Things are happening inside!
Hi everybody! Hola todos!
Since we last spoke we have:
Desde la última vez que hablamos hemos:
- Experimented with lights:
- Experimentado con luces:
- Knocked down walls with the help of THE REAL LAWW (who is nominated for a Carolina Music Award --please vote for him for best Hip Hop Artist and best video directed by Johnny J. Jones):
- Tumbado paredes con la ayuda de THE REAL LAWW (quien está nominado para ganar un premio de Musica en las Carolinas--porfavor voten por el por mejor artista de hip hop y por el mejor video dirigido por Johnny J. Jones):
- Got a wonderful plumber, Tim Peck and his partner in crime Alejandro:
- Contractamos a un maravilloso plomero, Tim Peck y su ayudante Alejandro:
- Hired an electrician that brought us squash, Mike Dawson.
- Contractamos a un electricista quien nos trajo clabaza y se llama Mike Dawson.
- With the help of David Solow, we started an amazing collaboration with different artist from Durham to help with design elements!
- Con la ayuda de David Solow creamos una colectiva de artistas de Durham que nos ayudaran con el diseño de nuestro espacio!
- We created a mock up version of our upper cabinet that David has helped us design and friends helped us put up.
- Hemos creado una version de nuestro gabinete (o armario?) que vamos a colgar arriba del bar hecho de cartulina. Nuestro amigo David nos ayudo diseñarlo y otros buenos amigos nos ayudaron colgarlo. :)
AND MUCH MORE!!!
Y MUCHO MAS!!!
Having said that we are a tad bit behind on the rewards for June but they are coming don't fret! If you haven't answered the survey we sent out PLEASE DO if you want to get your reward!
Eso dicho, estamos un poco retrasados con los premios para junio pero no se preocupen que ya vienen. Si no han contestado el cuestionario que mandamos porfavor haganlo si quieren recibir su premio.
Also, please help us spread the word about us hiring. We want to be able to reach all parts of the community and give everyone who is interested a chance to apply. Here is the link to our application. :)
También si nos pueden ayudar correr la voz que estamos tomando solicitaciones para ser parte del equipo Cacao Canela nos ayudaria muchisimo. Estamos tratando de alcanzar a todas partes de la comunidad y le queremos dar la opurtunidad a todos quienes tengan interés.
La solicitud está aquí: http://cacaocanela.com/site/jobs/
That's all for now. Just wanted to shower you guys with some love and updates on our status. AS ALWAYS, THANK YOU FOR HELPING US GET WHERE WE ARE TODAY! Sweet bird packs and beaker bundles are going out soon, everything else we are working on in the midst of opening up the shop! Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Eso es todo por ahora. Solamente los queriamos bañar de amor y darles nuestro estatus. COMO SIEMPRE, GRACIAS POR AYUDARNOS LLEGAR A DONDE ESTAMOS HOY! Mandaremos algunos premios pronto pero los demás los estamos consiguiendo en medio de abrir el café. Gracias por su paciencia y compresión.
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