[Ansteorra] Dissolution of the Western Region
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Mon Jan 7 04:06:51 PST 2008
<lighthearted> What do you mean WAS? Gothic still will be so long as it's hosted by Trelac or Bonwicke. Am I right? According to the initial e-mail, Trelac and Bonwicke are still active, therefore if either one hosts Gothic, then it's an official event. </lighthearted>
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> From: nharkness at hot.rr.com
> To: estarkey at camalott.com; ansteorra at lists.ansteorra.org
> Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2008 01:42:21 -0600
> Subject: Re: [Ansteorra] Dissolution of the Western Region
> My sincerest regrets about the dissolution of the Western region and the
> Shires it included. Since we of the former Shire of Middleford have
> experienced this not so long ago, I personally know the sorrow this brings
> to members' hearts. I have always enjoyed Gothic hosted by that area's
> groups, it was a RED calendar event for many of us each year. You are in my
> thoughts and prayers.
> Ldy Meliora
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <estarkey at camalott.com>
> To: "Officers of Ansteorra" <redtape at lists.ansteorra.org>;
> <ansteorra at lists.ansteorra.org>; <western at lists.ansteorra.org>
> Sent: Sunday, January 06, 2008 5:01 PM
> Subject: [Ansteorra] Dissolution of the Western Region
> > For those of you who were not at Bonwicke's 12th Night, it was announced
> > that the King of Ansteorra was dissolving the Western Region and nuking 5
> > shires of the region "for our own good" (Am Loch, Adlersrhue, Crossrode
> > Keep, BlackLake, and Mendersham. This will be read into law next week,
> > and
> > the paperwork has already been been sent to the Board of Directors for
> > implementation at the next Board meeting (January 26, 2008, Tampa
> > Florida).
> > The peers of the Western Region were informed of this decision, but were
> > sworn to secrecy by the King to not relay this to the Populace or the
> > group
> > officers. We were also told it was a done deal and there was no recourse.
> > That Trelac should put in for Barony, and the former groups should decide
> > if
> > they wanted their zip codes folded into Trelac or Bonwicke.
> > In twenty years and four different kingdoms, I have never encountered such
> > a
> > lack of regard for 108 paying members of the SCA, nor of written
> > procedure.
> > I can not imagine how it could have been presented to the people concerned
> > in a worse manner.
> > Mendersham was 16 years old, 12 substaining members, required officer
> > slots
> > filled, and reporting. Your group is not safe either from dissolution at
> > the word of a King, no matter how much money or time or effort or love you
> > put into it.
> > HE AmaRyah
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