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CKCS Toolbar  |   APCUG  |   Wednesday December 12, 2018

Central Kentucky Computer Society
News and Upcoming Events



Streaming Live

Tech Night and several SIG meetings are streamed live on NestCam beginning a few minutes prior to meeting start time. Click the title above to receive the program on your computer screen.




CKCS Tech Night - Monday - December 10 at 7 pm

Holiday Party and Tech Night

Presented by some CKCS Members:

Kaye Arnold, Susan Umberger, Janet Cartmell, Joe Dietz

Join your fellow computer society members for the annual Holiday Party on Monday, December 10, at 7 p.m. It's a great way to get into the holiday spirit. The food is always the highlight of the evening as everyone brings a favorite appetizer or a dessert to share. Every year we are overwhelmed with the delicious selection of food our members bring. Soft drinks and coffee will be provided by CKCS.

We will have a short program for the evening highlighting some favorite apps. Kaye will demonstrate an app that she uses to hear a muted TV in a noisy restaurant or hear her own TV through her earphones. Susan has two neat apps she uses to transform photos from her trips into keepsake mementos. Janet will show how she carries a secure copy of her passport when she travels. Joe will show some apps that you can use to identify plants when you are taking garden tours. Talking pets and singing elves will be a couple of the fun apps of the evening.

Join us for what promises to be be a very entertaining evening.



Kroger Community Rewards Program

To all CKCS Members and Friends:

We appreciate your participation in the Kroger Community Rewards program. The donations from Kroger have enabled several improvements in our organization without dues increases.

If you are not participating in Community Rewards, you can sign up to have Kroger donate a portion of every purchase you make to CKCS.

Steps to create your Kroger account:

  1. Go to the Kroger website at https://www.kroger.com
  2. Put the mouse on Savings and Rewards to see the options
  3. Click on Kroger Community Rewards
  4. Scroll down until you see "I'm a Customer"
  5. Click on "View Details" to go to the Sign In screen
  6. Next, click on Create an Account
  7. Fill in the requested information (see note 1 and 2 below)
  8. Near the bottom of the screen click on Create Account

Note 1: You can go to most any email service website and create a new email address just for your Kroger account. Kroger will send you emails frequently and will offer the opportunity for receiving a lot of emails with coupons, etc.

Note 2: Not your email password, but create a new password just for Kroger.

You can do this anytime during the year, but right now is best for CKCS.

New CKCS members and non-members can participate in this program. Shortly after you enroll, you will see a message on your Kroger purchase receipts, indicating that Kroger has made a donation to CKCS for you. The size of the gift is proportional to the amount of your purchase.

Thank you for participating in Kroger Community Rewards and helping CKCS!


Disk Erasing Service

CKCS is now offering a service to erase your older disk drive so you can feel confident that no personal information is left on it before you give it away or dispose of it.

Bring your computer or just the disk drive to CKCS to get it erased and returned to you or donated to charity. Erasing is usually done on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday mornings between 10 AM and 1 PM or at the Dr Fixit Special Interest Group which usually meets on the first Saturday of every month between 10 AM and noon. There is no charge but a small donation would be appreciated.

For more information click here.


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