Greetings, everyone!

I wanted to send out a BIG Thank You to everyone that came out and
supported the Hobby Horse races that took place this weekend. Both Adults &
Youth seemed to have a grand time, the snacks were delicious, and the joy
was infectious.

We raised a grand total of $144 in the name of the Calontir Ministry of
Youth! HUZZAH! Actual donations were considered more, since several people
said they'd forgotten monies at home (you know who you are - give your
donations to Mistress Roselyn next time you see her. :) Or, even more
valuable - donate your time or money to hosting a Lilies class or activity!)

My head is still spinning from the generosity of this weekend (in more than
just this activity).

Huzzah for Calontir Youth!


Ever In Service,

THL Eowyth þa Siðend

On Mon, May 19, 2014 at 1:42 PM, Eowyth þa Siðend <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Oyez Oyez!
> Greetings, to the Good Gentles of Calontir and Friendly Visiting Neighbors
> (please forward this missive as you see fit)!
> This Sunday Evening, at the Grand Tournament of Horse & Falcon, there will
> be Hobby Horse Races and Games! Oh My! So come join us at the (area to be
> determined, probably Equestrian Arena) for this fundraiser for the Calontir
> Ministry of Youth. Funds raised will support such things as Lilies Youth
> Activities, the Teen Tent, and More! Come out and support our youth by
> donating for a chance to ride a noble steed (of the felt persuasion),
> sponsor a rider to ride in your honor, or just to support our Youth! We
> will play at the games that you shall see earlier that day, based upon
> medieval training techniques for equestrians. There will be a Grand Hobby
> Horse Processional through camp before the start of the activities, so if
> you’d like to claim a steed, be sure to find me earlier that day (I’ll
> likely be near or in the equestrian arena all day.) There will even be
> SNACKS (additional snack donations welcome). So come out for a night full
> of fun, excitement, and PONIES!
> ALL Donations will be for the Calontir MOY. YOUTH and Adult participation
> is encouraged!
> Full Disclosure: Grand Procession idea inspired by the ever glorious
> Ealdormere cavalry seen at this past year’s Gulf War. Many thanks to Their
> Graces Nigel and Adrielle for always providing inspiration for shenanigans.
> Second Full Disclosure: Sponsoring a rider or donating for the chance to
> ‘ride’ does NOT INCLUDE actual equine living and breathing steeds. These
> will be hobby horses of the medieval variety made of cloth and wood. :-)
> Just so everyone is clear – these will be HOBBY horse games.
> Third Full Disclosure: This will take the place of my normally scheduled
> “Youth and Equine Meet & Greet”. However, Kacey of the Flaming Hooves will
> still be in attendance for any youth (or adult) to meet. So be sure to come
> over and give his nose a friendly pat!
> Ever in Service,
> THL Eowyth þa Siðend
> Inspired by Slaine, Apple, Fiondel, and the youth of Calontir

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