[Ambassadors] Release Party Contest Winner

Alejandro Acosta aacosta at fedoraproject.org
Tue Jun 10 14:44:30 UTC 2008

Congrats Grady

Way to go !!!!

On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 7:05 PM, Jeffrey Tadlock <linux at elfshadow.net> wrote:
> Following the release of Fedora 9 there were numerous release parties
> held worldwide - with parties taking place from Italy, to the US, to
> Romania to Bangladesh and more.  During this time we saw a lot of
> excellent event reports posted to mailing lists and on blogs of
> organizers and attendees letting everyone know how the party went and
> allowing us to see for ourselves through many pictures taken at the
> events.  All of the parties were a great success.
> Before I announce the winner of the Fedora laptop bag being offered
> for the Release Party Contest [1], I want to take a moment to thank
> everyone who participated.  It takes a lot of work to plan and prepare
> for a release party and then after the event, write the event reports
> and gather up the photos of the event and posting them for everyone
> else in the Fedora community to see.  The Fedora Ambassador Steering
> Committee and the Fedora community as a whole greatly appreciate the
> hours the volunteers spent making sure Fedora had a presence in their
> community and spreading information about the Fedora Project
> worldwide.  This work helps build the community - both in increasing
> the number of Fedora users and finding more contributors to join the
> project.  Thank you for all of your work.
> We could only choose one winner of the Release Party Contest and it
> was difficult to do so.  In selecting a winner FAmSCo took a number of
> items into consideration, including what types of events happened at
> the party, number of attendees, creativity and quality of the event
> report.
> Amongst all of the great entries we received, it is my pleasure to
> announce the Los Angeles, California Release Party organized by Grady
> Laksmono as the winner!
> Grady put a lot of work into the release party, not even being
> deterred when the Fedora 9 release date slipped.  The event was held
> at the California State University in the College of Engineering,
> Computer Science, and Technology and was attended by approximately 40
> people.
> Grady's full event report and pictures are posted here:
> http://laksmono.com/2008/05/23/los-angeles-fedora-9-release-party-success/
> Thank you Grady for all of your work and we hope you enjoy the new
> laptop bag we will be arranging to have shipped to you.
> Again - a huge thank you to everyone who helped organize a release
> party for Fedora 9!
> ~Jeffrey
> [1] https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-ambassadors-list/2008-April/msg00196.html
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