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History of SCKF Commemorative Booklet

  • main booklet sections
    • federation history
      • founders
      • past presidents
      • timeline
      • photos
      • current group photos: officers, BoD
        photos will be taken after the October BoD meeting 10/14/17
      • page guestimate: 10
    • dojo history (one page per dojo)
      • see dojo form
      • dojo name, address, days and times of practice
      • past head instructors and dates
      • dojo narrative including founding of dojo (one short paragraph)
      • 2-4 photos with names/captions: one of sensei, one dojo group photo preferably including parents, up to two others
      • page guestimate: 23
      • return by 8/23 to Brian Olson
        let Olson sensei know if you need more time for the narrative section, but please be sure to submit the other information asap
    • ads
      • see ad form (docx, pdf)
      • full page $100, half $60, quarter $35, eighth $20
      • cross references by sponsor name, region, product
      • page guestimate: 55
      • potential ad sources
        • sckf sponsors
        • small businesses
        • dojos
        • friends and family, including sponsored full-page bios
      • dojo ad goal: $5-10 per dojo member, see below
    • misc
      • cover design (front and back)
      • title, table of contents
      • acknowledgements, foreword
      • kendo overview, misc
      • page guestimate: 10
      • total booklet guestimate: 110 pages
  • financial guestimates (as of 1704.01)
    • total budget goal is to break even
    • costs
      • $5000 for 400 110-page booklets
      • $200 misc expenses including May and June meeting refreshments
    • ad income: $6000 goal
      • full page $100, half $60, quarter $35, eighth $20
      • dojo ad goal: $5-10 per dojo member, see below
  • staffing
  • tentative schedule/timeline
    • 04/01/17: detailed proposal including ad prices, schedule, and budget
    • 05/21/17: 1st meeting with dojo leads and guests (9am Norwalk)
    • 06/04/17: 2nd meeting with dojo leads and guests (9am Norwalk)
    • 07/08/17: initial dojo submissions
    • 08/23/17: dojo submission deadline (extended)
    • 09/30/17: ad form deadline (extended)
    • 10/14/17: booklet content 1st drafts available
    • 11/01/17: booklet order deadline; 2nd drafts available
    • 11/11/17: final draft to printer
    • 12/02/17: distribute booklets

  • dojo ad goal at $5-10 per dojo member, based on March membership
    dojo  #memb    $goal
    ----  -----  ---------
    ALH     19     95-190
    ANC     21    105-210
    CHUO    59    295-590
    CM      66    330-660
    COV     45    225-450
    GED     40    200-400
    IE      18     90-180
    IRV     14     70-140
    IS      41    205-410
    JCI     27    135-270
    LHB     10     50-100
    NOR     38    190-380
    OCB     32    160-320
    PCI     70    350-700
    SB      11     55-110
    SD      58    290-580
    SFV     25    125-250
    SS       9     45-90
    STYO    37    185-370
    TOR     81    405-810
    VEN     20    100-200
    VNI      5     25-50
    WS       6     30-60
    ----  -----  ---------
    total  752   3760-7520
    


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