Re: [messengers] Fwd: Messengers post from fetologist@xxxxxxxxx

Date: 21 Aug 2014 19:49:56 -0000
From: Far West Courier FWC <farwestcourier@xxxxxxxxx>


I second Doug. He's an amazing dude who's been helping the community get
into the future








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On Sun, Aug 17, 2014 at 8:39 AM, norbert <norbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>
>
> Begin forwarded message:
>
> > From: Willy Wonker <fetologist@xxxxxxxxx>
> > Subject: Re: Messengers Digest, Vol 4, Issue 4
> > Date: 17. August 2014 17:09:59 MESZ
> > To: "messengers@xxxxxxxxx" <messengers@xxxxxxxxx>
> > Reply-To: Willy Wonker <fetologist@xxxxxxxxx>
> >
> >
> > I would like to nominate Doug Suriano.
> >
> > Doug has been involved in many championships (NACCCs, CMWCs), writing,
> providing and running software for and at the main races.
> > I'm sure many people can attest to the work he has been involved in at
> their championships.  I can say that he came to Mexico City on his own
> ticket and worked for months in advance to have a smooth system that worked
> perfectly at our CMWC.  Once in Mexico he went straight to work and had the
> main race firing on all cylinders and I can't thank him enough for his
> work.  Luckily we were able to turn a profit and pay his ticket back but he
> was willing to do it on his own cost if need be.
> > He is happy to share the software he writes with others who are putting
> on main races.  It really reflects well on the messenger community when
> outsiders can look at our races and see how complex they are but how well
> they run with intelligent programming.
> > His work on writing software for messenger companies is also worth
> mentioning.  I am sure he is going to be a big help to some of the
> independent companies that are springing up and looking for software/advice.
> > Thanks Doug!
> >
> > -Safa-
> >
> >
> >
> > On Sunday, 17 August 2014 5:21 AM, "messengers-request@xxxxxxxxx" <
> messengers-request@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> >
> > Send Messengers mailing list submissions to
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> >
> >
> > Today's Topics:
> >
> >   1. 2014 Markus Cook Award ? Call for nominations (Messville)
> >
> >
> > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> > Message: 1
> > Date: Sat, 16 Aug 2014 17:10:15 -0400
> > From: Messville <messville@xxxxxxxxx>
> > To: messengers@xxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [messengers] 2014 Markus Cook Award ? Call for nominations
> > Message-ID:
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> >
> > It?s time to call for nominations for this year?s Markus Cook Award for
> > services to the international messenger community.
> >
> >
> > This will be the 17th year that the award is presented. It was started by
> > Buffalo Bill in 1998, to remember Markus and to draw attention to
> > messengers whose work benefits all of us.
> >
> > >From the IFBMA?s Markus Cook Award page: <
> http://messengers.org/?page_id=59>
> >
> > ?The MCA for services to the International Messenger Community is not a
> > prize for winning a race. At the time the Award was conceived, CMWC was
> > beginning to be more about the racing than the happening. I [ Buffalo
> Bill]
> > wanted to re-establish the spirit of the championships, to restate the
> > reason that we all come to this event every year.
> >
> > The MCA is a reflection of the axiom that everyone who comes to a CMWC
> is a
> > winner, whether they race or not.
> >
> > Markus himself was very much in love with the CMWC, and in many ways he
> was
> > the unlikeliest bike racer imaginable. He was several other things, of
> > course. Editor of Mercury Rising messenger zine, unofficial spokesperson
> of
> > the SFBMA, leader of L Sid, and a friend to all. The enthusiasm of Markus
> > brought CMWC and the international messenger community toSan Francisco,
> and
> > it saddens many people to this day that he did not live to see it.
> >
> > This award is for people that inspire and empower the wider messenger
> > community, that put all of us before themselves.?
> >
> > There is no limit to the number of nominees and anyone can nominate
> > someone. The messenger community is fortunate to have many people who are
> > willing to devote time and effort to improve the lot of others. The
> > difficult part is narrowing the list down to just one recipient every
> year.
> >
> >
> >
> > So send your nominations to the* messenger list
> > <http://ifbma.org/subscribe>*, or visit the *Markus Cook Award page on
> > facebook* <https://www.facebook.com/MarkusCookAward> or by email to a
> > *messville@xxxxxxxxx
> > <messville@xxxxxxxxx>*. Please provide as much information about your
> > nominee as possible as we would like to showcase profiles of many of the
> > nominees.
> >
> > *The basic but not so strict criteria are:*
> >
> > *  ? it must be mainly for activities that have taken place in the last
> 12
> > months; although you can also draw attention to his or her prior work.*
> >
> > * ? they don?t have to be a working messenger; they can be a former
> > messenger*
> >
> > The decision will be taken by a committee of former recipients.
> >
> > Past recipients of the Markus Cook Award:
> >
> > 2013 ? Leah Hollinsworth
> > <
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2013-mca-receipient-leah-hollinsworth-toronto/649917591734349
> >,
> > Toronto, Canada
> >
> > 2012 ? Shawn ?Bega? Blumenfeld
> > <
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2012-mca-recipient-shawn-bega-blumenfeld-washington-dc/576771105715665
> >,
> > Washington, DC, USA
> >
> > 2011 ? Stephanie ?Papillon? Bartczak
> > <
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/mca-2011-recipient-stephanie-papillon-bartczak-london/576756025717173
> >,
> > London, England
> >
> > 2010 - Nadir Olivet
> > <
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2010-recipient-nadir-olivet-toronto/576728679053241
> >,
> > Toronto, Canada
> >
> > 2009 - Luk Keller
> > <
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2009-mca-recipient-luk-keller-zurich/576752115717564
> >,
> > Zurich, Switzerland
> >
> > 2008 ? Martin Larsen
> > <
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2008-mca-recipient-martin-banana-larsen-copenhagen/576734742385968
> >,
> > Copenhagen Denmark
> >
> > 2007 ? Andy Zalan
> > <
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2007-mca-recipient-andy-zalan-washington-dc/576744802384962
> >,
> > Washington DC, USA
> >
> > 2006 ? Amy and Kevin ?Squid? Bolger
> > <
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2006-mca-recipients-amy-and-kevin-squid-bolger-new-york-city/576680619058047
> >,
> > New York City, NY, USA
> >
> > 2005 ? Jean Andre Vallery
> > <
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2005-mca-recipient-jean-andre-vallery-sarasota/567749153284527
> >,
> > Sarasota, Florida, USA
> >
> > 2004 ? ?Buffalo? Bill Chidley
> > <
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2004-mca-recipient-buffalo-bill-chidley-london/567726253286817
> >,
> > London, England
> >
> > 2003 ? Wayne Scott
> > <
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2003-mca-recipient-wayne-scott-toronto/567712103288232
> >,
> > Toronto, Canada
> >
> > 2002 ? Derek Chadbourne
> > <
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2002-mca-recipient-derek-chadbourne-toronto/567678909958218
> >,
> > Toronto, Canada
> >
> > 2001 ? Joel ?Magpie? Metz
> > <
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2001-mca-recipient-joel-magpie-metz-san-francisco-us/567627616630014
> >,
> > San Francisco, CA, USA
> >
> > 2000 ? John Kenda and the Philadelphia BMA
> > <
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2000-mca-recipient-john-kenda-the-philadelphia-bma-bostonphiladelphia/567617019964407
> >,
> > Boston/Philadelphia USA
> >
> > 1999 ? Rebecca ?Lambchop? Reilly
> > <
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/1999-mca-recipient-rebecca-lambchop-reilly-dcnycsfetc/567583666634409
> >,
> > DC/NYC/SF etc. USA
> >
> > 1998 ? Joe Hendry
> > <
> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/1998-mca-recipient-joe-hendry-toronto/567582966634479
> >,
> > Toronto, Canada
> >
> > *More on Markus:*
> >
> > Markus Cook Award on facebook <https://www.facebook.com/MarkusCookAward>
> >
> > Markus Cook at the Messenger Memorial
> > <http://www.ahalenia.com/memorial/markus.html>
> >
> > Mercury Falling from SF Weekly
> > <http://www.sfweekly.com/1996-05-08/news/mercury-falling> (<somewhat
> flawed)
> >
> > Letter replies to Mercury Falling
> > <http://www.sfweekly.com/1996-05-22/news/letters>
> >
> > Markus Cook and L. Sid page on Tapewrecks
> > <http://tapewrecks.blogspot.ca/2011/08/lsid-from-mercury-to-jupitah.html
> >
> >
> > *Video clip of Markus:*
> >
> > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvEfq-gMxZE
> >
> > (Apologies for the video quality)
> >
> >
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