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

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Page 1 updated 5/19/19. Next update about 6/15/2019.

*60 topical chapters.

Calendar Items:

See Social Activities for details:

  • June 12, 3:30 PM: Annual Picnic
  • November 6th, 11 AM: Unihogs & Technologists
  • December 5th, 11 AM: Annual UNIVAC Old Timers' Reunion

Board Meetings:

10 AM @ UNISYS Eagan - in the visitors' conference room.

  • August 7,
  • October 2, and
  • then December 4 in Roseville.

Club members are invited. Notify the President the week before if you have an issue to raise.

Welcome to the VIP Club

This is a living web site*, updated fortnightly with new Club information and Legacy Anthology articles.
 **Join us! As of June '19 we have 734 active memberships - 83% in Minnesota and 17% in 41 other states plus one in Canada.  Club members' personal friendships started during working days then continued as we've transitioned into retirement or other occupations. 
We are proud of our heritage companies, our technology innovations, and our teamwork accomplishments while working - an intriguing and continuing legacy. 

 

  • Thanks Dave: Roseville Good Old Days snapshots from the Mermaid's May 3rd gathering are at https://photos.app.goo.gl/uJPq9Yjs4GXbLWpc7.  Many of the 275 participants are shown.  [5/19/19]
  • Next Newsletter: Articles, obits, and lighter side jokes for the July/August issue due to mailto:newsletter@vipclubmn.org by June 14th. [5/17/19]
  • 2019 Directory Available: For an electronic copy of the Club's directory, send request email to board@vipclubmn.org.  You must be a current club member. [4/22/19]
  • Latest Newsletter: Watch your email for a newsletter available message or your home mail box - the May/June iissue went to press on 15 April.  Our newsletter archives have issue links back to 2004. [4/16/2019]
  • Congrats and Condolences: At the Volunterrism recognition luncheon on 10 April we announced the Member Emeritus award to Joe Schwarz and presented Keith Myhre with the Volunteer Extraordinaire certiciate honoring Patricia Myhre. [4/10/19]
  • Picnic Venue Change: The June picnic will be at Eagan Central Park, http://vipclubmn.org/PicnicForm.html. [4/4/19]
  • Ready for Summer? The Golf League coordinator has provided a listing of course rates for seniors, enjoy the one closest to your home. [4/4/19]
  • An ERA/CDC IT Pioneer passes: Curt Nelson sent an article about a friend from the 50s, http://vipclubmn.org/deceased.html#Zimmer  [3/20/2019.]
  • A Great Read! Dr. Yost's summary of the MN computer history initiative, http://www.cbi.umn.edu/newsletter/article4.html. [12/24/18]
  • UBBRG last Newsletter: The Unisys Blue Bell Retirees' Group final newsletter is linked from our newsletter page. [12/20/2016]

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