[PLUG] Linux Clinic at Freegeek
Marin J. Kosmal
lamsokvr at xprt.net
Sun Jan 29 20:37:28 PST 2006
On Sun, 2006-01-29 at 16:14 -0800, Keith Lofstrom wrote:
> I stopped by Freegeek on Saturday, and chanced upon Oso, and talked
> a couple of minutes about holding Linux Clinic at Freegeek on Sundays.
> He had heard about it, and thought the community council might like it.
> I am hard of hearing, and didn't catch all he said, so there might be
> some errors in what follows, but here goes:
> Oso mentioned two gating items. First, we need to convince someone
> authorized, with a key, to be there with us. Second, these things
> are decided by the Freegeek community council, so we need to make
> our pitch to them.
> The community council meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at
> 7:15pm ( see http://wiki.freegeek.org/index.php/Community_Council ).
> We just missed the last one, the next one is on Feb 15. We need to
> get on the agenda for that meeting, and have what we want to say
> figured out.
> If we do this, our mix will change - we are moving out of a rich
> suburban high school and into industrial southeast. We will probably
> have a lot of newbies just out of freegeek training, some random
> appearances by street people, and other possible upsets. I think
> the change will be rewarding, but we may have to set up some extra
> procedures that Dan and Paul and Eric did not need.
> I don't want to lead this, but I can contribute and participate. I
> suggest that we put together a list of volunteers that can help the
> "keymaster" by learning the layout and directing attendees to the
> loo and cleaning up afterwards and such. Given how much work this
> was for our previous Linux Clinic hosts, I would suggest at least
> 6 people, each committed to being there at least 8 months out of 12
> during the year. I volunteer, so we need 5 more. Remember, this is
> a commitment, so that means giving up other things for one Sunday a
> month. The fearless leader will need to be there pretty much every
> We need to pick which Sunday in the month. The volunteers choose,
> of course.
> So who wants to be Gozer//// leader of this motley crew?
If you can't find anyone else.. I would like to apply for the job..
Ever since CLUG <Clark Linux User Group> died, I have been adrift on the
sea of loneliness. No where to go... I was the CLUG person for six
If I had a place to go the Third Sunday < or the First, or Second, or,
This quarter <till second week in March> I am in class every night and
most of Saturday. Other then that.. FREE. Especially SUNDAY!!
Marvin J. Kosmal
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