[TriLUG] [Fwd: [Steering] Ohio LinuxFest needs your help!]
jonc at nc.rr.com
Wed Aug 24 12:17:45 EDT 2005
Hmm, Oct 1... I could swing that Friday and Monday off. If you *really*
can go, let me know and I'll approach $Wife with the question.
On Wed, 2005-08-24 at 11:33, Jason Tower wrote:
> there is a slim possibility that i will attend this, if anyone else is
> interested in going let me know.
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> Subject: [Steering] Ohio LinuxFest needs your help!
> Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2005 07:37:04 -0400
> From: Chris Clymer <cclymer at gmail.com>
> Reply-To: The Steering Committee for TriLUG <steering at trilug.org>
> Organization: Youngstown Linux Users Group
> To: ylug at oh2600.com
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> Dear Group Leader,
> The Ohio LinuxFest 2005 is a free annual conference and event for the
> Linux and Open Source Software community. Hosting authoritative
> speakers, the Ohio LinuxFest 2005 welcomes Linux and OSS professionals,
> enthusiasts, and anyone who wants to take part in the event. The purpose
> of the Ohio LinuxFest from the first year is to involve Linux user
> groups from all over to participate in a multi-lug event.
> The Ohio LinuxFest is looking for help promoting this year's event from
> Linux Users Group and other area organizations.
> This is how you can help today
> 1. Please forward the letter below to your membership
> 2. If you happen to know if you or any of your members are going, please
> let us know. We are hoping to track what user groups and organizations
> are represented.
> 3. Encourage your lug members to go at your next meeting. Organize
> carpooling. The Ohio LinuxFest is a great road trip for your LUG.
> 4. Promote this event around town and to your collegues.Please use the
> flyer on http://www.ohiolinux.org/promotion.html
> 5. Link our LUG's website, please use the banner and the short
> announcement on http://www.ohiolinux.org/promotion.html
> (banner and short blurb post pending)
> 6. Feel free to submit Ohio Linux Fest to slashdot.org and other tech
> and linux news sites. This will _really_ help us with promotion, but
> getting on the frontpage is hard! A sample /. posting is provided below.
> 7. Approach non-Linux users! Ohio Linux Fest has talks of varying skill
> levels, it is a great way for someone to get an introduction to Linux.
> UNIX user groups, even Microsoft user groups probably have some members
> who would be interested in such an event.
> Please let us know if there's anything that Ohio LinuxFest can do for
> you. Email us at team at ohiolinux.org
> (person sending mail)
> Ohio LinuxFest Team Member
> *****Sample E-mail*****
> Subject: 3rd Annual Ohio LinuxFest - You're invited!
> For the past two years, Ohio LinuxFest has brought hundreds of Linux
> users to Columbus for an enjoyable day of community and informative Open
> Source talks. Showing no signs of slowing down, the third annual Ohio
> LinuxFest 2005 will be held on Saturday October 1st, 2005 at the Greater
> Columbus Convention Center (400 North High Street) in downtown Columbus.
> This one-day conference will last from 8AM-Midnight with greatly
> expanded sessions, expo, and an after conference reception. Join us and
> consider making a weekend out of it!
> Important Dates for Ohio LinuxFest Fans:
> * TODAY register for free for the 3rd Annual Ohio LinuxFest
> * TODAY - secure your hotel room reservation
> * September 1, 2005 - corporate sponsorship commitment deadline
> * October 1, 2005 The 3rd Annual Ohio LinuxFest
> Scheduled guests include:
> * Paul Ferris (Westfield Insurance)
> * Rich Bowen (Apache Foundation)
> * Jim McQuillan (Linux Terminal Server Project)
> * Kristian Kielhofner (AstLinux Distribution)
> ..and many more.
> Please check our website for many recently released updates like venue
> information, accommodations, individual sponsorship opportunities, etc.
> Our official website is Ohio LinuxFest website is
> For additional Ohio LinuxFest information, please sign up for our
> mailing list http://www.ohiolinux.org/mailinglist.html or drop into our
> irc channel on irc.oftc.net at #ohiolinux
> Want to help?
> Help within your local community
> * Tell your friends, fellow UG members, and colleagues about this event.
> * Promote Ohio LinuxFest 2005 by distributing our flier wherever Linux
> users gather.
> * Organize a carpool and/or roomsharing.
> Help this event be the best ever...
> * Join our event planning team.
> * Recommend a corporate sponsor or become an individual sponsor
> (pending paypal link)
> * Tell us how your favorite .org could enhance the expo, suggest a
> Birds-of-a-Feather topic, or suggest a brilliant idea.
> Just email us at team at ohiolinux.org
> Hope to see you there!
> The Ohio LinuxFest 2005 Team
> Ohio Linuxfest 2005 is sponsored by:
> Gold: Novell and Digium
> Silver: Astaro, N2Net, Pantek, Hurricane Labs, and Westfield Insurance
> Bronze: Strickling Integrated Solutions Inc., Potential Technologies,
> Image Stream Internet Solutions, and Spliced Networks
> Food and Beverages provided by IBM
> *****Sample Slashdot Posting*****
> The biggest <a href="http://www.kernel.org">Linux</a> event in the
> midwest is back for its third year! <a
> href="http://www.ohiolinux.org">Ohio Linux Fest</a> will take place
> October 1, 2005 at the <a
> href="http://www.columbusconventions.com">Columbus Convention Center</a>
> in <a
> Ohio</a>. Sponsors include <a href="http://www.novell.com">Novell</a>,
> <a href="http://www.digium.com">Digium</a>, <a
> href="http://www.ibm.com">IBM</a> and <a
> href="http://www.astaro.com">Astaro</a>. Speakers include
> representatives of <a href="http://apache.org">Apache</a>, <a
> href="http://kde.org">KDE</a>, <a href="http://ubuntu.com">Ubuntu</a>,
> <a href="http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/Research/SRG/netos/xen">Xen</a>, <a
> href="http://www.novell.com">Novell</a>, <a
> href="http://www.digium.com">Digium</a>, and <a
> href="http://www.gnome.org">Gnome</a>. Free schwag from <a
> href="http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com">Free Software Magazine</a>,
> <a href="http://ubuntu.com">Ubuntu</a>, and <a
> href="http://www.oreilly.com">O'Reilly</a>. Did I mention the event is
> <a href="fsf.org">FREE</a> as in <a href="http://www.beer.com">BEER</a>?
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