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shimsuki

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Portland Bonsai Village Campaign
« on: June 10, 2015, 01:46 AM »
Hello Bonsai Friends,

Please donate to the Portland Bonsai Village! Your support not only supports the Village, but is an investment in the future of American bonsai. https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/help-bonsai-artists-create-their-village#/story

Andrew

PS I am performing a benefit concert in Portland during the Artisans cup for those who donate! Find out more here: http://www.andrewtrobson.com/events/2015/9/24/the-artisans-cup
 

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Re: Portland Bonsai Village Campaign
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2015, 07:49 AM »
A o e man Trombone Concert? What could be better?
 

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Re: Portland Bonsai Village Campaign
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2015, 10:48 PM »
I'll bring a tuba for you John! You can join me on stage.

Back to the campaign: Only about 86 people have donated to the campaign, that's about 4% of the online american bonsai community. Our bonsai professionals in Portland need our support! Lets invest in the future of American bonsai!

The Portland Bonsai Village will not only support the Portland area, but the entire country through tours and various programs. The establishment of the Village is a major leap for American Bonsai, and who knows, perhaps this will lead to the creation of more villages across the country. The American bonsai culture is growing, but it needs our help!

Please support the village, they deserve better than 4% support from the bonsai community. Every dollar counts!

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/help-bonsai-artists-create-their-village#/story

Andrew
 

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Re: Portland Bonsai Village Campaign
« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2015, 02:29 AM »
The Portland Bonsai Village campaign on Indiegogo has received a total of $16,475 so far. While that is a striking number, only about 93 people have contributed to the campaign. 93 people is a pretty disappointing number, considering all the people who consider themselves a part of the American bonsai community. While the Village has met their $10,000 goal, they still need all of the funds they can get! Funding the Village campaign not only supports the village efforts in Portland, but impacts the level of the bonsai community around the world. Please consider donating if you haven't already. Even a $5 donation makes a big difference! https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/help-bonsai-artists-create-their-village#/story

(PS, assuming 90 of the 1472 people that read this thread, that's only 6% that contributed, while 94% decided not to. The people who launched this campaign are some of the best bonsai professionals in America. The deserve more than 6% support from our American bonsai community)