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So, its a Fly-By-Night operation? (could not resist)

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On 8/4/2016 1:57 PM, Dikow, Torsten wrote:
> Hi Floyd and fellow ECNers,
>
> the North American Dipterists Society (NADS, 
> http://www.nadsdiptera.org) is a loosely organized society without 
> membership dues, elected officials, and bylaws. As the society does 
> not generate revenue, it cannot as a society support ECN or other 
> organizations.
>
> I write this as a member of NADS in no official capacity.
>
> Best wishes, Torsten
>
>> All,
>> As in years past, we have approached most of the ordinal societies to 
>> solicit sponsorships (in any amount) and just as has happened in the 
>> past, absolutely no response at all, not even a no.  This leads me to 
>> believe that perhaps we aren’t reaching the right contact people.  
>> The Coleopterists Society has already chipped in as they always have, 
>> but we love to reach out to someone from the International Society of 
>> Hymenopterists, the North American Dipterists Society, the 
>> Lepidopterists’ Society and the International Heteropterists’ 
>> Society.  Does anyone know someone in a leadership position in any of 
>> those organizations?  Are there similar ones that we’ve missed?  Help 
>> us update our records at least even if these organizations are not in 
>> a position to help this year.  Though seriously, even gifts of $100 help.
>> Thanks for your help with this, everyone!
>> Floyd
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>> Floyd W. Shockley, Ph.D., F.R.E.S.
>> Collections Manager (Acting)
>> Department of Entomology
>> National Museum of Natural History
>> Smithsonian Institution
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>> Washington, DC 20013-7012
>> Tel (office): 202-633-0982
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>
>
> . . . . .
> Torsten Dikow, Ph.D.
>
> Research Entomologist for Diptera
> National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
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