Nominating Jon Carnes (was Re: [TriLUG] Nomating Jeremy Portzer)
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Wed Apr 28 09:45:56 EDT 2004
On Wed, Apr 28, 2004 at 08:37:44AM -0400, Mike Johnson wrote:
> The clases were never monthly. After we saw the response, we tried to
> make it happen, though. But you'd be amazed at how hard it is to find a
> -reliable- space to hold meetings that fits all of our requirements.
> When we thought we finally had one, IBM pulled the rug out from under us
> and told us we'd have to pay somewhere around $200 for every time we
> used their space. Another space fell through do to one of our members
> being laid off, and the SAS space is one we would only allowed to use
> once a year.
Probably liability issues. Think of it this way, would you invite
20-50 strangers to your place not knowing which of them might get
hurt and sue you? $200/use is not bad - 20 peeps X $10 ea. Do it as
a subscription. 1. People sign up and send in checks/cash/money orders
for a topic. 2. When dollar threshold is met, date is set and room
reserved. 3. Amounts collected over the threshold apply to the next
Moving forward in pushing back the envelope of the corporate paradigm.
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