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April 16, 2002

Meet Us at OANO

Red Cross Weekly Report Goes Online

Verizon Wants You to Apply for Free Training! 

Register for Upcoming Classes

Spring 2002 Schedule Changed






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Meet Us at the OANO Conference: 
Inspired Leadership for Challenging Times

May 9 - 10 • Columbus, OH 

Project Connect will be presenting "Increasing Your Efficiency: Ask the Technology Experts" as a pre-conference session at OANO's Annual Conference on May 9th at 9:00 AM. There is no additional charge to attend this session (it is included in the general conference registration), so we hope to see you there! 

The presentation will focus on 10 simple things you can do to make your work on the computer easier. Attendees will be able to increase their productivity without adding cost by using technology wisely to support their organization's mission. Added bonus: Got a question about Word, Excel, Access ... anything to do with a computer? Project Connect's technology experts will answer your questions.

To register for the conference and this pre-conference session, visit or call 614-280-0233.


Summit Red Cross Weekly Report Goes Online

The Summit County Red Cross Weekly Report is now entirely ONLINE! For the latest version, visit

At this site, you will learn about their latest project: you can buy a "signature" brick for the new Red Cross Service Center. With a donation of $100, your name will forever be inscribed near the entrance way of the front door. These beautifully designed, laser engraved, "signature" bricks are a perfect way to show your support of the American Red Cross. 

For more information, visit their newsletter site or call Mark at 330-535-6131, ext. 255. 


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



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 staff and volunteers of non-member organizations.

Intro to Computers 1: The Basics
05/14/2002 - 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Intro to Computers 2: Increasing Your Efficiency
05/21/2002 - 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Microsoft Outlook
05/22/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Getting the Most from Your PDA
05/17/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Word 1: Document & Formatting Basics
04/23/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Word 2: Tables, Merges & Macros
04/30/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Word 3: Forms & Advanced Tools
05/07/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Word 4: Graphics & Brochures
05/14/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Word 5: Newsletters
05/21/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Microsoft Excel 1: Spreadsheet Basics
04/24/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Microsoft Excel 2: Formulas
05/01/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Microsoft Excel 3: Advanced Tools
05/08/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Microsoft Excel 4: Data Analysis Tools
05/15/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Introduction to Microsoft Access: 
Data Entry and Other Basics

05/02/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
The Database Developers Series: Access 1-5
05/16/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
05/23/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
05/30/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
06/06/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
06/13/2002 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon


Spring 2002 Schedule Changed ... Be sure to check out the latest dates!!

To view the Spring 2002 scheduled, visit

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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