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About @jmproffitt

mission-driven technology manager | media critic // my hat tips (posts) and finger wags (comments) are my own

The Not-About-Matt All-Hands Tweetup: Friday, Oct 28, 6:30-10:00pm

In early 2009 — nearly 3 years ago now — the Alaska Tweets community started to form. And in the years since a lot has happened. Too many tweetups to count, and not just in Anchorage. Seriously — check out … Continue reading

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“Something Fierce” launch concert: Friday, Oct 21 at 8pm

Alaska Tweets’ very own Marian Call / @mariancall has completed her multi-year labor of love: a double-album of original music called Something Fierce. If you’ve lived in Alaska for even just a little time, you’ll recognize a lot of the Last Frontier in … Continue reading

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Last-Second Note: Alaska Day Tweetup hosted by Alaska Airlines – Tue 10/18 from 4:30-6:30pm

October 18 is Alaska Day, a day for State workers to stay home because, you know… why not? It also commemorates the sale of Alaska to the United States from Russia. But this year it also commemorates the first Tweetup … Continue reading

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Table 6 Tweetup: Mon, Aug 1 from 5-7pm

Have you noticed there’s a new restaurant in town and they are just cah-razy for the social media? Yep, I’m talking about Table 6, the new midtown gastropub on Denali, just south of Benson. They tweet from @Table6 and post … Continue reading

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Saturday 6/25: Poker Run to Summit Lake

This Saturday motorcyclists in Alaska — especially friends of recently-departed @hogbiker — are encouraged to participate in a fundraiser for Karl’s family while enjoying a group ride from Anchorage to Summit Lake Lodge on the Kenai Peninsula. Details are over … Continue reading

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The @hogbiker Memorial Bike Escort (video)

Bad News: I sold my motorcycle a couple months back, so I had to stand on the sidelines for the @hogbiker (Karl LeRay) memorial biker escort. Good News: I was able to shoot a little video at the escort to … Continue reading

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ALERT: We must reschedule “A Farewell to Karl”

We ran into some problems with planning the “A Farewell to Karl” event and must develop a new plan. Here’s what’s up: [1] Official Memorial Service Set Posted on Facebook, the family’s official memorial service and celebration is set for … Continue reading

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