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About NEW PCUG

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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 Bordini Center room 143. Each meeting features a demonstration or presentation by fellow members or vendors if we can find them. 

A monthly newsletter, USERS.NEWS, is emailed 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 person per year, family membership also 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 November.  Nan MacDonald will contact by email those who are passed the Novembers due date.







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Mission Statement

 

"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 is affiliated with Fox Valley Technical College, which handles its finances and coordinates come of its programs and activities. The User Group is not affiliated with any vendor, equipment provider or software or hardware manufacturer.

Dues are $15 a year, which covers the cost of the monthly emailed newsletter, Users.News, and other programmatic and promotional expenses. Family membership available, please ask.

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, associate newsletter editor and program chairperson/program review editor, who serves as a liaison with the college.

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 the Windows operating systems and various software programs and utilities.

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.

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, gadgets or software will be drawn and given away to members at the end of each meeting.