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    <div dir="ltr">Please reply to this survey if you are the least
      interested in this meetup.<br>
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      On Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 8:35:11 AM UTC-4, Charlie wrote:
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        <div dir="ltr">I want to update you about some exciting changes
          happening in our Database Meetup group. First, Oliver Kennedy
          and I are stepping in to help me with some of the tasks
          associated with managing the group.<br>
          <br>
          <div><b>Survey<br>
              <br>
            </b></div>
          We have created a <a
href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfRwdYtxO9Y4hlkhWcso9agBLBGXA26UoY_aBBhiAoZBg3VRg/viewform"
            target="_blank" rel="nofollow"
onmousedown="this.href='https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfRwdYtxO9Y4hlkhWcso9agBLBGXA26UoY_aBBhiAoZBg3VRg/viewform';return
            true;"
onclick="this.href='https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfRwdYtxO9Y4hlkhWcso9agBLBGXA26UoY_aBBhiAoZBg3VRg/viewform';return
            true;">2016 Survey</a> which asks about what you'd like to
          see in the group over the next year. We'd also appreciate
          knowing your preference for meeting night. (There are a couple
          people who are interested in the group but cannot do Thursday
          nights, but we don't want to make a change that will lose
          anyone.) This survey will be available through the first week
          of August, but the sooner we get your feedback the better.
          Please fill it out if you are at all interested.<br>
          <br>
          <div><b>Communication Changes<br>
              <br>
            </b></div>
          <div>While most things will stay the same, including our
            affiliation with Buffalo Lab, we've been looking for
            opportunities to change the communication paths so that all
            of our organizers have the ability to reach all of you, and
            nobody is left out of important communications (such as
            weather cancellations). To that end we have created the <a
              href="https://twitter.com/BuffaloData" target="_blank"
              rel="nofollow"
onmousedown="this.href='https://www.google.com/url?q\x3dhttps%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2FBuffaloData\x26sa\x3dD\x26sntz\x3d1\x26usg\x3dAFQjCNFKtVKM-cGKB2ZNogeUtG_ioOOi1A';return
              true;"
onclick="this.href='https://www.google.com/url?q\x3dhttps%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2FBuffaloData\x26sa\x3dD\x26sntz\x3d1\x26usg\x3dAFQjCNFKtVKM-cGKB2ZNogeUtG_ioOOi1A';return
              true;">@BuffaloData twitter account</a> and the <a
              href="https://groups.google.com/forum/#%21forum/buffalodata"
              target="_blank" rel="nofollow"
onmousedown="this.href='https://groups.google.com/forum/#%21forum/buffalodata';return
              true;"
onclick="this.href='https://groups.google.com/forum/#%21forum/buffalodata';return
              true;">@BuffaloData Google group</a>. Once most of the
            existing group has made this transition we will announce the
            discontinuation of emails (you will still receive the <a
              href="http://meetup.com" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"
onmousedown="this.href='http://www.google.com/url?q\x3dhttp%3A%2F%2Fmeetup.com\x26sa\x3dD\x26sntz\x3d1\x26usg\x3dAFQjCNGVDcL1-Z1GHgrF4Ax2jIUMLllaIg';return
              true;"
onclick="this.href='http://www.google.com/url?q\x3dhttp%3A%2F%2Fmeetup.com\x26sa\x3dD\x26sntz\x3d1\x26usg\x3dAFQjCNGVDcL1-Z1GHgrF4Ax2jIUMLllaIg';return
              true;">meetup.com</a> notices). For weather notices we
            recommend you follow the Twitter account specifically since
            the forum posts are easy to overlook.</div>
          <div><br>
          </div>
          <div>When there are important announcements we will post to
            both of these locations to ensure we reach the widest
            possible audience. The @BuffaloData Google Group is also
            meant to be a discussion forum. We encourage you to bring
            your questions and knowledge to the group; as well as any
            suggestions for things we could try in the future. We will
            send you an invite from this group in a couple days; we hope
            you'll be willing to join us.</div>
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          <br>
          <div><b>September Meetup<br>
              <br>
            </b></div>
          <div>Buffalo will be home to the <a href="http://CodeDaze.io"
              target="_blank" rel="nofollow"
onmousedown="this.href='http://www.google.com/url?q\x3dhttp%3A%2F%2FCodeDaze.io\x26sa\x3dD\x26sntz\x3d1\x26usg\x3dAFQjCNGUArAIW2Ro3QYOnlkELWniDSxvRQ';return
              true;"
onclick="this.href='http://www.google.com/url?q\x3dhttp%3A%2F%2FCodeDaze.io\x26sa\x3dD\x26sntz\x3d1\x26usg\x3dAFQjCNGUArAIW2Ro3QYOnlkELWniDSxvRQ';return
              true;">CodeDaze.io</a> conference on September 15th-16th.
            This provides a unique opportunity for both us and
            conference attendees, so we have scheduled the September
            meetup for Wednesday, September 14th starting at 6:30PM. The
            talk will be given by Glenn Gordon and will revolve around
            Internet of Things, Application Development for Web Delivery
            and Microsoft SQL Server Optimization. </div>
          <div><br>
          </div>
          <div>There will be a social with food and drink before and
            after the talk. This meetup will take place at the Offices
            of Stark & Wayne a short drive from UB Amherst at 10
            John James Audubon Pkwy (shares a building with National
            Fire Adjustment Company, Inc.)</div>
          <div><br>
          </div>
          <div>If you have any questions or concerns please just let us
            know.</div>
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