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Tico Byte for October, 2016

Hello, PC Club members,

The 3rd Saturday is coming up again this weekend! The PC Club meeting will be on October 15th this month. That's the earliest that the meeting can happen (because the month began on a Saturday), so don't let it sneak up on you. We will meet in our usual place, at the Pan American School in Belen,  starting at 9 AM. Coffee, snacks, and conversation will be available, as always, at 8:30.  Here's the agenda that we have planned:

  1. Dick will open the meeting and preside over old business.
    1. Ken will welcome guests and new members.

    2. Ken's Treasurer's report:  $2121 in the treasury with 47 paid members. Members can log in and view the details under “Club Business - Financials” on the club website.

    3. Ken will kick off the 2017 annual membership drive. Dues remain $30 or ₡16,500.

  2. Dick will moderate the microphone going around the room to hear your news and questions. Please wait for the mic to reach you and start by saying your 1st name.

  3. Break

  4. New Business

    1. Selection of club officers. Positions open:

      1. Vice-President (2018) Board nominee Bill Vorih
      2. Program Chair (2018) Board nominee Helen Frame
      3. Member-at-Large (2018) Board nominee John Jacobs
      4. Webmaster (2018) Board nominee Dick Sandlin
      5. Ask for nominations/volunteers from the floor.
    2. Yet another vote on the Ombudsman position.

      1. Eliminate the position.
      2. Keep the position, but allowed to vote.*
      3. Keep the position without a vote (as it is now).*
        * Note: Even if the position is kept, the Board may choose to leave it unfilled until needed.
    3. Annual Christmas party

      1. Date: 12/17/2016  Place: Colonia del Prado Club House in Ciudad Colón  Time: 11:00 AM (?)
      2. Coordinate who's bringing what, supplies/beverages, Yankee swap: Paula Friedman
      3. Volunteer turkey cookers: Cyndy Vorih & Martha Rollins
      4. Rental tables and chairs?
      5. Decorations?
      6. Photos?
      7. Music?
      8. Clean up?
    4. Dick will ask if there is any other new business.

  5. Topics of interest

    1. Helen will talk about the DropEvent photo sharing site.

    2. Dick will show an example of using Task View in Windows 10.

  6. Helen will ask for future topics and presenters: Tell us what you want to know about.

  7. Here are some highlights in the Web News recently:
     

'See you at the meeting,

Dick Sandlin

 

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