[ubuntu-uk] The next UK Charity event we can all take part in and make a difference towards.
rob at esdelle.co.uk
Thu Nov 2 17:56:52 GMT 2006
alan c wrote:
> Nicholas Butler wrote:
>> Children In Need, which happens every year in the UK since Terry Wogan
>> could first raise an eyebrow in interest,will again be occuring.
>> I would very much like to see the UKTeam rally forth , as they had
>> before at Linux World, and come up with a One Day event that every
>> Ubuntu UK team member and mailing list reader can take part in. Of
>> course it would be even better if we could round up the other Community
>> Distro members and motivate them to do something similar.
>> The Appeal night is the 17th Of November and I would like to get an
>> Entry into the Charity and agree to raise funds.
>> Lets have a Charity Ubuntu Install
> I really like this idea. I think it would get good publicity too.
I was going to say it might be worth contacting the local newspapers and
radio stations in the area. I have e-mailed a colleague where I work (a
radio station in Exeter) with regards to such an install day although
after sending the e-mail I considered that since the radio station I
work for is in competition with BBC local and national radio it might
not go down so well, but since its for a worthwhile charity I could be
Are there any ideas for a date for an install day? Since 17th is a
Friday I wonder if 18th would be a good day for it in 3 Saturday's time
as it gives time to arrange publicity for such an event (and finding a
More information about the ubuntu-uk