[kwlug-disc] Announcement: (Alternate) Meeting Space for kwlug secured - King & William

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Mon Oct 4 10:25:16 EDT 2010

On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 8:39 AM, unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca> wrote:

> Dear kwlug:
> I have just been notified by First United (King & William in Waterloo)
> that we have now been approved to meet there, with wi-fi internet
> access, without charge.
> We have been approved to meet there for many months now, however, only
> recently has free public wi-fi access been established for general use.
> Which is to say - if, when, and should, kwlug desire or require an
> alternative to SJK, this location is in the hopper and will be
> available. Subject to room availability, of course, but there are
> several suitable rooms, so that should not be a problem. In the end,
> because of the extensive approval process now traversed, we are
> pre-approved - unlike any other alternate site proposed to date, a single
> phone call would immediately secure space for kwlug to meet.
> This location satisfies all criteria laid out at
> http://kwlug.org/node/719 (kwlug meetings - location facilities
> criteria.) [Please note: This page is not an 'official' statement of
> kwlug's position, however, it was presented to the list some time ago
> and debated, if only slightly. It seems to be the consensus of kwlug,
> or at least the list, given the lack of contradiction with the contents.]
> Map: http://tinyurl.com/kwlugaltmeetlocation
> Personally, I find it all but impossible to hear at SJK. I miss a
> substantial amount of what is being said - due to background noise,
> and the (need for an) audio system. That is largely my own personal
> situation, but not entirely - others have expressed the same sentiment.
> I do not want to reopen the unresolved voluminous discussion of late
> last / early this year by this posting, I am merely notifying kwlug
> and the list of a successful conclusion to my proposal and attempt to
> secure an alternate meeting site for kwlug, should it wish to make use of
> it.

Background noise is a concern at SJK.

Would First United have audio built in to the room, or they are just quieter
with no HVAC noise?

Re: parking. I used the green area on the map, and it was convenient. But
it was for an event that is 1 hour. Can't remember if the sign says 1 or 2
free parking.
Khalid M. Baheyeldin
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