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Joan Lee <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 2 Feb 2009 10:15:00 -0500
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How kind of you Kathy. See these brand new  beautiful sneakers I am  
wearing? Don't tell anyone there are holes in my socks. {{ ; > }  Joan

On Feb 2, 2009, at 9:53 AM, Kathleen Garness wrote:

> Joan, thanks for your herculean effort putting this all together!!!  
> I really admire you for this, and how smoothly it has gone!
> Kathy
> On Feb 2, 2009, at 5:47 AM, Joan Lee wrote:
>> The newsletter and conference website are in final preparation.  
>> Watch for both for information about the conference. Many people  
>> have done a fine job in preparing this conference for you.
>> Back in 2003 I started lobbying GNSI for a conference in  
>> northernmost Maine. Over time some key people at both UMFK and GNSI  
>> who worked on the idea came and went, some to other jobs while a  
>> few succumbed to illnesses or other life situations that precluded  
>> their continuing help. They are, although not part of the present  
>> team, deserving of our thanks for their good efforts. So I thank  
>> them.
>> I especially want to thank Jason Parent who had the knowledge of  
>> the area and led me to many great resources and to Sally Thibault  
>> who, although ill, gave me invaluable advice and information. Don  
>> Eno, UMFK, deserves a big thank you because he has been right there  
>> from the start, as has Karen Ackoff GNSI. And most of all I thank  
>> President Richard Cost, UMFK, who was the first to say yes to this  
>> conference.
>> In summary, I am very happy that UMFK and GNSI have come together  
>> to create a great conference. My gratitude to every single one of  
>> you. It delights me to be able to say, "See you in Fort Kent?"   Joan
> ‘The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to  
> do nothing.’ - Edmund Burke