Welcome to SenCom

 

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Our New Location:

Pegah’s Family Restaurant
12122 W 87th Street
Lenexa, KS 66215
(2nd block W of Quivira Rd, N side)

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Friday, April 28, 11:30 am

As Always,
All Questions Welcome

Annual Meeting

Lakeview Village,
Southridge Building

14001 W 92nd St. 
Lenexa, KS

Friday, May 12, noon – 3:00 pm

Back by popular demand, our speaker will be:
Robert Johnson of Computer Medics
Always an entertaining topical talk.

The SenCom Board of Directors cordially invite you to our member-only Annual Meeting.
In addition to election of officers for the ensuing year, a luncheon and refreshments will be provided. There will be a drawing for many door prizes.

As part of our new donation program, we will conduct a raffle at this year’s annual meeting. Tickets will be $1 with half the proceeds going to the winner and half to SenCom. The more tickets you buy, the greater your chances of winning!

RSVP is required if you plan to attend so we can notify the caterer of how many will be attending. Please RSVP by Email to Theresa Weaver at tweezie6@gmail.com, or call her at (913) 620-1240. Your RSVP must be received no later than midnight on Friday, May 5, 2017 or there will be a $15 charge at the door.

Note: the Annual Meeting takes the place of the May General Meeting.

Directions: From 95th and Quivira go west on 95th St. You will cross I-35 and proceed past Pflumm Rd. Just west of the railroad underpass is a stoplight at Santa Fe Trail Drive. Turn right (north) on Santa Fe Trail Drive and go to Widmer St. Turn left (north) on Widmer and proceed to the Lakeview Entrance. The large building just inside the entrance is the Southridge Building, where the luncheon will be held. You will be looking at the back of the building. (see map)

Proceed around to the front of Southridge (bearing right) and park your car in the parking lot by the entrance. Enter the lobby and take the elevator to the 5th floor. Turn right and proceed down to the end of the hall where the dining room is located.

Problems with Web of Trust (WOT) 11/7/16

Update 1/3/17 –  Web Of Trust has been added back to the Chrome extension gallery.

Web of Trust (WOT) was one of the most trusted and popular add-ons used by millions of users worldwide to check the safety ratings of websites and has long been recommended by SenCom. Recently it has been discovered that there are currently some privacy and security issues with the add-on that warrant a recommendation to immediately disable the add-on or remove it until these issues are resolved by WOT.

Disable the add-on in Mozilla Firefox by clicking the green button, top right of browser where it is showing. Or if the green button is not shown on the top right of your browser — Click on Tools on the Firefox menu bar; click on Add-ons; click on Extensions and next to WOT click on Disable or on Remove.

Disable the add-on in Google Chrome by clicking the Customize and Control Google Chrome selection at the top right of browser, then select Settings from the menu, then select Extensions at the upper left, and finally uncheck the WOT Enabled check box.

Disable the add-on in Internet Explorer by clicking the Gear Icon in the top right of browser, then click on Manage Add-ons in the menu, then click on the WOT listing, and finally click on Disable.

https://thehackernews.com/2016/11/web-of-trust-addon.html

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More Volunteers Needed

Murray Rubin has graciously accepted appointment to the SenCom Board as our new “Statistician”, to replace our outgoing Evaluation & Research Director, Paul Stablein.

We still have vacancies for the positions of Program Director and Marketing Director.
See SenCom Position Descriptions (PDF).

Also, more teachers and classroom assistants are always needed and is a great way to help out. If you would like to inquire about these openings, or other ways to volunteer, call or email our president Bob Bowser.
(785) 608-4904 or sencomprez@gmail.com


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SenCom Awarded $5,000 from Google Fiber!

SenCom members celebrated with cake and coffee at the December 11 Meeting where it was announced that Google Fiber had awarded the group $5,000.  The award will be used to update and replace tired equipment in the classroom, making the SenCom workshops even better.

Google Fiber said it appreciated the manner in which SenCom strives to cross the “digital divide” by bringing computer awareness and skills to our seniors community.

THANK YOU GOOGLE FIBER!

 

SENCOM IS A NOT FOR PROFIT KANSAS CORPORATION UNDER THE IRS 501(C)(3) RULES

SenCom gratefully acknowledges the
following organizations for their support:

Google Fiber

City of Shawnee, Parks & Recreation Department

Johnson County Library: Central Resource, Oak Park

 

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