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GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. — Diana Walker and Wrennie Weir have been making lovely music collectively for almost a decade
“I took guitar classes and he was a guitar instructor,” Walker stated. “You possibly can say it was love at first sight I opened the door and thought, ‘Who is that this?’”
The married couple from Inexperienced Cove Springs are often known as the Silk and Metal Duo and play throughout Northeast Florida, however the duo say they have been strung alongside by a consumer which hit a bitter be aware.
“We performed they usually owe us,” Weir stated. “They need to simply do the precise factor.”
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The Cove at Marsh Touchdown booked Walker and Weir to play at its assisted residing facility in Jacksonville Seashore receiving this message from the Govt Director, “I’d love you guys to return play at our neighborhood.”
Weir stated they performed, however weren’t paid $150 for his or her efficiency on Valentine’s Day almost one yr in the past.
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He stated it’s particularly disheartening as a result of he wants a liver transplant, which has stored the duo silenced for months.
“It lower off our earnings stream not having the ability to play,” Weir stated. “We simply want this put to relaxation as a result of each penny counts.”
Walker stated she despatched a number of invoices and emails asking for cost, however solely obtained one response from the Govt Director saying she, “didn’t see February’s bill” however promised to “submit it and get you paid” and the duo by no means noticed it within the mail.
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“The longer the debt lays on the market, the tougher it’s to gather,” stated Motion Information Jax Legislation and Security Professional Dale Carson. The couple turned the case over to an organization known as LegalShield, a web based authorized service that gives authorized protection for small companies and people. The couple say the corporate despatched two letters to the Cove at Marsh Touchdown demanding cost, however once more nothing.
“You don’t want a 3rd get together to make requires you,” Carson stated. “You might want to type it out prematurely so that you don’t run right into a state of affairs like this. The choice after all is to contact anyone like Ben Becker.”
Becker known as the assisted residing facility to get some solutions.
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The Govt Director known as Becker again and advised him she would care for it and she or he did — as a result of only a few minutes later he obtained a textual content from Walker and Weir.
“You ARE THE MAN!!! That is our Vacation current.”
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