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Re: Spokesperson for Quiet
The store could also be used as a place for workshops, seminars, etc.
(related to our cause).
You could take a leaf from the page of Omega bookstore in Toronto.
They have premises next to the store, which they rent out to alternate
health practitioners, etc., to give seminars and workshops.
I could give you (off-list) the name and phone no. of the store's founder
and director. I'm sure she wouldn't mind talking with you.
P.S. How is good old TO? Here in Victoria the roses are still blooming and
my superintendent has just planted pansies in front of the building.
P.P.S. Can't help you with the lawnmowers.
> From: Noise - Citizens Against <email@example.com>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Spokesperson for Quiet
> Date: November 19, 1997 10:56 AM
> Hi Kathleen,
> > There's a store in Toronto that sells all kinds of
> > products - and it's popular. I haven't seen their financial statements,
> > they're surviving.
> > So why not a store for quiet products? "If you build it they will
> > <g>
> Now we're talking about a whole different kettle of fish. A very
> interesting and perhaps profitable venture. CCAN has a long-range plan to
> compile a registry of quiet products. To house quiet products under one
> roof is a great idea. Perhaps the best way to start out would be small
> and then expand.
> How would you deal with items like lawn mowers? Would you be selling the
> quietest motorized mower or a reel mower, or both?
> Eric Greenspoon
> Vice President - Citizens' Coalition Against Noise
> QUIET-LIST: Internet Mail List and Forum for discussion of Noise
> Soundscape Awareness, and the Right to Quiet. Email:
> To subscribe, email "email@example.com" with message "subscribe
> For info, send message "info quiet-list" to same.
QUIET-LIST: Internet Mail List and Forum for discussion of Noise Pollution,
Soundscape Awareness, and the Right to Quiet. Email: "firstname.lastname@example.org"
To subscribe, email "email@example.com" with message "subscribe quiet-list".
For info, send message "info quiet-list" to same.
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