|John and Margaret receiving an award for the club.|
We were asked to keep the information confidential, but then we received a request to provide names of friends and family to whom invitations could be sent. The awards were to be presented on the opening day of NSW Seniors Week, Sunday 18th March.
So it was not easy to keep this exciting news secret, but I suppose they really meant we were not to issue a media release. We didn't.
|So many club members came to wish us well.|
Judy's award was well deserved. Judy has been a member of the club since July 2007, and very quickly took on a training role. Judy is a risk taker, and introduced courses into the club in scrap booking in Microsoft Word, CreataCard, and calendars and other stationery. She has taught a great variety of other courses too - beginners to digital photography.
|Looking at the plaque|
The classes have been assisted through a successful application to the Commonwealth Government for an iMac and a MacBook Pro, and the club's decision to purchase three more MacBooks with its own funds.
Judy is also a proud member of the Darug Nation, and has written and produced photo stories about her Aboriginal great grandmother, Lucy Leane who lived in the Liverpool area.
|Judy Joyce receiving a certificate from Microsoft representative Paul|
|Margaret & John Moxon and Judy Joyce with awards.|
The club has attracted well over 650 members over the past five years, and for the two years has had a financial membership of around 250, likely to be exceeded this year. We now offer courses five days per week in a range of operating environments - XP to Windows 7 and iOS - and have introduced information and practice on using iPads and other tablets.