Tag: Computer Booters of Sun Lakes

Computer Booters club begins new season

Speakers Keith Wheeler and Richard Clennon

Kc Coller, Publicity Director It’s always a pleasure to begin our club’s first meeting of the season with positive attendance. Of course, it’s great having a great, friendly speaker like Jenny Young, branch manager and our neighbor at the Ed Robson Branch Library. She assisted us with information of books and education concerns via a…

Computer Booters activities resume

Ed Robson Branch Library Manager Jenny Long

Kc Coller, Publicity Director September 5 is the Computer Booters’ starting date for the new season! With that stated, know that the plans for guest speakers, workshops, the participating “Palo Verde Community Day” of the area’s participating clubs that join together to present an “open house,” meet and greet (coffee/cookies), pre-meeting gatherings and many “news”…

Keeping your computer safe on the internet

Allan Levy, Technology Director, Computer Booters

Allan Levy, Technology Director, Computer Booters Unfortunately, Sun Lakes area residents have been targeted over the last year. Scammers know that we are a senior community. Ransomware is a new and devastating threat. This software will encrypt your documents and demand payment to decrypt them. Should you pay? These people are criminals, and there is…

Computer Booters goes into summer hibernation

Ed Robson Library’s new branch manager, Jenny Young, and Al Hill

Kc Coller, Publicity Director Our May general meeting was most likely comprised of residents who are year-rounders of the Sun Lakes-SunBird areas. How nice to see all the smiling faces there to listen and ask questions of our guest speaker Jenny Young. It was great to have Alan Levy with us again after his medical…

Computer Booters hop into April

Kc Coller, Publicity Director If you’re using a computer or interested in computing and attended the March 7 general meeting, then you know what a smash hit it was. The Computer Booters Club has fantastic guest speakers sharing usable information for those with that focus. Richard Clennon, owner/operator of AZ Laptop Pros, was front and…

Computer Booters respond

Computer Booters Club President Janet Quade (left) with February’s guest speaker Bill Evans and club Secretary Ed Nowe

Kc Coller, Publicity Director Now is the time for anyone interested in purchasing a computer, tablet or laptop to attend our general meetings. The large attendance at February’s meeting demonstrated our hunger to learn more concerning this topic. Our next couple of meetings will be dealing with this plus safety and dangers in computing. Most…

Computer Booters locks it in…

Bob Gostischa and Ed Nowe

Kc Coller, Publicity Director January’s schedule indicated how committed the club is in offering members knowledge. This club promised information to any interested in any of the various programs offered to them simply by signing up and attending. These benefits to learn come in the form of workshops (free to members), informative guest speakers and…

Computer Booters – 2017 roars

Guest speaker Keith Wheeler and club member Pete Boyko

Kc Coller, Publicity Director Welcome 2017! Computer Booters of Sun Lakes had a great 2016 year. It was full of computing events that included supreme guest speakers, variety of workshops and fun. The club finished the year on a high note with the election of officers for 2017, a Christmas celebration ice cream party and…

Computer Booters meeting notice and events

Guest speaker Mike Long and Technology Director Allan Levy.

Kc Coller, Publicity Director Once again, Mike Long, owner-operator of Advance IT Solutions of Mesa, spoke with our members and guests. Mike is always a most welcomed guest speaker who helps keep us in the loop about using our computers safely and sufficiently. His rendition on “What You Don’t Know CAN Harm You” opened eyes…

Why join or attend Computer Booters?

Kc Coller, Publicity Director If we didn’t have the chance to hear and learn about computer dangers from experienced guest speakers we would surely drown. One such speaker explained how NOT to have Windows 10 installed unwittingly on our computers. Many members that didn’t want it installed while they grabbed a second cup of coffee…