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Re: 2020 AGM - Honolulu Update

Boo, but probably sensible.

On Sat, May 30, 2020 at 4:00 PM Mary Platt <platt mary gmail com> wrote:

> Dear NAGCR Member,
> It is with much sadness that I have to forward the following message I
> have just received from Richard Harris, Tower Captain, Honolulu.  
> Although
> I was always dubious, given the current circumstances, I was hoping the
> situation would have eased allowing us to travel by October.   As it is
> unlikely that large gatherings and meetings will be possible anywhere in
> North America, the Executive has decided that we are going to have the 
> event
> virtually. It was agreed to plan on having a video-chat AGM, hopefully
> with associated virtual ringing, speakers, and socializing. We will be 
> investigating
> the best virtual platform to use.  Please send me any
> thoughts/ideas/suggestions.  I will forward more details as they arise,
> however, we plan to hold the meeting/event over the same weekend.
> I want to thank the Honolulu ringers for all the work, effort and
> preparation that they have put into the event and hope that we will be 
> able
> to hold an AGM there in the future.
> Cheers, Bruce
> President, NAGCR
> Aloha from Hawaii.
> We here have been planning a wonderful event in Honolulu this fall.
> However, due to the current situation in the State and Globally, we have
> been forced to cancel hosting the NAGCR 2020 Honolulu AGM. While we were
> trying hard to think of creative ways to proceed with the event, in the 
> end
> the Bishop of Hawaii, and of our Cathedral, made the call the cancel any
> large gatherings of people for at least the remainder of the year.
> We, the Honolulu Ringers, are so sad to cancel, but I know we'll all be
> together again before too long.  I look forward to ringing with you in
> Honolulu in the future.
> Mahalo.
> Richard Harris
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