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Greetings DogFog! I noticed that you made mention of the University of Michigan on your userpage. If you are a current undergraduate or graduate student there, I would like to welcome you, on behalf of the , to a group meeting on Wednesday October 20, 2010. The meeting will be held at 7:00 PM (EST) in the University of Michigan Chemistry Building, room 1201. New and experienced editors alike are most welcome to come and partake in the collaboration and outreach of Wikipedia in a real-life setting. Questions? Leave me a message here or at my talk page on Wikimedia Outreach, and feel free to email the group at email@example.com. The Wikipedians of the University of Michigan are excited to see you there! Arbitrarily0 (talk) 21:43, 7 October 2010 (UTC)
Women's history editathon
Hey - Sorry for the late notice, but since you have yourself tagged as living in the Bay Area, I thought you might appreciate notification that we’re having an event Saturday! It’ll be held at Hoyt Hall, an all-women's house of the Berkeley Student Cooperative from 3 to 6 pm tomorrow. The main event page is here. Anyone is welcome to show up, but we’re expecting a significant number of people to come who have literally never edited Wikipedia before. If you’re an experienced Wikipedian who would be able to provide useful help to some of the newbies, your presence would be especially appreciated (and it might be a good idea for you to show up at 2 or 2:30 instead of three. Thanks, Kevin Gorman (talk) 02:01, 6 April 2013 (UTC) I’m AWB’ing this message to all Wikipedians who have tagged themselves in the bay area. I’m sorry if the message isn’t of interest to you; feel free to delete it. I’ll be unlikely to send future messages in a similar way, but if really don’t want to receive future messages of this sort, please let me know.
Greetings DogFog! I noticed that you made mention of the University of Michigan or Ann Arbor on your userpage. If you are a current student, faculty, or other affiliate at the University of Michigan, I would like to welcome you, on behalf of the Michigan Wikipedians, to our next weekly meeting on Monday September 30 (and every Monday thereafter). The meetings are held at 8:00 PM (EDT) in the University of Michigan Shapiro Library, room 4041. New and experienced editors alike are most welcome. Do not hesitate to leave me a message if you have any questions, and feel free to stop by the MWiki talk page. The Michigan Wikipedians are excited to meet you! Arbitrarily0 (talk) 00:34, 24 September 2013 (UTC)
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