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John LeMaire '93
I have recently started a game development company called First Stall Productions with my sister and another friend from my hometown of Argyle, NY. Our first game is called S.U.E.T. - the Society of Ultimate Evil and Terror. In this fast-paced card game, you compete against your opponents to see who can build their doomsday device first (while thwarting the others' efforts to complete theirs). Whoever is successful at building their device first wins a place in the Society.
Since we are just starting out we are using the crowd-funding site Kickstarter to market our game and if we meet our goal of $10,000 in pledges by March 15th, this will fund the first run of cards. There are many levels of backing available. $20 will get you a copy of the game with shipping included. But at other levels we are also offering exclusive cards only available on Kickstarter, a signed print by yours truly, a 5th evil genius, and more.
We would love it if you would consider supporting our project by becoming a backer, or by spreading the word (or both!) We have until March 15th to raise $10,000 or we get nothing and will have to find another way to get our card game out to the public.
Visit our Kickstarter project for more information: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/237629428/suet-the-card-game
Contact John LeMaire at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Our game website is: suetthecardgame.com
Diane Doyle Parrish '54 publishes a book on Amazon
7826 Kellogg Street
Clinton New York 13323
"The Story of the Columbian Dolls-How the Adams sisters Saved the Family Farm" is about the Columbian Dolls my grandmother and great aunt made and sold in the 1890s. They were entrepreneurs in an era when most women did not work outside the home. The Columbian Dolls are now highly collectible. You can see this book in Amazon Books and look at many pages and pictures inside.
The book became available on August 1, 2013. It is soft cover, 8.5x11, 258 pages, and 168 pictures. It is also available on Kindle. Cost: $35.56.
Triathlon to benefit the Children's Miracle Network - August 25th in Clayton, NY
Alicia Dewey '07
I am hosting a Triathlon in Clayton, NY on the St. Lawrence River.
August 25, 7am at Centennial Park, Downtown, Clayton, NY.
Registration and additional details can be found at www.RiverRatTri.org
Retreat Cottage available on Prince Edward Island
Susan Lyman '75
Retreat cottage on Prince Edward Island available for summer and fall rental. Custom built cottage abuts National Seashore on North Shore of Prince Edward Island. 8 minute walk to a secluded beach with warm water and gentle waves. Perfect get-away; sleeps 4. NO TV; no internet. Beautiful and private. Enjoy the Farmer's Market in Charlottetown, great bike riding in the National Park, fabulous mussels and oysters! And yes, the water is much warmer than Cape Cod or Maine. Contact Sue Lyman at 413-446-4876 or email@example.com for details and photos.
Veterans for Peace
SLU volunteer mentors/tutors needed! Current student veterans on the GI Bill are struggling academically, given their leftover burdens of war. A few hours advising online per week can make the difference! You could pay back a deserving veteran at SLU or elsewhere! Let us know and we'll try to connect you to a student. Temporary point of contact: Roland Van Deusen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chun Y. Gee '99
+1 202 580 8665
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The Chautauqua Women's Club Seeks New President
The Chautauqua Women's Club is accepting applications for President of the 122 year-old organization. The position is full-time during the Chautauqua season with limited responsibilities the remainder of the year.
This executive position requires a leadership background and suitable experience in either business or non-profit organizations. As CWC's leader, the President must demonstrate strong interpersonal and organizational skills, public speaking experience and the ability to multi-task. Familiarity with the Chautauqua Institution and the 9-week summer experience is necessary.
The position includes an honorarium, season accommodations and office at the CWC House, a season gate and parking pass and some meals at the Athenaeum Hotel.
Interested candidates may send their resumes to the CWC Search Committee, P.O. Box R, Chautauqua, NY 14722 or email@example.com. Questions or requests for the job description should be also be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Blood cancers, as you may know, affect many people and is one of the main causes of death among children and young adults under the age of 20. I'm lucky in that I know a few survivors but it'd be great to finally find a cure or at least better treatments.
Of the total expenses at LLS, 75 percent goes to cancer research and they've invested more than $750 million since 1949 due to donors around the world. You could help by making a donation (http://uny.mwoy.llsevent.org/dsanzone). I'm also selling tickets ($75 each) to the gala at the Troy Hilton next month, if anyone is interested. I know times are tough economically but every little bit helps, whether it's $25, $50, or $500.
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