Monday, September 19, 2011

Save Wednesday & Thursday Nights This Week!

Wednesday September 21st at 7:00 pm
LinkedIn with Chris Halvorson

Christine Halvorson of Hancock will present an overview of the professional social networking site LinkedIn. LinkedIn is an important business tool and is especially valuable for job seekers, entrepreneurs and anyone who can benefit from networking. It’s been called “Facebook for grown-ups” and currently has about 120 million users worldwide. The presentation will include how to get started, how to begin building your connections, how to present a professional, effective site for yourself, and how to use it to look for jobs and research companies. Halvorson runs Halvorson New Media, a consulting firm that provides social media content, training and strategies to businesses and nonprofits.

Thursday September 22nd at 7:00 pm
Preserving Your Memories on Digital Video with Dan Pickering

Old photos, recordings, and home videos are a treasure chest of stories and memories. But often they are scattered about in various boxes, drawers, and albums. And, in so many formats: prints, slides, vinyl records, audio tapes, memorabilia, 8mm movies, videotape, and now---digital media. This presentation will explore options for organizing, preserving, & creating a digital legacy that can be shared with friends and loved ones, now and in the future. Dan taught computer education, broadcasting, and video projects in the Michigan public schools for 31 years and continues his hobby/part-time occupation of video production at home in Hancock. He moved here with his wife, Sandra, in 2005 and they enjoy a quiet New England lifestyle of gardening, hiking, canoeing, and observing local wildlife near Willard Pond.

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