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PENARTH COMPUTER CLUB. THE FRIENDLY CLUB. What’s it all about ?. Note: the show should run continuously… BUT.. if it does stop, a click will move it along. (Nobody is perfect!).

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penarth computer club

PENARTH COMPUTER CLUB

THE FRIENDLY CLUB

What’s it all about ?

Note: the show should run continuously… BUT..

if it does stop, a click will move it along. (Nobody is perfect!)

The show is ‘fussier’ than it should be because it was designed to illustrate the large variety of features that are available!

penarth computer club the friendly club

What? – A sociable learning place to go at one’s own speed.

PENARTH COMPUTER CLUB – the friendly club

When? - SECOND and FOURTH Tuesdays of the month, Sept >June

Where? – All Saints Church Hall, Victoria Square, Penarth

7.30 for 8.00pm start. Finish by 10.00 pm (usually!)

Who? - Your Committee, Experienced members and Guest Speakers

Why? – Learn “how to”. / Do more / do it better/ and have

FUN

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PENARTH COMPUTER CLUB – the friendly club
  • We like to help you to help yourselves
  • The club concentrates on helping members to feel comfortable with their computers
  • We show how to handle the most popular tasks and give a taste of how to do more
  • We try to cater for the differing skill levels of our members
  • In our first few meetings (starting in September) we aim to get beginners started and improvers progressing
  • (Sshh!....These meetings also provide a bit of revision for everybody else!)
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PENARTH COMPUTER CLUB – the friendly club

Who are we?

HOWARD

TREASURER

(& REPORTER)

(& SPEAKER)

(Yes …. And dogsbody……)

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PENARTH COMPUTER CLUB – the friendly club

The rest of your

Committee

Secretary

Treasurer

Mike Jakob

Chairman

Mike FinlaySecretary

Steve Viney

Rhona Boudier

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The Club could help

you getfrom this……

The FRIENDLY Club

to this

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Penarth Computer Club

- But it helps if you are not alone!

You don’t need to be a scientist

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….to learn about your computerPenarth Computer Club

or

Desktop

Laptop

  • and how to do what YOU want to do
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The FRIENDLY Club
  • The Club started in 1992
  • by today’s standards computers were still quite primitive, difficult to operate & slow
  • Now they are cheaper but vastly more powerful
  • they are smaller but do bigger tasks
  • they are much, much faster
  • and they can do a wider range of tasks
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Penarth Computer Club

Some people (not a lot) want to know what goes on inside the magic box

We help where we can

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The FRIENDLY Club
  • Many beginners are afraid the machine will blow up -

It won’t!

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Penarth Computer Club
  • So what could we do for you?
  • Most new members start in September, a most suitable time to start
  • We introduce you to the workings of the Club
  • We give guidance on setting up your machine to LOOK good and BEHAVE well - for YOU
  • We set out some golden rules, hints and tips to help you off to a flying start
  • Demonstrations are often by senior members
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The FRIENDLY Club

Members show how they use their computers for:

  • writing documents, sending e-mails
  • creating cards and invitations
  • address lists, including merging them with letters
  • constructing spreadsheets to make calculations easy and accurate & drawing charts
  • improving digital photographs & using effects
  • slideshows of pictures (or slides like these!)
  • drawings

…and much more

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Penarth Computer Club
  • We invite Guest Speakers to talk on a variety of topics of general interest including
  • Family tree research
  • Computer crime
  • Defences against hacking and spying
  • The future of communications
  • Anti-virus protection measures
  • ... and we try to respond
  • to requests ....
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The FRIENDLY Club
  • If you have particular areas of interest we hope that you will meet someone in the club with whom you can share that interest and develop it together
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Penarth Computer Club
  • We try to reduce your worries if you have a problem

For example…………

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….and at the end of each meeting

a chance to have a chat over a sociable beverage.

PENARTH COMPUTER CLUB

Thank you for your time

Howard

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PENARTH COMPUTER CLUB

THE FRIENDLY CLUB

That’s What’s it all about !