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Old 12-06-2013, 06:07 PM
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A Little Advice Please?

I've been invited to an event to get to know some alumnae of an NPC sorority in my state. I've exchanged a few emails, texts and had a long, very pleasant conversation with one of the women that will be there, (she is the one who introduced me to the woman that sent me the invite.)
Here's where I need advice:
I don't have their addresses, and I feel that in this day and age asking someone you don't know our don't know well for an address is creepy and somewhat inappropriate. I would like to take a small thank you gift or card for both women to show my appreciation for the invite. Good idea or would it come across as trying too hard? I really want to do more than send an email after the fact.
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Old 12-06-2013, 06:44 PM
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I've been invited to an event to get to know some alumnae of an NPC sorority in my state. I've exchanged a few emails, texts and had a long, very pleasant conversation with one of the women that will be there, (she is the one who introduced me to the woman that sent me the invite.)
Here's where I need advice:
I don't have their addresses, and I feel that in this day and age asking someone you don't know our don't know well for an address is creepy and somewhat inappropriate. I would like to take a small thank you gift or card for both women to show my appreciation for the invite. Good idea or would it come across as trying too hard? I really want to do more than send an email after the fact.
I don't think there is anything wrong with requesting their addresses to send simple thank you notes to these women after the event. Anymore than that would be trying too hard. If you feel odd about asking for the addresses, simply tell them that you wish to send them thank you notes. It's not that difficult and doesn't have to be awkward.
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Old 12-06-2013, 06:55 PM
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Old 12-06-2013, 09:03 PM
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Agree with AOII Angel. Thank you notes are always appropriate.
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Old 12-07-2013, 12:00 AM
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Gifts - no. Thank you card - yes. And being sorority women they should understand and appreciate the details associated with sending them. If you wanted to google stalk them you might be able to find the addresses without asking, but really I wouldn't worry about asking. And of course if you join the alumnae group you will probably get a list of all the members names, addresses, emails, etc.
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Old 12-07-2013, 12:03 AM
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Handwritten personal notes are classy. And very much noticed in these days of texts and emails. Anything else is over the top.

Excited for you, hoping that this continues to progress in a positive direction!
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Old 12-07-2013, 04:24 PM
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I'm very excited for you! Hope it works out!
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Old 12-08-2013, 06:46 PM
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Have fun! Excited for you.
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Old 12-08-2013, 07:21 PM
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Thanks guys! I appreciate the good wishes. I'm really excited, maybe a little nervous. If nothing else I've already gotten to connect with some very sweet ladies I look forward to knowing better.
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Old 12-08-2013, 07:29 PM
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I think a request for an address or two is completely appropriate. Enjoy yourself! You're right...no matter what you are meeting great women and having fun in their company.
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