[sac-board] Re: Board Meeting, 1/18/08

  • From: "Charlie & Anne" <c2h2a2r2@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <sac-board@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2008 20:48:17 -0700

Steve,
how about cards without names? Then use stick-on labels for names.
Charlie
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steve D." <fester00@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <sac-board@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>; <theprof@xxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, January 20, 2008 12:25 PM
Subject: [sac-board] Re: Board Meeting, 1/18/08


> I'm not too concerned with a design for a SAC business card, but I do 
> think they should be as generic as possible so we can pass them down to 
> the next officers.  Therefore, a calendar on the back would be 
> unnecessarily limiting.  With the small number of cards distributed over 
> the coarse of a two year term, it just doesn't make sense to make them too 
> specific.  I haven't looked at the files Rick attached to the other email, 
> as my dial-up is excruciatingly slow, but I'm sure whatever you guys pick 
> will be fine, as long as the SAC logo is prominent.
>
> I haven't been told the status of the current cards, if any, so I don't 
> know how urgent it is to order more.  This is one reason we didn't get to 
> it at the board meeting Friday.  (This and the limited amount of time we 
> had, the absence of Peter and AJ, and the time it took to resolve the 
> agenda items we did get to.)  If it's ok, I'll look at the designs 
> tomorrow and we can decide online.
>
> Thanks everyone for your input and actions on this.
>
> Steve Dodder
> President, Saguaro Astronomy Club
> Director, Stone Haven Observatory
>
> fester00@xxxxxxxxxxx
>
> http://www.stargazing.net/Astroman
>
>> From: pargenz@xxxxxxx
>> To: sac-board@xxxxxxxxxxxxx; theprof@xxxxxxx
>> Subject: [sac-board] Re: Board Meeting, 1/18/08
>> Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2008 11:30:53 -0700
>>
>> Thanks Rick
>>
>> With regards to the calendar, and any other content that is 
>> time-specific,
>> the inclusion of such information renders the cards useful only for a
>> specific timeframe. That's not a bad thing, just an element to consider.
>> That could also dictate the quantity produced.
>>
>> Peter
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Rick Tejera" <saguaroastro@xxxxxxx>
>> To: <sac-board@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>; <theprof@xxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Saturday, January 19, 2008 11:22 AM
>> Subject: [sac-board] Re: Board Meeting, 1/18/08
>>
>>
>> Peter,
>>
>> You are correct that I used MS Publisher. I'll forward a file later as 
>> it's
>> on my other machine. I'll also forward the fonts I used, (Although I 
>> think
>> you may have them from the NL). This year I also added a Calendar of
>> meetings to the back of the card. I'll forward that as well, although I
>> think you'd be able to figure it out ;).
>>
>> Thanks for all your contributions.
>>
>> Clear Skies
>>
>> Rick Tejera
>>
>> Editor SACnews
>>
>> Saguaro Astronomy Club
>>
>> Phoenix, Arizona
>>
>> www.saguaroastro.org
>>
>> saguaroastro@xxxxxxx
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: sac-board-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>> [mailto:sac-board-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
>> On Behalf Of Peter Argenziano
>> Sent: Saturday, January 19, 2008 11:15
>> To: theprof@xxxxxxx; sac-board@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [sac-board] Re: Board Meeting, 1/18/08
>>
>> Thanks Stan. I've not heard from the board that they would like to 
>> proceed
>> with this idea, but I would be willing to produce two or three soft 
>> proofs
>> to serve as examples of what a new card would look like.
>>
>> So, yes send me the logo as a native Illustrator (.ai) file.
>>
>> Rick: send me the version of the card you have in its native format, 
>> which I
>>
>> beleive you indicated was Publisher (.pub).
>>
>> Also, if anyone has ideas for content, send those along too.
>> The obvious content would be:
>>  Club name: Saguaro Astronomy Club
>> URL: www.saguaroastro.org
>> Club mailing address: ? Does the club receive its mail at a PO Box or
>> alterante to a residence as the leadership changes?
>> Email address: an address someone could use to inquire about the club. If
>> the club's email provider supports aliasing it might be a good idea to 
>> use
>> one for this purpose. That way the card can continue to be used even as
>> leadership changes.
>> Back side: anything we may want to have printed on the back side.
>> Any ideas anyone has for the general look of the card. I happen to prefer
>> the look of a card that utilizes a full-bleed background image over one 
>> that
>>
>> has a plain white background; to me the former is more visually 
>> appealing,
>> the latter more business-like. But, others may have differing opinions.
>> Also, if you have any opinions on typeface, please share them. I tend to 
>> use
>>
>> Open Type fonts more than True Type fonts, so I may (and likely do) have
>> typefaces that you don't necessarily have. For example, the typeface on 
>> the
>> cards I gave to Joe was Tekton Pro.
>>
>> Once I receive the input I will create the card (using InDesign) and 
>> produce
>>
>> the soft proofs (PDF). I'll put them on the website with a blind url 
>> posted
>> on the sac-board forum. Then the board can decide whether or not to 
>> proceed.
>>
>> Peter
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: <theprof@xxxxxxx>
>> To: <sac-board@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Cc: "Peter Argenziano" <pargenz@xxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Saturday, January 19, 2008 10:19 AM
>> Subject: Re: [sac-board] Re: Board Meeting, 1/18/08
>>
>>
>> > Peter,
>> > I have the color graphic that is on the SAC home page. I created it in
>> > Adobe Illustrator which is a scalable vector format. If you want it, I 
>> > can
>>
>> > send this to you in whatever format you wish, and at whatever
>> > size/resolution you desire.
>> >
>> > Stan
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
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