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From: "Helen Dynda" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: "Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS" <email@example.com> Sent: Wednesday, February 28, 2001 7:14 PM Subject: Many PUBLICITY IDEAS have been offered by an I AS member....
> MANY IDEAS for publicity were offered by an I AS member. She posted the
> following message quite awhile ago.
> If I remember correctly, she received very few replies to her offer.
Since > her offer was made so long ago, I do not know if she still is willing or
> able to offer her help; so I am not mentioning her name. What are your
> thoughts about her suggestions?
> ~ ~ ~ ~
> I will give all the time and energy this project needs. I can offer my
> talent as a artist.
> One idea I recently had was to get all of our members to send me ( or
> whomever ) a small photo of themselves...with a short but very descriptive
> bio. of what they have been through, how it has effected their families,
> friends, but most importantly...themselves!!
> I would scan photos and text into the computer and add graphics!!! Then
ARD > sufferers from around the world would finally be united, and new sufferers
> would discover that they are not alone.
> We can send hard copies to everyone.....T.V. hosts, newspapers, Health
> Ministers, magazine editors, members of parliament, medical journals,
> universities..the list could go on and on. They would see our faces, we
> would become real to all of them.
> We could then make a commercial/documentary and pass it around our
members > to plead with their local T.V. stations to run it for charity. This
disease > effects everyone -- not just women. Men and our "precious children"
suffer > from it too!!
> I just had another thought......I could make buttons, posters, t-shirts.,
> etc.......and In my pottery studio I could make mugs with a logo on them.
> ( We all have to come up with some ideas for logos and slogans.)
> Tell me what you think. I am so excited about it all.......my mind is
> racing. We could hold fund-raising events for members to travel to get
the > proper medical treatment or to give to member's families who are
> experiencing financial difficulty.
> All of us working together...........what strength!! I can't wait to hear
> your thoughts and opinions.