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  • No, we need to use ARC funds for ourselves.

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I Initially posted this e-mail about Arnall Middle School in Newnan, GA in the ARC forum. We were asked for the club to contribute money. The club's past president has checked it out and found it legit. The website is:
http://www.coweta.k12.ga.us/ams/lorraine/aquarium/index.html

The club officers would like to know the club's opinion before reaching a decision. We are a non-profit volunteer group and would be using the membership dues. Most of the officers would rather contribute goods we might buy for a discount than cash dollars. Thanks for your survey input. William Fisher, club secretary.

"I teach science at Ellis Arnall Middle School located in Newnan, Georgia (just south of Atlanta). Several years ago I received a grant from the Georgia Middle School Association for the development of a beautiful 75-gallon tank with a variety of coral and other sea life. I have assembled a core of students who are responsible for feeding and maintaining the aquarium and plan on eventually turning over all responsibilities to the students so that it can be truly student owned.
I am planning to upgrade our reef to a 120-gallon tank. I am currently seeking out grants and donations to fund the effort. The cost for the project will be about $1000. So far, I have received donations from our The Atlanta Area Aquarium Association, the school student council and our school PTA. I feel that education is one of life's most important tasks, and our reef is an extension to that education that will go on for a long time.
Thank you for your consideration. I will be happy to forward pictures or any other information that you may need to help make your decision." [edited by wildemon]

Sincerely,

[email protected] <mailto:[email protected]>
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No, we need to use ARC funds for ourselves.

Yes, here is $100.00 from the club treasury

We pass the hat at the next meeting to raise $$

Yes, here is equipment, pump, salt you will need

I would rather go to the school and volunteer my time.
 
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