[Volunteers] [LinuxPicnic] Holiday dinner - Dec. 18, 2005

Bill Ward bill at wards.net
Mon Nov 28 21:26:53 PST 2005

On 11/28/05, Bill Ward <bill at wards.net> wrote:
> On 11/28/05, Henry House <hajhouse at houseag.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > Bill, could you clarify whether this is a Linux-themed event or a
> > general
> > IT-themed event?
> It was meant originally as a Linux event, but the suggestion has been made
> to expand the scope to Open Source in general.  I don't have a strong
> opinion on the matter.
> I'm not sure how well this would work with LUGOD, since restaurants
> > generally expect immediate payment as soon as the diners finish eating,
> > and
> > I am the only person who can sign a check from LUGOD's account; I can't
> > attend the event myself as I have a previous engagement that evening. So
> > I
> > think it would probably work better for a local group to administer the
> > finances. But if you can't find another group that is more local I will
> > be
> > happy to see what I can do.
> That's not a problem.  I was hoping we could get the finances fixed in
> advance in fact, and I am on good relations with the restaurant owner so I'm
> sure we could handle things in a way that would make everyone happy.  She's
> expecting to be paid a few days before the dinner.

I forgot to add something here: I could put the whole thing on my VISA and
get reimbursed by LUGOD, or have LUGOD give me a check to either give to the
restaurant or to cash and give cash to the restaurant.

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