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Meeting Agenda For July 2016

July 5 – Age Well, Drive Smart

Note: Our semi-annual pot luck buffet will not be on this date and will be rescheduled.

Our speaker tonight is an Age Well, Drive Smart Instructor from the California Highway Patrol.

California's older driver population is numbering about 2.9 million today. It is estimated there will be over four million residents age 65 and older in California by the year 2020 (just around the corner). Knowing that much of this community still relies on driving as their primary means of transportation, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) promotes the Age Well, Drive Smart program.

The CHP implemented the Age Well, Drive Smart program to provide older drivers with the keys to driving safer and driving longer. This presentation will provide education specifically designed to help seniors tune up their driving skills, refresh their rules-of-the-road knowledge, learn about normal age-related physical changes and how they affect driving ability.

Age Well, Drive Smart instructors are all CHP Senior Volunteers who have been trained to bring this educational and stimulating program to you, and is a cooperative effort between the California Highway Patrol and the California Department of Motor Vehicles.

July 12 - Dining Event: Sizzler

7131 Van Nuys Blvd., Van Nuys

Just 1/2 block south of Sherman Way - there's a Walgreens on the corner.

Come join other members at the Van Nuys Sizzler for out monthly fundraiser. Everyone can find something on Sizzler's menu. Sizzler donates 15% of your check to the club.

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.

Check at our July 5th meeting for the flyer.

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!

July 19 - Setting Up and Configuring a Home Network

A home network or home area network (HAN) is a type of computer network that facilitates communication among devices within the close vicinity of a home.

We’ll have a presentation on setting up and configuring a home network.

Most of us already have some kind of network to connect one or more computers to the internet either wirelessly or wired. Our presenter will cover terminology, commandments & myths about security, improving performance and will remove some of the mystery about networking.

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