[sf-lug] volunteers needed for St. Anthony's installfest

Christian Einfeldt einfeldt at gmail.com
Wed Sep 3 18:32:23 PDT 2008


It just came to my attention that the links previously sent with this email
have expired or are dead.  The accurate link is below.  Everything else
about this event remains the same.  Please consider signing up for the


Here is the tinyurl for the same event


On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 11:40 AM, Christian Einfeldt <einfeldt at gmail.com>wrote:

> hi,
> Volunteers are needed to install Linux, teach Linux use, and repair
> computers at this event, to be held on September 27, 2008, at St. Anthony's
> Foundation at 150 Golden Gate Avenue between Jones and Leavenworth from 9
> a.m. to 2 pm.  The first link is the original link, and the second link is
> the tinyurl link for the same page, in case the long link breaks.

Those links are no longer good.  The links above are good.

> The big news with this event is that the Microsoft Windows advocates will
> _not_ be at this event, which is a big change from the past.  In the past,
> there was a Linux team and a Microsoft Windows team.  Now, for the first
> time, we have an opportunity to promote Linux without the presence of a team
> offering Microsoft Windows.  This means that we have the chance to fill
> establish close ties with the institutions that are sponsoring this event.
> These institutions (St. Anthony's and the City & County of San Francisco's
> Tech Connect program) have a tremendous reach into hundreds of non-profits
> in San Francisco.  By establishing closer ties with these agencies, we have
> the very real opportunity to increase membership in SF-LUG and multiply our
> reach.
> St. Anthony's is also offering to give us free space once per month for
> meetings!  We have been talking for some time about having another meeting
> per month at a new location, potentially downtown, to support non-profits
> which are interested in exploring a migration to Linux.  This event on
> September 27 would be a great opportunity to start a long-term relationship
> with one of the most well-funded, well-run charities in San Francisco!  They
> have recently purchased a brand new building, so it will be very fresh and
> clean and new.
> The website linked above has a spot for registering and signing up for the
> event.  Please consider signing up for the event, or, if you don't like to
> sign up, please email me either here on this list or privately to indicate
> your interest in this event.
> Thank you for considering participating in this event!
> --
> Christian Einfeldt,
> Producer, The Digital Tipping Point
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