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(please submit agenda items to membership president by first day of the month)



Meetings are held on first Wednesday of the month at 7:30 PM, all are welcome


Introduce New Members

  • No New Members in attendance


Membership 155 Members, 112 Memberships, 78.2 FTE 10 new-members as of August 27th


Finances $45K in the bank as of August 27th


Safety in Purcellville (Dave P.) / Talk about what to do when a piece of equipment stops working 

while you are using it.


Board Report

  • New idea for regular open hours in Leesburg
  • We need volunteers for Open Hours Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday nights in Leesburg. Purcellville TBD


Committee Reports

  • New Member Orientation Committee: 
    • We need more help running the orientations
  • Social Outreach: 
    • We are working with N.O.M. to do a video tour of the space and a few interviews to go along with a new YouTube channel they (Jessee) are putting together
  • Scheduling: Diane
    • The "organizing & running a Makersmiths Class PDF" manual has been updated
    • We need instructors for fall classes: 3D printing, welding, etc.
  • Purcellville: Dave 
    • The blacksmith shed has a new roof and anvil.
    • Hoping for classes and projects in a few weeks.
    • Blacksmith workday Saturday: 9/8 9am start. 
    • Cow Train - what are we doing with it? 
    • New manual tire changing machine. Contact 
  • Leesburg: Brad 
    • Workday - Saturday 9/14 & Sunday 9/15
  • Special Projects: Mike W. 
    • Library DIY festival - 9/28 & 9/29
    • Kid Wind - April 10, 2020 
  • Scouting:N/A 


Newsletter:

  • Welding:  On demand classes by requests
  • Ceramics: Jen
  • IT: Michael
  • Membership - Looking for Chairperson
  • Fund Raising - Looking for Chairperson
  • Tool Stewards - Are you a Steward? Can you please message Erin with a photo of yourself and what you are a steward of.


What did you Make?  Member presentation


Extras... 

  • Arcade Build Nights? Join the #arcadebuildgroup on SLACK if you are interested
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