As it just so I am at SoG tomorrow (monday) as it is Open Day - yet another
so I have printed this thread of 3 messages which I will hand to the
Any other members with similar problems I recommend they email
As has been said before this list is not an place for escalating issues to
do with membership - first email membership(a)sog.org.uk if unresolved then
accounts(a)sog.org.uk and then director(a)sog.org.uk. If all that fails Geoff
has volunteered to be the highest level of escalation - email lists(a)sog.org.uk
At 13:42 21/03/2004 -0600, Peter S. Wyant wrote:
I, too, e-mailed Geoffrey earlier this year, as he requested, AGAIN
advising the SOG that in spite of my two letters to them last year, they
had still not charged my VISA for my 2003 membership fees. No response.
This is now Mar/2004, and no notice of my 2004 dues being due either ...
I haven't yet received the letter you got, Jan, but if I do, somebody's
going to get an earful!
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
> I am just - well I can't think of a word - so I guess I could say I am
>'wordless' - to recieve a letter dated 16 Feb and posted 8 March, received
>18 March, to say that I owe £39 and I need to send a cheque to avoid my
>membership being lapsed.
>This after all the trama of establising the pay by credit card system in
>2002!! Subs were charged to my credit card last year on 2 April.
>When there was discussion here in January about amounts not appearing on
>credit cards, I sent an email to advise that I have not yet been debited. I
>have also sent an email last week re this letter, but no reply as yet.
>But, worst of all, when I tried to send a fax to the number on the letter
>head I received a message to say this number was no longer in service!! A
>check on the SOG web site showed that both the phone number and the fax
>number on the letterhead are out of date!! Could not some stickers be
>printed so that each letterhead does have the correct numbers? Or, as it is
>just one number different, the writer could add this each time he/she sends
>Come on our SOG! Buck up your act!! What is happening? And having out of
>date phone numbers on the letter head is not a professional image! Has
>everyone else who has filled in the form to pay by direct debit/credit
>received this letter? Or has your payment been processed as would be