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Meeting #568 Agenda for March 29, 2022


Member Project Updates

  • Carl: Flugtag prototype
  • Jon: Flugtag wing test
  • Nancy: Carrot pen
  • Dan J: New buckets under air compressor
  • Mike: Brick weights on antenna on roof
  • Mike T: Youtubed 3d print towel disp key.

Members recognition for Awesomeness

Jeff: Help on SID for ceramics area

Jake: John K got Miller welder working, wood shop owesomeness

Marcus: SID participants

Hapto: Rainbow road- whomever worked on it anonymously

Charlie: Tony for helping with glass area proposal & wifi;

Bill K. will help with grider;

Jeff for guidance; Mike T. for being amazing, cake.

Jeff: Carl for hanging art

Guest & New Member Introductions

  • 10 visitors, 9 returning.

JP, Dirdre, Jay, Zach, Jessica, Anna, Christi, John, Amina, Shelly, Mike

Board of Directors and Area Champion Introductions

    Tim C., Marcus, Jeff, Rick, Dan, Steve, Jake, Sara (Hapto), Mike T., Alden


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


  • 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
  • Arduino class, Thursday, April 21, (waitlist) running three Thursday, then …?
  • Flugtag, Wed., 7 p.m. Norwich, Carl
  • BOD April 21

Safety Note

  • Even if you're not working with anything hot, others may be. So take a minute to look around for the nearest fire extinguisher and know how to remove it from its mount and how to use it.

Helpful hint

  • Read the email abridge summary of the message board every day. Even if stuff seems like it doesn't pertain to you, you'll have a better sense of who's who and what's what.

Rule and Regulation of the Week

  • All donations larger than a breadbox have to be approved before you bring them to the space.

Member Topics and Announcements

  • Next week's meeting is in-person at Lenox,
  • 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.
  • The Arduino class is full and there's a waiting list. If you haven't paid by Venmo please pay Jon Drayna after the meeting. It's going to be great!
  • 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
meetingagenda/2022-03-29.txt · Last modified: 2022/03/31 13:36 by jondrayna