I host an email list. It is called excelis Grads.
excelis Grads is an email list designed to let graduates from excelis (a company I once worked for) maintain contact with each other. The list is also open to current employees at excelis who have not yet "graduated".
excelis Grads is open and unmoderated.
How to Use the List
We'll be using the list to generally stay in touch, share some humor, share information and leads, and maybe even plan a reunion or two.
As a member of the discussion list you can send email to everyone on the list by just posting once to the list.
And, as a member, you will receive the email posting anytime anyone posts to the list.
To email the list, just address your email to:
However, in order to email the list, you must be a member of the list.
I host excelis Grads with Topica.
Some people have hesitated joining Topica mailing lists and email discussion lists because they think it is necessary to "register"  with Topica to be on a Topica mailing list. It is not.
These subscription instructions will step you through the process and explain all the details.
How to Subscribe
To get onto the list you must ask. There are several ways to ask:
How to Unsubscribe
Similarly, to get off the list you must simply ask. And, again, there are several ways to ask:
If All Else Fails
If all else fails, write me at this special email address.:
1. "Registration" refers to giving Topica information such as name, password, gender, birth date and zip code. It is, of course, necessary for Topica to have your email address in order to send the email. But the "registration" of all the other personal information is not required. [back]
COPPA - Child Privacy Info
In order to subscribe to any of my ezines and mailing lists you must give me your email address (duh!). A federal law called COPPA (the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998) considers this "personal information". and imposes lots of conditions. So, I am posting this notice on this page to comply with that law.
Rather than attempt to obtain parental permission and maintain the wazillions of records required by COPPA, I just don't collect personal data from anyone under 13. If I somehow discover that someone under 13 has subscribed, I unsubscribe that person.
For more information on COPPA (the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998) and this site's COPPA Child Privacy Notice, click here or on the "COPPA Child Privacy" button on the right.
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