Re: [linux-85] Linux Meetup Venue Status

From: David B.
Sent on: Monday, September 9, 2013 8:33 AM
Hi Bob,

I'm in. I'll keep watching the latest developments. Thank you for
putting your time into this.


On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 8:21 AM, Bob Carnaghi
<[address removed]> wrote:
> Folks:
> Most of you are aware that Pizza Bistro canceled our meeting agreement.
> They have offered to reconsider, but after listening to the general
> comments by the "teeming masses", I think that we're due for a new
> venue. In the interest of reorganizing the group structure as well as
> negotiating a new meeting space, I think it'd be wise to have a
> temporary hiatus from our gatherings. I'm hoping to have a new agreement
> negotiated by the first of the year. Please stay in touch as the
> situation develops.
> I've engaged talks with a location or two for consideration, however -
> at this point - nothing is solid. The general trend of requests leads me
> to continue searching in Central Austin. Given the growth of the group
> through the last few years, I hope to find a place that will have a
> buffer of space for continued expansion.
> If you will, please consider the following:
> 1. If you send me an email, which I appreciate, please keep it brief.
> Also, please try to focus on possible solutions. While I am interested
> in what are the problems, solutions serve us much better than lengthy
> rants and complaints.
> 2. Several people have dropped their membership from the group. If
> you're inclined to do this, now is the time. I expect that, over the
> next few months, we'll be communicating by email more than before.
> Therefore, dropping yourself now if you're inclined will lessen the
> nuisance.
> Also, please keep in mind that our Bulletin Board is functioning
> perfectly. Thank you very much for your help and understanding.
> --
> Bob Carnaghi
> 3267 Bee Caves Road
> Suite #[masked]
> Austin, Tx 78746
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