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Information Technology (IT) Pioneers

Retirees and former employees of Unisys, Lockheed Martin, and their heritage companies

Club's Calendar:

Social Activities tab at left has details. 

  1. May 15th: Syttende Mai
  2. June 10th: Annual Picnic
  3. September 15: 40th Anniversary Party
  4. Oct 2nd: Roseville Good Old Days

Board Meetings:

  • April 1st, 10 AM: Unisys

If you as a Club member want to sit in, notify the President the day before.

Welcome to the VIP Club

VIP Club members' personal friendships started during our heritage company working days then continued as we've transitioned into retirement or other work.  *Join us!  As of December '19 we have 750 active memberships - 83% in Minnesota and 17% in 41 other states plus one each in Canada and Greece. 
We are proud of our heritage companies, our technology innovations, and our teamwork accomplishments while on the job - an intriguing and continuing legacy.  This is a living web site**, updated fortnightly with new Club information and Legacy Anthology articles.

  • Postponed: Roseville Good Old Days: Due to the recent Virus situation,  the RGOD event has been postponed until October 2.  We will be sending out a reminder with details some time in August.  Please stay safe!  See you in October. [3/18/20]

  • Cancelled: The April 8th Volunteerism Recognition Lunch at Joseph's in St. Paul.  Thanks to all who have mailed or electronically completed the survey.  If you haven't done the survey yet, please add your name to the growing statistics list using the onLine form at  [3/16/2020]

  • Stay Tuned: FYI, the planning committees for the May 15 Syttende Mai, and June 10 Annual Picnic events have not discussed the Covid-19 situation.  As of today, we can assume that these events will occur - BUT, watch this site, Evites, and emails for possible changes.  [3/16/2020]

  • Next Newsletter: Member inputs for the May/June issue are due to the chief editor by April 6th, send to  [3/16/2020]

  • FYI - Around 50 members who have not paid their club dues have been moved to "inactive" status.   To see if you are one of them, check your last newsletter email or newsletter mailing label.  If there is a "2019" following your name you are one of them. Click membership form Print the form and mail it to: VIP Club - Membership  P.O. Box 21903, Eagan, MN 55121.  Please include a check for the dues.  [3/19/20]
  • Submit the non-profit organization name that was the recipient of the majority of your 2019 volunteerism time.  Please use the Volunteer page form.
  • To Nominate someone to receive the Volunteer Extraordinaire award at the April luncheon, please email her/his name and your reason why they deserve recognition before March 27th to [1/12/20]   
  • EVITE NOTICE - The Club now uses the on-line Application Evite to notify members with email about upcoming events. The VIP Club Newsletter will continue to announce these events for those that don"t use email.  Go to the Social page for more details about Evite.  [1/12/20]
  • The 180th career summary is now linked from  We need 20 more to reach the goal set in January 2006.  All submittals since then are listed/linked at  Added section 6.6 to the Legacy chapter 39, and expanded section 3.1 of chapter 58, .   [1/2/20]

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