[Y2K]Sample open letter to neighbors about forming community Y2K preparation committees

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In search of:

Sample open letter to neighbors about forming community Year 2000 preparation committees.

Has anyone come across good ( successful!? ) sample letters that could be used as a template for motivating communities into organizing for the Year 2000 Techno-Ambush?

I had a 1-hour ( serious ) meeting with my township clerk on Friday, November 13, 1998 re the Year 2000 and likely impact upon our community.

I am making my 5th -- and probably final -- public presentation/forum about the Year 2000 Techno-Ambush on December 9, 1998. At these forums, my intent has been to inform and motivate individuals in the community at-large, to actions in their own families and communities preparing for collapse of the infrastructure before and after 01/01/00.

At this final forum, I'd like to make (a) template(s) for a rational, open letter to neighbors for the purpose of seeking to organize and gain the the attention and interest of local public officials in the efforts.

There's no sense in reinventing the "wheel" -- so to speak if there are successful examples to leverage. I've done Internet searches, to no avail.

Your assistance locating URLs and/or private/postings in this effort would be appreciated.


Regards, Bob Mangus E-mail:

"I'm a computer 'Y2K-bomb' technician. If you see me running, try to keep up." RMangus

"Sometimes a majority simply means that all of the fools are of one mind." [Author Unknown]

Year 2000 Citizen Action Group [Y2KCAG] (Oakland County, Michigan - USA) E-mail: Pager: 810.912.8729 * A Volunteer Year 2000 Public Awareness Org. * *==================================================================* Open to preparedness items and ideas for general distribution! To subscribe: Subject: Y2KCAG subscribe PUBLIC or PRIVATE To unsubscribe: Subject: Y2KCAG unsubscribe Keep informed about and prepare for the "Year 2000 Techno-Ambush": Visit: Cassandra Project: Gary North: Sharefin's Gold Homepage: *==================================================================* # # #

-- Robert Mangus (rmangus@mail.netquest.com), November 15, 1998



I need to get my friend, Faith Weaver, a regular poster at Yourdon's to back this up, that she has one or more letters....In the meantime if you go to her web site there might be one there....Here is the URL:


or open this hyperlink up in new window:

Beaver Co. PA Preparedness

Go get 'em! I'm still not having much success with my city leader's denial.


-- Donna Barthuley (moment@pacbell.net), November 15, 1998.

Everybody should have an agent like Donna! I do have a 2-sided, tri-fold pamphlet designed to raise community awareness. It outlines the problem, gives a few steps to take to prepare, and has a space for you to put your contact info. Free for the downloading to anybody who asks! (Already sent it to you, Bob.)

By the way, if anybody is interested in how our community's water authority responded to our group's questions, see the "Snapshots" page on our Beaver County website, linked in Donna's post, above. You may want to ask similar questions of your water authority.

-- Faith Weaver (faith-weaver@usa.net), November 15, 1998.

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