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    • Jim Hetchler

      Cleaned up the membership a bit   09/12/2016

      I have cleaned up the membership by deleting anyone that has not accessed the site in over one year.  Those that have accessed in the last year and have posted will be notified the have 30 days to bring their account current.  So the membership has been reduced by over 600.  Future applicants will be required to meet with you or submit an application to the Membership Committee for review.
    • Jim Hetchler

      Upgrade, Clean up and other stuff   09/18/2016

      I am getting quite a few emails and calls about signing in.....  Please use your email address to log in.  If you still have an issue please let me know.  Also I never said I would remove you if you don't contribute but I am encouraging all to do so.  If you are a member now you can remain so as long as you pay your subscription each year.  Getting on will not be so easy.  I am going to work on a webinar to show online how to access the site and move around.  Uploading has certainly become much easier.  If you have a question please contact me.  jim@keypro.com
    • techadmin

      Social groups on-line   09/25/2016

      I have just imported the old social groups system into the new software platform. Please post bug reports in the normal manner.


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