Computer Club


Computer Club Meetings:
The Computer Club meets monthly on the third Monday of the month at 11:00 am.  All residents are welcome.  The next Computer Club Meeting will be held on June 17 at 11:00 am in the Encore Theater.  The topic will be Riderwood Information presented by Trudy Downs, VP Computer Club.  Learn how to find out what is happening around Riderwood.  See demos of riderwoodlife.org and MyErickson and find out all of the information you have at your fingertips and may not be using to your full advantage.

Computer Round table: Our Round table meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Wednesday of the month in the Village Square Music Room at 1:00 pm.  This is a place where you can bring your computer questions and ask the experts for answers.  The group will answer questions on desktop, laptops, tablets, etc. At 2:00 pm individual questions on Android phones and tablets will be answered.   This meeting always evokes a large discussion with many members dropping by for answers to problems that had been vexing them. The next Round table meeting will be Wednesday, June 12 at 1 pm in the Village Square Music Room; at 2:00 pm Android tablet and phone questions will be answered.

 Officers of Computer Club for 2018-2019:

President:              Robert Boger

Vice President:      Trudy Downs

Treasurer:             Hannah Spalding

Secretary:               Harry Weil

 

Please note the LSC Computer Lab will be shut down permanently during the week of February 4.  Tutoring on Thursdays with Trudy will now take place in the Media Center at Town Center from 3:15 pm to 4:15 pm.  Several computers, printer and scanner will return to LSC in the Media Center once the renovation is completed but until then basic computer facilities are available in the Computer Lab in Village Square.

COMPUTER CLUB PURPOSE & ACTIVITIES

The Computer Club is organized to help residents use, learn and enjoy computers.  The Club encourages interested residents to take courses here that are run by the Prince George’s Community College.  Among various other activities, the Club:

Sponsors tutoring for residents in the Computer Labs in Village Square and Lakeside Commons

Provides monitors for Computer Labs who work with Erickson staff to assure equipment problems are identified and resolved.

Coordinates and provides information on Erickson Computer Services such as a Corporate discount buying service, and contact information on Erickson Technical Service Support(a fee based service provided by Erickson).

Supports a monthly TV program on Riderwood TV about computer use  on the second Wednesday of the month at 10:00 a.m.  Past programs are available on riderwoodtv.com

Gathering reports of Riderwood Connect WIFI outages to determine how widespread and if common issues. Please CLICK HERE to fill in a brief form to share your experience with WIFI outages.

You may join the Computer Club by completing a form (Join Form) and sending your check for the current dues to the Club Treasurer as noted on the form.

A list of newsletters and tutorials that members might be interested in viewing has been compiled.

Computer Club Handouts include copies of handouts (as available) from presentations made to the Computer Club.

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