November 4, 2016

2016-11-11-06-23-41Date: Friday, November 4

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: People’s Resource Center, 201 S. Naperville Road, Wheaton Illinois

Meeting Type: Regular Meeting with revised time

How Called: Standing meeting

Convened: 10:07

Attendees: Barry, Maryanna, Katherine

1 Minutes

October minutes approved.

2 New Business

  1. Time & technology for future meetings, second Monday, 2:00 Central time (1:00 Arizona) using Google hangout, initiated by Barry.
  2. Goals for coming year – listed the ones from the last meeting as action items where applicable.

3 Information Sharing

  1. Fundraiser summary – letter from Kim & Barry thanking people and giving amount deductible, $28 out of the $50 for dinner and the show per person. Waiting on final budget numbers.
  2. Making  connections with RAILS: CPLS, P2PU, PRC VLookup Tech Talk – someone from people to people came to the RAILS meeting and made a presentation on Learning Circles, P2PU. She’ll join the RAILs group. More about this in Barry’s reflections for November 3.
  3. Excel Easy – contacted PBDD from our web site from TechBoomers. They have training material with good information. There are ads in their training material, but it’s a good resource. http://www.excel-easy.com/
  4. Connect Chicago – good talk about refurbishing from Sarah Kade.  Someone from FreeGeek in Chicago was there and Barry invited them to become a partner.
  5. Web Site Updates – new page under NDIA recommendations, http://pbdd.org/ndia-digital-inclusion-recommendations-federal-government/
  6. Julie Wachowski is the new contact at PRC training. Director of Adult Learning.

4 Action Item Status Updates

Walking through Action Item List and noting updates. Nothing closed.

5 Time and Location for Next Meeting

Next meeting –  December 12 @ 2:00 Central time via Google hangout.

6 Adjourn for End of Year/Farewell Lunch–

Adjourned: 11:26

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