Welcome to SenCom – Greater Kansas City’s Club for Senior Computer Users

SenCom is a not for profit KANSAS CORPORATION under the IRS 501(c)3 rules
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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 Thursday, April 30, 2014 or there will be a $15 charge at the door.


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 (you can’t miss it).

Next Meeting:  Our Annual Meeting (for SenCom members only)
Location:  Lakeview Village in the Southridge Building,
14001 W 92nd St., Lenexa, KS
Time:  Friday, May 8th, 2015, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Topic:  Computer Posture for Good Health

Speaker:  Judy Hensley

Judy Hensley will discuss the postural guidelines for sitting at a computer and ways to modify your desk, chair or even your lap to decrease the stress on your neck, back, shoulders, hips and wrists.  She will demonstrate stretches that can be done while sitting at the computer and share the top 10 posture tips she tells her patients.   Join us to learn how simple and cheap changes can make you more comfortable at the computer and in everyday life.  Be prepared to move and leave feeling better!
Biography:

Judy has been practicing physical therapy for over 30 years. She is a certified manual therapist and was the first Orthopedic Clinical Specialist certified by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties in Kansas City. She holds both a Masters and Doctorate degree in orthopedic physical therapy.  She has taught at Rockhurst University, Penn Valley Community College, and the University of Kansas and has led continuing education classes throughout the Kansas City region.   She has worked at Elite Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy since 2007.

In addition to election of officers for the ensuing year, a luncheon and refreshments will be provided, and there will be a drawing for 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!

Note that the Annual Meeting takes the place of the usual monthly meeting.

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Our June, 2015 General Meeting will be held at the
Mazuma Credit Union, 7260 W 135th St., Overland Park, KS


(Click on map for full size Google Map)

June Meeting:  Friday, June 12th, 2015, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

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Hello Everyone

As you know, SenCom is a 501(c) 3 Non-Profit Corporation that provides computer education and support for seniors.

We maintain a computer lab in partnership with The City of Shawnee Parks & Recreation Department. Income from our Workshop fees and Membership dues provide up-to-date computers and software for our lab.

During the past few years, our bank balance has steadily decreased. To help address this problem, the Board of Directors recently decided to implement a Donation program.

We plan to have an annual donation campaign each year from October through December. However, in order to help with our expenses for the current fiscal year, we are beginning the program now.  We would like to ask you to consider making a small contribution of $10 or $20 to SenCom.

This will help us toward being able to balance our budget. Any donations to our group are tax deductible. The Board of Directors feels that SenCom offers a valuable service to seniors.

We hope you feel the same and will consider helping us. Click on “Donate” in the top menu for a Donation Form that you can print and mail with your contribution to:

Mike Hurley
5731 W. 87th St.
Overland Park, KS 66207.

Please make the check out to SenCom.
Thank you.
Mike Hurley, SenCom Treasurer

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INTRODUCING THE SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP FOR THE iPAD.

Due to the considerable amount of interest, SenCom has decided to hold an informal Question and Answer group to deal with the iPad.  We will have some short topics to discuss, but the main thrust of this SIG is to have a place where you can informally ask your questions, or raise issues about the iPad.

Check out the listing under Groups and Meetings

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Sponsors

SenCom gratefully acknowledges the following organization for their workshop support:

City of Shawnee, Parks & Recreation Department
Shawnee Civic Center, 13817 Johnson Drive,   Shawnee, KS 66216