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Election of new Officers at the November Meeting

the following Directors are up for reelection:
Sal Rotella, Jr. , President
Ron Purkhiser, Vice President
Rebecca Walker, Director at Large

the following new persons have volunteered:
Dave Lemon
Bill Fisher

from left: Dave Lemon, Sal Rotella, Ron Purkhiser, Rebecca Walker, Bill Fisher

Some of our Guests at our October Open House / Newcomer Orientation

What's Coming Up At Our Club This Week !


Note: Hands-On classes listed in blue text
Green text are classes suggested for beginners

No Admission / Open to the Public
Social Hour 6-7pm / Meeting Begins 7pm









Oct 24 - Monday

10 am: Skype Messaging and Video Chatting Just Drop-In
Video chatting used to be called Video Conferencing when business meetings were conducted with some members present only on the screen. In the meantime millions of Grandparents enjoy chatting with their grandchildren living all over the world. Skype was the first to become popular, now totally free video chatting is possible with many companies. Your gmail account also includes free video chatting and much more. Come and see how it works and what choices you have to make it work.
Instructor: Brigitte Haag

1 pm: Family Tree Maker & Genealogy Just Drop In DISCONTINUED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Genealogy is the story of our families. Discover your family history at Record your findings with Family Tree Maker Share your family history in print and on line.
Instructor: Ron Conkle

1 pm: Introduction To Facebook Just Drop-In
The Facebook Class will cover everything from signing up for a Facebook account and logging in, how to post memes, messages, and pictures. It will also cover advanced settings and how to recognize scams on Facebook. Please bring a laptop if you have one. Tablets & Smart phones do not have all the features that are covered in the class. Instructor: Sal Rotella Jr.

Oct 25 - Tuesday

10 am: Chinese Brush Painting Just Drop-In
Come, enjoy a relaxing class of watercolor painting such as bamboo, plum blossoms, chrysanthemum and orchid. Every painting you created is your own masterpiece, one of a kind...

If you have the watercolor Chinese brush, and other tools, bring them with you.  If you do not have, come anyway.  We can provide the materials for you.
Instructor: Rebecca Walker

10 am: Basic Windows 10 (4 of 4)
Instructor: Gray Alexander
Hands-On, Registration Required Call club 684-7171

1pm: Gadget Workshop Just Drop In
This workshop will deal with all the modern gadgets being sold today. I-Pads, SmartPhones, Digital cameras just to name a few. Everyone attending is encouraged to being one of their gadgets you may need help with. Between all that are present we hope to be able to share ideas and explanations that will benefit everybody attending. Join us with your favorite gadget!
Facilitator: Pat Turek

Oct 26 - Wednesday  

10 am: Get Started With Your Computer
Learn the Parts of the Computer, (1of4) Just Drop-In

If you recently received a PC, perhaps as a gift, and are intimidated by it or were told, “Now we can e-mail each other”, but don't know where to start, this class might be for you. This class is designed for the person who has never used a computer before.
Instructor: Norma Winner

1 pm: Basic Windows 10 (4 of 4)
Instructor: Mich Morin
Hands-On, Registration Required Call club 684-7171

1 pm: PC Maintenance and Security Just Drop-In
PCs are complicated machines and they need weekly and monthly clean ups to keep them running at full speed. The available Windows maintenance tools, and security settings for Internet Explorer and e-mail will be discussed and demonstrated. Firewalls, antivirus and antispyware software will be discussed; they are important components of a package of tools that help keep a computer healthy and running well.
Instructor: Gray Alexander   

7 pm: Linux, The FREE Alternative to Windows Just Drop In
Linux, an alternative to Windows for an operating system.  This Linux system has most all of the features of Windows, but with less problems.  Attend this lecture and learn all about the features and benefits. Instructor: Bob Liebl

7 pm: Get The Cob Webs Out Of Your Computer…! Just Drop-In
Feeling helpless when your computer is sluggish?  Do you feel even worse when you learn that you must have someone else come in and fix it for you…often at considerable cost?  There's good news!  You can fix most of these problems yourself.  Learn how in this class.  We call it “getting the cob webs out”.  You'll learn there's software available, most of which is free, to clear out those cob webs.  You'll learn that after the first time, applying this software, most issues with poor performance, improve significantly. Do it yourself, with confidence. It's easier than you may think. 

You only need to learn 4 things in this class:
1. Understand what's happening in your PC and why
2. Where to find free or inexpensive software online to address it.
3. How to apply the software - successfully and safely.
4. How to maintain your computer to keep it running at top performance.   
Instructor: Dave Fetter.

Oct 27 - Thursday

10 am: Intro To Ipad - Email and Contacts (5 of 8) Just Drop-In
Set up one or more email addresses in the Mail app. How do contact lists get onto your iPad? Create or edit email listings.
Instructor: Joann Frucchione

1 pm: Using Windows 10 Just Drop-In (3 of 8)
Windows 10 is Microsoft's latest version of their popular operating system. It is currently available as a free upgrade for Window 7 and 8.1 computers. This free upgrade period will end July 28, 2016, after which time the operating system will have to be purchased even for Windows 7 and 8.1 computers.

Windows 10 is Microsoft's latest version of their popular operating system. It is currently available as a free upgrade for Window 7 and 8.1 computers. This free upgrade period will end July 28, 2016, after which time the operating system will have to be purchased even for Windows 7 and 8.1 computers.

Working with files and folders. How to create folders and organize what you alrady have on your computer. How to save new documents and organize them. How to use a Flash Drive. Instructor: Joann Frucchione

1 pm: Basic Windows 10 (4 of 4)
Instructor: Bob Liebl
Hands-On, Registration Required Call club 684-7171

Oct 28 - Friday

10 am: Help for our Members Just Drop In
First come, first served. No PC Problems 10 am until noon
Need help using Windows, email, etc. Also help using iPad and other tablets – First come, first served.
(No Computer problems. Saturday morning techie help requires appointment.)

Oct 31 - Monday

10 am: Free Goodies You Get With Your Gmail Account Just Drop-In
With your free Gmail account you not only get an email account from Google; you also get access to a wide selection of freebies. This class will give you a tour of video chatting, calendar, free website creation, maps, the very useful Google Drive and much more.
Instructor Brigitte Haag

1 pm: NEW Free Software On The Internet Just Drop-In
This class will show you where to find and download free antivirus, malware, LibreOffice, Any Audio Converter, and KODI (get free movies and TV from the internet)
Instructor: Sal Rotella, Jr





















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Hernando Computer Club, Inc.
8375 Spring Hill Drive, Grace Presbyterian Church, Education Building B

Spring Hill, Florida

Tel (352) 684-7171

for mailing: PO Box 3211, Spring Hill, Fl 34611

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