Meeting Minutes

Date: 16 May 1978

Time: 7:25pm

Plce: Unknow

The meeting got off to a prompt atart at 7:25 (after the secretary arrived, ed.) and the minutes were approved as stated in the May issue of Call-A.P.P.L.E..  There were 24 members present. (Note the continuing increase). Val started the usual introductions around the room….and some names are now becoming familiar.  And then it was on to business.

Val announced, that a tentative agrreement been reached with Softech, Inc., to sell memberships and software to the club on a greatly reduced basis. (An application form has now been mailed to all members. ed.) Our club shares a major portion of the c0st.

Starting with the July Call-A.P.P.L.E., we will be accepting commercial advertising, and classified ads will appear in the June I issue. Cutoff date will be the evening of the meeting for both, and non-commercial classified will go at the low rate of .05 per word. Apple has announced the ROM version of Applesoft II for late June eat about $99. The card will fit in slot #0 and will be equipped with a switch to select either integer BASIC or Applesoft from monitor.

AppIe ‘ s Software Bank is now open. Val suggests we submit programs through the club so all can share in the programs. Apple will send in exchange. Don Williams’ Assembly Language classes will start June 1st. Treasurer’s report shaws a balance of $152.14. The meeting adjourned at 7:52 and we then exchanged programs.

About the Author


A.P.P.L.E. Chairman of the Board and Club president -- Bill worked for the founder, Val J. Golding and A.P.P.L.E. from 1981 to 1982. In 1999, he began archiving the materials which were distributed and sold by A.P.P.L.E.. That project led to the group that remained of A.P.P.L.E. Bill was involved in the financial industry in Tokyo and has over 20 major office infrastructure projects to his name. In March 2001, he retired to write books and to spend more time pursuing personal interests. As the president of the users group, Bill is in charge of distribution of Call-A.P.P.L.E. magazine as well as the organization of this web site. Bill currently resides in Tokyo, Japan and Shelton, Wa splitting time between the places.