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CKCS Toolbar  |   APCUG  |   Saturday September 19, 2020

Central Kentucky Computer Society
News and Upcoming Events



CKCS is Open Online

Our Moore Drive office remains closed due to Covid-19 pandemic.

Check out our Classes, Workshops, and Special Interest Groups

All events will be delivered using Zoom.

Links to free events are available in the Meetings Schedule.






CKCS Tech Night - Monday - September 14 at 7 pm

by Ray Baxter - President of the Payson Computer Meet-Up Club in Payson, AZ.

"How Technology Has Changed the Way We Listen to Music"


Take a walk back in time to revisit how we used to listen to music. Then during the September Tech Night we will jump to the present to see a demonstration on today's abilities to download and stream the music we love.

Our presenter is Ray Baxter. After a 40+ year career in the banking world he is currently the President of the Payson Computer Meet-Up Club in Payson, AZ., and a Director and Treasurer for APCUG, an International Association of Technology and Computer User Groups. He also teaches computer courses at the Payson campus of Eastern Arizona College. Read more about him and this presentation in the August Newsletter.

The link for Tech Night can be found in multiple places. The Thursday Night email Next Week at Your Computer Society and the Meetings Schedule in the left-hand column on this page. We will double check the Zoom links to make sure they are in working order.

See you at Tech Night and feel free to share the link with your friends!



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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