Meeting 2013-10-07

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Area 515 Board Meeting October 7, 2013


  • 1 year anniversary celebration
  • Select date
  • Activities/projects
  • Building prep work
  • iExplore
  • Projects to share
  • 501c3 status
  • Website Functionality
    • Calendar of events
    • Join request
    • Pay dues
    • Photos?
    • Other
    • How do we make this simple?
  • Winterizing the building
    • Blowing insulation into attic
    • Replacing some of the storm windows
    • Steve repairing the boiler
    • Plastic over windows
    • Longer term
  • Fundraising
    • Goal outlines
  • Mission

First Anniversary Celebration will be November 2 from 10-6

Clean-up/work days on October 19 (8-12, 1-5), 20 (1-5), 26 (8-12, 1-5), 27 (1-5) Get list of people who want to show things Soldering class - order Simon kits/badges from Adafruit Set up ability to accept donations, renew memberships and set up new memberships Marketing

  • Bailey - Register Juice, Amici for coffee
  • Tom - DM Partnership, DMSC, Local Yokels and/or Mo Rub
  • Shawn - Info on website
  • David - Linux group

iExplore on October 29

Set up starts at 3:30 in Olmstead building at Drake University Makey Makey fruit piano project Bailey to request funding and request 5 people to attend


No report

Winterizing building

Brady and Tom to create list of items and identify materials for use on clean-up/work days Tom to get on Steve about boiler




Soldering - one at year anniversary (David) Arduino - Starting after boards arrive, most likely in January (Bailey) Welding - arrange class(es) to be held at DM Bike Collective (Tom)