A number of the NMRA members are also members of the LRRSA. The cross pollination that occurs between kindred societies such as attending each other's meetings and activities is regarded as being beneficial to all groups.
From: LRRSA@yahoogroups.com.au [mailto:LRRSA@yahoogroups.com.au] On Behalf Of Bill Russell
Sent: Wednesday, 15 October 2008 12:17 PM
Subject: RE: [LRRSA] LRRSA Tours [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
If the members of the NRMA (and the NMRA for that) want to attend
a LRRSA event why don't they suppoort the event and the LRRSA by joining
It looks as if costs of this event are a minimum, so the LRRSA is not
using it as a fund raiser. It is not as if the cost of joining the LRRSA is huge,
compared to other information sharing events (conferences etc) the costs are
The membership of the LRRSA appears to be aging, and this has
been mentioned in the latest mag. Perhaps we need to think before we give
away our goodies, they could be an inducement to attract younger members.
I am not against volunteer organisations doing goood for the public.
However such organisations need to consider their future. If the benefits of an
organisation are available to outsiders without any commitment from them,
then the organisations failure to thrive may be considered to have been self
On 14 Oct 2008 at 9:12, Bill Hanks wrote:
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