Re: [messengers] 2013 Markus Cook Award recipient - Leah Hollinsworth

Date: 24 Feb 2014 12:36:21 +0100
From: alan macgill <macgill82@xxxxxxxxx>


awwww yeeaaahhhh


On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 8:12 PM, FuegO <fuegal@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> incroyable
>
>
> On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 7:08 AM, paulus palmqvist <
> paulus.palmqvist@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> > Hear hear
> > 24.2.2014 2.19 "Iggy Cortes" <farwestcourier@xxxxxxxxx> kirjoitti:
> >
> > > Leah's the most awesome person for this award.
> > >
> > > -Iggy Cortes
> > >
> > >
> > > *Iggy Cortes*
> > > sent from mobile
> > >
> > > > On Feb 23, 2014, at 4:14 PM, Lennie DelFuturo <
> grubeegroova@xxxxxxxxx>
> > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Awesome. Couldnt think of a better recipient. Congrats darlin! Xoxo
> > > >> On Feb 23, 2014 6:03 PM, <messvilleto@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >> The International Federation of Bike Messenger Associations (IFBMA)
> is
> > > >> pleased to announce that Toronto bike messenger Leah Hollinsworth
> has
> > > been
> > > >> awarded the 2013 "Markus Cook Memorial Award" (MCA) for Services to
> > the
> > > >> International Messenger Community. The IFBMA has awarded the Markus
> > Cook
> > > >> Award (MCA) since 1998 to the person who has inspired and empowered
> > the
> > > >> wider messenger community, and who puts all messengers before
> > > themselves.
> > > >> Leah is the fifth Toronto messenger to receive the Markus Cook
> Award.
> > > >>
> > > >> Leah has been an important member of the messenger community for
> > almost
> > > >> fifteen years. She is a community builder, race organizer and
> > dedicated
> > > >> fundraiser.  She works with a team of Toronto couriers to organize
> > > holiday
> > > >> Christmas dinners and local fundraisers to send messengers to world
> > > >> championships in far away cities. She has organized legendary races
> > such
> > > >> Global Gutz and the 2008 Cycle Messenger World Championships.
> > > >>
> > > >> Perhaps Leah's greatest contribution is as the Director of the
> Bicycle
> > > >> Messenger Emergency Fund (BMEF):
> > > >>
> > > >> "The Bicycle Messenger Emergency Fund is a 501 c3 nonprofit public
> > > charity
> > > >> organization that provides emergency compensation to bicycle
> > messengers
> > > who
> > > >> are hurt on the job. Currently the BMEF allocates a $500 emergency
> > > cheque
> > > >> to help messengers anywhere in the world during the first week of
> > > injury.
> > > >> This provides a boost, to both the financial and the
> mental/emotional
> > > state
> > > >> of the injured messenger. The goal is to help the injured cope and
> > > recover."
> > > >>
> > > >> The BMEF help messengers anywhere in the world and is mainly funded
> by
> > > >> donations. In addition to serving as the director, Leah is also one
> of
> > > the
> > > >> BMEF's largest fundraisers. Working closely with other Toronto
> > > messengers
> > > >> she is one of the organizers of the MAYDAY messenger race and BMEF
> > > >> fundraiser. MAYDAY has raised over $14,000 for the Bicycle Messenger
> > > >> Emergency Fund over the last four years.
> > > >>
> > > >> In his nomination for Leah, veteran Toronto messenger Jim McCarthy
> > > >> succinctly summed up her contributions to the BMEF and the messenger
> > > >> community stating "Leah has selflessly given her time and effort to
> > this
> > > >> cause which is to the equal and unprejudiced benefit of every
> courier
> > in
> > > >> the whole gawddamn world. "
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > >
> >
> https://m.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2013-mca-receipient-leah-hollinsworth-toronto/649917591734349/
> > > >>
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