Important Message from Sam Mauger

Posted Posted in BEACON 2, GENERAL

Dear Beacon Users and Community, I am writing to update you on progress – and some problems – with Beacon. First of all, the existing system continues to perform well, and to provide u3as with a solid basis for administering membership and activities. We shall be continuing to maintain the existing system with help from […]

Hybrid Meetings

Posted Posted in GENERAL

Photo by Anna Kaminova on Unsplash   One of the interesting effects of the lockdowns has been the discovery by u3as of the benefits of online meetings, which in practice generally means Zoom. Beacon has come into its own for emailing meeting invitations to group members. Now that there is some prospect of face to […]

News on Beacon News

Posted Posted in GENERAL

Our talented newsletter editor, Ken Wheatley, has decided to take a break from Beacon duties for a few short months. We look forward to Ken’s return and thank him for his time and expertise in making Beacon News a regular fixture. In the meantime, you may have noticed that the format of Beacon News has […]