Large Scale Systems Museum
pontus at Update.UU.SE
Tue Jun 15 01:26:12 CDT 2021
Donated a (small) amount. I know, from experience with, Update Computer
Club) knows what no cooling and big computers can be like :)
Will you keep us updated on progress?
On Thu, Jun 10, 2021 at 06:56:49PM -0400, Mike Loewen via cctalk wrote:
> Hi folks! We've been away from Facebook for awhile, but we've been
> staying busy here. Now that things are starting to get back to normal from
> the disruption of Covid19, we're doing tours again, and we're getting our
> volunteer work days rolling again, restoring more and more vintage systems
> for you to enjoy.
> However, we're in a bit of a pickle, and we need your help. Our main
> floor air conditioning system has died, and is beyond repair. It's a
> 40-year-old power hungry system anyway, so it really just needs to be
> replaced. We have a quote in-hand from a local, reputable A/C contractor
> for a brand new, ultra-efficient system, and we're trying to raise funds
> for it, about $8500. We're already about halfway there from recent private
> donations. If we're unable to get the rest of the way there, we'll have no
> choice but to close for the summer.
> As an all-volunteer, donation-funded nonprofit educational organization,
> we depend on your support to keep doing what we do. Please help us if you
> can. We accept donations via PayPal to donations at mact.io, or via
> check/money order made out to Museum of Applied Computer Technology, mailed
> to the museum at 924 4th Avenue, New Kensington, PA 15068.
> Any overage will be put toward our utility bills and other operating
> expenses. LSSM/MACT is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
> Thank you,
> -Dave McGuire
> President/Curator, LSSM/MACT
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