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 Announcements:​\\ Announcements:​\\
-∙ Daryl Stutz: Table Router isn't working. One of them is an edge trimmer, other is router, and it\\ +∙ Daryl Stutz: Table Router isn't working. One of them is an edge trimmer, other is router, and it\\ 
-has a lock switch, and it's broken- can't unlock. (Bosch?), Daryl manages tho.\\+has a lock switch, and it's broken- can't unlock. (Bosch?), Daryl manages tho.\\
 ∙ Milling Machine is in top form, but the vacuum is awful.\\ ∙ Milling Machine is in top form, but the vacuum is awful.\\
-∙ Jake is fixing things; the laser pulley is needing fix, but it's a big one.\\+∙ Jake is fixing things; the laser pulley is needing fix, but it's a big one.\\
 ∙ Question from Mike: We have announcements,​ then we have questions at the end, but nobody\\ ∙ Question from Mike: We have announcements,​ then we have questions at the end, but nobody\\
-wants to bring them up then- how about now? How is the google transition going? What's the\\+wants to bring them up then- how about now? How is the google transition going? What's the\\
 timeline for that looking like? Jake says 2-3 week transition (after it starts). If it was like, Jake\\ timeline for that looking like? Jake says 2-3 week transition (after it starts). If it was like, Jake\\
-and three people, it'd be easy to transition, but it's going to be a lot of back and forth. Mike:\\+and three people, it'd be easy to transition, but it's going to be a lot of back and forth. Mike:\\
 what are the parts to this? Jake: we own the Gsuite, moving people over will be way too\\ what are the parts to this? Jake: we own the Gsuite, moving people over will be way too\\
 complex. A lot of the work that was asked of is ready to go, but it might not be worth the time.\\ complex. A lot of the work that was asked of is ready to go, but it might not be worth the time.\\
-Mike: I'm interested in knowing because of updating the wiki and it’s antiquated. Is there no\\ +Mike: I'm interested in knowing because of updating the wiki and it’s antiquated. Is there no\\ 
-intention of moving things from wiki to Gsuite? Jake: we'll move the group to the generator VT\\+intention of moving things from wiki to Gsuite? Jake: we'll move the group to the generator VT\\
 url. The groups will be disseminated by interest as well. Pilot projects.\\ url. The groups will be disseminated by interest as well. Pilot projects.\\
-∙ Karen: let's add “questions” to the announcements (Announcements and questions)+∙ Karen: let's add “questions” to the announcements (Announcements and questions)
  
 Director’s update: Chris reported via email that all in all everything is going pretty smoothly and that he\\ Director’s update: Chris reported via email that all in all everything is going pretty smoothly and that he\\
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 excited we will likely be spending that balance down a little over the next few months since there are\\ excited we will likely be spending that balance down a little over the next few months since there are\\
 few big grant or donor opportunities on the horizon.\\ few big grant or donor opportunities on the horizon.\\
-2. Our 100% grant streak continues with a (modest) Ben & Jerry's VT Community Action Team grant\\+2. Our 100% grant streak continues with a (modest) Ben & Jerry's VT Community Action Team grant\\
 coming in in support of our new Mentorship Program. Give Ken Linge a big thank you the next time you\\ coming in in support of our new Mentorship Program. Give Ken Linge a big thank you the next time you\\
 see him for applying is amazing grant writing skills. It can’t last forever!\\ see him for applying is amazing grant writing skills. It can’t last forever!\\
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 young women and STEM. They’ve created a design for an amazing concussion-tracking- DIY-brain-wave-\\ young women and STEM. They’ve created a design for an amazing concussion-tracking- DIY-brain-wave-\\
 analyzer!! Wow. The team has been invited to present at Stanford University in Palo Alto California as\\ analyzer!! Wow. The team has been invited to present at Stanford University in Palo Alto California as\\
-part of in a national design competition:​ Project Invent’s Demo Day. High school students from 10 +part of in a national design competition:​ Project Invent’s Demo Day. High school students from 10 schools across the country will be flying in to present their impactful inventions for a chance at funding.\\
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-schools across the country will be flying in to present their impactful inventions for a chance at funding.\\+
 Congratulations to Rachel and the Spaulding team!\\ Congratulations to Rachel and the Spaulding team!\\
 4. We’ve decide to hold off on plans to purchase the fancy (and expensive) vertical mill we had been\\ 4. We’ve decide to hold off on plans to purchase the fancy (and expensive) vertical mill we had been\\
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 collegiate program that launches June 10th and runs through August.\\ collegiate program that launches June 10th and runs through August.\\
 6. Don’t forget all the cool things coming right up. We have:\\ 6. Don’t forget all the cool things coming right up. We have:\\
-&​gt;&​gt;&​gt; ​This Thursday at 6:30pm unveiling of "SATELLITE,&​quot; ​Michael Zebrowski's latest public art/​architecture\\+>>> ​This Thursday at 6:30pm unveiling of "SATELLITE," ​Michael Zebrowski's latest public art/​architecture
 project. BBQ fun!!\\ project. BBQ fun!!\\
-&​gt;&​gt;&​gt; ​This Saturday at 5pm The Vermont Women in Data Science Burlington Conference at Generator\\+>>> ​This Saturday at 5pm The Vermont Women in Data Science Burlington Conference at Generator
 organized by our own Jane Adams!\\ organized by our own Jane Adams!\\
-&​gt;&​gt;&​gt; ​Next Wednesday 4/17 @ 6pm. Reckless Ideas with UVM’s Peter Dodds - “Lexical Churn; Trump is\\+>>> ​Next Wednesday 4/17 @ 6pm. Reckless Ideas with UVM’s Peter Dodds - “Lexical Churn; Trump is
 more popular than God (on Twitter)” crazy smart interesting speaker! Beer! Pizza! more popular than God (on Twitter)” crazy smart interesting speaker! Beer! Pizza!
  
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 engineer offered to help. Three separate private donations. Hopefully we can order them for\\ engineer offered to help. Three separate private donations. Hopefully we can order them for\\
 sure this week, and start having open design planning sessions. Those will be in e-mails if people\\ sure this week, and start having open design planning sessions. Those will be in e-mails if people\\
-want to be involved. If you're interested, let Jake Blend or Robin Lloyd-Miller know.\\+want to be involved. If you're interested, let Jake Blend or Robin Lloyd-Miller know.\\
 ∙ Peter: my class was awesome.\\ ∙ Peter: my class was awesome.\\
 ∙ Leif, Gary are not here to update.\\ ∙ Leif, Gary are not here to update.\\
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 Maker-In-Residence Update:\\ Maker-In-Residence Update:\\
 ∙ Jake reported that we are changing to a dedicated event for Maker in Residences. Twice a year,\\ ∙ Jake reported that we are changing to a dedicated event for Maker in Residences. Twice a year,\\
-we'll get three together and have a big event. Those should make our meeting take a lot less\\+we'll get three together and have a big event. Those should make our meeting take a lot less\\
 time. Elliot is running it.\\ time. Elliot is running it.\\
 ∙ John: Kat is doing an art swap in their makerspace! (Maker Exchange)\\ ∙ John: Kat is doing an art swap in their makerspace! (Maker Exchange)\\
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