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Meeting #536 Agenda for August 10, 2021


  • Project Updates (Show & Tell!) from Members
  • Member Recognition for Awesomeness
  • Membership Sign-ups
  • Guest & New Member Introductions
  • Meeting adjourns

Helpful Hint

  • This week's Helpful Hint is from our Facilities Director: Faith F
    • Do NOT assume a person understands your directions OR that you understand direction from someone else.
    • Make sure you give and/or receive clear and concise directions
    • Ask questions……you may be saving yourself time in the long run.


  • Maker Fair scheduled for September 24-26. The MMS level of involvement is TBD. Fair being hosted by MSOE
    • CALL TO MEMBERS: A link has been shared with members if you would like to display a project or sell your wares at the Faire,
    • Please sign up to volunteer! Members also received that link.
    • Tim C sent out an email for members to vote on the 2021 budget.
  • Thursday, August 19th: Board of Directors meeting will be held at 7 PM at our Lenox building. All MMS members are invited to participate.

Safety Note

  • This safety note is from Mike (AKA Sparky): Never hire, or work with, an electrician that is missing their eye brows.

Rule and Regulation of the Week

  • Tools at the space were donated or are someone's personal property. Use with care; as if it is your own.

Member Topics and Announcements

  • Carl S: FUSION 360 classes are now held at NORWICH (moving from Lenox) at 7 PM. Classes can be attended in person, or virtually (Carl will send you the link). Thank you Carl.
    • Member meetings on even numbered days will be held at Lenox
    • Member meetings on odd numbered days will be held at Norwich
    • This will allow for new members to tour each building and attend member meetings on consecutive weeks.
  • CERAMICS AND CERVEZAS every Wednesday.
    • The goal being to rebuild our ceramics community.
    • BYOB and enjoy.
  • No heavy equipment in the newly paved parking lot for the next few months as the asphalt hardens. Pls reach out to Tom G, Dan J, Jake B or Rudy if you need to use a fork lift outside the building to load/unload. Do NOT attempt to use the fork lift outside the Norwich building.
  • Tom G shared there are paper printers (no, not 3D printers) available for members for a $30 donation to the Space. See Tom G. Printers are at Norwich, just west of the metal shop.
  • The Milwaukee MakerSpace is coordinating with the Veterans Administration to give veterans a tour of our facilities and discuss how the MakerSpace works as a maker community on the afternoon of Thursday, August 19th.

Post Meeting Reminders

  • Any interested new members, see a Board Member to discuss the sign-up process.
  • One On One Introductions of Members to Guests
  • Begin Tour

What Did We Talk About

Project Updates

Guest Introductions

  • new guests attended the meeting.
  • gave the tour.
  • new members signed up

Recognition for AWESOMENESS

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