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2011 After Action Report

Wow, what a night! We had so much fun! 236 Browncoats in the house (30 more than last year!) with 176 tix sold in advance.... A Big Thank you to all of you who came and also to those who helped in various ways that made this a success (posting on the web, helping out last night, donating items, making signs, etc)

Highlights:

  • A costume contest
  • Firefly dating game
  • Lots of shiny prize drawing/door prizes!
  • Souvenir tickets for everyone
  • Plus hanging out with such a large group of very nice people

What We Raised

We managed to keep our costs about the same as last year and we raised about $800 more this year.  We had a prize drawing, plus merchandise sales and raised some more that way. Here's our stats:

Tickets sold on site: $1,249
Pre Sales and Online tix: $2,326
T-Shirt sales: $900
Prize Drawing Tickets: $267
Auction: $284
Subtotal $5,026.00

Costs:
- $600 (Theater Rental)
- $250 (Film print)
- $44.32 (ticket printing)
- $502.97 (T-Shirt/Merchandise)
- $116.48 (Misc expenses - Paypal, Volunter rebates, supplies)

Grand total raised: $3,512.23 - For Equality Now: $2,809.78 - For ACFB: $702.45 and 390lb. of food

Photos

If you have any to add, just add them to the meetup site or the facebook group.

Kudos

Event helpers
Of course anyone who came and helped spread the word helped make this a success! We also want to thank those who helped with various things

Let us know what you think!
Sign on to our site and leave a comment on the "Can't Stop the Serenity 2011" thread under General Discussion!

Thanks everyone!
- William Alonso

 

Big Damn Hero Sponsors
Darren Vallance
Les Howard - The Signal

Diesel Filling Station

 

Space Monkey Sponsors
Ed Henke - Planet Smoothie
Rusty Nations - sqPhantom.com


Vendors
V.A.M.P. Book Club - Atlanta

Prize Drawing/Auction Sponsors
Also, we want to thank the following people/businesses/organizations for donating items for our door prize/prize drawing thing-a-ma-jigger:

Wil Wheaton
Les Howard - The Signal
Manuel's Tavern
Shakespeare Tavern
Shakespeare Tavern
Joseph Cambell
Greg Myrberg
Chi and Ashely Marie Wright
Judy McKinley
Heather Clayton
Book Nook
Second Spin
Starbucks
 Fuddruckers
TGI Fridays
Ruby Tuesday
Dickey's Barbecue Pit
Five Guys
Walmart
Pizza Hut
Hudson's Grill 
Shane's Rib Shack 
Cracker Barrel
Outback
Roasters
 Dunkin Donuts
Chik-fil-a

Other Sponsors
Atlanta New In Town Meetup Group
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