Thursday, February 12, 2009

Valentine’s Day Loan-A-Thon is tomorrow!

We are only one day away from the Valentine's Day Loan-A-Thon, and I was thinking that it may be a better idea if we all start lending at the same time as opposite of starting at noon your local time. Most of the team members are on USA central standard time, so I'd like to set the starting time to February 13 at noon CST, ending on February 15, at noon CST. Since we have members spread over several time zones, I'm publishing the equivalent start/end time for you convenience:

Country, City or Region Loan-A-Thon Start TimeLoan-A-Thon End Time
USA Pacific Time, Mexicali (Mexico)Friday, February 13, 2009 at 10:00:00 AMSunday, February 15, 2009 at 10:00:00 AM
USA Mountain TimeFriday, February 13, 2009 at 11:00:00 AMSunday, February 15, 2009 at 11:00:00 AM
USA Central Time, Mexico, HondurasFriday, February 13, 2009 at 12:00:00 NOONSunday, February 15, 2009 at 12:00:00 NOON
USA Eastern Time, Toronto (Canada)Friday, February 13, 2009 at 1:00:00 PMSunday, February 15, 2009 at 1:00:00 PM
Herford (Germany), Amsterdam (Netherlands)Friday, February 13, 2009 at 7:00:00 PMSunday, February 15, 2009 at 7:00:00 PM
Collingwood (Australia)Saturday, February 14, 2009 at 5:00:00 AMMonday, February 16, 2009 at 5:00:00 AM

I hope I'm not making things more complicated !!

Remember, during the Loan-A-Thon, write a notification on the team's Kiva page when you have completed a loan so I can issue you a "ticket" for the lottery, otherwise it'll be difficult for me to track down who did a loan.

Our goal is to reach the $10,000 loaned mark, have some fun and to show some love to those who are less fortunate than us.

Thanks.

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