Meeting notes 2011-11-04

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Attendance

Members in Attendance: 12

Attendees

  • Chella
  • Judith
  • Chris P
  • Rick
  • Keith
  • Mark Turnage & son
  • Harriett & Max (Friends that Judith brought - both filled out liability release forms)
  • Roy
  • Dru
  • Really smart guy whose name I can't remember


Pictures

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Agenda

Finances

  • Current Funds: ~$2400 after paying rent
  • Current # Paying Members: 34
  • "1(?) Probationary member that comes out of prob in a week or 2? I think his name was chris?" - Claudio
  • Please donate for events, join in and participate in events.
  • LAN Party
    • Talked about Minecraft Tournament and winners. Showed picture of my trophy (http://i.imgur.com/YlQ2A.jpg) and explained how Dan used Sonny's laser to etch them.
    • Everyone was pleased with the turn out.
  • Artist Involvement
    • We want to stir up activity of the artistic individuals in the group. It would be nice to provide them with a little more benefit from the group as well.
    • Next artist meeting: 11/9, 6:30pm-7:30pm at the space
  • Skydog Con
    • November 4th - 6th in Nashville
    • We have a booth (Showed pic from con: http://i.imgur.com/EjHdB.jpg)
    • Explained that we are doing 3D printer demonstrations
    • Sonny will be giving a presentation, and Dan & Claudio are there as well.
  • RepRap Build Off
    • Possible build off of several repraps by means of a bulk order
    • Hope to do so in Nashville, sometime after Skydog Con
  • Events Poll
    • http://www.midsouthmakers.org/potential-events-poll/
      • HAM Radio class 8 32%
      • Bath Salts and Balms gift class 6 24%
      • Soldering: Boarduino (again) 8 32
      • Intro to the Linux Shell - Screen and Irssi 8 32%
      • Simple Website creation / Design / Marketing 7 28%
      • Printed Circuit Board Fabrication / Etching 18 72%
      • OpenVZ Virtual Machines - Linux Usage 7 28%
      • Cisco II Class 9 36%
      • Welding Class 15 60%
      • Analog Photography class 8 32%

Group Information

  • Next Board Meeting: 11/28
    • Members welcome

Project Discussion

  • What is everyone up to?
  • Home brew beer is available please consider helping out with costs of the next batch of ingredients.

General Info

Yearly Elections


Notes

Comes to Order @

  • 7:00pm

Meeting Adjourned @

  • 7:37pm