[Coco] Invite for candidates of the GCCC elections

John W. Linville linville at tuxdriver.com
Tue Oct 16 16:36:31 EDT 2018

A reminder -- just two more days to cast your vote for Glenside

VOTE NOW! -- https://www.tandylist.com/vote.aspx

CoCoFEST! is a great event in a good location and hosted by a great
club. Keep Glenside and CoCoFEST! healthy and strong by voting!


On Thu, Oct 11, 2018 at 11:36:41AM -0400, John W. Linville wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 10, 2018 at 07:45:09PM +0000, Salvador Garcia via Coco wrote:
> > Since the Glenside Color Computer Club elections are coming up on
> > Oct. 18, I would like to post a kind invitation to the candidates
> > for President and VP to post something about themselves and the ideas
> > they have for the club. 
> > 
> > Post on the Facebook group, CoCo list, Discord, on your own Website
> > if available, or send your content to John Mark Mobley and he'll post
> > it on the club's website. Online voting available for club members
> > in good standing. More information in the latest newsletter: 
> > 
> > http://www.glensideccc.com/…/lib…/newsletters/gccc38_2nl.pdf
> Well...blame Salvador for the SPAM, not me! ;-)
> First note that the voting is happening _now_ -- the 18th is the _end_
> of the voting. So, vote ASAP!!
> As for the bit about myself, I'll again repeat my answer from
> elsewhere...
> Haha! Well, hey...I'm one of the Tandy Assembly founders, I'm the
> author of Fahrfall, I'm the publisher of most of the cartridge games
> for the CoCo this century, etc. I've been blogging about the CoCo
> for years, making videos as well, and have been doing the podcast
> for more than 40 episodes so far.
> The CoCo is my most important hobby, and Glenside is a big contributor
> to the CoCo community. I just want to keep it healthy and strong,
> which is why I've participated in the meetings for so long.
> I guess it comes down to "if you don't know me by now..." ;-)
> 	https://youtu.be/zTcu7MCtuTs
> As for my ideas for the club...
> There are lots of improvements that could be made to the various
> ways Glenside communicates -- better ways to manage email lists, more
> consistent use of teleconferencing, better management of the website,
> etc. Even just a bit more discipline in holding to published meeting
> times could make things better for lots of potential contributors
> that live outside of Chicagoland.
> The CoCo community is spread across North America, even
> worldwide. Modern communication technologies make the world a bit
> smaller than it was decades ago when Glenside was formed. Maybe
> Glenside can adapt and better serve the community as a whole.
> Thanks for looking!
> John
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