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12/07/2012 12:53:37 PM · #1
Originally posted by 21.gif docpjv:

The idea is to provide a 'scholarship' to the talented who can will give back to DPC and in doing so receive a membership. The Scholarship is to be called 'UBUNTU', meaning I am because I belong. From this we extrapolate that we are who we are because we belong. Belonging means to care, to give, to teach and to ensure possibilities and growth.

Love Peter

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21_F.gif Julietnn ,21_F.gif LydiaToo and 21.gif smardaz have been honoured and humbled that we are the Trustee's of this new Scholarship Fund set in place by 21.gif docpjv. We were tasked with finding 4 people who we could give out a membership to, and contribute back into this community with their gift.. After many discussions between us, we feel we have completed the first part of 21.gif docpjv legacy and we shall continue to do so in the future with further Memberships.

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Janine, 21_F.gif Ja-9

One of the biggest factors in this is your commenting, we all know how much comments are enjoyed by everyone and your standing total of over 15,000 comments is no small feat. Commenting, not only helps the photographer, but the commenter as well. It's a win-win situation and one that we would like you to continue. Please accept this gift membership and keep those fingers flying!

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Scott, 31.gif SDW

Your dedication to DPC and its members, not the least of which is the Free Study Marathon, is greatly appreciated and we think it should be recognized. Please accept this membership code and continue to help make this site a wonderful resource for both the learning of this craft and the enjoyment of it's its members.

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John, 21_N.gif jmritz

Your rich contribution in both photography and commenting is greatly appreciated and we think it should be recognized. Please accept this membership code and continue to make help this site a wonderful resource for both the learning of this craft and the enrichment of the DPC community at large.

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Denielle, 21_F.gif Denielle

Some have mentioned they enjoy your comments, all of us have enjoyed watching your growth as a photographer. We know you still have a lot on your plate with taking care of your son as he continues to recover, not to mention the rest of your family. We would like to at least take this one small thing off your plate so you can continue to contribute to what makes DPC so great...The People.

Sincerely,

21.gif docpjv, 21.gif smardaz, 21_F.gif JulietNN, 21_F.gif LydiaToo


Message edited by author 2012-12-07 22:10:23.
12/07/2012 12:56:41 PM · #2
hoera hoera hoera!
12/07/2012 01:03:36 PM · #3
Nice!
12/07/2012 01:09:00 PM · #4
Congrats to each! Well deserved
12/07/2012 01:09:36 PM · #5
Nice selection, congrats
12/07/2012 01:09:57 PM · #6
Very nice
12/07/2012 01:15:00 PM · #7
Well done. Congrats.
12/07/2012 01:16:47 PM · #8
kewl!
12/07/2012 01:18:37 PM · #9
woo hoo!!
12/07/2012 02:03:40 PM · #10
as I have responded to the email, I would also like to say Thanks here!
I really appreciate this, and while I have learned alot, I know I have a lot of growing to do as a photographer.
I also am looking forward to another year with you all... as long as you can deal with me. and if you can't... well... you're still stuck with me for a year! so ha!

Thanks docpjv and everyone else here!
12/07/2012 02:19:16 PM · #11
Congrats to the first recipients! What great choices! And thanks Peter, for thinking of this!
12/07/2012 03:56:23 PM · #12
Very nice :-) Great choices!
12/07/2012 06:03:09 PM · #13
Originally posted by tanguera:

kewl!


Yes, thanks guys. A wonderful Christmas present.
12/07/2012 06:19:03 PM · #14
This is great to see. Excellent choices all.
12/07/2012 06:48:53 PM · #15
Awesome, guys!!
12/07/2012 06:56:38 PM · #16
What a wonderful thing to do! Congrats to our first recipients :-)
12/07/2012 08:56:51 PM · #17
Well done!
12/08/2012 06:39:41 AM · #18
Lovely and Congrats.
12/08/2012 08:56:31 AM · #19
Well, this is certainly a surprise!!! Especially since there are many others that have done more commenting that I. This is quite the honor to be chosen. Thank you Peter for your generous gift to our community. These are the kind of things that bind us together and make us stronger. Remind us (me) of why we are here.

I guess this means that I need to crack some knuckles and get the job done...I will do my best to honor your gift Peter...

Thank you from the bottom of my heart and for considering me.

Janine
12/08/2012 10:51:06 AM · #20
Kudos to all!
12/08/2012 06:11:31 PM · #21
It is things like this that re-kindle my appreciation of people.

Thank you ever so much for initiating this 21.gif docpjv... you truly are an inspiration to us all.

21_F.gif JulietNN.. check your in-box.

Ray
12/08/2012 06:27:00 PM · #22
I would like to publicly acknowledge 21.gif RayEthier for donating 2 more memberships to this scholarship.

We will be doing a bit more discussing, to make this the most fun scholarship as well.

Thank you Ray xoxoxo
12/08/2012 06:29:39 PM · #23
Awesomeness to all!
12/09/2012 08:23:22 AM · #24
Great choice ! - Well done 21.gif docpjv !
..and 21.gif RayEthier !



Message edited by author 2012-12-09 08:26:24.
12/09/2012 08:25:31 AM · #25
This is truly wonderful- missed this place so much!!


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