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AVIVA Semi-Finals: National ME/FM Action Network is competing for $100,000
The National ME/FM Action Network in Canada is competing for $100,000 for biomedical research of ME and FM in the Aviva Community Fund contest. With thanks to all who helped, they made it through the first round of voting into the Semi-Finals.
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Aviva Contest--Canada--20th Anniversary of May 12th Awareness Day for ME/CFS, FM, MCS

Discussion in 'Action Alerts and Advocacy' started by frenchtulip, Oct 2, 2011.

  1. frenchtulip

    frenchtulip Senior Member

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    http://www.avivacommunityfund.org/ideas/acf11724

    May 12th has submitted his entry in the Aviva Contest. He has been crashing since the conference in Ottawa and asks for help in spreading the word about the contest, especially to Canadians. Voting begins tomorrow on Oct. 3rd at 12:pM EST. If you have suggestions on any needed word changes in his entry, please let him know. He can edit his project at any time. (He is on Facebook, and I am pretty sure he is on Phoenix Rising, too.) Thanks for your help!
     
  2. eric_s

    eric_s Senior Member

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    Thanks a lot for your hard work, May12th
     
  3. frenchtulip

    frenchtulip Senior Member

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    Voting is now open.
     
  4. Boule de feu

    Boule de feu Senior Member

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    I can't do much around here, but at least, I CAN VOTE!
    A great idea.
     
  5. Nielk

    Nielk

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    You can vote every day for 15 days - 15 votes.
    Let's unite in these contests for our people.
    It's the least we can do.
    We don't even have to get out of bed to do it.
    You'll feel good that you did a good deed.
    http://www.avivacommunityfund.org/ideas/acf11724
     
  6. Sparrow

    Sparrow Senior Member

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    I'll be back to vote daily, if I'm able.
     
  7. Nielk

    Nielk

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    Thank you!
     
  8. justinreilly

    justinreilly Stop the IoM & P2P! Adopt CCC!

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    voted and will try to do this daily.
     
  9. Dolphin

    Dolphin Senior Member

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    Voted and also hope to vote daily.

    Am also going to add it to my .sig.
     
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  10. frenchtulip

    frenchtulip Senior Member

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    Thanks everyone for voting! The vote is now at 196. I just did some posting on various ME Facebook sites and hope it helps.
     
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  11. Nielk

    Nielk

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    Hope it will help.
    I think that it helps when people post here thaat they have voted because other people might see it and it bumps the thread.
    So, I voted today and will vote every day.
     
  12. Tony

    Tony Still working on it all..

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    Is anyone else having a problem voting? I keep getting the message that I've already voted today...after more than 48 hours! I've logged off and on a few times to no avail...think I'll send them an email.
     
  13. Dolphin

    Dolphin Senior Member

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    FWIW, just this minute I was able to vote ok, around 24 hours since I last voted.
     
  14. Nielk

    Nielk

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    I have had no problems either. I voted tonight. It would be nice to see more votes for them.
     
  15. Boule de feu

    Boule de feu Senior Member

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    We must keep voting.
     
  16. Dolphin

    Dolphin Senior Member

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    567 votes now. Haven't read the rules, etc. to see if this means it has a chance/is in a winning position, or not.
     
  17. Boule de feu

    Boule de feu Senior Member

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    I just voted, too. 586 votes.
    I'm also bumping the thread to remind people to vote daily.
    Thank you for you help. It does mean a lot!
     
  18. Battery Muncher

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    I voted. vote no. 592.
     
  19. frenchtulip

    frenchtulip Senior Member

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    It might be a good idea to make a comment on the voting page about the value of this project to our ME/CFS, FM, MCS, and GWS communities to be used in the judging phase of the contest. Thanks.
     
  20. Boule de feu

    Boule de feu Senior Member

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    If you haven't done so today,
    please vote!
     

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