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4124Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: Reminder -- MARCH work day next Saturday!

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  • Joe Giliberti
    Sep 8, 2006
      Is anyone else gonna be there, aside from Evan, Jeff, and I?

      On 9/4/06, Evan Koblentz <evan@...> wrote:

      The weather looks great according to the 10-day forecast. Does that mean we
      shouldn't expect to see you?

      -----Original Message-----
      From: blueringice [mailto:blueringice@...]
      Sent: Monday, September 04, 2006 9:26 PM
      To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [midatlanticretro] Re: Reminder -- MARCH work day next Saturday!

      I would like to come - and I will if it is a rainy day.

      Nick Lordi

      --- In midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com, "Evan Koblentz" <evan@...>
      > A friendly reminder that I'll be doing some work at the home of
      our future
      > museum this Saturday, Sept. 9, at InfoAge -- and I could use as
      much help as
      > possible!
      > A refresher: in addition to our preview room in the main building,
      > museum consists of several rooms in a hallway in the second
      building. The
      > (flexible) plan for Saturday is to clear a bunch of junk out of
      one such
      > room in that secondary building, determine if it needs painting
      and / or
      > carpeting and /or any additional renovation, etc. ... I'd also
      like to clean
      > up the three pedastal exhibits that we adopted recently for the
      preview room
      > ... they arrived at InfoAge via the US patent office and each one
      is the
      > size of a refridgerator, honoring Jack Kilby, Bob Noyce, and Jay
      > I'd like to get started around 10AM.
      > Joe already volunteered to help. Who else is available?
      > By the way, anyone who hasn't been to InfoAge since VCF will be
      > pleasantly surprised by the condition of the main event room. At
      VCF there
      > was mediocre paint on the walls, ugly paint on the floor, and
      > lighting. Now there's nice paint on the walls, a brand new
      hardwood floor,
      > chandeliers, and a nice door leading out to the patio. They also
      > all the hallways and they transformed the main lobby into something
      > resembling a true hotel -- it's got a piano, luxorious chairs,
      table, lamp,
      > etc. ... With that done Fred & Co. are moving onto finishing the
      > rooms (where we had the guest speakers) and to renovating another
      event room
      > that is bigger than the current room but so well hidden you didn't
      even know
      > it was there before! (Actually, it wasn't there before. It used
      to be a
      > hallway and a bunch of offices branching off from the loading
      ramp. The
      > door to that hallway was blocked off at VCF time. Now they're
      tearing out
      > all the inside walls of that section to make one huge room.)
      > - Evan

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