Hi, Justice.
Your suggestion and Enock's was put on the Whatsapp platform and reception
was just as it is in the mailing list.
We'll be moving forward with what we have received so far.
Good morning, all.

Regards,
Georgina.

On Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 7:54 PM, Justice Okai-Allotey <wyzzlew...@gmail.com>
wrote:

> I guess our main goal is to get more people interested in editing
> Wikipedia so that should be the main purpose driving any action we take
> with regards to the anniversary.
>
> Also Georgina did you put my suggestion across in the mailing list and
> what has the response been so far.
>
> Thank You
>
> On 12 January 2017 at 18:07, Georgina Ofori-Dwumfuo <georg....@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Thanks, Richie.
>> What you've suggested sounds (reads) a lot like the editathon, which is
>> already on the table; i.e., we hold a meeting where we teach interested
>> people about Wikipedia - its importance and how to edit, and thereafter
>> sign on interested participants.
>> Please expatiate on your suggestion if that is not what you mean, for
>> clarity's sake.
>> Thanks again.
>>
>> On Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 5:50 PM, Richie Appiah <appiahrichar...@gmail.com
>> > wrote:
>>
>>> I have been thinking.. If we could set that day apart to teach people
>>> about Wikipedia edits,  the importance and get volunteers who are willing
>>> to be a part of this community.  Afterwards,  we could have some small
>>> celebration like we did last year.
>>>
>>> On Jan 12, 2017 1:24 PM, "Georgina Ofori-Dwumfuo" <georg....@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Good afternoon, all.
>>>>
>>>> This is the last call for suggestions on how to celebrate this year's
>>>> Wikipedia Day. Please let us know your thoughts. This will help us to tune
>>>> the celebration to everyone's specifications. The only suggestions so far
>>>> have been those from Enock and Justice.
>>>> If we hear nothing from anyone else, they will effectively be the only
>>>> suggestions we work with.
>>>> Thanks.
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Georgina.
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 11:11 AM, Georgina Ofori-Dwumfuo <
>>>> georg....@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Good morning.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks, Enoch and Justice for your suggestion(s). Since not all group
>>>>> members seem to be on the mailing list, I will post your suggestions on 
>>>>> the
>>>>> Whatsapp group page and see if anyone else has any other suggestions.
>>>>> Thereafter, I guess we'll come to a consensus as to the way forward.
>>>>> Enjoy the rest of your day, guys.
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards,
>>>>> Georgina.
>>>>>
>>>>> On Mon, Jan 9, 2017 at 2:54 PM, Nkansah Rexford <
>>>>> nkansahrexf...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> For me, in celebration, I visit the ak.wikipedia.org project, and do
>>>>>> some translations i.e medical articles etc.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I did one about Malaria some time back. I hope to continue.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Monday, January 9, 2017, Justice Okai-Allotey <
>>>>>> wyzzlew...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I think I side with Enock we can use this opportunity to organise
>>>>>>> and edit-a-thon and work on all political related posts about the 
>>>>>>> elections
>>>>>>> and a possible create new accounts for notable politicians. And during 
>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>> edit session we can do a little celebration if we have the means.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Also we can start a social media campaign where everyone who is part
>>>>>>> of WMGH preaches why they are grateful to Wikipedia and recommend same 
>>>>>>> to
>>>>>>> others with the hashtag #Wikipedia16.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> We can be a bit creative about it by using influencers online who
>>>>>>> are part of WMGH.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> - Justice
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On 9 January 2017 at 14:07, Enock Seth Nyamador <kwadzo...@gmail.com
>>>>>>> > wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> What can we do?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I suggest an edit-a-thon. It can be joined remotely or physically
>>>>>>>> to put politics and elections in Ghana on Wikipedia to good shape.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I don't see much done by us these days on Wikipedia.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Best,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> - Enock
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> 2017-01-09 9:53 GMT+00:00 Sandister Tei <sandister...@gmail.com>:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Hello all.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Sunday January 15, 2017 is Wikipedia day
>>>>>>>>> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Day#Wikipedia_Day_2017>
>>>>>>>>> – the wiki's 16th birthday!
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Last year we had a party. This year we can try something
>>>>>>>>> different. Any ideas? You can share with the community.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Please try and nominate people for the awards. See forwarded email
>>>>>>>>> below.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>>> Sandister Tei
>>>>>>>>> Video Journalist | Head of Social Media – Citi FM | Rep –
>>>>>>>>> Wikipedian Community (Gh)
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> *Letters to Marissa <https://medium.com/letters-to-marissa> |
>>>>>>>>> Wikipedian Community (Gh) <http://www.wmgh.org/> | Purple People
>>>>>>>>> <https://www.facebook.com/thatpurplelife/>*
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>>>>>>>> From: Sandister Tei <sandister...@gmail.com>
>>>>>>>>> Date: Thu, Jan 5, 2017 at 5:13 PM
>>>>>>>>> Subject: Happy new year / important updates
>>>>>>>>> To: Planning Wikimedia Ghana Chapter <
>>>>>>>>> wikimedia-gh@lists.wikimedia.org>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> *2016 end of year awards for outstanding members*
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Please check this page
>>>>>>>>> <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Ghana_User_Group_/_2016_Events_%26_Projects>
>>>>>>>>> and leave your nominations there. See the *End of the year award*
>>>>>>>>> section.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> *– What do you want the user group to focus on in 2017?*
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> For example in 2016 the focus was on Wikipedia. You can also use
>>>>>>>>> this opportunity to capture your needs as a member by requesting the 
>>>>>>>>> group
>>>>>>>>> to focus on things that'll meet your needs.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Share them here
>>>>>>>>> <https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfvEthEYMzWerecMxMHAS_4cFavM3GFY8iVsxDaN_oA41j4tQ/viewform>
>>>>>>>>> .
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> *– Confirm your 2017 membership*
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> It's usually a practice to have a public list of user group
>>>>>>>>> members. Since 2012, people have joined the group but we have never 
>>>>>>>>> heard
>>>>>>>>> of them during events, elections etc.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Please put your name on the 2017 list here
>>>>>>>>> <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Ghana_User_Group#Members_.E2.80.93_2017>
>>>>>>>>> if you still are with us and wish to declare it. Just add your 
>>>>>>>>> username is
>>>>>>>>> ok (privacy issues). In case anyone especially from the global 
>>>>>>>>> community
>>>>>>>>> (or anyone) wants to contact you (in the capacity of a Wikimedia 
>>>>>>>>> Ghana User
>>>>>>>>> Group member), they can easily find your user talk page via this list.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>>> Sandister Tei
>>>>>>>>> Video Journalist | Head of Social Media – Citi FM | Rep –
>>>>>>>>> Wikipedian Community (Gh)
>>>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>>>> Wikipedian Community (Gh) <http://www.wmgh.org/> | Purple People
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