[Histonet] state website problems

Pamela Marcum pmarcum <@t> vet.upenn.edu
Mon Dec 11 15:04:03 CST 2006

Thank You Tim and LabVison for all the work and help on these web 
sites.  We do appreciate it and are very glad ti will continue with 
the new organization.  I am sure we all know how hard computer issues 
can bite us.

Pam Marcum

At 11:40 AM 12/11/2006, Morken, Tim wrote:
>Nancy and others with websites sponsored by Lab Vision, I'd like to
>reassure you that the State Society Webhosting sponsorship is still
>ongoing and that we have only had some technical problems with some of
>the websites (in fact, only 3 out of 17 sponsored website have had
>problems). FX Roads is still in business and I am working with them to
>resolve the issues. We plan to have all these websites back online this
>Tim Morken
>Lab Vision - Neomarkers
>ThermoFisher Scientific
>-----Original Message-----
>From: histonet-bounces <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu
>[mailto:histonet-bounces <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu] On Behalf Of Nancy W.
>Sent: Monday, December 11, 2006 5:05 AM
>To: histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu
>Subject: [Histonet] state website problems
>In response to the loss of the Michigan Histotechnology website problems
>-I'd to let you know that our Connecticut State website was suddenly
>eliminated (it was a free website sponsored by LabVision) and when we
>inquired at LabVision as to why our website was suddenly eliminated and
>reverted to godaddy.com (when it wasn't set to expire until Dec 2007) it
>turns out that LabVision had no idea what we were talking about as far
>as website sponsorship (even the marketing dept had no clue what we were
>talking about).  It turns out that the website sponsoring was through
>Jim Kieffer of FX Roads (a consultant for LabVision) and both Jim
>Kieffer and FX Roads have disappeared from the face of the earth so our
>attempts to contact him or his company have been unsuccessful.  Now all
>of our hard work in setting up the website is lost, and we can't even
>take over possession of the cthisto.org website without finding Jim
>Kieffer or his company and getting their approval.  It is a nightmare to
>say the least - and a warning that nothing for free is worth it.  To
>those state societies using LabVision as a sponsor of their websites -
>beware....this could happen to you too.  Can anybody give me information
>on how to establish a
>new website (that our own State society will pay for)?   I don't know
>to go about doing this.  Thanks - Nancy Troiano (203)785-5136
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Best Regards,

Pamela A Marcum
Manager, Histology Special Procedures
University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
R.S. Reynolds Jr.  CORL
New Bolton Center
382 West Street Road
Kennett Square, PA 19348

Phone - 610-925-6278
Fax     - 610-925-8120
E-mail - pmarcum <@t> vet.upenn.edu 

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