​​Paradise Computer Club

Minutes from Meetings


President Dan Buell called the meeting to order at 9:05 am. 

Dan welcomed everyone and asked if there were any new members present.
There were 6 new members in attendance. 

Dan mentioned that he would put a copy of the Minutes from the December meeting on the table up front, should anyone want to read them.  He said they were also available on the website.

He stated that today the meeting would be in the format of a round table discussion.  Everyone was encouraged to find a table with the subject matter they had an interest in.  There would be a monitor at that table who would take notes on the items discussed with the idea of, if there was sufficient interest, having a SIG at a later date.  There were 5 tables.  Table 1- Smart Phones & Tablets, Table 2 - Email, Pictures & Files, Table 3 - Genealogy & DNA, Table 4 - The Cloud and 5th Table – Personal Intelligent Assistants.

Treasurer’s report was given by Loretta Rippee in the absence of Donna Blanchette.  The balance is $8,291.81.

Membership reported that there are 25 household members for the 2017/18 period so far.
Dan the introduced the Board members who were present.  Loretta Rippee, Vice President, Jan Lynse, Membership, Dennis Downer, Dayton Baraw, IT Techs, Valerie Miller, Secretary and Anne Peabody, Webmaster.

Old Business – There was no old business to discuss.

New Business – Sally Smith, Past President mentioned that the Computer Club met the 2nd and 4th Saturdays.  Tom Haller will be the presenter on January 27th and the topic will be “Taking photos on smart phones and Androids”.   She stated that there are many setting on the phones that most people are unaware of. 
Sally also mention that Tom will be by the fountain area on January 19th prior to the Encore Dance that evening.  He will be taking pictures for anyone who would like one at a cost of $10 for 2 - 5” x 7” photos. 

Dan encouraged everyone to give their email address to Gina in the Activities Office so they can be included in the email blasts she sends out.  This way they will be notified of upcoming events.
There being no further business to discuss, Ann Peabody called for a motion to adjourn, this was seconded by Dayton Baraw, and motion was passed.  The meeting adjourned at 9:30 am.

Respectfully submitted,

Valerie Miller, Secretary