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An Invitation to Mr. John Poindexter...

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SHANEA

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An Invitation to Mr. John Poindexter...
« on: June 30, 2006, 12:00:14 AM »
I have taken the opportunity to invite Mr. John Poindexter to our little corner of cyberspace regarding the West Texas Trans Pecos Big Bend region.   If you know of anyone else that needs to be invited, please by all means invite them.  The more that join the more information that is shared.

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Good evening Mr. Poindexter:  We have never had the pleasure of meeting.  My name is ShaneA and like you I also am an aficionado of the Big Bend Region.  I just thought I would drop you a quick email and introduce myself and some outstanding web sites.  If you have never had the chance to check out www.virtualbigbend. com or www.bigbendchat.com you are missing a neat opportunity to learn more about the West Texas Trans Pecos Big Bend region.  Please take a few moments and join on in at the chat page.  All you need to do is sign up and best of all it's free.  All of the members of the chat board would really like to hear your input, comments, and stories regarding the region as well as any insiderís information that you have.  There truly is a wealth of information to be gleaned from all the fine Big Benders on the chat page.  One word of caution though, www.bigbendchat.com can become addicting.  In case you need a new coffee mug or anything, please be sure and check out the wares at   www.cafepress.com/virtualbigbend.  

By the way, I am not the creator of any of these fine websites, just a frequent visitor.  Also, I do not receive any remuneration or special consideration from the promotion of these sites.
 
As I currently find myself between jobs due to the decline of the American automotive industry, I thought I'd enclose a copy of my resume in case you know of any openings.

Take Care.

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Offline 10ftTall&BulletPrf

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Re: An Invitation to Mr. John Poindexter...
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2006, 07:53:50 AM »
Quote from: "SHANEA"

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As I currently find myself between jobs due to the decline of the American automotive industry, I thought I'd enclose a copy of my resume in case you know of any openings.


NICE!!  8)

Just as I learned the "10feet tall and bullet proof" from my dad, I also learned that "If you don't ask, the answer is already a no".
"You may all go to work and I will go to Big Bend" - If Davy Crockett were alive today.

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chisos_muse

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An Invitation to Mr. John Poindexter...
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2006, 07:37:31 PM »
Shane,
 Your zest for life, courage, positive attitude, and cojones grande are awe inspiring :!:  :D

  I certainly think Mr. Poindexter would be interested in anything that could give him additional information and various perpectives on what seems to be one of his passions as well....

Great job, my brother 8)

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SHANEA

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An Email Reply From Mr. John Poindexter.
« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2006, 09:55:54 PM »
I got an email reply from Mr. John Poindexter this morning :!:  :lol:  8)

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Thanks for the information. John


Hey, I'm quite happy that I got a reply, even a short reply.  Any reply is better than no reply - and after all he is undoubedly a very busy business man running a huge corporation.  I had no idea of the things his conglomerate were into until I checked out his companies webpage.  The website is pretty slick too.  3/4 of a BILLION  

http://www.jbpoindexter.com/

This is impressive.

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In its most basic form, J.B. Poindexter is a manufacturer of branded products that you will see when you drive down the road. The company holds significant market share in most of the markets it participates in. For example, today in the U.S. we manufacture:

1 out of every 2 medium-duty truck bodies (look for the little red, white and blue Morgan logo on the side)
1 out of every 3 step-vans (walk-in parcel delivery trucks)
1 out of every 3 truck cap & tonneau covers (enclosures on the back of pick-up trucks; look for brands Leer, Century, Raider and Pace Edwards)
1 out of every 2 funeral coaches


So, if you are going to be carried in a funeral coach (as opposed to an urn), there is a 50% chance that one of J.B. Poindexters will be carrying you :!:  http://www.jbpoindexter.com/subsidiaries/federal.htm
I always called them hearses, maybe they are called funeral coaches now? :?:


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.B. Poindexter & Co., Inc. is a privately held diversified manufacturing company with operating subsidiaries engaged in the production of commercial van bodies, step-vans, funeral coaches, limousines, mid-sized buses, pick-up truck bed enclosures and tonneau covers, precision machined components and expandable foam plastics.

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Offline Roger, Roger

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An Invitation to Mr. John Poindexter...
« Reply #4 on: July 01, 2006, 08:45:45 AM »
I sent him a question last year about the BBRSP purchase, and about Cibolo Creek, and he responded within an hour with a very gracious and well thought out message.  Since that time I have been convinced that he's a flat-out good guy with good intentions, so that's why I've always defended his motives on this board and others like summitpost.

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BigBendHiker

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An Invitation to Mr. John Poindexter...
« Reply #5 on: July 01, 2006, 11:38:42 AM »
Quote from: "Roger, Roger"
I sent him a question last year about the BBRSP purchase, and about Cibolo Creek, and he responded within an hour with a very gracious and well thought out message.  Since that time I have been convinced that he's a flat-out good guy with good intentions, so that's why I've always defended his motives on this board and others like summitpost.


Shanea's email response and your comments, above, says alot of good stuff about him and for that, he is to be commended.  This is good.

BBH

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Offline Joe

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John P.
« Reply #6 on: July 01, 2006, 06:17:48 PM »
There's a woman in my class here at Sul Ross who is a local landowner and who knows John Poindexter well.  She has nothing but good things to say about him.
The real desert is a land which reveals its true character only to those who come with courage, tolerance and understanding. - Randall Henderson

http://www.bigbendchat.com/portal/forum/el-saloacuten/joe-a-memorial/

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BigBendHiker

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Re: John P.
« Reply #7 on: July 02, 2006, 03:52:06 PM »
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There's a woman in my class here at Sul Ross who is a local landowner and who knows John Poindexter well.  She has nothing but good things to say about him.


That says a whole lot.  There is a saying that goes "how we treat those from whom we can receive no status determines our heart"


BBH

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chisos_muse

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Re: John P.
« Reply #8 on: July 02, 2006, 04:43:32 PM »
Quote from: "BigBendHiker"
Quote from: "Joe"
There's a woman in my class here at Sul Ross who is a local landowner and who knows John Poindexter well.  She has nothing but good things to say about him.


That says a whole lot.  There is a saying that goes "how we treat those from whom we can receive no status determines our heart"


BBH



Hey that's a really nicey quote, BBH! :D  Where is it from?
I am blessed to know people who are that way..... 8)

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Offline Windchime

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An Invitation to Mr. John Poindexter...
« Reply #9 on: July 02, 2006, 05:55:38 PM »
Believe there was a Texas Monthly article on John Poindexter recently. He sounds like an OK guy...trying to restore the grasslands on his property at some expense.  Sorry to keep quoting TM, but we do not have TV or radio by choice...refuse to pay for satellite TV owned my Murdock and too lazy to stick up an antenna for radio...just a lightening rod, so rely on magazines and the net for news :D
The opinion expressed above is my own and not that of the National Park Service or the Federal Government.

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Offline TexasGirl

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An Invitation to Mr. John Poindexter...
« Reply #10 on: July 06, 2006, 01:22:54 PM »
Good for you, ShaneA, for writing to him.  Never know what may come of it.  

I like your quote, too, BBH.

WindChime, better to quote TX Monthly than that other TM, Time magazine...in my book.
As a matter of fact, I _do_ have an opinion on that....

 


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