The February 18th meeting of
the Golden Triangle PC Club had a total 0f 32 participants, including guests.
The meeting adjourned at 4:45 PM.
The meeting was called to order by the club President, Don Schoening who
welcomed everyone to the meeting for the presentation of "Computer Backups and
The president ran the Power Point program "The Perfect Backup Approach" for hard
drive backups by Gene Barlow of User Group Relations.
The presentation gave the why for hard drive backups, how to approach backups,
how to make proper backups, as well as the recovery of backups.
The newest backup software utilities by "Acronis" for backing up a home or
buisness computer was presented and discussed. The presentation was well
received and of interest to all since backing up computers is so important.
The meeting continued with the mention of the clubs PC, put togeather by Jerry
McDanial using parts donated by Joe Brooks of Zydeco Technologies, and club
members Jerry McDanial and Don Schoening. The purchase of a wireless card was
required for access to the internet.
Elections were then held with Don Schoening nominated, seconded, and approved
for club president. Dr. Sam Giglio nominated, seconded and approved for club
vice president. Jerry McDanial nominated, seconded and approved for club
treasurer. Alice Sibert nominated, seconded and approved for club secretary.
The upcoming GTPCC meeting for March 18th, "Windows on a Mac" was mentioned with
a special invitation to all "Mac" computer users.
The meeting continued with the drawing of Door Prizes:
Earline Ballou = $10
Office Depot gift card, donated by GTPCC.
Kent J. Dezelle = 128mb Flash Drive,
donated by Gateway Office Depot.
Warren Torbert = Optical Mouse, donated by
John Lauve = Desk Lamp, donated by Dowlen Office Depot.
John L. Mikeska =
Microtek Scanner, donated by Jerry McDanial.
Edna Davis = Sibert
Soft Rollout, donated by Claud Sibert.
Bob Finch = A book called "Steal this
Book", donated by Ira Monroe.
Respectfully submitted by