Chelsea Hotel Plaque

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Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Postby suburban.hornbag » Thu Jul 23, 2009 5:59 am

To commemorate, we provide a lasting tribute.
Dick it makes sense to me now and I agree appropriate, thanks for taking the time to explain the reasoning.

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Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Postby ladydi » Thu Jul 23, 2009 1:56 pm

donalagata wrote: Is there a draft posted somewhere because some of the post sound like some people have viewed something. When will we get to see the completed project? donalagata
Hi donalagata.

Go back to page 8 of this thread. Dick posted a representation of the plaque as it will look when installed at the Chelsea.

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Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Postby Birdonawire » Thu Jul 23, 2009 2:28 pm

Hi Dick,

Just wanted to join in and say a big well done to all who are involved in designing the plaque. It looks brilliant.
Also wanted to ask you is there a cut off date for donations? I know someone who is interested in contributing
but may not be able to get around to it for a week or two.
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Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Postby jarkko » Thu Jul 23, 2009 2:46 pm

I think we continue until early September, to give everybody chance to participate and have their names in
the greeting that will be given to Leonard.
Any extra money will be donated to a charity project which is dear to Leonard's heart.
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Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Postby Birdonawire » Thu Jul 23, 2009 3:00 pm

Thanks Jarkko, I'll pass that info on.
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Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Postby donalagata » Thu Jul 23, 2009 9:30 pm

Thank you lady di for your navigation to the page showing the plaque. You are my beacon of light in the dark whenever I get lost on this forum....I also want to express my deepest gratitude to Dick and all of those who are involved in this project . The plaque looks absolutely beautiful and I am so proud and feel honored to be part of this. We are immortalizing our man in history with such a gift and no one is more deserving than Leonard. I want to make a trip to New York as soon as I can to see the plague in its resting place . Beautiful idea Dick thank you so much.....
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Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Postby Susy » Fri Jul 24, 2009 5:12 pm

Hi Dick , in simple terms, the Plaque looks just beautiful , and to be a small part of it makes it a bit easier for me not to be in Barcelona for "OUR MAN" Birthday Concert ! Thanks and many Greetings from Switzerland... Susanne :neutral:
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Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Postby bridger15 » Fri Jul 24, 2009 6:03 pm

The plaque is perfect! Well done and thank you so much for organizing this. I feel so privileged to be able to participate in a tangible way to honor our genius Maestro.
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Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Postby lizzytysh » Sun Jul 26, 2009 7:31 am

That's breathtakingly elegant and beautiful... and, yes, done with class. It's even finer than I had imagined it would be. The best possible choices of font, to whomever conferred and agreed on them. It is BEAUTIFUL and I am so very proud to have played a small part in it, albeit my whole heart was packed into that part.

WELL, WELL done, Jarkko, Marie, and Dick... :D !!!


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Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Postby Womanfromaroom » Sun Jul 26, 2009 1:22 pm

BEAUTIFUL! Very elegant, and at the same time showing our affection... Thanks so much, Dick (and, of course, Jarkko and Marie)!! Personally, I am really happy that I may be a - tiny - part of this great project of yours and thus to be able to give back at least a little of what our man has given us. :D
I really hope I'll be able to see it with you and Linda someday, thanks again for your kind offer to show it to me!
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Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Postby JacquelineR » Sun Jul 26, 2009 5:10 pm

Hi Dick,

I want to send a check. Please send me a mailing address via email or PM. Will be happy to assist with the unveiling ceremony.

Sweet regards,
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Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Postby Jean-Baptiste » Sun Jul 26, 2009 9:52 pm

To all Members,
We are pleased to join you in the Forum for the first time.
We are just coming back from Dublin where we saw two concerts. This is the 9th since the world Tour has begun.
We want to participate to the Hotel Plaque and want also the postal address to send our contribution.
Love. Cras Suzanne Family (France).
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Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Postby dick » Mon Jul 27, 2009 3:17 am

The address has been sent

WELCOME friends from France! We remember you well in the Berlin Hotel.... :D
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Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Postby lizzytysh » Mon Jul 27, 2009 4:10 am

We remember you well in the Berlin Hotel.... :D
Not to mention the bus with Suzanne singing... and the late-night restaurant times, as well. So WONDERFUL to see you here, Jean-Baptiste! It does my heart good :D . Please pass on my love to your wife and Suzanne.


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Re: Chelsea Hotel Plaque

Postby dick » Tue Jul 28, 2009 11:18 pm

PLAQUE NEWS UPDATE

The plaque participation has now reached 151 forum folks -- and continues to rise.

Deposit, and firm order for plaque made today.

Will post more detailed plans as they develop. Still questions on timing for mounting and paying for installation and lighting. Many thoughts on dedication ceremony, but nothing fixed yet.

THANKS ALL!

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