Organized in 1992, our Foxwood Springs Computer Club has grown to more
than 150 members.
New classes for residents are started whenever there is interest shown in
learning some new skill. The classes, taught by
knowledgeable resident volunteers, include introductory, beginning and intermediate
computer operation as well as classes on data base, spreadsheets,
imaging, E-Bay, e-mail and the Internet.
Jane Dodson works at her
computer on writing her life story, a project
she has recently undertaken at the urging of her
grandchildren. She says
she has completed a first draft through “the navy years,” a
span that included
25 residential moves. She says she has moved only twice
then, so writing the remainder should go more quickly.
The Computer Club has a
monthly newsletter with news of our activities, computer tips, personal stories, articles on new
and even computer jokes. Occasionally, a Personal Profile interview with one of our members
We also have a monthly meeting on a variety of computer related subjects
presented by resident “specialists” or outside speakers.
Special Interest Groups (Chat Time and Genealogy) meet weekly in order for group members to share and learn from
each other. Residents may come to the open labs twice a week
for help with computer problems. House calls are also available.
Residents with e-mail addresses receive reminders of the monthly meeting.
Foxwood Springs Computer Club contributes significantly to keeping our
residents abreast of the technology revolution and, in helping each