The Northeast Wisconsin Personal Computer Users Group is a volunteer group of computer users dedicated to assisting -- and sharing knowledge with -- computer users of all interests and skills.
We meet monthly on the third Thursday of the month -- Meetings are held at 6:45 PM at the the Bordini Center room 143. Each meeting features a demonstration or presentation -- often by industry vendors.
A monthly newsletter, USERS.NEWS, is mailed to all members with tips, reviews, news, program information and events.
The general public is welcome to attend as a guest at a monthly meeting. Computer users are encouraged to become members to receive the monthly newsletter, participate in special offers and to be eligible for door prize drawings. Membership is $15 per year with family memerships available. Applications can be picked up at each monthly meeting or printed from this online membership form.
DUES REMINDER: All members must pay their dues in a timely manner. Those more than three (3) months delinquent will be dropped from the membership roll. The due date is listed on the mailing label for those who receive the newsletter by mail. Nan MacDonald will contact by email those who receive the newsletter electronically as to their due date.
"The mission statement of the NEW PCUG is to provide an organizational structure for computerized information for residents of the Fox Valley region in East Central Wisconsin. By doing so, the organization hopes to enrich the lives of area residents with factual information and knowledge that will enhance their knowledge of computers and other related equipment and emerging technologies."
The Northeast Wisconsin Personal Computer User Group (NEW PCUG) is an independent, non-profit organization of users helping other users become more computer literate by sharing information about computers and related technology.
The organization was founded in 1986 and at that time was affiliated with the Fox Valley Technical College, which handled its finances and coordinated its programs and activities. The User Group broke away from the technical college in 2002 is not affiliated with any vendor, equipment provider or software or hardware manufacturer.
Dues are $25 a year, which covers the cost of the monthly newsletter, Users.News, and other programmatic and promotional expenses.
The group meets at 6:45 p.m. every third Thursday of the month at the The Bordini Center, Room 143. The present organization structure consists of a president, vice president, secretary, treasurer/membership, newsletter editor and program chairperson/program review editor.
In addition to promoting computer literacy through question and answer sessions, programs, field trips, seminars, special presentations by invited guests and workshops, the User Group seeks to have all members obtain an e-mail address, learn to surf the Internet, utilize e-mail and to become familiar with operating systems like Windows and Linux and various software programs and utilities.
The mission statement of the NEW PCUG is to provide an organizational structure for computerized information for residents in the region of NorthEast Wisconsin. By doing so, the organization hopes to enrich the lives of area residents with factual information and knowledge that will enhance their knowledge of computers and other related equipment and emerging technologies.
Through its efforts, the User Group hopes to serve as a centralized data bank about computer technology through its website (www.newpcug.apcug.org ), newsletter,vendor/speaker demonstrations, handouts and other means of disseminating information. In so doing, the group hopes to make its members more knowledgeable consumers in the purchase and use of computer.
Guests are welcomed and encourage to attend the monthly meetings. Door prizes of books, hardware and software will be drawn and given away to members at the end of each meeting.