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~~SPECIAL NOTICE (Updated 11/22/20)~~

Hi again MUG Members,



Our current tentative plans for the rest of the season are as follows (depending on conditions & additional survey results).....

September 24, 2020 Event:

Postponed until further notice


October 27, 2020 Event (Tuesday): Virtual.


  We are excited to have IBM Platform Leader, Steven Fier, talk about IBM’s recent announcements around Power9, IBMi Operating System and Cloud. You do not want to miss this informative session from an IBM subject matter expert. The pandemic has not slowed down IBM from refreshing the Power9 hardware in July and enhancing the IBMi software stack in October. IBM has supercharged the platform with many great new features and offerings. The presentation boils down the information and highlights key announcements of most value to you and your organization.


December 10, 2020: We are currently planning a special event for our holiday gathering


We may not be able to have an in-person Christmas party this year, but that won't stop us from celebrating the season with you! This year MUG will be having a virtual party! Check out below how we will be celebrating!

We will be sending a quick survey to those who register, asking for your favorite local pizza delivery restaurant or place. Allowance will be *max $25*



Do you have any hidden talents?

Let us know if you have a hidden talent you would like to share! Maybe you play an instrument or maybe you took up a new hobby during quarantine, no matter what it is, please share it with us! The more the merrier! It should be fun!!
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MUG COVID-19 Update

     As we previously mentioned, situations continue to develop day by day.

Thank you all for your continued input & comments, it is instrumental in helping us to determine a proper course of action moving forward.

     As you know by now, the board of directors discussed our current conditions & decided that we should pull back from the planned September meeting & it was decided to move ahead with our October virtual meeting as our 1st meeting.

Please read the following message from our board of directors:

     As we continue our user group season, we are eager to get back to regular in-person meetings at our favorite establishments. However, in keeping with current health guidelines, we must start the season off virtually to ensure the well-being of our members.  

     The MUG Board of Directors will continue to evaluate CDC guidelines, NYS/local mandates and DOH regulations to make responsible decisions for the health and safety of our members and guests, with regards to the re-opening of our in-person meetings. In the meantime we are planning to hold virtual meetings to fulfill our commitment to provide education and value to our membership.

We thank you for your patience and co-operation throughout these unprecedented times.

On Behalf of the MUG Board of Directors

David Giambra, President


February 18, 2021: TBD. We are working on plans to make this our first in-person meeting

March 23, 2021 (Tuesday): TBD

April 22, 2021: TBD

May 2021: End of year party


While all the uncertainty remains, there can & likely will continue to be modifications as conditions dictate.

We, again ask your patience & support in making the season the best possible.

Thank you,

MUG Board of Directors



Registration is open for December 10th!

(We'll keep you posted & welcome any input!)




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