March 2014 Newsletter

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“The Internet as an Information Resource”.  No need anymore to use the Encyclopedia Britannica and the Yellow Pages to find information!  Brian Riley presented a great talk on what one can find on the Internet, and how it has impacted what we do.

“Nominations and Elections!”  The Nominating Committee seeks candidates for the March 2013 election of NNCUG Officers.  If you are interested in running for a NNCUG Officer position, or wish to nominate a candidate, please read!  Note that elections for NNCUG Officers will be held at the March 15 Membership Meeting!

“Farewell From the Editor”.  Yes, Bruce Mc Millan is resigning as the Computer Link editor after four years.  He will help a new editor if one is appointed by the Board, and will serve as a back up if needed.

“March Photo SIG Meeting”.  The SIG will meet on March 11 at the LCL.  Marilyn Jurrkops will demonstrate the “paint bucket” function on Photoshop Elements to enhance colors in a photograph.  Bring your own laptop and photos to practice with Marilyn.

“Genealogy SIG Meeting”.  This SIG will meet on March 13 to focus on finding ancestors using the U.S. Fedeal Census of Population data.  Participants will then break into groups to discuss individual family history software titles or a basic group addressing the needs of beginning genealogists.

“Tablet SIG”.  The SIG will meet on March 18, at the Lancaster Community Library (LCL) where participants will explore travel research apps and tools. Plan your trip before you go.

“Nominations and Elections!”.  This is the annual NNCUG business meeting at which elections for Officers, 2014-15, are held.  No nominations for the position of Vice President have been received.  Nominations for all positions will be accepted from the floor.  A quorum is needed – please plan to attend and vote!

“TED”.  BJ McMillan will explore “TED” – Technology, Entertainment, and Design talks from “a non-profit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading”.

“Adobe Creative Cloud”.  Last chance to subscribe to Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom for a special introductory rate of $10 a month for the next year.  Yes, this is a new business model from Adobe – read about it.

 “February 2014 Meeting Notes”.  What happened at the February Membership Meeting.

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