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AgileTour 2017

Time: October 16, 2017 all day
Location: Frontline, in Malvern near the PA Turnpike Exit 320
Street: 1400 Atwater Drive
City/Town: Malvern, PA 19355
Event Type: agiletour, meade, conference
Organized By: John Voris
Latest Activity: Apr 14

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Event Description

            October 16, 2017

       The Agile Tour at AgilePhilly

Philly hails her victor of Gettysburg,

General George Gordon Meade, of course.

And that fine soul so dear serving under him . . .

His nickname - Old Baldy - his Horse.


In a mere two days, it will be the 130th anniversary of the Statue of General Meade that is in Fairmount Park near the Please Touch Museum.  Suitable suggestions on how to commemorate this are encouraged, starting with signing the petition to move his statue to City Hall.

The statue went up fifteen years after Meade’s death, in front of several thousand people and many Civil War veterans, on October 18th, 1887.

After the dedication, the Fairmount Park Art Association held a gala at the Union League downtown with six hundred guests including General Meade’s West Point classmates, a number of his personal staff and aids, and many who had served under him when he commanded the Army of the Potomac.  General Meade's most remembered accomplishment was his defeat of General Robert E Lee at Gettysburg on July 4th, 1863.

The theme of this year's Agile Tour is

Be Smart

Be Brave

Keep on Keepin' On

These are how battles are won. 

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  • Our events are Free, and Evening Meetings in the Western Suburbs are usually on the Third Tuesday and  usually begin at 6:30 pm.  A sample agenda would be:
    • 6:30-7:00 pm: Eat & Greet & Network
    • 7:00-8:20 Main Topic/Speaker
    • 8:20-8:30 Q & A , Pack-Up, More Networking
  • When we meet in Center City, our timeline may adjust (there's a $5 evening rate for Parking near the Municipal Services Building, at 15th & Vine):
    • 6-6:30pm: Eat & Greet with members of multiple usergroups
    • 6:30-8:20pm: AgilePhilly meeting (concurrent with other groups' meetings)
    • 8:20-9pm: Networking with everyone
  • Our AgilePhilly events are those with the Liberty Bell Logo.  And center-city-downtown is the logo of Big Buildings - APCD But we often cross-post other User Group events in the Philadelphia, Bucks County and Jersey area. . . PB&J . . . and others, so tell us of your event to list here alongside ours.
  • We are always on the lookout for new ideas and new topics to energize our discussions.


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