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davidkent



Joined: 14 Jul 2003
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 14, 2003 6:44 am    Post subject: Correct my Banner please Reply with quote

I'm suppose to make a large sign to be displayed outside of our Church building.... Please help me with the contents of my text below:

Welcome to
[our church name] fund raiser
food, games and live music

Questions:
Is the use of "fund raiser" correct? (the proceed will go to the new church building construction cost) Or should it be "fundraising event"?
Is there a better terms instead of fund raiser thingy?
Would fun fair be in the same catagory?

I would appreciate your help.

Dave
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dduck



Joined: 16 Jan 2003
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Location: Scotland/Mexico

PostPosted: Mon Jul 14, 2003 11:48 am    Post subject: Re: Correct my Banner please Reply with quote

davidkent wrote:
Welcome to [our church name] fund raiser food, games and live music

Questions:
Is the use of "fund raiser" correct? (the proceeds will go to the new church building construction cost) Or should it be "fundraising event"?
Is there a better terms instead of fund raiser thingy?
Would fun fair be in the same catagory?


Both your suggestions are pretty much correct. Minor point, according to my dictionary it should be 'fund-raiser', or 'fund-raising' event.

By the way, which country are you in?

Iain
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davidkent



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PostPosted: Tue Jul 15, 2003 5:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thank you Dave. I appreciate it. I'm in the US. I can use a little help once in a while because I'm not a native English speaker, and it's tough to master the language. Sad But with the help of my ESOL buddies I know I'm in good hands. Mr. Green I'll be asking more questions in the future.
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dduck



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PostPosted: Tue Jul 15, 2003 6:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

davidkent wrote:
Thank you Dave.


"Dave", I've not been called that in a good long while. Wink

Iain
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davidkent



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PostPosted: Tue Jul 15, 2003 7:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Opps! Embarassed I meant to say, Iain...
My appologies.
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allworknoplay



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PostPosted: Sat Jul 19, 2003 9:46 am    Post subject: Corrected banner Reply with quote

Welcome to the fun filled summer event of [Name]

Join us for a fund raising event, entertain yourself
with live music, excellent food and games.
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davidkent



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PostPosted: Sat Jul 19, 2003 12:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thank you, allworknoplay....
This is the most constructive response I received to date. This will be it.
Thanks a bunch.
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