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Old 07-07-2014, 07:38 AM
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I know many in the club became hams so the could access the ColConn system and now they need your help.

THE COLORADO CONNECTION, INC.
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JULY 5, 2014

As you are probably already aware, The Connection has been volunteer and donation operated system since it's beginning. We have one of the best technical committees in Ham radio, we also have had many volunteer helpers for technical and many other management tasks that we do on a monthly basis. We also operate strictly on donations of cash and some saleable or useable equipment. We thank all of you for all of your help in both efforts.
We now have the luxury of having a very reliable system that is serving the Colorado Ham community and many nonprofit groups very well.
However we have a problem with a serious decline in the number of cash donations we have been receiving over the past year. The cash is essential to pay our rent at repeater sites and our utility bills at those sites as well as insurance costs. There are also occasional upgrades to equipment as well as damage from weather to pay for.

We need your help with cash, organizing fund raising promotions, or any other ideas or efforts that comply with the IRS 501C3 nonprofit tax laws and the FCC ham radio regulations. This is an immediate need as we do not want to loose any of our sites or shrink the system to be able to cover the monthly expenses.
You may donate via PAYPAL or Credit Card by going to our Website colcon.org (the PAYPAL link is on the opening page just click on it) or mail a donation to THE COLORADO CONNECTION, INC., P.O. BOX 22134, DENVER, COLORADO 80222.

Your ideas on these problems are also welcome at kb0vjj@colcon.org.
Thank you for your continuing support
THE COLORADO CONNECTION






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Old 07-07-2014, 08:37 AM
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Moneys given, thanks for the heads up!

http://www.colcon.org/


ColCon is a great system for all hams in Colorado and has great potential to enhance communication and safety for our own club activities.

I need to start remembering to support them each year, the help is badly needed but you never hear a lot of stumping for funds on the airwaves which sure is nice.
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Donated. thanks for the reminder Brian!
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Donated. Thanks for the heads up. The CC is about the coolest thing ever for people who spend a lot of time in the back country.
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Hey guys, I got a nice email tonight from the Col Con to say thanks for the donations. I pointed them back to this thread... thanks again for the support.
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