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Meeting #581 Agenda for June 28, 2022


* Jeff calls meeting to order at 7 p.m.

Member Project Updates

  • Mike T and Preston: made a coat hook at Forge Friday.
  • The rest of members are enjoying the good weather

Members recognition for Awesomeness

  • Mariah thanked everyone the helped fix up the screen printing area at SID.
  • Preston helped Dan in the forge Area
  • Thank you for all the folks that volunteered at SID
  • John helped Cathy with the lettering project at SID
  • Kyle for helping Preston make a stand for the sheet metal tool folder

Board of Directors and Area Champion Introductions

  • Jeff: President
  • Bill R: BOD
  • Carl: BOD/Communications
  • Dan J: Asst Treasurer, Forge area champion
  • Tim C: 3D printing champion
  • Mariah: Screen printing area champion
  • Bill C: Stain glass champion
  • Alden H: BOD

Guest & New Member Introductions

  • Total guests: 9
  • Second-timers: 5

Tours will be done by Tim C


  • Fusion 360: in person at Norwich on Mondays at 7 PM led by Carl S. Also streamed on line and saved for future viewing on YouTube
  • Ceramics and Cerveza: Wednesdays, 5ish, led by Jeff M
  • Forge Friday: Friday 6 p.m., led by Dan J.
  • “Leap of Faith” Flugtag: Wed., 7 p.m. at Norwich, led by Carl S.
    • Join us on build night every Wednesday at 7 PM.
    • Stop by and see their progress next to the woodshop.
  • Thursdays at Lenox Initial Woodshop Training 6 to 8 pm led by Bob R & Bill R, will be initial wood shop training, and Tuesdays, at 7:45pm Norwich differences led by Rick.
  • Board game night: second Friday of month, 6:30 to 9:30 at NORWICH (Kathy L.) Next game night is Friday July 8th.
  • Space Improvement Day scheduled for June 26th from 1 to 4 PM.
  • July 16, Flugtag, by War Memorial.
  • Milwaukee MakerFaire: October 21st to 23rd, State Fair Park.
    • Call for Makers is OPEN.
  • Tuesday's: Stained Glass Class at Lenox at 7:30 by Bill Coon.
  • July 30th is Space Improvement Day

Safety Note

  • Don't swallow your gum

Helpful hint

  • Offered by Mike T, MMS Facilities Director
    • All individual members get one free storage spot of 9 cubic feet.
    • Family memberships get one free spot per family.
    • You have to choose between Lenox or Norwich for your storage location.
  • How do you get yours? I'm glad you asked.
  • If you want a spot at LENOX, send an email to and ask for a spot. Mike Tarnowski set you up with one.
  • If you want a spot at NORWICH, send an email to and ask for a spot.

Any shelf with a green sticker, or no sticker is available. Mike Tarnowski or Dan Jonke will set you up with your very own storage space.

Rule and Regulation of the Week

  • Masks are still mandatory at Tuesday meetings.
  • Thank you for your compliance.

Member Topics and Announcements

  • Woodshop training this Thursday at LENOX from 6 to 8 PM.
    • PLS RSVP, limit class to 4 participants
  • Fire Marshall mandates extension cords are to be used temporarily and should be removed when short term task is completed OR you leave the building. Need something wired/long term, speak to Dan J or Tom G.
  • The week of July 10th an Eagle Scout candidate, Jack, is making a gaga ball pit for a local school. The plan is to build it at the MakerSpace. He is looking for volunteers.

Post Meeting Reminders

  • Any interested new members, see Alden H and Bill R to discuss the sign-up process.
  • One On One Introductions of Members to Guests
  • Begin Tour by Tim C
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