How should NWOGEO proceed in the future?

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How should NWOGeo proceed in the future?

Poll ended at Mon 2008-05-19, 02:49:09

Become Non-Profit 501.3(c)
3
12%
Continue as we are.
4
15%
Invite new members to SC to try to revive it
17
65%
Disolve the group
2
8%
 
Total votes: 26

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Postby cheechgang » Fri 2008-04-25, 23:25:54

Thanks for taking the intiative to get the meeting scheduled.


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Postby Stumpy75 » Fri 2008-04-25, 23:47:22

I agree. Thanks for getting the room. I'll be able to make it! Hope many more can make it too.

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Postby Mighty_Mo » Sat 2008-04-26, 01:35:24

Sylvania Library, May 14 6:00p to 830p. Now All I have to do is remember.

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Postby OnDHunt » Sat 2008-04-26, 03:11:15

I can be there! Thanks BC!
I am an amazed cacher!

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Postby BlackBrownDog » Mon 2008-04-28, 13:33:30

Thanks for getting the room and all. Its nice to see that there are some people that are interested in volunteering with the group and there is some brainstorming going on about where to go from here.

I should be able to make it.

What, no coords?! ;)

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Postby cheechgang » Mon 2008-04-28, 14:34:51

"Brainstorming"? I guess that leaves me out. :oops:

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Postby GoodDog » Tue 2008-04-29, 20:52:01

This is a good idea. I'll try to get some time off work and would be willing to help try to keep things on topic. I too am disappointed in the amount of participation in the poll. That, however, has been the results of much of our efforts to get others involved over the years. I also agree, no GC smilie for this one. This is a business meeting.

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Postby cheechgang » Thu 2008-05-01, 18:40:18

Unfortunately (not really) I just found out I will be in Europe on that day. Oh the woes of retired life and last-minute-good-deals.

Meetings of this type often end up with the missing guy being elected king. FYI : if nominated I will not run, if elected I will not serve.


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Re: Feedback from Email by jslagle - Includes Poll

Postby TazmanianDevils » Tue 2008-05-06, 03:50:46

While I am not from Ohio, I do like caching and enjoy the diversity of other states forums. I am from Michigan and had a web-page for geocaching in Michigan but there is a great lack of interest lately, i have subsequently shut down my website,
I don't think that going non-profit is a wise choice, there are many rules and regs that must be closely followed, there is also an increased cost of attorneys and taxes, etc...
new members is the way to go but the problem is that some caching groups have given the sport a bad name and the interest is declining while local governments are starting to see it as a dangerous and destructive sport.

I started this sport because it was fun but it soon just became a political power struggle, or it is a numbers game, people steal caches, falsely log, and use the sport for a drinking party. I hope that Geocaching gets back to the great sport that it was meant to be before it becomes outlawed and banned across the nation.

sorry about rambling on, I don't post often so I post with content

Happy Caching and I hope to see NWOGEO and cachers in the future.
I will keep my eyes open.

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Postby BarnacleBear » Sat 2009-02-28, 00:49:21

So where are we now? Is "The Bearclaws" on the SC?

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Postby yogi57 » Sat 2009-02-28, 03:39:58

What SC?

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Re: Feedback from Email by jslagle - Includes Poll

Postby GizmoGuy411 » Sat 2009-02-28, 04:15:50

BTW... I have been meaning to mention that I am officially resigning from the NWOGEO Steering Committee for at least a couple of reasons.

For a somewhat selfish reason, I am resigning so that I do not have to be the last one standing.

For a less selfish reason, I feel if I resign, then it may help further the cause of some form of reorganization. I'm afraid that others may feel reluctant to "take up the torch" while there are still those remaining in the SC.

I will remain as a NWOGEO website administrator for the moment, since Jason has not been very active here recently. The site (despite it being perceived as less than friendly to newbies) serves a very important purpose, and I will remain to keep it up as I have had for a while now.

(My name will still show in the SC list in the menu until I can edit it at a later time.)


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