[SCCC] Fw: [TowerTalk] Raffle for W4AN's kids (contesting.com
W4EF at dellroy.com
Wed May 12 12:08:25 EDT 2004
FYI - for those of us who won't be able to attend the Dayton Hamvention
this year, here is a great chance to participate in Hamvention "raffle
fever" from afar and benefit a good cause at the same time - "The W4AN
Memorial Fund". If you have ever used Eham.net, Contesting.Com, or
any of the myriad ham radio related email lists sponsored by
Contesting.Com, here is your chance to repay Bill Fisher's generosity.
Over the years Bill provided most of the bandwidth for these services on
his own dime. This is a "win-win" - great cause, great prizes. Give it a
73 de Mike, W4EF...........................
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kurszewski Chad-WCK005" <Chad.Kurszewski at motorola.com>
Subject: [TowerTalk] Raffle for W4AN's kids (contesting.com founder)
> Since the Towertalk reflector is hosted on the contesting.com servers,
> I hope you pardon this non-Towertalk topic.
> As many of you know, Bill Fisher W4AN -- top contester and founder of
> eHam.net and contesting.com -- recently passed away. His sudden passing
> was a shock to the entire ham community, and he will be greatly missed.
> The W4AN Memorial Trust Fund was established to benefit Bill's two young
> children, Graeme and Erik. See W8JI's page for more info on this fund...
> To help add funds to the Trust, we've put together a Raffle, with a great
> assortment of prizes. Thanks to the incredible support of the ham radio
> business community, we are able to offer about $6,200 in prizes, including
> a new ICOM IC-756PROII, generously donated by ICOM America!
> Tickets will be sold at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Thursday, Friday and
> Saturday nights (5/13-5/15) PLUS tickets are also available on-line via a
> secure server, for those that can't make it to Dayton this year. The
> raffle drawing will take place on Saturday night (5/15) at Midnight. Need
> not be present to win.
> For all the details, including pictures and descriptions of all the
> go to:
> Please feel free to forward this message to others. Thanks for your
> Scott, KA9FOX
> Paul, K9PG
> Mike, K9NW
> Chad, WE9V
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