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Our SUMMER 2014 Member BBQ - Saturday July 19, 2014 in Marlboro MA     A great time was had by all!  Click here for summary and photos.




Our reunion for folks who worked in and closely with BOIS (Business & Office Information Systems, located at TTB in Nashua, the group that marketed ALL-IN-1 and other fine products), was terrific!  Over 30 attended and enjoyed the conversation and camraderie.  Here are some photos.


from Jack Mileski - 11 photo slide show - BOIS folks and DEC Connection Board Members attended

            http://www.decconnection.org/photos/BOIS Reunion March 2014/BOISReUnion.pdf



from Dave Price: (Left to Right) Dilip Phadke, John Rose and David Price. John Rose shares the inside story of Compaq's acquisition of Digital.


from Doug Emmons: lots of pictures!



Enjoy this link to Skip Walter's Jan 2012 blog: The Making of Enterprise Software ALL-IN-1


                Skip Walter                ___________________________________________________________

Saturday, October 19, 2013: Luncheon at the Sudbury Senior Center with showing of Digital_Man/Digital_World  

On October 19, 2013, from 2-5 PM, 35 DECconnection members and friends gathered at the Sudbury Senior Center in Sudbury, MA for a wonderful afternoon. The DVD entitled Digital_Man/Digital_World was shown, after which refreshments and visiting was enjoyed by all. It was wonderful to have so many folks gather and to continually be dedicated to "the Digital culture". Many stories about personal experiences were shared. Digital Equipment Corporation continues to live on through our retirees.


Each attendee was given a glass mug that was part of the Gordon College festivities when the Ken Olsen Art and Science Building was opened for use. There were many left over from that event and Dan Tymann gave several to me for distribution among our DEC retirees.

Marilyn Goodrich (see photos below:) marilyngoodrich@comcast.net, 978 443-6865.  Thanks also to Doris Moore for taking 3 more photos at the reception following.


Wed, Oct 9th:  Learn about SOAR 55 near Maynard-Marlboro

DECconnection and SOAR 55 have agreed to merge our two events planned for September/October. We will now be joining SOAR 55 in presenting “The New Volunteering: Purposeful, Flexible and Meaningful” on Wednesday, October 9th at 7:00pm at the Goodnow Library in Sudbury.

Members of the DECconnection Board will be present to discuss the program and to meet with DECconnection attendees. We will also be looking for your feedback on our plans to hold a follow-up session specifically for DECconnection members in late October/early November. Please join us to hear more about this very interesting and worthwhile program.

If you plan on attending please drop a note to barrie.hunter@earthlink.net or loislevick@earthlink.net.



We all enjoyed the June 15th BBQ-Picnic at the Hunters' house in Marlboro.  See review and photos by using menu button above. 

Or you can "roll your own event" in your geography, and we will support you - see below.


Reunion With Your Peers: We welcome your proposals!

The Board is considering potential DEC Connection events for next year. One of those would be a Reunion of your peers defined and organized by you. Determine the peer group you would like to invite (by geography, building, affinity group [e.g. sales, engineering, manufacturing], years, etc.) Also choose the activity (e.g., a luncheon, dinner, cookouts, ball games, golf, boat rides, travel, music festivals, etc.). The Board of The DEC Connection will provide help choosing a site, determine the cost, negotiate with vendors, provide a portion of the funding, help with setup if Maynard area, name tags, selling tickets on our website, promoting, etc. This could be a small or large group. Members, send us your proposal at: info@DECconnection.org and we will be in contact with you.



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