[ubuntu-us-ma] Wainwright Community Rooms - No Go

John Abreau jabr at blu.org
Mon May 4 18:39:40 BST 2009

On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 12:45 PM, Michael Terry <mike at mterry.name> wrote:
> Despite having some great locations (Davis, Central, Harvard, Back
> Bay), I don't think we can use Wainwright Bank community rooms as a
> meeting place.  After calling them, it seems the rooms are available
> only to nonprofit organizations that have an account with them.

Did the group ever find an MIT graduate who is willing to act as sponsor
for the group?  MIT's user group support team told me

> New Users need to have an MIT sponsor. The sponsor is either an
> MIT staff member or alumni.

I guess you've already seen that when a staff member leaves for
greener pastures, their status as a sponsor expires.  But an alumnus
is an alumnus for life.

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