Re: Planning Events for 2011
Not to get off topic, but......
We didn't advertise IPW for a reason. If you notice all of the other top pier events on this and other fora you will take note of alot of hype and cheerleading. We didn't want anypart of that....no advertising (other than the event folder) was done by any of the organizers...no published lists of attendees to show who the kewl kids are...nothing of that nature.
We had a target audience, we provided the info, it was up to them to decide whether or not to attend. It was their loss if they missed out of a good opportunity to do some actual campaigning, if for nothing else than to prove to themselves that they were able to do some light marching in the woods.
IPW, BGR, and other events that we put on in the woods in LA are pretty much the same: we go out on extended marches in the woods, keep first person conversation, etc. This past January the Ground Hornets covered the ground that was covered on the first two days of IPW on a Saturday....
If you are interested in attending something like what went on at IPW contact Fred Baker, he's our recruiting officer. Let him know that you want in on some of our events and he'll give you the info.
Texas Ground Hornets
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[HOUSTON] TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, October 28, 1863,
All ladies in Houston and surrounding counties who have cloth on hand, which they can spare, are requested to donate it to the ladies of Crockett for the purpose of making petticoats for the Minute Men of this county, who have "backed out" of the service. We think the petticoat more suitable for them in these times.