Chicago Friends & Family Picnic by the Lake

Brenda Hernandez brenda at
Fri May 5 14:39:37 UTC 2017

Thanks for leading this Kumar!

Brenda A. Hernandez
Portfolio Strategist | Hive Chicago Learning Network
Mozilla Foundation
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On Fri, May 5, 2017 at 9:35 AM, Kumar McMillan <kmcmillan at>

> Hey everyone, today is the last day to RSVP:
> We haven't chosen a date yet but the RSVP will let you expense your picnic
> items if you are able to join us. Help us choose a date:
> If anyone has specific accessibility requests, let me know so we can pick
> a spot at Foster Beach with the best access.
> On Tue, May 2, 2017 at 11:52 AM, Kumar McMillan <kmcmillan at>
> wrote:
>> Hey all, since I suggested a picnic by the lake I guess it's only fair
>> that I organize it :)
>> Sharon Bautista has kindly offered to host people at her house as a
>> backup (thanks Sharon!). We all know that Chicago winter lasts until June
>> 1st so maybe we'll get lucky if we plan it after that.
>> *I want to join the ChillZilla picnic!*
>> Excellent. The first thing is to please RSVP
>> <> before *THIS FRIDAY, MAY 5th*.
>> Say that you'll celebrate 'near other remoties' and choose 'Chicago
>> Mozillians' as the group.
>> *Where will it be?*
>> Let's plan on Foster beach
>> <,-87.6477079,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0xa7f2eabdf2fe908a!8m2!3d41.9767352!4d-87.6477079> (Berwyn
>> stop, Red Line) since it's close to Sharon. There are a couple options
>> (sand or grass) so we'll get more specific closer to the date.
>> *When will it be?*
>> We can do it on a weekend or a weekday if folks can leave work a bit
>> early. Maybe on a Friday? Here is a Doodle to see if we can come up with a
>> date that works well for everyone...
>> *Please select some dates that work for you*:
>> I'm proposing to keep it really informal and have people show up anytime
>> after 4pm (which is usually when shorties wake up from their naps). Let me
>> know if anyone wants to try some different day/time options though.
>> *What about food?*
>> My current thinking is that we can just "have a picnic" where everyone
>> brings some food to share. You would *need to keep your receipt and
>> expense it yourself* on Expensify according to the instructions
>> <> (which are pretty
>> straightforward).
>> Alternatively, does anyone think we should try to cater food? If so, I'll
>> need some help planning what / how much to order and scheduling pickup but
>> I'm open to the idea.
>> If there's anyone who you think might not be on this list, please forward
>> the email.
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