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Meeting Agenda For August 2016

August 2 – Wearable Technology

The pace of technology is changing fast and wearable tech devices are now the “in” thing for groups of all ages. According to analysts at Gartner Research, the “smart wearable” market, as a subset of the Internet of Things (IoT), will generate $28.7 billion in 2016. If you want to move more, sleep better, and improve your overall health, a fitness tracker can help.

Judy Taylour will give an historical overview presentation of how these devices emerged on the scene. Like all technology revolutions the fitness tracking device has its origins in many diverse needs and slowly the growth of technology brought it all together.

This presentation will be followed by TUGNET members ‘showing & telling’ how they use their activity trackers. If you have one, please plan to join the discussion.

Please send an e-mail to Judy (scvjudy@usa.net) if you will be participating in the show 'n tell.....the more, the merrier!

August 9 - Two Guys from Italy

This is one of our very popular restaurants in which we hold our fund-raising dining events, so we’ll return this month.

As you know, while it is primarily an Italian menu, there are other items to order.

Two Guys from Italy is located in the same business complex as our meeting room at the Granada Pavilion. Just walk down a few doors toward San Fernando Mission Blvd. and you are there! Or park at that end of the parking lot and be right in front!

This is undoubtedly the easiest way for you to help in our fund-raising efforts. Our reward is 20% of the total bill of each person which includes food and drinks (excluding sales tax, of course).

Most get there between 5 & 6 p.m. If you don’t have a flyer, contact Jeff Kent at jeffersonskent@gmail.com to get one.

Look forward to seeing you. Remember to invite friends and family to come as well.

It is important to have a copy of the appropriate flyer for these occasions. It is always available, even if you are not’t able to get to a meeting to pick it up. Please ask for it, either by e-mail or a phone call. The e-mail addresses and phone numbers of board members are on page 2 of the newsletter, so take advantage of that and ask for a flyer when you think you’ll be able to join us.

If you have a favorite restaurant you’d like to have included in these plans, let Jefferson Kent know about it. His contact info is on page 3. He is happy to work with any location which welcomes groups. By the way, it is surprising how many restaurants are glad to participate in this sharing program. After all, this brings them customers who otherwise wouldn’t be there!

August 16 – Pot Luck, Imaging Software on a Budget plus Imaging Tips and Tricks.

Pot Luck
Most of you know the drill but to tweak your memory, we feast on the many dishes brought in by our members (plan them to serve 8-10). Please remember that if you are unable to bring a dish, we will ask you to contribute $10 so we can add additional food to the table as needed. We want to have plenty for everyone! This plan has worked well in the past, so we should have a great dinner party.


Imaging Software on a Budget plus Imaging Tips and Tricks
When we’re done dining, Susie Phelps will show us how she manipulates and enhances photos with programs that are easy on your budget (like free).

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