Maryland Team State Tour Info - Happening Dec 5th

John Crawford johnc4510 at
Wed Nov 25 15:45:46 GMT 2009


This is great! We can work with this to make it fit in the UWN.

Thanks for the info


On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 9:17 PM, Chuck Frain <chuck at> wrote:

> Hi there. This is my first story submission so I hope this is
> appropriate. The Maryland Loco team is starting a new project that we
> are calling 'The State Tour'. If the following blurb could be included
> in the newsletter to gain some publicity for this it would be
> appreciated. As I'm not a professional (an am barely an amateur) writer
> please feel free to correct grammar, punctuation, etc if needed.
> If you want or need more info please feel free to contact me. Thanks in
> advance!
> The Maryland Ubuntu Local Community Team has started a new project
> called “The State Tour”.
> The goal of this project is to go to a different parts of the state that
> are not close enough to our group's center to participate in person.
> Currently the plan is once a month we will visit an area that is 45
> minutes or further from our current meeting spot in Columbia, MD. We
> will go out and meet the people that are interested in Ubuntu and F/OSS
> in different places. We hope to set a starting point for Ubuntu
> sub-teams in the areas we visit.
> Additionally we will be trying to hold these meetings at least partially
> in areas that we can give a presentation to the general public. Within
> the presentations we will teach about Ubuntu, Linux and F/OSS in
> general.
> The first Tour stop will be in Finksburg, MD at the local library on
> December 5th from 9:30am until 11:30am. Among the plans for the visit
> are:
> The main presentation about Ubuntu
> A few demo machines so people can touch and feel an ubuntu machine
> Free Ubuntu CDs
> If a person brings a flash drive with 1gb or more of free space we'll
> create a LiveUSB disk for them!
> And the best part, Meeting New Friends!
> For more details please visit
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