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Re: [TCLUG:5423] Red Hat Road Tour (fwd)

Thanks for the info, Tom. I e-mailed Emily and told her the I will
assist them in finding a location for the event. Mark your calendars.


Tom Cross wrote:
> Did you guys in TCLUG-land see this message?  I have no contacts for
> arranging for a location in the Twin Cities, so I hope someone has seen
> this...
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>         St Cloud Area Linux Users Group:
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Fri, 09 Apr 1999 16:42:49 -0400
> From: Emily Forster <>
> To:
> Cc:,,
> Subject: Red Hat Road Tour
> Dear Minnesota LUGS,
> Red Hat will be going on a Road Show from the beginning of May through the
> middle of July.  We will be putting on events at retail stores and evening
> presentations/demos with Red Hat partners.  I'm writing to you because
> we will be coming to your area on this tour and would like to host this event
> in conjunction with your group.
> Here are the areas we are going to be coming to:
> Atlanta                         Austin
> Boston                          Chicago
> Denver                          Los Angeles
> Miami                           Minneapolis
> New York City                   San Jose
> Seattle                         Washington, DC
> We are looking for a facility to have the evening presentation that can
> accommodate between 500 and 1000 people.  We need assistance in finding such
> a venue (whether it be at a university, hotel, auditorium, etc.)  It should
> also have a small area that can accomodate roughly 8 tabletop displays
> (six foot tables.)  A theater-style auditorium would work best because
> seats would already be in place.  We would appreciate your help as you are
> more familiar with the city and what Linux users would enjoy.  We want to
> make this an interesting event for your user group's members.
> Your user group would be considered a sponsor of the event and highlighted
> on our website and in event promotions.  We are working with partners to
> have lots of door prizes at the event.  Speakers from Red Hat would vary
> from city to city, but would include: Bob Young, Erik Troan, Donnie
> Barnes, and other developers.
> Please let me know if this sounds like something you would like to participate
> in and if you know of an appropriate venue in your area.
> We expect to be in Minneapolis from July 16th to July 17th.  Do these dates
> conflict with any major events planned in your area?
> Please respond as soon as possible to let us know if you can be of assistance.
> Look forward to hearing from you soon.
> Emily Forster