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In this issue:

July 1, 2002

Free Foundation Directories

Ending Homelessness Forum

New Listserv Test

Verizon Wants You to Apply for Free Training! 

Register for Upcoming Classes

Summer 2002 Schedule 






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Free Foundation Directories

The GAR Foundation has given Project Connect a copy of the 1998 and 1999 Foundation Directories. They will go to the first two nonprofits who ask for them. So e-mail or call 330-315-1335.  


Ending Chronic Homelessness Forum
Friday, July 19, 2002 8:30 a.m.-noon 
Martin University Center 

Summit County Housing Network and Second National Bank are sponsoring a community housing forum:

Housing First: 
Ending Chronic Homelessness in Ten Years

Speakers include Nikki Delgado of Corp. for Supportive Housing; Kathryn Kazol of EDEN, Inc.; and Chuck Ackerman of the Cleveland Housing Network. The University of Akron-Sociology Department is also presenting results of its recent research study on homelessness in the area. 

Registrations are required. Parking is free a continental breakfast will be served. Costs are $10 for Housing Network members and $15 for non-members. For more information, call the Housing Network at 330-253-3370 or visit www.acorn.net/housingnetwork.  


Testing a New Listserv Program

You might notice one major difference in this update: no advertising!! We have just purchased a new server and software to host our own listservs and we are testing it now. Please let us know what you think and if you encounter any problems with this message. Thanks!!


Verizon Funds Training

The Verizon Foundation—the philanthropic arm of Verizon Communications—is helping northeast Ohio nonprofits improve their use of computer technology by paying for their Project Connect training. Each eligible organization can apply for training for 3 staff members per organization; 3 classes per application; 3 applications per year. For directions on completing the application, visit infolineinc.org/connect/verizon.htm



Register for Upcoming Classes

Register for upcoming classes as soon as possible. Call 330-315-1335 or e-mail . Cost is $40 per person for staff and volunteers of member organizations;$60 per person for staff and volunteers of non-member organizations.

Introduction to Computers 1: The Basics
07/9/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Introduction to Computers 2: Increasing Your Efficiency
07/16/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Introduction to the Internet
07/23/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Microsoft Word 1: Document & Formatting Basics
07/10/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Microsoft Word 2: Tables, Merges, & Macros
07/17/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Microsoft Word 3: Forms & Advanced Tools
07/24/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Microsoft Word 4: Graphics & Brochures
07/31/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Microsoft Excel 1: Spreadsheet Basics
07/11/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Microsoft Excel 2: Formulas
07/18/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Microsoft Excel 3: Advanced Tools
07/25/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon     

Introduction to Microsoft Access: Data Entry & Other Basics
07/12/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

The Database Developers Series, 
Access 1- 5
07/19/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

07/26/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

08/16/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

08/23/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

08/30/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon


Summer 2000 Schedule Announced ... 

To view the Summer 2002 scheduled, visit infolineinc.org/connect/training.htm

If you would like us to mail you a newsletter with the most recent schedule and a list of all our services, please call us at 330-315-1335. 



As always, we are interested in hearing from you to learn how we can best meet your technology and connectivity needs. Give us a call at 330-315-1335 or e-mail us at

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