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Information Technology (IT) Pioneers

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

Club Calendar:

Social actiivities are resuming with care as the pandemic abates. Click on Social Activities at the left for details.

  1. January 9 Holiday Party
  2. April 20 Volunteer Luncheon
  3. May 6 Roseville Good Old Days
  4. May 13 Syttende Mai

Board Meetings: 

  • Feb 2, 2022
  • Apr 6, 2022
  • Jun 1,2022
  • Aug 3, 2022
  • Oct 5, 2022

If you as a Club member want to zoom in, notify the President 2 days before.

 

1) Legacy updates; posted the October 2021 article for the month, When.pdf (vipclubmn.org) and revised chapter 59 with a new section 4, http://vipclubmn.org/processors.html#Beyond.

2) The January Holiday Party reservation form is on-line at http://vipclubmn.org/Temp/HOLIDAY%20PARTY_form_2022.pdf  Reservations must be received by December 22, 2021.

Welcome to our Club

VIP Club members' personal friendships started during our heritage company working days, then continued as we have transitioned into retirement or other work.  As of October 2021 we have 788 active memberships in 40 states plus Canada, Germany, and Greece - Join us! 
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 periodically with announcements and legacy articles.

Prior Announcements:

  • December is membership renewal time.  Do you know when your membership expires?  If you get your VIP Club Newsletter by email and the subject line has Nov/Dec VIP Newsletter Membership List 2021, your membership will expire on December 31, 2021. If you receive your newsletter via US Mail, the membership expiration year is shown after your name on the address label, e.g. "John Doe 2021". Please click on the Membership tab at the left for renewal info. [11/3/21]
  • Congratulations to Life Member Don Weidenbach who turned 100 on October 30th.  Last year's human interest story: At 99, computer pioneer looks back at early Minnesota tech - StarTribune.com. [11/3/21]
  • 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, https://digital.alight.com/unisys.  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: https://www.unisys.com/about-us/current-and-former-associates.  Unisys Pension Plan Update - See plans the company is taking to address the issue of the underfunded Unisys Pension Plan and the on-going financial impact (drain) it continues to have on the company annually.  Reference From the Press Release sent to the VIP Club by former Unisys Blue Bell Retirees Group President Al Rollins. [8/8/21]
  • REQUEST FREE ZOOM MEETING: Active VIP club members can request a free ZOOM meeting of unlimited duration by sending an email to vipzoommtg@vipclubmn.org. Details on the Social Page. [10/15/2020]

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