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Re: [vox-outreach] Homeless shelter; meeting set up!
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Re: [vox-outreach] Homeless shelter; meeting set up!



Bill, this is very cool project.  Thanks for getting it
started!  I'll be interested to hear how it progresses.

-- Rod

On Monday 19 April 2004 04:24 pm, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> 
> I just spoke with Bill Pride at the Davis Community Meals
> (the homeless shelter and resource center in Davis)
> and they're definitely interested in getting help from LUGOD.
> 
> They're currently using some old Pentium II systems running Windows 98,
> Microsoft Office (MSExcel and probably MSWord for internal casework stuff,
> and MSWord for letting people write resumes; no doubt MSIE for browsing job
> sites).  They also have some payroll software.
> 
> I asked if he'd like to meet some time soon to discuss plans, and he
> suggested next Tuesday (April 27th) at 4pm.
> 
> Trevor (and other interested parties), does this work well for you?
> If not, I can email or call him and suggest another day and/or time to meet.
> 
> 
> Jonathan's P3'd definitely be an upgrade from one of the PCs they have now.
> As for their current P2s, they can probably be freshened up and resurrected
> as Linux boxes.  If they think they need MORE computers (e.g., more public
> access terminals), then the P2s people have offered (e.g., Marc Hall)
> would probably be suitable.
> 
> Anyway, let me know!  Thx!
> 
> -bill!
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