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Showing posts from June, 2024

Empowering Madison County with Google Tools

In the ongoing effort to enhance digital literacy across Western North Carolina with WNC Communities, we recently hosted a highly successful Google training session at the Center Community Center in Madison County with Patsy as the host. This session, held on June 21, 2024, focused on mastering Google Calendars, a vital tool for personal and professional organization. Our third class in this series was designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to effectively manage their schedules and coordinate events using Google Calendars. The session saw an enthusiastic turnout, with community members eager to leverage these digital tools for greater productivity. The Center Community Center, with its warm and welcoming atmosphere, provided the perfect setting for our interactive workshop. As participants gathered in the well-equipped space, they were able to engage directly with the training materials and receive hands-on guidance. The picturesque surroundings of Madison County,

How does Transylvania County, NC connect the community through and with technology?

  Today, the Rogow Room is packed at the library in Brevard with an 'age-friendly' exchange of technology support. Through the Trees, a local non-profit organization, is at the forefront of bridging the digital divide in Transylvania County. Their mission to connect the community through technology is evident in the various programs and events they organize. In the recent gathering, participants engaged in activities aimed at enhancing digital literacy. Sessions included password management workshops, interactive exercises involving ChatGPT, and discussions on upcycling tech. Through the Trees provides valuable resources and support to help individuals, especially the older population, become more comfortable and proficient with modern technology. For more information about their initiatives and how to get involved, visit their website . FYI - This article is estimated by Marc to be a 95% start with his content (including the picture) and 5%  improvement by ChatGPT.