October 21, 2012


Today’s meeting of the GTPCC

was held in Community Room of Howell Furniture, 6095 Folsom,

Beaumont, Texas


Attendance: 16 members and 8 guests.

0 New Members:

0 Renewals

Guest Speaker: Ira Wilsker Host of "My Computer Show"

Speaker Presentation: Shopping On-Line


At 1:30 pm: Dr.Sams Q&A Session: Topics discussed:

Windows 8; New Nooks and iPads; New laptop for GTPCC purchase;

Slim Care Utilities; Superantispyware updating; TrendMicro software;

Last Pass password security; techsupportalert.com; Verizon shared data

plan; Ira's web page.


At 2:30 pm: Guest Speaker Presentation: Shopping On-Line:

Ira discussed the many shopping sites for getting the best deals for popular

items noting upcoming holiday season. (Please visit the Bulletin Board on this site) Ira gave ideas for Black Friday sales as well as obtaining warranties and many coupons available. Ira discussed the security for on-line shopping.


At 4:10 pm: Announcements were made by President:

Upcoming events for Nov., Dec., Jan., & Feb. as well proposed subjects

such as solid state hard drives, touch screen technologies and Windows 8

discussion also requested programs of interest from participants. 


At 4:15 pm: Door prize drawing held by Jerry McDaniel, Winners were:

John Lauve: 14 Foot CAT5 Patch Cable donated by Zydeco Technologies

Corinne Griggs: 8 GB Flash Drive donated by GTPCC

Angel Badeaux: Energizer Portable Power donated by GTPCC

Angela Walker: Boggle Key Chain Game donated by Barnes and Noble

Joe Mikesic: Optical Mouse & Mouse Pad donated by Computer Dimensions

Don Schoening: USB folding Laptop Fan donated by Zydeco Technologies

AT 4:35: Meeting adjourned.   

Submitted by,

Gwen Jones

GTPCC Secretary