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CKCS Toolbar  |   APCUG  |   Monday January 25, 2021

Central Kentucky Computer Society
News and Upcoming Events



CKCS Class and Workshop Store is opening January 11, 2021 Online

While our Resource Center remains closed for a bit longer, you

can enroll and pay for classes and workshops online soon.

Watch --- HERE --- a link to our new store on Monday, Jan 11.

All events will be delivered using Zoom.


Here is a link to the CKCS Store Registration Guide.






CKCS Tech Night - Monday - January 11 at 7 pm on Zoom

Get in Shape with Fitness Trackers

presented by Kurt Jefferson and Brooke Thomas


Need a big push to get started on your New Year’s Resolution to get fit? Getting a fitness tracker or smart watch might just fit the ticket to get you off the couch. The quote, “If you can’t measure it you can’t improve it” holds true with exercise, too. These trackers and smart watches will help you set goals and hold you accountable.

There are so many options when it comes to choosing a fitness tracker. There are many brands on the market and although they are similar – there are differences. Join Kurt Jefferson and Brooke Thomas on January 11 at 7 p.m. to hear about their experiences with Fitbit, Garmin, and Apple Watch. We hope this presentation will help you decide which tracker is for you and will inspire you to improve your fitness routine in 2021.



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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