2017 Minutes

Century Village Computer Club
General Meeting
May 4, 2017
Meeting Room B

Board Attendance:  Ken, Kathy and Linda,
Frank, Howie, John and Hy,
Absent:  Annette, Greg, Seymour, Karen and Marsha

Q&A was run Ken

Ken opened the meeting. We had our Salute to the Flag. There were 3 new members who joined the club and were introduced.

President's Report -   nothing to report this meeting

Secretary's Minutes - Read by Linda and subsequently approved.

Treasurer's Report  - Treasurer is away - nothing reported this meeting

Committee Reports

Education  Kathy reviewed the revised schedule for classes and lectures.  Howie mentioned that two of his MAC classes were cancelled and relevant notice was placed on the bulletin board outside the computer classroom.

Old Business - None

New Business  - None

Presentation - Ken demonstrated various applications from android and smart phone devices.  He demonstrated an application from the Google Play Store, "Rewards", that actually paid a small stipend for completing a Google survey.  He then demonstrated how to transfer physical slides to a computer and various editing techniques you could use from your Smartphone to create a "movie" that you could share with others.

Congratulations to our club winners!

Blue Ticket prizes were:
Dust Destroyer.....Gerda Latham
Wireless Mouse.....Joan Karp
Rechargeable Power pack.....Muriel Jones

50/25/25  - Ann Kritzer and Beverly Bradley - $11 each


Meeting was adjourned 2:25pm......35

Respectfully submitted,
Linda Shernoff, Secretary
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Century Village Computer Club
General Meeting
Apr 20, 2017
Meeting Room C

Board Attendance:  Ken, Kathy, Linda, Annette
Howie, Frank, John, Hy, and Marsha
Absent:  Greg, Seymour, Karen

Q&A was run Ken

Ken opened the meeting. We had our Salute to the Flag. There were 3 new members who joined the club and were introduced.

President's Report -   Ken announced that Marilyn Gorodezer has resigned and that Annette Dube volunteered to step in for us.

Secretary's Minutes - Read by Linda and subsequently approved.

Treasurer's Report -   Provided by Annette.  Also, a reminder that those needing their ID Badge should see Annette.

Committee Reports

Education  Kathy reviewed the revised schedule for classes and lectures. 

Old Business - None

New Business  - None

Presentation - Provided by Ken -- USPS and Back-Up Procedures.  Ken provided an update on electronic services now available from USPS, i.e., informed delivery.  He also mentioned various back-up procedures i.e.,  file history with Windows 10; flash drives; Google drive; Google photos, etc. 

Q&A from members throughout his presentation.

Congratulations to our club winners!

Blue Ticket prizes were:
Ream of Paper.....Joseph Benoit
Wireless Mouse........Linda Shernoff
Dust Destroyer.....Muriel Jones

50/25/25  - Joan Karp won both red ticket prizes @ $8.00 each

Meeting was adjourned 2:25pm......36

Respectfully submitted,

Linda Shernoff, Secretary
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Century Village Computer Club
General Meeting
Apr 6, 2017
Meeting Room 103

Board Attendance:  Ken, Kathy, Linda, Annette
Howie, Frank, John, Hy, and Marsha 

Absent:  Seymour, Greg, Karen

Ken opened the meeting. We had our Salute to the Flag. There were 2 new members who joined the club and were introduced.  Ken announced we were making a change to our meeting agenda to accommodate a presentation to be made by Atlantic Broadband after our regular business meeting.

President's Report -   Nothing to report

Secretary's Minutes - Read by Linda and subsequently accepted.

Treasurer's Report -   Provided by Annette


Committee Reports

Education - Kathy reviewed the revised class / lecture schedule that is now posted on our website.

Old Business - None

New Business  - None

Congratulations to our club winners!

Blue Ticket prizes were:

Virtual Reality Headset.....George Pittell
Rechargeable Power Pack........Joan Acquatta
Dust Destroyer.....Robert Marcotte

50/25/25 


$10 each won by Addy Tomme and Gerda Latham

Business Meeting was adjourned at 1:15 pm ...  57

Q&A - conducted by Ken

Presentation - Atlantic Broadband Presentation by Regan Anderson, Director, Select Communities.  Open to all Century Village residents.
Q&A during and after his presentation.

Respectfully submitted,
Linda Shernoff, Secretary
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Century Village Computer Club
General Meeting
Mar 16, 2017
Meeting Room 103
Board Attendance: Ken,  Kathy, Annette
Howie, Frank, John,  Hy, Greg, and Marsha
Absent:  Marilyn, Karen, Linda, Seymour.
Q&A was run by Ken
Ken opened the meeting. We had our Salute to the Flag. There was1 new member who joined the club and was introduced.
President's Report -   Nothing to report
Secretary's Minutes - Read by Kathy and accepted as read.

Treasurer's Report -   Provided by Annette.  Anyone needing their ID Badge should see Annette after the meeting. 
Committee Reports
Education  Kathy reviewed the schedule for classes and lectures and also announced She and Linda would both end their Lectures at the end of March.

Luncheon Committee –  Frank announced Rollatini was aware they ran out of Salad and also the Lasagne and Potatoes were cold.  They apologized and said it won’t hppen again.  A suggestion was made to get Milk not Creamer in the future.  Also can we have a small pot of hot water for tea.  We will do this next time.
Ken made an announcement once we have the List of Members for our Luncheon we do not need to wear our ID’s in order to get a blue ticket.  Kathy explained she was very disappointed a member went through the trouble to hide the fact they forgot their id and managed to get a blue ticket.  Kathy agreed once the Guest List is made up, every “Member” on the List should get a blue ticket.  All agreed.

Old Business - a new tab needs to be created for the website for the Pledge of Allegiance.  And Howie’s Classon Friday need to make note NOT on the first Friday.

New Business  - Nothing to report

Presentation – Ken made a presentation on what is in store for us in our future.

Congratulations to our club winners!
Blue Ticket prizes were:
Address Labels.....Frank Congi
Rechargeable Power Pack........Muriel Jones
Monitor Wipes.....Diane St Onge

50/25/25  
$10  each won by Mildred Goldstein and Ruth Messer

Meeting was adjourned 2:45pm......37
Respectfully submitted,
Kathy Congi for Linda Shernoff, Secretary
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Century Village Computer Club
General Meeting
Mar 2, 2017
Meeting Room 103

Board Attendance:  Kathy, Linda, Annette
Howie, Frank, Hy, Greg, Seymour, and Marsha
Absent:  Ken, Marilyn, John, Karen

Q&A was run by Howie

Kathy opened the meeting. We had our Salute to the Flag. There were 6 new members who joined the club and were introduced.

President's Report -   Nothing to report

Secretary's Minutes - Read by Linda and subsequently accepted.

Treasurer's Report -   Provided by Annette.  Announcements: anyone who did not pay their 2017 dues would be removed from our roster after today's meeting.  Also, those needing their ID Badge should see Annette.

Committee Reports

Education  Kathy reviewed the schedule for classes and lectures and also thanked her additional class helpers that now allowed her to teach both iPhone and Android devices.  Suggestion: for Howie's classes/lectures to put on the webpage that he is available every week except the first Friday of the month.

Luncheon Committee - Frank reiterated that the Luncheon was on March 9.  He reviewed the menu once again from Rollatini's as well as start time, door prizes, beverages served, etc. Seymour provided a headcount and indicated that the last day for payment was today's meeting,  March 2nd, as a final headcount needs to be provided prior to the luncheon.

Old Business - Noted that a new tab needs to be created for the website for the Pledge of Allegiance.

New Business  - Nothing to report
Presentation - "Okeechobee Library Branch" web presentation provided by Mr. Zimmerman and his colleague, Pauzo. There was review of the library's website navigation (pbclibrary.org and contact info provided: 561-233-1880).  General review, various tabs, other websites provided via their website (Hoopla, Flipster, Consumer Reports, etc.).  How to access music, movies, and search their "card catalogue".
Q&A during and after his presentation.


Congratulations to our club winners!

Blue Ticket prizes were:
Ream of Paper.....Ruth Messer
Rechargeable Power Pack........Virginia Bogue
Dust Destroyer.....Howie Silver

50/25/25 
$20  each won by Muriel Jones and Jeanette Veglia

Meeting was adjourned 2:55pm......64

Respectfully submitted,
Linda Shernoff, Secretary

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Century Village Computer Club
General Meeting
Feb 16, 2017
Meeting Room 103

Board Attendance: Ken, Kathy, Linda, Annette
Howie, Frank, John, Hy, Karen, Greg, Seymour, and Marsha
Absent:  Marilyn

Q&A was run by Ken
Ken opened the meeting. We had our Salute to the Flag. There were 4 new members who joined the club and were introduced.

President's Report -   Nothing to report

Secretary's Minutes - Read by Linda and subsequently accepted.

Treasurer's Report -   Provided by Annette

Committee Reports

Education  Kathy mentioned that thanks to Celia Hilmer she will be helping anyone with an Android iPhone or Tablet on Monday's at 1pm.  In addition, Ken will teach an intro to Android iPhones and Tablets on Wednesdays at 10 am.  All class schedules and lecture times were again reviewed.  Also a reminder to check the bulletin board outside the classroom on the second floor for any cancellations and to also wear ID's at all functions.  Note:  the CVCC website link is on your lanyards.

Luncheon Committee - Frank reiterated that the Luncheon was on March 9.  He reviewed the menu once again from Rollatini's.  Seymour provided a headcount and indicated that the last day for payment was March 2nd as a final headcount needs to be provided prior to the luncheon.

Old Business - Nothing to report

New Business  - Suggestion was made to have Ken create a new CVCC website tab that has the Pledge of Allegiance.
Presentation - Howie and Kathy each presented several topics to the membership and then took questions from the audience.  Topics included useful links, i.e., Hotsheet.com; how to add and delete programs and cookies from website history; how to ensure privacy when web browsing;  how to work with various browsers, how to find virus protection software that may have come with your computer so that you needn't pay extra for other "paid" protection programs - i.e. Norton.
Congratulations to our club winners!

Blue Ticket prizes were:
Journal........Emilo Thibault
Dust Destroyer........Linda Shernoff
Virtual Reality Smartphone Headset........Marsha Goldstein

50/25/25
$15 each won by Patsy Woosley and Mildred Hejda
Meeting was adjourned 2:35pm......58

Respectfully submitted,
Linda Shernoff, Secretary
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Century Village Computer Club
General Meeting
February 02, 2017
Room 103

Board Attendance: Ken, Kathy, Annette, Marilyn
Frank, Seymour, John, Hy, Howie, Marsha & Greg
Absent:  Karen and Linda

Q&A was run by Ken
Ken opened the meeting. We had our Salute to the Flag. There were 3 new members who joined the club and were introduced.

President's Report  

Secretary's Minutes –  Kathy read the Minutes from our last meeting which were accepted as read
Treasurer's Report -   Marilyn made her report and reminded all we will only accept checks made on US Banks.  If anyone needs their id, please see her.

Committee Reports
Education Committee
Kathy announced an iPhone 6s caught fire in Pinellas County, FL.  Please be sure you do NOT charge your phone while you sleep!!!

Kathy also did a review of all our Classes.  There is one change.  Howie is moving his Apple MAC lecture to Fridays at 9amstarting next week, 10feb2017.

A reminder to please check our Website (the link is on your lanyard) for updated Class information and also check the Bulletin Board on the second floor outside our classroom for any cancellations or postponements of classes.  And, to please wear your ID's at all functions.

Luncheon Committee – Frank and John – 
Frank reported our Luncheon will be held on Thursday, March 9, 2017 Frank reviewed our menu.  The cost will be $18/guest and $9/member.  8 Gift cards will come from Publix and 6 free 2018 memberships for our club.   We will begin selling Luncheon tickets at both our meetings in February and the first Thursday in March.  Today, Seymour reported 41 attending our luncheon so far.

Old Business – None

New Business  None.

 Presentation  Ken gave a presentation on an App called Photo Scan by Google.
Thanks to our Treasurer, Marilyn, the Local Library will give a presentation on March 02, 2017 regarding many of their services

Congratulations to our club winners!
Blue Ticket prizes were:

Batttery Backup.......Maureen DeVergilio
Ream of Paper…………Diane St. Onge
Monitor Wipes……………Lou Harris


50/25/25  
$19 each won by Joan Reilly and Valerie Guthrie

Meeting was adjourned 253pm......73
Respectfully submitted,

Kathy Congi for Linda Shernoff, Secretary

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Century Village Computer Club
General Meeting
January 19, 2017
Room 103

Board Attendance: Ken, Kathy, Annette, Marilyn
Frank, Seymour, John, Hy, Howie, Karen, Marsha & Greg
Absent:  Linda 

Q&A was run by Ken
Ken opened the meeting. We had our Salute to the Flag. There were 4 new members who joined the club and were introduced.

President's Report  

Secretary's Minutes –  Kathy read the Minutes from our last meeting which were accepted as read
Treasurer's Report -   Marilyn made her report and reminded all we will only accept checks made on US Banks.  If anyone needs their id, please see her.

Committee Reports
Education Committee
Kathy announced we will no longer do registrations for our Basic Class.  This class will now be an open class for all our members.  If anyone wishes to stop by and ask a question, please do.

Kathy also announced we may have a new type of malware called Bytefence.  If she finds a fix for it she will post it up on the Useful sites along with the other viruses.  Gmail also got hacked today.  Please do NOT open any link within an email unless you are sure it is definitely meant for you.  It is not worth the trouble to get hacked today.

Kathy also did a review of all our Classes and showed our Learning Page and Useful Sites tabs on our Website.

A reminder to please check our Website (the link is on your lanyard) for updated Class information and also check the Bulletin Board on the second floor outside our classroom for any cancellations or postponements of classes.  And, to please wear your ID's at all functions.

Luncheon Committee – Frank and John – 
Frank reported our Luncheon will be held on Thursday, March 9, 2017 The cost will be $18/guest and $9/member.  Prizes will come fom Publix and 6 free memberships for our club.   We will begin selling Luncheon tickets at both our meetings in February and the first Thursday in March. 

Election Committee Seymour -
Seymour introduced each of the Board Members who were running for a two year term.  He asked each nominee individually if he/she accepted the nomination to their respective position.  All replied Yes.

Ken Graff for President
 Kathy Congi for 1st VP
Annette Dube for 2nd VP
Marilyn Gorodezer for Treaurer
Linda Shernoff for Secretary
Frank Congi – Board Member
John Hess – Board Member
Mildred Goldstein – Board Member
Greg kremenchugsky – Board member

Seymour made the motion to cast one ballot for each position.  The motion was accepted, approved and seconded. 

Old Business – None

New Business  None.

 Presentation  Ken gave a presentation on how to use Chromecast from anywhere.

Congratulations to our club winners!
Blue Ticket prizes were:

32G Flash Drive.......Annette Dube
Ream of Paper…………Dennis DeVergilio
Paper Journal……………Celia Hilmer

50/25/25  
$18 each won by Annette Dube and Maureen DeVergilio

Meeting was adjourned 250pm......50
Respectfully submitted,
Kathy Congi for Linda Shernoff, Secretary
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Century Village Computer Club
General Meeting
January 5, 2017
Room 103

Board Attendance: Ken, Kathy, Annette, Marilyn
Frank, Seymour, John, Hy, Howie, Marsha & Greg
Absent:  Linda & Karen

Q&A was run by Ken
Ken opened the meeting. We had our Salute to the Flag. There were 3 new members who joined the club and were introduced.

President's Report  

Secretary's Minutes   Kathy read the Minutes from our last meeting which were accepted as read
Treasurer's Report -   Marilyn made her report and reminded all we will only accept checks made on US Banks.

Committee Reports
Education Committee
Kathy announced the February Basic Class Registration is open.  Kathy reviewed all the available lectures.  Kathy asked how many people have an Apple Mac and Howie said he would do a Lecture on the Apple Mac and announce it asap.  

A reminder to please check our Website (the link is on your lanyard) for updated Class information and also check the Bulletin Board on the second floor outside our classroom for any cancellations or postponements of classes.  And, to please wear your ID's at all functions.

Nomination Committee Seymour and Howie -
Seymour read the report.  No new nominations were made today. All nominations are closed.

Luncheon Committee – Frank and John – 
Frank reported our Luncheon will be held on Thursday, March 9, 2017.  He also confirmed our menu will be Chicken Marsala,  Grilled Salmon, Vegetarian Lasagna.  The cost will be $18/guest and $9/member.  Prizes will come fom Publix and 6 free memberships for our club.  

Old Business – None

New Business  None.

 Presentation – Ken  gave a presentation on how very important it is to keep track of our passwords.  

Congratulations to our club winners!
Blue Ticket prizes were:

Wireless Mouse.......Sandra Ger
Electric Surcharge…………Grace Macklin
Paper Journal……………Ron Alicandri

50/25/25  

$22 each won by Howie Silver and Ron Alicandri

Meeting was adjourned 250pm......64
Respectfully submitted,
Kathy Congi for Linda Shernoff, Secretary