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Information Technology (IT) Pioneers

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

Welcome to Our Retirees' Club!

VIP Club members' personal friendships started during our legacy companies' working days then continued as we've transitioned into retirement or other life-style  pursuits.  As of December 2022 we have 1098 active memberships in 28 states plus one each in Canada, Germany, and Greece. This is a living web site; updated aperiodically with new Club information and Legacy Anthology articles.
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We are proud of our Legacy Companies, our technology innovations, and  our teamwork accomplishments while on the job; an intriguing and continuing legacy detailed in the 60 Legacy Anthology chapters, illustrated in this MN state icon, reflected in our monthly stories, and the Lawshe Memorial Museum exhibits.

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Prior Announcements

  • [2/2/23]  To see memberships that expire at the 2023 year end Click here
  • 2/9/23] Posted the March 'Our Stories', a Human-Computer Interaction history paper and added Browsing Tips in the right sidebar column.
  • [1/11/23] The Lawshe Memorial Museum re-opened on January 21st featuring a large display of our legacy computers.  Plan to attend the March 7th 2:30 afternoon event.  More details were on the Activities page, Evites transmitted on 2/15.
  • [12/27/22] Posted the January and February Our Stories papers, Our Stories (
  • To see results of the VIP club elections held at the Dec. 2022 Old Timers event, click here.  A special thanks to Harvey Taipale who has served as club president for the past five years! [12/9/22] 
  • Unisys Benefits Change - Unisys no longer uses Hewitt for the Benefits Service Center (USBS) HR interface.  The UBSC phone number (1-877-864-7972) is still valid. However, the new UBSC web access address to use is now,  The Unisys Benefit contact information is available on the main Unisys web. A detailed multiple contact listing, that includes the new UBSC web address URL, is available for "Current and Former Associates" at: [8/8/21]
  • No email?  Send correspondence to VIP Club - Board or - Membership or - Newsletter,  P.O. Box  21903, Eagan, MN 55121.  Please allow several days for responses as our volunteers may be traveling or busy with grandchildren! 


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  • The email must include the requestor’s name, meeting date, start time, and duration.
  • When the VIP Zoom Meeting coordinator has scheduled your meeting, you will receive an email with the Zoom meeting link that you must forward to the participants you are inviting to your meeting.
    No meeting host is required. Participants need to only click on the link to join the meeting.
  • Requests are honored on a first come first served basis if date/times overlap.
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Calendar Dates

  • Sept 14th Roseville Good Old Days
  • Sept. 21st - VIP Club Happy Hour
  • November 2nd -- OldTimers
  • Jan 7th - Holiday Dinner & Concert

Board Meetings
 Oct. 4th, Dec. 6th, Feb 7th

Frequently Asked Questions

Browsing Tips

  • HOT TIP:  to be sure you have the latest update for any web page, once you are there press the F5 key on your computer.
  • Our Site Map has tables of contents of the Club pages and Anthology chapters.
  • The footers have links to associated pages and the top icons go up from various sections.