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Welcome to Paradise Computer Club

Welcome to the

Paradise Computer Club  

            2016 - 2017 Season 

 

Our Season runs from October 1st through September 30th.

 Meetings are scheduled from November 2016

 to April 2017. 

The club is open to all residents of the Park.  We welcome new users and experienced users.  Our focus includes tablets, smart phones and other technology as well as computer programs.  We have speakers from outside the Park as well as resident speakers.   


What's New?? 


 

 NOTE:  The iPhone-iPad Sig will  be held Fridays at 9:30 am in the computer room.

Check our bulletin board and Club Website for the latest information.


Note:  At the January Business Meeting Jan. 16th, 2016 the membership voted to reduce the Saturday meetings to two Saturday meetings per month, on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month.


Your Club needs YOUR HELP

We need a volunteer to become the Programs Chair

Please contact Sally Smith,  Past President


By-Law Article VI Elections. Section 1.

The Elections of Officers for the following year shall be held at the annual Business Meeting in March, and the newly elected officers will assume their duties beginning April .


March 12, 2016 Election of Officers took place and the following officers were elected:  They assumed their duties April 1, 2016

President                          No one volunteered

 Great News. Dan Buell volunteered to be our President Oct. 30, 2016.THANK YOU DAN!

Vice President                   Loretta Rippee.

Secretary                          Judy Kimes

Treasurer                          Donna Blanchette

Past President                  Sally Smith

 The following Committee Chairs were elected:

Membership                      Jan Lysne

 Program Chair                  No one volunteered

 Web Master                      Anne Peabody

IT Techs                           Dennis Downer & Dayton Baraw


The General Meetings held on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month

 are for Members only but a visitor can come to one meeting without paying dues.

Dues will be accepted at the Saturday meetings.


The first meeting of our Computer Club was held on February 10, 1990.


Check the bulletin board across from the library for more of the latest information on meetings, classes, and tech articles.  It also allows club members to advertise computer related items for sale.  


Note:  Computer Classes are being offered at the Sunrise Mt. Library on W. Lake Pleasant Pkwy.

Click here for subjects & dates  for the Sunrise Mt. Library programs for December, 2016.


The Paradise Computer Club is a member of the APCUG,  a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to promoting and supporting computer and software user groups worldwide. 

Current members of the Paradise Computer Club are all entitled to take advantage of their programs.  This is part of your dues as the club member.


Data from Programs presented at Saturday Meetings:

Nov. 12., 2016 Sally Smith presented TipsTo Prolong The Life Of Your Battery

click here for more


 

March 28 2015 Sally Smith demonstrated "WOT', Web of Truth. click here for more

March 28 2015  Chuck Julien presented a program on Giving to Charity click here for more

 

Feb. 14, 2015 Windows 10:   Saralyn Dicken presented a program on Windows 10 click here for more

Feb. 7, 2015 Dennis Downer  presented a program on tips and short cuts for your computer.  click here for more

January 17, 2015  Cathy Coffman from the library presented a program on  Ebay and Craigslist  click here for more

 

Contact Cathy Coffman to take part in the classes at 623-773-8663.

The classes are repeated with the first class being offered on December 1st. 

You have to be a member of the library. Membership is free all you need to do is bring a piece of mail or document with your name and your park address on it.



Feb.28, 2015  the Annual Pot Luck Brunch was held in the Ballroom click here for photos......



 

Note: At the end of the January notices will only be sent to the current members of the Computer Club. Become a current member at the Saturday morning meeting. The membership is $15.00 per household.



New Acquisition:   In 2014, the club purchased a new Windows computer.

It is the latest and greatest, featuring a touch screen and Windows 10;

also purchased a new Apple computer featuring the latest operating system, "Yosemite"



Paradise Computer Club By-Laws, ratified February 9, 2013..........more

 


 

The Club has a new digital converter for slides & negatives which is available on loan to members! 

If you have some slides you would like to scan bring them along.


 
Members: do you need to print a Airline Boarding Pass but have no printer?
The following members have graciously offered to let you use their printers: Hal Shockey; Frank Stratton
  Do you have computers in working order that you want to dispose of?
Take them to Lowell Ergen.
He refurbishes and donates them to underprivileged children who would not otherwise have a computer
.

Wireless Internet in the computer room

Wireless internet is available in and around the building housing the computer room, library, and card rooms. It also supports the swimming pool area and the multi-purpose room.
This is a significant convenience for all computer club members and park residents!

 
   

 

Note:  The website is best viewed with computer monitor's screen resolution set at 1280 X 1024 pixels.  If the pages appear too wide, changing the screen resolution to 1280 X 1024 should improve the viewing.

   

 

   
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Meetings:

  • The Club meets November through March.

  • Weekly Meetings are held held on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month at 9 am.

  • Meet in the computer room

  • A general business meeting  is held the second Saturday of each month.

    Executive Board meeting is held the first Friday of each month at 1:00 PM

   
   

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