December 21, 2008

The December 21, 2008 meeting of the Golden Triangle Computer Club had a total of 18 members and 10 guests in attendance.

The meeting was called to order by the president opening with the discussion on the clubs new meeting place to be in the Community Room of Howell Furniture, 6095 Folsom Road, Beaumont. The Community Room is located on the north side of the second floor. This is a very comfortable room and will serve us well. Also discussed was the pros and cons of purchasing  of a projector or large LCD monitor or a Large flat screen TV. A majority of members were in favor of  the purchase of a 32" or 37" LCD TV leaving the final decision and purchase to Jerry McDaniel, club Treasurer, and Dr. Sam Giglio, club Vice President. Upcoming events for next 3 meeting were also noted.

The meeting proceeded with presentation on HD TV on the Internet, given by Stuart Griggs of SWLPCUG and Dr. Sam Giglio of GTPCC. Dr. Giglio demonstrated the hardware and software for viewing his home HDTV on his notebook computer anywhere in the world, Mr. Griggs demonstrated the same concept using his blackberry.

The club received one new member, Don Richardson and two membership renewals.

The meeting adjourned at 3:50.

Winners of today's door prizes were:

#1  $10.00 Gift Card to Richard Brink, provided by the GTPCC.
#2  Expo Bulletin Board to Don Richardson, donated by GTPCC
#3  Set of 4 storage cubicle. (Blue) to Billy Hardee, donated by Office Depot
#4  Set of 4 storage cubicle. (Red) to Lois Cash, donated by Office Depot


Submitted by Don Schoening, GTPCC President for

Adam Balla

GTPCC Secretary