
> Todd Marsh, Dallas, TX
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> Matt Nall
> Charleston, Oregon
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