At the December 2016 board meeting, the 2017 Board Member Election results were ratified:
President – Claudio Donndelinger
Treasurer – Cliff Gurlen
Secretary – Chamberlin
Social Media Director – Ernest McCracken
After ratification of the results, Ernest McCracken informed the board he needed to step down from his position. We thank him for his service to the group.
This left two vacancies in the board. Per the bylaws the following members were nominated and voted in to fill the vacancies:
Vice President – Joe Ferguson
Social Media Director – Todd Wright
Congratulations to our 2017 Board!
Want to learn how to solder? Midsouth Makers will be hosting a soldering workshop on April 5th @ 2PM. The class will be $25 and you will be walking with a TV-B-GONE. Class size is limited to 15, so sign up today! RSVP on Meetup.com
What do I need to bring?
You should bring Soldering Iron, Solder, Multimeter, Flush Cutters, Solder Sucker/Solder Wick, and helping hands. If you don’t have these Items, no biggie, the makers have a few sets to borrow for the class.
So what is this TV-B-GONE thing?
Its an over powered remote capable of turning off many different TV’s from over 150ft away with one push of a button. It is a great kit for beginners, large parts, and low part count. Curriculum can be found here. (http://learn.adafruit.com/tv-b-gone-kit/overview)
When will registration be closed?
Registration will close march 26th. This will allow ample time for kits to ship. Sign up now before seats run out!
Free Food Friday!
We will be firing up the grill around 6:30 or so. Come check out our space and meet up with local makers.
When: Friday Feb 28th 7pm-???
What: Food! Hamburgers & Hotdogs, BYOB
How Much: FREE (Donations accepted)
This Wednesday is MidsouthMaker’s birthday. We’ve come a long way since 2010 and we’re going to celebrate this FRIDAY by cooking out hamburgers & hot dogs at the space. We’ll fire up the grill around 6:30ish. BYOB/Sides/Desserts.
Where: The Space
When: Friday Jan 10th 7ish
How Much: FREE! (Donations always welcome)
Why: Why not!?
We will be meeting at our space in Bartlett (2804 Bartlett Rd, Suite 2 Memphis, TN 38134 Our Building is behind the building facing the street).
Our open house meetings are quite laid back and for members and non-members to come check out what we have going on at the space or to just come tour our space
December 14th we’ll be hosting a HACKmemphis HACKday at the space from 10am to 7pm. Vaco is going to be sponsoring lunch for the day and MidsouthMakers/HACKmemphis will make sure there are pleny of drinks & snacks throughout the day.
A HACKday sponsored by HACKmemphis. Bring your projects, form groups and make tech happen. Don’t have a project? No worries! Come join a project with other local developers. We will have plenty of tools on hand for nearly any kind of project (From small electronics to woodworking and crafts). We’re open to Software, Hardware, ANY kind of developer / maker / hacker.
As always, designers are encouraged to join this event. Help a team build an awesome UI or just come work on that project you never seem to have time to finish.
All the things you loved about HACKmemphis 2013, but in one day and with slightly fewer danishes.
Lunch will be provided (Sponsored by Vaco!) as well as snacks and drinks (Sponsored by MidsouthMakers) through the day.
Space is limited. Please do not register if you are not sure you will be able to make it. We anticipate selling out and having to use a waiting list. If you register a ticket and find out you will not be able to attend, please cancel your order or contact us so we can free up the ticket for someone else.
Note: Because MidsouthMakers‘ space is a place where tools and machinery are in use, their insurance requires all attendees fill out a waiver. If you have any questions or concerns please contact us prior to registering.
Thanks to Vaco for sponsoring lunch!