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Whistlestop - Call for Projects

Whistlestop - Call for Projects

Whistle Stop Weekend is Nov 12th and as is usual, MTRAS will be hosting a booth at this annual event from 12:30 - 4pm. This is something we do every year to show the Science Center how much we appreciate them allowing us to use their space and is also another great opportunity to help spread the word about MTRAS.

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Make Nashville full "STEM" ahead with workshops.

As most of you know, Make Nashville recently opened their doors on July 30th. Now that things are up and running, they have been working hard on workshop options. Check out their schedule. In the next month alone, there are workshops for 3D printing, fundamentals of CNC routing, apron making and more. Have an idea for a great workshop? Check o...
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August 20th Meeting Notes

August 20th Meeting Notes
AnnouncementsASC freebies! - The Adventure Science Center had received some returned toys that were defective in some way. They allowed us to take any items for our projects during our meeting. They also gave us bottled water during the meeting. Thank you ASC!Dragon Con (September 2nd) Labor Day Weekend. Good Robotics Tract. Also Robot Battles...
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GMX - Call for Volunteers

GMX - Call for Volunteers

GMX is scheduled from October 28th thru the 30th and MTRAS will have a presence at the event. This year the Robot Battles will be on the 30th so get your bots ready! 

We need help from the group in the following areas:

  • Audio/Visual - We just have to have solid, reliable video to a projector and be able to record each individual fight. Patrick has a projector and a go pro. What we will need is something to project on. Also, someone needs to follow up to edit and post the video after the event.
  • Logistics - We will need for volunteers for setup and break down.
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Nashville Mini Maker Faire - Call for volunteers

Nashville Mini Maker Faire - Call for volunteers

Hey group, the Nashville Maker Faire is scheduled for Sept 17th and MTRAS will again have space and a presence in the event. We will have a 10' x 50' space and plan to fill the space with MTRAS member projects and demonstrations. Two 10ft sections will be an area where visitors can come in and see some of the bigger projects on display. This area can also be host to any type of competition. The remaining 30ft will be available for members to display their projects. 

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