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Meeting #539 Agenda for August 31st, 2021


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

Helpful Hint

  • Tonight's is from
  • Humorous Helpful Hint: Overheard recently:


  • Maker Fair scheduled for September 24-26. 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.
    • 2021 Maker Faire Budget of $10,000 approved by membership.
      • Faith F is taking the lead on signage for the Faire
  • Egg drop challenge September 7th during the member meeting. Additional info below
  • Flame Effects for the Artist Workshop, Sept 24 Sept 25 and 26th Viola, WI

Safety Note

  • Don't wear jewelry while using equipment
    • No one wants to untangle you from a machine, the paperwork alone is headache-inducing

Rule and Regulation of the Week

  • Be excellent to each other
    • Among other things, that means wearing a mask!

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.
    • These classes are now being recorded and are available for viewing on You Tube. Carl will send you the link
  • Reminder:
    • 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.
  • 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.
  • Nerdy derby and the need for scrap wood. Leave the wood at Lenox marked for the nerdy derby.
  • EGG DROP competition: scheduled for Tuesday, September 7th. At Norwich 7:30 to 8:30 PM.
    • 2 categories
      • #1 Build from hack rack before meeting. Building is open from 6 to 7PM day of the competition.
      • Build for the next 2 weeks using whatever you would like.
      • More rules to be announced as people think of them.
      • Stay tuned!

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

Awesome members

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