Eclipse Community, Thanks!

There has been a lot of talk lately about what the Eclipse community is and is not doing.  While I have no intention of going anywhere near that conversation, I did want to highlight something that makes me very proud to be part of this great community.  This month, the Eclipse community raised over $3,000 for men’s health issues, and that’s awesome!

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Of course I’m talking about Movember!

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David Green led all Mommitters with $740 raised.  Thanks David.  A big thank-you also goes out to Kevin Barnes who replied to my tweet on Oct 30th and motivated me to start the Mommitters. This would not have happened without you Kevin.  I also want to thank Kim Moir (and Kim Horne for the great suggestion) who helped get our Movember splash screen in the I-Builds.

All the Eclipse Mommitters also deserve a big thank-you for stepping up and growing a stache for charity.  You all looked terrific.

But the biggest thanks goes out to all the community members who stepped up with their wallets and donated a few bucks to a great cause.  Looking through the list of donations it was quite a diverse group of individuals.  As a community there may be things we can improve, but I think we should be very proud of this accomplishment.

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5 Responses to “Eclipse Community, Thanks!”

  1. David Green says:

    A big thanks to you too Ian for inspiring us all.
    I had no idea how close to home it is until I started talking about it.
    Best of all it was fun.

  2. Lars Vogel says:

    Thanks Ian also from my side. You did something meaningful and you made it funny at the same time. :-)

  3. Kim Moir says:

    Congratulations Ian and the rest of the Mommitters! Great job.

  4. Kevin Barnes says:

    Thanks for leading the team! I think that we all did a great job of raising money and promoting awareness. It was a fun month.

  5. Great job Ian, it was fun and I definitely see us doing it again next year :)

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