Tag: al barsa

Al Barsa Scholarship Challenge 2010

As many of you know, the COMMON Education Foundation’s Al Barsa Memorial Scholarship is very important to me. A discussion thread on MIDRANGE-L was the impetus for the scholarship and midrange.com has made a yearly contribution. This year, however, I want to try something different. I’m going to borrow something from public broadcasting … and […]

New Years, CEF, & Al Barsa

The year end is approaching fast … and now is the time to get those pesky charitable contributions sent in in order to be considered for 2009. The COMMON Education Foundation’s Al Barsa scholarship is a charity I consider well worth an investment … and I encourage you to send what you can. midrange.com has […]

Al Barsa

This morning, on my way back from COMMON, I received email from a friend informing me that Al Barsa had passed away last night. This news hit me very hard … Al has been a pillar of the AS/400 (yes, I use that name deliberately) community for many years and a friend. His passion and […]