Welcome to The DEC Connection!
The DEC Connection is an association dedicated
to preserving the unique culture of Digital Equipment Corporation by
reuniting the Digital family through face-to-face events, intra-personal and
group communications, and joint activities. We want to preserve
Ken Olsen's cultural, technical and
management legacies. We promote events of local ex-DEC clubs. Membership
is open to all former employees and contractors -
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Reunions & Events
- Sat. April 7, 2018 for semi-annual
Phoenix AZ luncheon at Santisi Brothers
- Thurs. April 26, 2018 for the 16th
Annual CXO Reunion in Colorado Springs
- The date of our next
Maynard Mill get-together has been changed (from Friday May 18) to
Sunday, May 20, 2018 from 2 to 5 PM at the
Battle Road Brew House behind the pond on Sudbury St.
We apologize for any inconvenience but hope you'll be able to join
us on Sunday afternoon.
We are arranging for Mini-Reunions: organize a group of at least 8
and reserve one or more tables by emailing us at email@example.com
with your name(s) and organization.
DEC Connection will provide some yummy appetizers (beef and brisket
sliders, nacho bar, wings platter, smoked veggie crudites), and a
DEC Connection logo umbrella as a gift to our paid-up members. All
drinks and additional food are the $ responsibility of the
To help cover our minimum financial obligation to the Pub, we are
selling advance tickets only for this event. $5 for paid-up members,
$6 for non-members or guests. **Please purchase your ticket by Wed.,
April 25th** so we can get an accurate count of attendees ahead of
the event for ordering gifts. We do have a firm limit on the number
we can accommodate in our private area so sign up ASAP so you don't
get closed out. If we don't fill up by April 25 we can take
additional registrations until May 11th. No walk-ins or paying at
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if you aren't a paid-up member.
Of course, those who wish can stay for dinner to enjoy an extended
reunion with Digital friends. Hope to see you at the Battle Road
Brew House (GPS: 20 Sudbury Street, Maynard) on Sunday 20 May!
The first PBS showing of Digital_Man/Digital_World
was 21 Feb 2012 in Indianapolis - here is a link to the 57-minute video
on their website to watch on your computer!
DVD of Digital_Man/Digital_World is available from PBS; $24.95
Here is a link to shopPBS to purchase.
click on link above for details
Allen Clark, 77, Melbourne FL/Colorado Springs, 10 Mar 2018
Gilles P. Tardif, 83, Sarasota FL, 20 Feb 2018
Joseph M. Meany, Jr. 78, Marlborough MA, 10 Feb 2018
Bruce D. Bolduc, 70, Leominster MA, 27 Jan 2018
Steve (John Stephen) Hayes, 69, Colorado
Springs, 18 Jan 2018
Norman H. Douglas, 78, Chelmsford MA, 13 Jan
Warren Sander, 59,
Collierville, TN, 13 Jan 2018
Donald J. Alusic, 75, Amherst NH, 2 Oct 2017
60th ANNIVERSARY DIGITAL!
See article in the Telegram for pics and nostalgia.
FOR RENT: Waterfront Falmouth
House - member Cathy Faucher
Where to Sell or Donate your old Digital hardware
click on the link under “US Alumni Product Purchase Program”. Then
follow the instructions to register for the program.