Re: [messengers] MCA

Date: 6 Oct 2014 18:07:27 -0000
From: Kristine Janzen <kristine.janzen@xxxxxxxxx>


On Mon, Oct 6, 2014 at 1:44 PM, <alibaer@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> +1
> i believe we all can't be thankful enough for all the things andy did for
> our community, but in the recent time he was fighting a different struggle.
> with all the support from the community (i myself feel sorry for having
> done too little) and the news i got about andy's recovery, i today am
> confident that andy is gonna win the fight and soon be the selfless
> contributor for our structures he was before (especially after the majority
> of his fellow scotsmen proved to be as dumb sheep as anywhere else. sorry
> for that, andy!).
> i couldn't vote for strom for reasons obvious to him, me and some others
> (and i'm not familiar with most the other nominated people and their
> actions), so i don't.
> but i still would lik to nominate him and i can tell from my experience in
> the past years and even stronger this year, when strom was bursting between
> various commitments, he's working his ass off to spread solidarity and to
> make the community stronger.
> he's one of the founding members of basel-based MEO(messenger event
> organisation) that brings messengers from all companies in basel together
> and keeps financial pressure from messengers when they organize events.
> voting for strom also means recognizing the work of everybody involved in
> MEO.
> when he registers for an event, he might not turn up, but still is one of
> the first to pay the registration just to support the people and their work
> at the respective event.
> and he shares his bed not just with fellow messengers but also with
> depressive dogs!!
> so all you who were able to benefit of strom's contributions this year,
> get your asses up and vote!!!
> ali
> Am 2014-10-06 11:38, schrieb AZ:
>  When nominating people, it would be nice to say WHY you are nominating
>> said person. Not everybody knows everybody or what they have done.
>> Please remember, this is not a popularity contest, and it is not a
>> lifetime achievement award. Of course past accomplishments do factor
>> in, but really this is in recognition of a person's contribution to
>> the mess scene in the past year.
>> Thanks!
>> --
>> AZ
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