From:"NeTraverse LUG Program" <> 
To:"Mike Swier" <>
Subject: RE: NeTraverse would like to sponsor your LUG
Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2002 14:29:36 -0500

Here's our standard offer letter, we only want to offer free software 
give discounts on our products if anyone in your organization desires 
purchase it.

Thank you for accepting our offer to become a NeTraverse sponsored LUG. 
are very excited to be part of the success of your Userís Group. We are
initially offering a copy of our Win4Lin 4.0 Workstation Edition 
License (a
$89.99 value) for you to offer to one of your members in whatever way 
see fit. The attached PDF file is a license certificate that can be 
out and offered to anyone in your LUG, it includes instructions for
downloading and using our software. We also would like to offer a 
to any of your members on our electronic version of our software. Your
members can claim a $20 discount off of our $89.99 retail price at

We do have a badge program that we offer the opportunity for you to add 
sponsored by NeTraverse LUG logo to your web page. Information is 
at participation is voluntary.

Additionally, in the upcoming months we will be offering additional 
software as well as discounts on other software from our partners and
ourselves as part of our LUG Sponsorship program.

Thank you for accepting our invitation and please let us know if this 
is anything else we can do to support your LUG.


Mark R. Hinkle
Vice President

-----Original Message-----
From: Mike Swier []
Sent: Tuesday, November 26, 2002 9:02 PM
Subject: Re: NeTraverse would like to sponsor your LUG


I'm interested in your group but I don't know if
anyone in our group is currenlty interested.  Also,
The email address you have sent to is used for
NWCLUG(NorthWest Chicagoland Linux Users Group  This is a
"non-profit" group that runs on a voluntary bases,
therefore we do not have any money.  If you are
willing to volunteer your products/services/time
please let me know, otherwise please do not email me.

LUG Name: NorthWest Chicagoland Linux User Group
City: Palatine
State: IL
Administrative Contact Name: Mike Swier
Administrative Contact Email:

Thank You,

--- wrote:
> Dear Linux User Group Administrator,
> You are receiving this email because you are listed
> as the contact of your
> LUG at We wanted to contact you about
> a special offer we are
> making to all LUGs.
> We have seen Linux grow, in large part, from the
> work and evangelism that
> has occurred in computer user groups like yours. We
> would like to help
> sponsor these efforts by donating software and
> support to your LUG, coupled
> with a special member-only offer.
> NeTraverse would like to offer you a free license
> for our Win4Lin
> Workstation Edition 4.0 software (an $89.99 value) -
> the best way to bridge
> Windows to Linux, especially for those hard to
> replace applications. In
> addition, we would like to offer your membership a
> discount of $20 off the
> retail price of Win4Lin Workstation Edition 4.0.
> To take advantage of the member discount, we ask
> that you notify your
> membership by email, or announce at your monthly
> meeting, that NeTraverse is
> now sponsoring you and that members are entitled to
> the special benefits
> described in the welcome letter.
> We would like to list all sponsored LUGs on our LUG
> page
> ( and continue to
> make special offers to all
> LUG members.  This would be done by sending you an
> email so you can decide
> whether to include it in your normal user group
> communications (NeTraverse
> does not want to, and will not, SPAM you with junk
> mail).
> We are very excited about this chance to help the
> communities that have
> helped us. If you would like to sign up for this
> offer please reply to this
> email with the following information so we may
> update our records:
> LUG Name
> City
> State
> Administrative Contact Name
> Administrative Contact Email
> We will reply with our welcome letter and an
> electronic certificate with a
> Win4Lin license code. You will also be informed on
> how to help your members
> take advantage of our LUG sponsorship discounts.
> Regards,
> Mark R. Hinkle
> Vice President, NeTraverse
> To exclude yourself from future mailings, please
> reply to this email with
> the word REMOVE in the subject line.

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