October 18, 2009


Meeting Location:  Howell Furniture

                              Community Room

                              6095 Folsom Drive

                              Beaumont, Texas


Meeting Presentation Start:     2:30 PM

Meeting Presentation End:      3:35 PM 

  Attendance:   Members:  16,    Guests:  1,   Renewal:  1, Ira and Azilee Monroe            

Guest Speaker (and Club Member):

Cathay A. Young, Owner of IDEAS ARE US

Custom Computer Training

In Your Home or Office

Home:  (409) 962-6133

Cell:  (409) 728-9310 

Featured Topic:  PowerPoint Presentation 

The presentation was in PowerPoint 2003.  Cathay has encountered some difficulty with running PowerPoint files of one year in the PowerPoint Program of another year.  For the most part, PowerPoint Program is backward compatible more so than upward compatible. 

Features presented were:

A.  Movie inserted into PP.

B.  Office98 .doc inserted into PP.

C.  Excel spreadsheet inserted into PP.

D.  Launch PP show from inside Excel.

E.  Using PP and Publisher to create a Web Page.

F.  Access Database inserted into PP.

G.  Various animation effects were demonstrated. 

Door prizes:

#1    Notebook Computerlock donated by GTPCC won by  Claud Sibert. 

#2    IDE round cable donated by Zydeco Technologies won by Ira Monroe. 

#3    Desk top microphone donated by Computer Shak won by Billy Hardee. 

#4    Dazzle Smart Media Reader/Writer from Computer Dimensions

        won by Angela Walker. 


#5    PC Photo Digital Photography book donated by Barnes & Nobel won by

       Ric Johnson. 


Report submitted by:

Claud Sibert