From the Chair
We’re well into Term 1 now and it’s extremely pleasing to see that our class and workshop numbers have bounced back to the point where most are almost or completely full. I know this can be a little frustrating for those who miss out on a place but rest assured, when demand is this high, we will always schedule the course or workshop again. Our goal is to help as many of our members as we can to improve their technology skills and if that means running a course or workshop over and over again, that’s what we’ll do.
With Covid-19 on everyone’s mind right now, Continue reading
Term 4 Courses and Workshops
Term 4 started Monday 13th October and as always we have a great lineup of Courses and Workshops for you to attend. Why not sharpen up your skills before Christmas and contact Elaine on 021 169 6256
New Members – Welcome!
Welcome to our 14 new members who joined during our recent Open Days – this brings our total membership to 285.
FINALLY we have an EFTPOS machine available for payment of course and workshop fees, membership (renewal) and donations. Continue reading
Term 3 Courses and Workshops
Term 3 starts Monday 22nd July and we have a great lineup of both Courses and Workshops for you to attend. Thought about writing your memoirs? Keen to make better use of Google Maps? Still uncomfortable about Internet Banking or OneDrive? We have a Workshop coming up for each of these. How about learning to properly use the camera on your Smartphone – the Course starts Monday 29 July.
Why not plan ahead now and make some bookings with Elaine (ph 021 169 6256).
The Courses can be found here and the Workshops here.
Changes around The Learning Centre
We’ve been working closely with our Landlord (KCDC) to get a variety of problems and issues resolved with the building. It’s never a quick process but Barry (our Facilities Coordinator) is persistent and patient! Continue reading
Annual General Meeting Wednesday 26th June
Please make a note in your diary to attend our AGM at The Learning Centre on Wednesday 26th June at 1.30pm.
We are very privileged to have Grant Sidaway, the Executive Director of SeniorNet Inc as our Guest Speaker. Grant is retiring at the end of this year so this is probably your last chance to hear him speak.
New Executive Committee Members
We are looking for several new people to join the Executive Committee this year.
This is a very rewarding role working with a motivated and supportive group of people. If you would like to help steer SeniorNet Kapiti, please ask a friend (member) to nominate you. An Online Nomination form is available for you to use on our website if you click here
Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those affected by the tragic events in Christchurch.
At SeniorNet Kapiti, we have a very special new member. His name is Yates, he has his own membership card and he’s the guide dog for Elizabeth East. Elizabeth is visually impaired and she regularly updates us on IT developments for the visually impaired. Yates now attends meetings with Elizabeth and listens attentively to our discussions!
Reminder: When Yates is wearing his walking harness, please don’t engage with him – he’s busy working!
2nd Reminder: If you want to discuss anything with Yates, please ask Elizabeth for permission first… especially if it involves food!!! Continue reading