SaddleBrooke Ranch Technology Club: Improve Your Microsoft Word and Excel Skills

Linda Shannon-Hills

Microsoft Word: You can already write a letter, type up a recipe, create a story or essay, or write an article for the Roundup, why do you need to know more? There are so many tips and tricks to enhance your usage of Microsoft Word. Join the workshop offered by the SBR Technology Club titled “Word–Tips and Tricks” being offered on Thursday, Dec. 9, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. held in the Tech Room located in the Creative Arts and Technology Center. Requirements are to have a solid working knowledge of Word. Computers are available in the room, but bring your laptops to follow along on your own machine. The workshop is only for Tech Club members at no charge, and you must register to attend. Visit the Tech Club website at Once you have logged into the webpage, click on “Member Login” at the top right corner of the website. From there, you can check out the calendar.

Microsoft Excel: Excel has you baffled … the budget you created is not balancing correctly, and maybe you need a brush-up on Microsoft Excel functions and features. An Excel class is being held in the SBR Technology Club room on Thursday, Dec. 16, from 1 to 3 p.m. The class is for members of the Tech Club at no charge, but we need to have you register for the class, so we have enough computers and learning materials.

One-On-One Mentoring Help

Are you stumped by that computer error? Having trouble navigating NextDoor? Or do you have a number of other computer or smartphone issues? The Tech Club one-on-one labs can be your answer. Save a trip to Geek Squad.

We can help you with:

* Maximizing Battery Life and Lifespan—Maximize both your battery life and battery lifespan, and you’ll get the most out of your Apple devices, no matter which ones you own.

* Moving from Android to iPhone—Ready to transfer to iOS? Download the “Move to iOS app” to get help switching from your Android device to your new iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

* Explaining the Ins and Outs of Email Spoofing—We’ve all received scam emails from strange addresses and fake accounts. By now, these messages are easy to spot. What’s tougher and worrisome is email spoofing.

* Speed up Your Browsing with 10 Keyboard Shortcuts—Whether you use Windows or Mac operating systems, the simplest strokes can save a lot of time and effort.

Special Interest Groups

We have also started forums for the SIG (Special Interest Group) on Networking, Home Automation, Cutting the Cord, and so much more. Visit the club website for a list of classes being offered.

If you are not a member, go to our website, There you can join and pay online if you like.