July SCUG Meeting
July is the month for our annual picnic,with chef Joe cooking, the
club will furnish hot dogs, hamburgers, buns and the plates and
cutlery. Drinks will also be furnished. Everyone is asked to bring a
dish to pass and your spouse or guest. The meal will begin at noon,
followed by the business meeting and a short question and answer
We will also have an auction at the July gathering, with a laptop, printer and several other items furnished by AARP tax aid and some members will also have some items. The July newsletter contains a list of items.
July Computer Basics Class
Terry MacLennan's "Computer Basics" class will not be held due to the annual club cookout that begins at noon.
Windows 10 News and Tips
The July 29th deadline to install the free upgrade to Windows 10 is approaching quickly. Follow the link to PCWorld to read latest news and tips on their site.
Got a NEW Computer? Are you NEW to Computing? NEW to the Internet?
THEN YOU'RE A NEWbie!
NEWBIEism CAN be cured! Come see us at SCUG.
Our Motto is "User Helping User."
No matter what your Newbie problem is - chances are we've got someone who has...
Been there - Done that!
Why re-invent the wheel? Collectively, we've made more mistakes than you can dream of. But, we've learned from them and we try to share our experiences with each other so that we don't have to make the same ones over and over. This frees us up to make new and even more advanced mistakes!
We usually meet the 2nd Saturday of every month. Our monthly meetings are held at the
Whiteside County Senior Center located at 1207 West 9th Street, Sterling, IL
(see Map). We meet from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (see
2016 Meeting Dates for exact dates). We usually begin with our pre-meeting Windows instruction from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (We sit around a computer and discuss and try and answer any computer questions our members may have.) At 2:00 p.m. we have a short business meeting usually followed some sort of presentation by one of our members on some program that they use or found interesting.
We also have a monthly Newsletter with articles on things of interest to our members.
The Sauk Computer User Group ("SCUG" for short) is a registered, not-for-profit group whose goal is to promote the use and understanding of personal computers through discussion and exchange of ideas and resources. We are here to help you with any problem you may have or can give you the information you need to make the use of your computer an enjoyable experience. The club can supply you with technical assistance from club members who have experience (and experiences) similar to yours. We meet once a month (usually the second Saturday of each month at 1:00 p.m.) at the Whiteside County Senior Center.
We hope this site will prove useful in:
- Recruiting new members to our local, not-for-profit organization
- Continuing our tradition of "Computer users helping computer users"
- Increasing computer and Internet literacy in the local communities of Lee and Whiteside counties in Illinois
- Assisting the world wide community in using computers
Date Last Updated 07/24/16