[Ansteorra] Westgate forthcoming dissolution
jhirling at gmail.com
Wed Jan 13 13:56:05 PST 2010
The Barony of Stargate, indeed the Kingdom of Ansteorra, owes a debt of
gratitude to the stalwarts of the Canton of Westgate. From the 'seasonally
challenged' Winter collegia, to Kingdom Dance & Musicians Symposia, to a
Knowne World Heraldic Symposium, to Scribal contributions, to annual gifts
to the Barony of Stargate, to Kingdom and Society Officers, to sponsoring
Toys for Tots, to simple friendship, to prize contributions, Westgate has
shone beyond the light one would expect from groups thrice her size. We
hold each and every member dear. Our solace is that only the name will
cease. Westgate lives on in the hearts of all her members and all of
Stargate. We look toward our future with those who have served so well.
ihon & isabeau
Baron and Baroness of Stargate
Lord & Lady of Westgate
"Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass . . .
it's about learning how to dance in the rain!"
Unknown (but I wish it had been me)
On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 2:00 PM, Derek Brown <otterchaos at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Ansteorra!
> It is my sad duty to announce that the Canton of Westgate has taken the
> steps to dissolve. We want everyone to know how grateful we have been for
> your support over the last 20 years, especially our parent group, the
> of Stargate, as well as the Barony of Loch Soilleir and the Shire of Gate's
> Edge. Mistress Hillary Greenslade has been the prop and stay of our group
> from its transition from Dun Bruadair to Westgate -- to its ending days.
> Many other wonderful people have gone out of their way to provide their
> talents and their time to us, and we appreciate them very much.
> We have also been buoyed by the support of the College of Heralds and the
> Arts and Sciences groups across the kingdom. Our champions have also warmed
> our hearts, as have all our other friends and teachers.
> Westgate has always considered itself a core group of Stargate, with our
> allegiances to Westgate an extension of our love and honor for our Barony.
> Westgate and its traditions may be gone but will never be forgotten.
> Vivat the Canton of Westgate!
> Vivat the Barony of Stargate!
> Ever and always, Vivat Ansteorra!
> Ld. William Silke
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