Microware Reunion 2004
The initial reviews are coming in. It sounds like we had a great 2004 reunion. Great weather. Great food and drink. Lavish giveaways and door prizes. Incredible awards suitable for framing. Great entertainment for kids of all ages. Great friends and families.
Reunion Awards and Prizes
Many people are owed a big thank you for the success of the reunion. Thanks to the Platinum Sponsors who supported the reunion with large cash donations: Larry Crane, Mike Burgher, Ken Kaplan, Andy Ball, Kim Kempf and George Leonard.
Thanks to the Microware Reunion Cleanup Committee that planned the party and pulled the whole thing off in grand style! Ric and Joni Yeates, Steve Johnson, Mary Marturello, Larry Crane, Grace Ambrose, Mike Burgher, Kathy Hoffman, Tammy Shattuck and Ken Kaplan.
Thanks to Mark Marturello for the reunion logo.
Thanks to Ric Yeates for stealing from Radisys the trinkets, decorations, DAVID bags, ISO-9001 watches and big letters! No one will ever know...
Thanks to Mike Burgher for the reunion web site and newsletters.
Thanks to Grace Ambrose and Allen Huffman for taking pictures at the event. You can see their reunion pictures at the following sites:
If you took pictures at the reunion, please share them with us. Also share your thoughts about the event. Send your comments and pictures to MicrowareReunion@mchsi.com.
Many people won prestigious awards and valuable prizes at the reunion. In addition to suitable for framing Logo Awards, the door prizes included DAVID Conference bags, Microware ISO-9001 watches and large cash prizes. No one left the reunion empty handed! Commemorative pens and notepads were thrust on everyone as they left.
The Long Distance Award was given to the many people that hauled their butt a long way to come to the reunion:
Renee McEntyre - 970 miles
Craig Gwydir - 1150
Kristi Kramersmeier - 1282
Jennie Kaplicki - 1518
Gopal Miglani - 1771
Kathy Flood - 1832
Tom Brasier - 1835
Chris Hooper - 1844 miles!
Newsletter Contest Award winners included James Jones, Kathy Hoffman, Mike Maher and Richard Russell.
The unofficial list of attendees spotted at the Barb Table or Hog Roast event included:
Andrea Stayner-Goes family
Andy Ball family
Brent Thompson family
Chris Hooper family
Craig Gwydir family
Daryl W. Jarman family
Dave Lyons family
Doug Hoffman family
Doug Lewis family
Greg Hickman family
Kathy Flood family
Kathy J. Hoffman family
Kay Arvidson family
Ken Kaplan family
Kim Kempf family
Larry Crane family
Mark Sobek family
Martin Long family
Mary Marturello family
Nate Nicewanger family
Pam Heckmann family
Renee McEntyre family
Ric and Joni Yeates family
Rick Grewell family
Rob & Angela Beaver family
Sandy Lowe family
Sean Hopkins family
Steve Hadley family
Steve Johnson family
Steve McClellan family
Tammy Shattuck family
Theresa Cummings family
Tom Brasier family
If you haven't returned the questionnaire, please take a few minutes and do it today! Or update your information with new pictures and answers. The complete questionnaire results was shipped with the DVD. You can see a selected subset at the following site:
Let us all know what you have been doing the last few years! Send your answers to MicrowareReunion@mchsi.com.Important Links:
1. Please provide your contact information.
Web site address
2. What was the timeframe you worked at Microware?
3. What was your job title(s) and what did you do at Microware?
4. What is your most interesting or vivid memory of Microware?
5. What were some of your favorite times at Microware?
6. Have any experiences, skills, or habits that you picked up at Microware made an impact on your life? Please share them with us.
7. What was your reason for leaving Microware?
8. What have you been doing career-wise since Microware?
9. Tell us about your family: spouse, significant others, kids, pets, etc.
10. Do you ever see other former Microware employees and do you have their email addresses?
OS-9 Al's Reunion Pictures
What was everybody doing in 2004?
Invitation to the 2004 Reunion Web Site
History of Microware and OS-9
Genuine Microware Logos
Fake Microware Logos
The Girls of MWKK