The meeting was called to order at 1:30pm by President Sherry Foecking

Visitors/New members: Billy Mueller, John & Rosalie Waldon

Refreshments provided by: Ray Garcia, Thelma Austin, Katy Kotecha, Penny Noreiga, Sherry Foecking

Condolences: SNUG ex-president, Ted Sjoberg, passed away recently

Business Meeting (topics & motions):
Parking passes available at every SNUG meeting for $2.50
OLLI is still in temporary office in room NEC 170
Summer session is lining up. Open house will be held on 14 April at Centro Asturiano. Speaker will be Dr Susan McManus, political science professor at USF.
Coaches are needed for summer classes. Please check out OLLILifeUSF.org > Member links > Computer class grids to sign up to assist if possible.
April 14 SNUG will be a Q&A.
A new OLLI class will debut this summer. Windows 10 Essential Skills will be offered beginning July 21 for 4 sessions from 1p-4p at Lake Magdalene.
In the fall, a beginners class on Windows 10 will be offered.

Today’s Program Presenter: Abby Stokes. She’s been teaching computers for 20 years and is a professional at teaching seniors how to work with them.
She is the author of “Is This Thing On?” A Friendly Guide to Everything Digital.
Her website is: AskAbbyStokes.com

Topic: Make Every Click Count

Interesting Details:
Take a computer break for 10 minutes after 40 minutes of time on the computer. Long computer use can result in “dry eyes”
Hold smart phones at eye level rather than looking down to prevent spinal damage.

Organize your emails:
⦁ Only touch each inbox item once
⦁ Set up Folder System based on Who, What, When

Protect yourself:
⦁ Don’t follow chain letters
⦁ Use definitve subject titles when sending your emails to family and friends and ask them to do the same
⦁ Use a password on phone and computer

Recommended websites
Vocalid.co — Become a speech donor
Volunteermatch.org
Freerice.com
Kiva.org – a lending website
Give.org — check out your charities
Ted.com – riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world
Seniorplanet.org – technology simplified
Facebook – you can’t have what you don’t ask for…

Go Retro: Using tech to stay in touch with family
⦁ Use Skype
⦁ Play board games

AskABBYSTOKES.com
Complete with Free tutorials / 14 educational videos for Apple and Android / Abby’s newsletter
Meeting adjourned at: 3:00pm

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