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MEMBERS,

As a reminder Arch Reactor is entirely kept running by volunteers, which if you remember at the time you joined is mandatory for everyone to serve at least 2 hours per month.

But if you want to be a total bada&&, considered to be a super macho beefcake/beefcakess with brains and brawn,

serving on the board is one way to help keep our community and space going strong (...and that pretty much will cover your volunteer time and then some).

If you are willing to serve please feel free to nominate yourself on this form, or if you know someone that would be a good fit, please nominate them.

We currently need nominations for the President, Secretary, and Director of Education.

The current members filling these roles are precluded from running due to our new term limit rules.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd5hO6KidPUayjKLAMXXvBTg6gtBO9tXht6EE6kn0mgHIj5tw/viewform

the above form will allow you to submit nominations, as well as seeing who is currently nominated. Google Docs Virtual Whiteboard of Democracy 2021

Please use this form to submit nominations for the Board of Directors. Nominations will be accepted through January 18th.

Below is a description of the duties of each position as it is listed in our Bylaws and Standing Rules.

At the bottom of the page, you can submit the name of your nominee and what position you are nominating them for.

https://discord.com/channels/765401253768855573/765655856112074762/933001316043722752

ALSO, THERE IS A DEBATE TONIGHT!!! (and welding curtain mounting got pushed back a day) 

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The Nation of Makers released their Impact Report 2017-2021 and it has some interesting numbers!

Just wanted to share this information with those that might find it interesting the impact Makerspaces have
on their communities and resources and kits provided by NOM for moving forward.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/13sQIicc9gw0H7GoJfgqzDwlJ20LNmA3D/view

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Hey Members, Arch Reactor is open tonight for working hours. 

Also, If interested in participating in the WHITE ELEPHANT GIFT GAME please bring one wrapped gift item under 

$20 and add it to the pile.  Game will start at 8pm.

Cheers!  

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Members,  

Every year around this time we like to offer a few more "open" hours to accomodate our part time members, those who don't have full access, so that they have plenty of opportunity to get in and make some Christmas Gifts, etc. 

So starting this week, every night should be opened. 

Thanks,

The Board. 

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See you at 7pm!  

dONt be that TUrKEy and miss this Think-filled night or whatever....

Come one come all, just bring a dish and let us know in advance what that dish is gonna be....

COPY THIS LINK to dish about your DISH:  https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1LHfxZ85D2CTIsNPGONBBFgMRYX5jdhsZ33xsaCgOzy0/edit#gid=0

 MEAT supplied by "Arch Reactor" 

If you have any family that wants to come, bring em.

and BRING your latest project in or share it digitally on our FB, Insta, or Linkedin (or Twitter...if people still do that)  

11/10/21

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Hey NEW MEMBERS!!!  The first Tuesday of every month Arch Reactor Hosts the monthly members business meeting at 8pm (online via meet.jit.si/AR_Tuesday and in person)

With a few new members recently We will be hosting a NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION before the member meeting this Tuesday, NOVEMBER 2nd at 7:30pm.  This is done in person - so you can get the lay of the land and full members can get your key cards then too.

See you there!  

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Members (New and Old) -

If you care about your safety and the safety of others at the space or have nothing to do at all, or just need to get out of the house... THEN COME ON DOWN TUESDAY Night and pitch in some of your time!  

Every Sunday and Tuesday Evening during our "OPEN BUILD/OPEN TO THE PUBLIC" night we try to focus on projects that will better the space and bring our membership together as a community.

And the Board of Directors had previously stated, as we are slowly getting back into the swing of things, they will start reviewing those volunteer hours ... so  make sure you are entering them into the system so that your status remains in good standing.  Also, this is a great way to socialize, get to know your fellow makers, give back to the space and possibly complete your 2 hour volunteer requirement.   

10/19/21 OPEN BUILD NIGHT (DETAILS):  Check in with our Sargeant at Arms, Craig!  The idea for the evening is that we take down the cameras as they are now (bad views and dark areas) and place them and a few new ones in places with better visiblity, well lit, and more coverage areas! 

We have them, so let's use them and use them wisely... 

 

Join Craig and fellow makerspace/hackerspace members around 7pm!

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HEY EVERYONE!!!

Elections will be coming around again soon, and as this board will change, changes still yet to be made and the next few business meetings are where YOUR VOTES COUNT!  

This coming Business Meeting we will be announcing possible changes to the election process, to which you will be asked to vote on at the following meeting. *Only full time members vote, and don't forget you can vote by Proxy!

A proxy is a person who is deisgnated by another to represent that individual at a meeting or before a public body. ... It also refers to the written authorization allowing one person to act on behalf of another. In corporate law, a proxy is the authority to vote stock.

 

SO.... 

Please Please Please Mark your calendars, set reminders, do whatever you need to and try and attend! 

ALL MEMBERS BUSINESS MEETINGS HELD 1st TUESDAYS of the month at 8pm and

open to all to attend our monthly BOARD MEETINGS HELD last WEDNESDAYS of the month at 7pm.

This is also a great time and place for new members to ask questions and really understand how to become involved.  

 


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Held this Saturday, Oct 2nd, from 1-4!

Come and get training on using the table saw, wood lathe, jointer, and planer in the woodshop. 

It's necessary to have this training in order to use these tools and equipment.  

Please look for the email message on our Sanctum google group and RSVP with Alex and Ed!

or send email to treasurer@archreactor.org / Alex or secretary@archreactor.org / Ed

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New and Current Members, please note that our meetings are still available online and now also in person as well!  

The business meeting is a great way for you to ask questions, meet more people, and help shape the work environment around you!  

This weeks AUG 3rd 2021 meeting for example will discuss some of our outdoor lighting updates, cleaning out the storage room and clearing a path, people can chime in on a possible paint/chemical booth building plan, how we handle election positions going forward and much more!  

Starts at 8pm the first Tuesday of every Month.  https://meet.jit.si/AR_Tuesday

Looking forward to seeing you all!  

The Board.

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