[messengers] Fwd: 2014 Markus Cook Award – Call for nominations

Date: 5 Oct 2014 17:17:33 -0000
From: jac <jac@xxxxxx>


yes! +1 andy duncan

 

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> From: fuegal@xxxxxxxxx
> Date: 5. Oktober 2014 19:06:07 MESZ
> To: "stefan vis" <fishmeisterasd@xxxxxxxxx>
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> Subject: Re: [messengers] 2014 Markus Cook Award – Call for nominations
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> +1 andy duncan
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: stefan vis <fishmeisterasd@xxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Sun, 5 Oct 2014 19:02:33 
> To: Fuego Fabrice<fuegal@xxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Messville<messville@xxxxxxxxx>; <messengers@xxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: [messengers] 2014 Markus Cook Award – Call for nominations
> 
> Andy duncan.
>> On Sep 9, 2014 11:20 AM, "FuegO" <fuegal@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 
>> Dear Messworld !
>> 
>> I hope your fine, a lot of power for this new year & a lot of souvenir from
>> these last month
>> 
>> 
>> I'd like to nomiate Stef "Papillon" Bartczak from London
>> 
>> because of her we stand, here or everywhere, simple as friendship,
>> 
>> it's possible to get a double title ? as double decker as double cheese as
>> double whatever
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>> 
>> Have a nice day
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>> 
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>> +++++++++
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>>> On Sat, Aug 16, 2014 at 11:10 PM, Messville <messville@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> 
>>> 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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