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« Reply #300 on: April 17, 2012, 10:30:26 PM »

http://www.24ora.com/policial-mainmenu-8/45966-craneo-haya-den-eagle-beach

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"I can look back over the past 10 years and there were no steps wasted, and there are no regrets,'' she said. "I did all I knew to do and I think that gives me greater peace now." "I've lived every parent's worst nightmare and I'm the parent that nobody wants to be," she said.

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« Reply #301 on: April 17, 2012, 10:31:31 PM »

Better pictures...

http://www.24ora.com/policial-mainmenu-8/45966-craneo-haya-den-eagle-beach

Papiamentu translation:

carpachi achieve in eagle beach

monday, 16 april 2012 15:28

monday nightfall algo happen of 1 or of nightfall police y cuerpo tecnico was present in the area of eagle beach haciendo one investigacion. one tourist female canando near of the barancanan owing to see one carpachi mey mey of the barancanan at costa south y owing to beat alarma. tod owing to arrive at the sitio y saca some potret of the descubrimento. police owing to try cu one piece tree saca the wesonan stick in the barancanan but lama was much bruto. one cantidad of mirones also owing to rondona the area cu curiosidad of achieve know kico was pasando.









a few more I'll post in another post...sometimes they don't show up if I put too many in one.

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I stand with the girl, Natalee Holloway.

"I can look back over the past 10 years and there were no steps wasted, and there are no regrets,'' she said. "I did all I knew to do and I think that gives me greater peace now." "I've lived every parent's worst nightmare and I'm the parent that nobody wants to be," she said.

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« Reply #302 on: April 17, 2012, 10:42:14 PM »

Always animal.     Why don't I believe them?

I know!  There's always a doubt for me too!   
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I stand with the girl, Natalee Holloway.

"I can look back over the past 10 years and there were no steps wasted, and there are no regrets,'' she said. "I did all I knew to do and I think that gives me greater peace now." "I've lived every parent's worst nightmare and I'm the parent that nobody wants to be," she said.

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« Reply #303 on: April 17, 2012, 11:20:10 PM »

http://masnoticia.com/index.php/policial/3742-a-haya-carpachi-mey-mey-di-baranca-na-eagle

Papiamentu translation:

owing to achieve carpachi mey mey of baranca at eagle

published on monday, 16 april 2012 23:26

monday in oranan of afternoon tourist owing to beat alarma at autoridad for motibo of owing to look at algo odd mey mey of the barancanan at eagle beach of trip the agent policial owing to arrive y berdad had one bone. here owing to solicita the departamento technico of police for come saca potret together cu some oficial high owing to arrive at the sitio y berdad owing to come across cu the carpachi but is show cu is of one beast, y debi at the coriente strong of lama this owing to come stick below ; the baranca. at several ocacion owing to try sake cu one piece tree but was envano.











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"I can look back over the past 10 years and there were no steps wasted, and there are no regrets,'' she said. "I did all I knew to do and I think that gives me greater peace now." "I've lived every parent's worst nightmare and I'm the parent that nobody wants to be," she said.

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« Reply #304 on: April 17, 2012, 11:21:14 PM »

http://masnoticia.com/index.php/policial/3742-a-haya-carpachi-mey-mey-di-baranca-na-eagle

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"I can look back over the past 10 years and there were no steps wasted, and there are no regrets,'' she said. "I did all I knew to do and I think that gives me greater peace now." "I've lived every parent's worst nightmare and I'm the parent that nobody wants to be," she said.

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« Reply #305 on: April 18, 2012, 12:50:58 PM »


Do we know yet if the eye has been identified yet? Fish or human?
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« Reply #306 on: April 18, 2012, 02:25:01 PM »

That opening appears quite small, surely a human couldn't crawl in or be placed in there.  That said, whatever the Arubans claim I am inclined to believe the opposite until there is solid proof.  It is proof, however, that looking into rocks might not be the best pastime for anyone who is even slightly squeamish. 
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« Reply #307 on: April 19, 2012, 06:07:08 PM »

http://aruba-daily.com/newspaper/?p=16367

Maryland Woman Goes Missing In Aruba
Posted by Aruba Daily on April 19th, 2012

The FBI is working with Aruban authorities to find out what happened to missing Maryland woman, Robyn Lynn Gardner. She was last seen on August 2, 2011, in the Baby Beach, Sint Nicolaas area of Aruba. Authorities say it is possible she went snorkeling with a man she was traveling with at the time, but she has not been seen since. Robyn Gardner, 35, vanished from the same town in Aruba as high school student Natalee Holloway went missing from years ago. Although investigators do not believe the cases are related, they do admit that neither one of the women have been located.
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« Reply #308 on: April 19, 2012, 08:17:34 PM »

Now on AMW.com and on John Walsh Official FB page (https://www.facebook.com/pages/John-Walsh-Official/121280464588937)

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Woman Goes Missing From Same Aruban Town As Natalee Holloway

Robyn Gardner, 35, vanished from the same town in Aruba as high school student Natalee Holloway went missing from years ago. Although investigators do not believe the cases are related, they do admit that neither one of the women have been located.

Investigators believe Robyn traveled to Aruba with Gary Giordano of Frederick, Md. On August 2, 2011, Giordano said he went snorkeling with Robyn near the Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino, but she never made it back to shore after the trip.

Giordano was detained in Aruba for a long period following the disappearance, but has since been released. Giordano was able to travel back to his home to be with his family.

Surveillance captured Robyn and Giordano around 3:07 p.m. at a restaurant on Aug. 2. She was last seen wearing a striped sun dress, high heels, black sunglasses and a black shoulder bag. Giordano and Robyn both were carrying blue plastic cups in the footage.

If you have any information regarding the disappearance of Robyn Gardner, call our hotline right away at 1-800-CRIME-TV.


 

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« Reply #309 on: April 20, 2012, 11:12:07 AM »

I don't get all the posting on R F.....he is not the last one to see Robin....Gary was.  Who cares who, what or why on anything RF
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« Reply #310 on: April 20, 2012, 05:23:31 PM »

I don't get all the posting on R F.....he is not the last one to see Robin....Gary was.  Who cares who, what or why on anything RF

Perhaps because he appeared in the media spotlight.

Perhaps because he is soliciting funds with no accounting of how the current funds have been spent.

Perhaps because his claims regarding his relationship with Robyn have been disputed.

Perhaps we have seen as much corruption following a disappearance as the disappearance itself.

Perhaps all the above.

Even with all that, it does not make Gary any less shady.
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« Reply #311 on: April 20, 2012, 06:14:39 PM »

http://tv.broadwayworld.com/article/E-to-Premiere-DEATH-IN-PARADISE-Special-423-20120420

E! to Premiere DEATH IN PARADISE Special, 4/23

Friday, April 20, 2012; 01:04 PM - by BWW News Des


It’s every traveler’s worst nightmare – a picturesque vacation turned deadly in the blink of an eye. In the one-hour special DEATH IN PARADISE, E! presents exclusive interviews and rare footage that examine four different exotic vacations that ended in tragedy - and reveals the dubious controversy that surrounded each case. From drug cartels, to love triangles and broken dreams, “Death In Paradise,” is a jaw-dropping look at vacations gone terribly wrong. The special premieres on April 23 at 10:00 pm ET/PT on E!

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Robyn Gardner was a beautiful 35-year old woman who needed a vacation. Struggling with her career and supposedly involved in a love triangle, a trip to Aruba was just the ticket. She went off scuba diving with her friend, Gary Giordano, and never came back. Giordano has never been charged with any wrong-doing and asserts that he does not know exactly what happened to Robyn. Robyn’s sweetheart back home, Richard Forester, speaks to E! about what he thinks really happened out on the tropical island.

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Read more: http://tv.broadwayworld.com/article/E-to-Premiere-DEATH-IN-PARADISE-Special-423-20120420#ixzz1scZAOHhg
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"I can look back over the past 10 years and there were no steps wasted, and there are no regrets,'' she said. "I did all I knew to do and I think that gives me greater peace now." "I've lived every parent's worst nightmare and I'm the parent that nobody wants to be," she said.

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« Reply #312 on: April 22, 2012, 07:15:09 PM »

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Vicki Brissette Lawson posted on Help Find Robyn Colson - Gardner : Missing in Aruba
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My apologies in advance for the length of this post, but I feel this NEEDS to be shared:

I have followed this tragedy since I 1st heard about it last summer but until this past week, I have refrained from commenting on this page due to the constant drama, in-fighting and attacks. Last week I put that aside and made a few comments, two of which concerned the Robyn Gardner Foundation and my suggestion that it needs a "real" website. Incidentally, one post has since been deleted by admins.

My point to those posts was that the current Stayclassy fundraising page lacks key information, professionalism and transparency. As a result, people have questioned the Foundation's validity and, in my opinion, it's reflected in the amount of money that's been raised.

Little did I know that these posts would trigger multiple private messages to me. Messages came from people that have been banned from this page, people that are currently active on this page, and people I did not recognize but turned out to be very close to those involved in this tragedy. Comments ranged from supportive to extremely negative, but the one common theme that EVERYONE agreed on was...the Foundation at best lacks credibility and at worst could be fraudulent.

I am convinced that there are LEGITIMATE issues on people’s minds that prevent the Foundation’s success. If addressed honestly, then the Foundation has a chance to flourish. If not then people will continue to question the Foundation and it will continue to flounder. And if this post is deleted and/or I am banned from this page then everyone should realize the Foundation places itself above public scrutiny on BASIC questions. This would not be a problem if the Foundation spent its own money, but to solicit donations from the public and refuse to address each question below dishonors Robyn.

Those that really love Robyn and want her HOME want to know the following:

1) Richard Forester made it abundantly clear in 2 separate posts on this page that he wishes to “move on with his life” and that he’s no longer actively involved in the search for Robyn. Specifically, he said that “it is out of my hands“ and that “ it is up to God and law enforcement at this point“. He also claims to no longer be involved with this page that he started. Why then is Richard Forester sill running the Robyn Gardner Foundation?

2) A mixed message has been sent about the 501(c)(3) status of the Robyn Gardner Foundation. Early on, on the Stayclassy page and in solicitations made online by Richard Forester and others, erroneous claims were made that the Foundation “IS” designated as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization by the IRS. IT IS NOT. Weeks later that messaging was modified. Now the fundraising page states that the IRS applications have been submitted and it promises that donations “WILL BE” tax deductible once approved. How can the Foundation GUARANTEE the application will be approved? Will money be returned if it is not approved?

3) The application to the IRS for 501(c)(3) status REQUIRES that a Board of Directors be formed. I assume Richard Forester is the Executive Director, but who are the other board members?

4) The IRS also REQUIRES that a “Mission Statement” be included in the application for 501(c)(3) status. There has been a mixed message on this as well. Early on, the stated goal of the Foundation was essentially to bring Robyn home using search teams, rewards, etc., then to assist with other future missing persons cases. Now the Stayclassy page states that if she is found, all proceeds will be transferred to Robyn. This change of mission occurred AFTER applications for charitable organization status were supposedly submitted to the IRS. What is the Foundation’s official mission statement as stated to the IRS?

5) We all want to think positive, but what happens if, God forbid, it’s discovered that Robyn is no longer alive. What will the Foundation do with the collected funds then?

6) Since the Robyn Gardner Foundation portrays itself as an organization awaiting the 501(c)(3) charitable designation, why doesn’t it conduct itself by the standards set forth regarding 501(c)(3) organizations NOW? Meaning, will the Foundation share it’s financial and budget information with the public as is REQUIRED of all 501(c)(3) organizations? Will the Foundation share it’s application to the IRS for 501(c)(3) status with the public? The application will list some of the information in the questions above, as well as a “Conflict of Interest and Procurement” section that would help prevent a single individual from making autonomous decisions regarding use of funds.

Like all of you, I just want to see Robyn come home. This IS all about her. I, along with many others, am anxious to hear answers to these questions from the Foundation that bears her name.
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Richard Forester Hi Vicki. I have no problem answering in person. You have brought up legitimate points and thank you for doing it in the kind manner you did. I do wish to move on with my life. Nearly nine months ago Robyn's disappearance affected me in ways that words couldn't do justice. My life stopped. My children were affected, my job, my family, my health....my life. I reacted the only way I knew how to react. I reacted with my heart and instinct. I don't know if anyone knows how they would react given the circumstances and situation. People say "I would do this and that, etc.", but until it's presented to you so abruptly, there's no telling. I saw little being done so I got involved in all aspects of bringing Robyn's disappearance to the forefront. This page alone, was a fulltime job, not to mention everything else I was involved with regarding Robyn's disappearance (too much to list). When nothing was working, there had also been a public call to have a place where everyone could help by making donations. I didn't know how to do this, but I made a snap decision to put something like this in place. Being driven by pure emotion, I also felt that this would be another avenue that could potentially help Robyn. In hindsight, it should have been someone else to start the foundation, but with the sense of urgency and desperation for Robyn that I felt, I did it. Yes, I am trying to rebuild my life. I've finally re engaged in matters I have to deal with. My chlidren, my job, my health, my life both personally and socially. My statement "it's out of my hands" came from having reached the decision that I had done everything I could in my power (too many things to list). Of course if I'm needed in any way, I will be fully cooperative. I had realized that I need to be with my family, I needed to move on with other aspects of my life and get back to "me" again as much as possible - I've come a long way. In doing this, part of the plan is to have the Foundation run by someone more experienced and willing to do it properly and spend enough time to do it as I am not qualified. Perhaps they will work with philanthropists or host charitable events, etc. There are other officers, but once I hand over the reins (shortly) to someone else, those names will most likely change. If 501c3 status isn't granted and donors would like their donations returned, I have no problem with that. If it is proven that Robyn is dead, then I would like to see the money put to good use...perhaps donated to the Natalee Holloway Resource Center that played a major part in helping bring Robyn's disappearance to the forefront, or given to help in other missing person's cases. Regarding giving the money to Robyn should she return- that was an afterthought. I firmly believe Robyn is still alive and unless proven otherwise, I'll continue that belief. If there is any way to help her restart, then that would help. With new people running the Foundation, there will be a new Mission Statement. I hope that it will still help her if she returns. The original mission was such that the money would help Robyn (S/R teams, P/I's, reard, etc.) and then to help others if needed both internationally and domestically. I agree that more credibility and transparency would come if someone else ran the Foundation and if there was a bettter, more professional website. Everything happened so quickly, so all I tried to do was the right thing and get everything happening as quickly as possible for Robyn's sake. With new officers being sought and found, they will reapply for 501c3 status and hope to get approved (it's a 3 to 6 month process in Maryland from what the state informed me). There is also a backlog in the state of MD, but it's something that is being dealt with. I hope I've addressed your questions and concerns sufficiently. As you can see, I have a lot on my plate and may have bitten off more than I can chew. So I'm doing everything I can to have this managed properly. In a perfect world, Robyn comes home, she moves on with her life and I move on with mine. If she returns all I could ever ask of her is her friendship which I'm quite sure she would give me. So with that said, this is ALL about Robyn and finding her, getting answers and justice. I've just taken a less active piece in this so I can restore some normalcy to my life.
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"I can look back over the past 10 years and there were no steps wasted, and there are no regrets,'' she said. "I did all I knew to do and I think that gives me greater peace now." "I've lived every parent's worst nightmare and I'm the parent that nobody wants to be," she said.

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« Reply #313 on: April 22, 2012, 08:07:40 PM »

"All about Robyn" with every other sentence I,I,I or me, me, me.  Poor Richard.

I believe it is the IRS that rewards 501c3 status and then it is filed with the State.  Did he get the federal status?? and is just waiting the 3-6 months for the state??  He is so full of it.

http://www.sos.state.md.us/charity/non-profit.aspx


 
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« Reply #314 on: April 22, 2012, 09:30:31 PM »

"All about Robyn" with every other sentence I,I,I or me, me, me.  Poor Richard.

I believe it is the IRS that rewards 501c3 status and then it is filed with the State.  Did he get the federal status?? and is just waiting the 3-6 months for the state??  He is so full of it.

http://www.sos.state.md.us/charity/non-profit.aspx


 

I agree with you Buckeye.  It's all about HIM, always has been.

IMO, yes he's absolutely full of it.

And BTW, he didn't "rush" to do a da**ed thing other than get his face on TV!  No mention of the big time CPA that's supposedly "been involved all along" either!   



And probably the ONLY reason that person got a humane response, is that he is going to be on TV again tomorrow night.

JMO

The Corporation documents for the Foundation are still as they were when they were filed in October 2011. 

There have been no Amendments. 

I can find no proof that the Robyn Gardner Foundation has ever been approved as a 501c3 charitable organization.  And I don't believe it ever will be either.

NOTE:  If the required tax documents or an extension were not filed by the April 15th deadline, the corporation will not be in good standing for long either.

http://sdatcert3.resiusa.org/ucc-charter/CharterSearch_f.aspx

Below are the documents as I saved them in October, I don't think anything has changed.  If other "officers" were added in the bylaws, I'll need to see it to believe it.









This is a link to a blank form that can be read more easily than the ones above.

Interesting read imo.  Would Richard's supposed desire to give Robyn the remaining funds have been appropriate?

http://www.dat.state.md.us/sdatweb/ex_corp_form.pdf

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EIGHTH: No part of the net earnings of the corporation shall inure to the benefit of, or be distributable to its members, trustees, officers, or other private persons, except that the corporation shall be authorized and empowered to pay reasonable compensation for services rendered and to make payments and distributions in furtherance of the purposes set forth in Article Third hereof.   
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Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles, the corporation shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on (a) by a corporation exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code, or (b) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under Section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code.   
       
Upon the dissolution of the corporation, assets shall be distributed for one or more exempt purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code, or shall bedistributed to the federal government, or to a state or local government, for a public purpose.  Any such assets not so disposed of shall be disposed of by a Court of Competent Jurisdiction of the county in which the principal office of the corporation is then located, exclusively for such purposes or to such organization or organizations, as said Court shall determine, which are organized and operated exclusively for such purposes.

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hmmm, this form is interesting too.  Is that why the statement changed about what was going to happen with the money?  Note 16.

http://www.sos.state.md.us/Charity/ExemptOrganizationFund.pdf
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Check One: 
This organization is exempt from registering as a charitable organization because it solicits
contributions for a named individual and the gross amount is delivered to the individual.
Business Regulation Section 6-102(c)(1)(ii)(1), 
        or 
This organization is exempt from registering as a charitable organization because it has not to
date received more than $25,000 in charitable contributions during the most recently completed
fiscal year ending _________ . 
        Business Regulation Section 6-102(c)(1)(ii)(4). 


I didn't find the Robyn Gardner Foundation listed on the site at all.

http://www.sos.state.md.us/Charity/SearchCharity.aspx

Regardless, IMO Richard should be held to the statements he made regarding the foundation before he ever collected a single dollar in donations.  He should not have been allowed to wait and see how much he could collect before he decided whether or not to do the right thing with the money!

 
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"I can look back over the past 10 years and there were no steps wasted, and there are no regrets,'' she said. "I did all I knew to do and I think that gives me greater peace now." "I've lived every parent's worst nightmare and I'm the parent that nobody wants to be," she said.

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« Reply #315 on: April 23, 2012, 06:56:20 PM »

  

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Robyn Gardner’s Boyfriend Fears Aruba Has Given Up Search, ‘They Are Happy It Is Off The Island’
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Robyn Gardner should have been at home on Monday celebrating her 36th birthday with her loved ones, but tragically the fate of the Maryland woman remains a mystery eight months after she vanished in Aruba.

“We always did something special like go out for dinner or on a romantic trip for her birthday,” Robyn’s heart-broken boyfriend Richard Forester told RadarOnline.com in an exclusive interview.
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“My birthday is next week and we used to do joint celebrations. We’ve gone down to Miami for the weekend before, or gone out for a nice date night. Last year we went to Annapolis, which is a nice little sailing village and we went out on the water,” explained Forester.

Sadly, this April 23, Richard will be spending the night alone having a private toast to Robyn. “I am just going to have my own thoughts and prayers, she in my mind every day but today especially.”
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« Reply #316 on: April 23, 2012, 07:13:47 PM »

I guess it shouldn't be expected for soulless, conscienceless charlatans to have any sense of shame or propriety. 
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« Reply #317 on: April 24, 2012, 01:21:23 AM »

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Vicki Brissette Lawson Posted on Help Find Robyn Colson - Gardner : Missing in Aruba
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This is in response to the message I posted yesterday morning concerning the Robyn Gardner Foundation that was subsequently answered by Richard Forester. For reasons unknown, that thread was not viewable earlier today. It is now back up (several posts down), but rather than risk this response disappearing again, I’m starting a new thread instead.

Thanks for replying directly, Richard. I have no doubt that this whole situation has turned your life upside down. I agree that it is important that whoever is running this Foundation is committed and “all in” and it’s encouraging to hear that you’re turning things over to people that are.

That said, I mean no disrespect by being this blunt, but no, your reply did not address my questions and concerns sufficiently. I feel as though you only answered the questions about your role in the Foundation, along with the questions about the return of funds if 501(c)(3) status is denied and how funds will be spent should it be discovered that Robyn is dead. I thank you for that. However, I don’t believe you even addressed ANY of the others. In addition, your reply raises even more questions.

Regardless of who will be running the Foundation in the future, or how it will be run, the fact remains that for the past 5-6 months, the Robyn Gardner Foundation has been operating under it’s current structure. Thousands of dollars were collected and online solicitations for donations on Facebook continued up until Mid-March. All the while, the Foundation continued to bill itself as an organization awaiting 501(c)(3) approval from the IRS. The information on the Stayclassy site reflects this messaging TO THIS DAY.

So respectfully, I will ask these questions again as directly as I can:

1)   On the applications for 501(c)(3) status that was reportedly submitted to the IRS in November, what are the names of the Board of Directors listed?

2)   On the applications for 501(c)(3) status that was reportedly submitted to the IRS in November, what is the Foundation’s mission statement?

3)   On the applications for 501(c)(3) status that was reportedly submitted to the IRS in November, how was the section on “Conflict of Interest of Procurement” addressed?

4)   As the Executive Director of the Robyn Gardner Foundation are you willing to provide accounting and budgetary information about the organization? Again, this will be public information if 501(c)(3) designation is ultimately approved.

As far as additional questions raised by your reply, again, my apologies for being so blunt. Please clarify the following:

5)   You are now admitting, 5-6 months after announcing the formation of the Foundation, that you were unqualified (your word) to start it and run it. It’s understandable that “snap decisions” were made given the emotional toll that you experienced early on, but why did it take so long to come to this realization? Again, thousands of dollars have been collected and online solicitations continued well into March.

6)   Even if you were in over your head as you suggest, another recent post by this page’s new admin claims that a very well respected CPA from a Big 4 accounting firm with a specialty in non-profits has been “involved all along”. I assume this person is the Treasurer and a board member. Who is this person and are you saying that he did not assist in running the Foundation after all?

7)   You mention that the Foundation’s new leadership will re-apply for 501(c)(3) status. Why would they need to reapply if the application you submitted in November is still under review by the IRS?

8 )   You also mention a “3 to 6 month process in Maryland”. Early on, it was stated that the Foundation is already incorporated in MD as a non-profit, but was awaiting approval from the IRS for designation as a charitable organization (i.e. the Feds). It’s common knowledge that setting up a corporation in MD takes very little time, money or effort (thank you, Legalzoom.com). So what does the state of MD have to do with the Foundation’s FEDERAL tax-exempt status as a charitable organization?

Thank you.
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Richard Forester I apologize for not answering sufficiently. I will when I have a chance. Currently I am at the hospital with my father who has been in the ICU for nearly 4 weeks. Today is also Robyn's birthday, so as you can maybe imagine, my plate is full right now. I don't mind the line of questions and I will certainly do my best (again) to answer your questions more thoroughly when I have a chance. Thanks Vicki
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« Reply #318 on: April 24, 2012, 01:23:28 AM »

I guess it shouldn't be expected for soulless, conscienceless charlatans to have any sense of shame or propriety. 

 
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« Reply #319 on: April 28, 2012, 01:35:08 PM »

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Help-Find-Robyn-Colson-Gardner-Missing-in-Aruba/230993886944552

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Michele Gumm long story short, and very hard to still believe, my husband and I were with the Mt. Brooke kids and Natalee the week she turned up missing...we had the unfortunate pleasure to have had a brief encounter with The Kalpoe Boys and VanDersloot at Carlos and Charlies...when Robing turned up missing it all kinda hit home..it's like what the hell is wrong with these idiots in Aruba? I would love to go back there because the island was beautiful, but that place scares the hell outta me..I hope there will be some justice for Robyn and her family..karma is a bitch Gary...ask VanDerSloot.
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"I can look back over the past 10 years and there were no steps wasted, and there are no regrets,'' she said. "I did all I knew to do and I think that gives me greater peace now." "I've lived every parent's worst nightmare and I'm the parent that nobody wants to be," she said.

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