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Meeting #567 Agenda for March 22, 2022

Tim presiding, starting 7 p.m.


  • Project Updates (Show & Tell!) from Members
    • Carl: 3d printing paper towel dispenser key
    • Faith: 3-piece suit
    • Marcus: Parts for low-cost surgical tools for Steve B. for shipment to rural hospitals in developing couuntries.
    • Karen: Cat toys
    • Charlie:Glass platter, model of glass area
    • Hapto: Laser file holder
  • Member Recognition for Awesomeness
    • Jeff: hapto for hosting laser night
    • Dan: sean McKagen for sweeping weld area
      • Andrew, Also sean for drone help
      • Dan L: Hapto for organizing Holi event
      • Jon D: Carl for organizing Flugtag
      • Rick P: Bob Roberts for putting in 3rd hack rack at norwich
      • Adrian: Marcus for new wheels for palet jack
      • Tim: Jeff for Running Board meeting
  • Guest & New Member Introductions
    • Board of Directors and Area Champion Introductions
  • Prospective New Members
    • Nine guests attended the in person meeting
    • Jay, Brook, Cindy, Anna, Christie, Audie, John, Michael, Kathy,
    • It is the 2nd visit for ? of the guests
  • Meeting adjourns


  • April 5 open for president nominations, April 12 president nominations close. April 19 noms open for communications, operations and treasurer.

Helpful Hint

  • “Better” is the enemy of “good”


    • Most regular events will begin in person with the drop in Covid cases. Please check for messages on the members only google group from the events' hosts.
    • Fusion 360: in person at Norwich on Mondays at 7 PM., Carl
    • Ceramics and cerveza, Wednesdays, 5ish, Jeff
    • Forge Friday, Friday 6 p.m., Dan
    • Flugtag, Wed., 7 p.m. Norwich, Carl
    • Space improvement day, March 26 1 to 4
    • BOD April 21

Safety Note

  • Always wear shoes

Rule and Regulation of the Week

* If you would like storage, please contact the facility director

Member Topics and Announcements

  • Next week's meeting is in-person at Norwich,
  • National Inventors Month is coming up in May, and we are looking for your brief stories (ideally with photos, plans or sketches) of something you 'invented' to solve a problem. No challenge to big or too small, so long as you are proud of the solution you came up with and willing to share a story about it! Feel free share your responses on the Members Only Google Group with the subject line “Inventions For May”, or email alden.hoot at our domain name.
  • Tim C will be holding a 3D Printer repair class.
    • If interested, please post a message to the google group.
  • April 24th: WIKI Improvement Day
    • Area Champions will teach members how to effectively use the WIKI
    • The WIKI will be updated and improved by the Area Champions

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
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