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Subject:Re: "Why haven't I heard of you?" From:Leslie McKendry-Smith <McKendrySmith -at- MBNET -dot- MB -dot- CA> Date:Fri, 21 Feb 1997 08:43:07 -0600
"Virginia J. Link" <LINKVI -at- MAIL -dot- STATE -dot- WI -dot- US> wrote:
>I found Tim Altom's (and others') comments very helpful, but I have a small
>problem with the STC membership/"why haven't I heard of you?" issue. There
>is an STC chapter in my town, and I've known about the national org for
>years. I've only been a member for two years, and I don't attend meetings
>I have a life outside work, for one.
I think that you're under estimating the value of attending STC meetings.
They're not just for 'schmoozing.' (Did I spell that right?)
I originally joined the STC for professional development and contact, but I
found out very quickly that there was a unexpected side effect to attending
monthly meetings. I met some wonderful people. I consider these people my
friends and attend monthly meetings as much for social contact as for
professional development. I think that this qualifies as "life outside of
mckendry -at- mbnet -dot- mb -dot- ca