Glenside Club Meeting: *NEW MEETING DATE* Thursday October 6, 2022 @ 7:30PM Central

As noted in our August meeting, to accommodate more of our members, we’re moving our meeting date from the third Thursday of the month to the first Thursday. If you’ve been unable to participate due to scheduling conflicts and this eases them, I hope you can join us.

For myself and no doubt others in our community, September passed by in a blur. Along with other classic computers, the CoCo was well represented at the Vintage Computer Festival Midwest in Chicago, and both our club and the CoCo made appearances at the recent Tandy Assembly in Springfield, OH. Though for some, the travel is a bit onerous, meeting familiar faces and sharing time together at these shows is a welcome respite from the tedium of life. That said, as I sit here after having just spent the last few hours unpacking from the Tandy Assembly trip, the after trip unpacking blues are real :-). (and I didn’t take that much to either show…)

All that said, I apologize that the rush of events delayed my sharing the results of our September officer nominations and explaining the lack of a voting period this month. For our 2022-23 officers, I was nominated as President, and I want to congratulate John Mark Mobley on his nomination for 2022-23 Vice President and Eric Canales on his nomination for Treasurer. Nominations for those 3 offices were closed during the meeting, and since there was only 1 nominee for each office, no voting was required. For Secretary, no nomination was made, so the nominations were left open. I’ll once again ask for nominations for this position at the October meeting, and I believe we have one interested member to nominate. If you are also interested in the position, there’s still time to be nominated. I don’t know how often Glenside’s had no contested office positions in the past, but I can confirm the frustrating rumor I heard at Tandy Assembly that no one ran for any of the offices this year is untrue. As always, if you have concerns about the process, please reach out to either an officer or board member.

With the CoCoFEST! venue change and pricing increases, CoCoFEST! coordinator Grant Leighty will share more details this month on table fees, admission fee considerations, and other income source discussions. The hotel room block is already open for room reservations, and I know Grant and Randy Weaver are hoping to have table reservations available in November.

For those in the Chicago area, we’ll also discuss dinner/get together interest and dates, if desired. The increasingly spread out nature of the club poses logistics challenges for face-to-face events, but where there’s interest, there’s solutions!

We will open the call early at 6:30PM as in previous months, for some time to catch up and say hello to new faces.

Meeting Agenda: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1B07TFgLtN-d-8htUnh2ISn7YlWaSooGZ/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=101249560154994960936&rtpof=true&sd=true

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Glenside Club Meeting: *NEW MEETING DATE* Thursday September 1, 2022 @ 7:30PM Central

As noted in our August meeting, to accommodate more of our members, we’re moving our meeting date from the third Thursday of the month to the first Thursday. This month, that means we’re meeting on the first day of September! If you’ve been unable to participate due to scheduling conflicts and this eases them, I hope you can join us.

September also marks Glenside Color Computer Club officer nominations time. If you would like to provide leadership guidance for our activities and operations, please consider running for one of our 4 offices (President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer). I know it may sound odd to suggest others campaign for the position I am currently holding, but I think it’s most important that the club be introduced to new ideas and new ways of impacting the community, and new leadership can often do just that. Regardless, I’d ask that members attend and nominate key individuals to help strengthen the club in 2023! Note that only GCCC members can nominate, and only GCCC members can be nominated. If you’re not currently a due paying member, contact treasurer Eric Canales prior to Thursday to ensure your membership is in good standing.

Immediately following nominations, we will be publicizing the nominees and calling for online voting. As in the past, we will use tandylist.com to record the voting from now until our October meeting (which is also scheduled on the first Thursday of October, 10/6/2022). Your vote is important, and I hope you will help us place strong leaders into office.

We will open the call early at 6:30PM as in previous months, for some time to catch up and say hello to new faces.

Meeting Agenda: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BsAN61RhNA-dYAGnPEMxEkaQO3sB3uaM/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=101249560154994960936&rtpof=true&sd=true

To join the Meeting

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Meeting ID: 957 2367 2795
Passcode: GCCC

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+13126266799,,95723672795#,,,,478869# US (Chicago)

Meeting ID: 957 2367 2795
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Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system.
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For those unable to join us on Zoom or have prior commitments, we will livestream and have a replay available on our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/290791956162) and our YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFk2dMxcjJcX2qbSqFHQMbA).

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