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General Meeting Information



        Costa Mesa Senior Center, 695 West 19th Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92627 (Map)


         The next General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 18, 2012

        Featured Presentation (presented by): That's All Folks. Celebrating 25+ years of OCIPUG with our Holiday Bash.

                The December Holiday Bash will be the last General Meeting  of OCIPUG as your BOD works to dissolve the club.

Meeting Agenda (typical)

        7:00 PM - 7:10 PM         Administration and Announcements

        7:10 PM - 8:10 PM         Featured Presentation (from "outside" or provide by one of the OCIPUG SIGs - see above)

        8:10 PM - 8:55 PM         Capsule SIG Presentation(s) (see above)

        8:55 PM - 9:00 PM         Raffle (possibly a book or other "training/educational" item donated by Peachpit Press, Pearson Education)
[Tickets are FREE - five (5) to each member attendee and one (1) to each adult, non-member attendee.
Please pick them up when you sign in.]


SIG Meeting Information



        Costa Mesa Senior Center, 695 West 19th Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92627 (Map)

Schedules (unless otherwise noted, meetings start at 7:00 PM and end by 9:00 PM):

        Internet and Networking SIG                        First Tuesday, January 15, 2013

                Focus: Another segment on How the Internet Works, with special guest Steve Gibson via Security Now Netcast

        Hardware SIG                                                     Second Tuesday, January 8, 2013  

                Focus: The latest in computer hardware direct from TWIT.TV Netcast "This Week in Computer Hardware".


        Digital Content, Scanning & Printing SIG    Fourth Tuesday

                Focus: Photoshop Elements - No Meeting this Month. SIG is cancelled, no longer meeting.

Meeting Agenda
:  Varies by SIG - members, please see the applicable SIG web page, the latest README.DOC (newsletter), or info e-mail.



The Orange Coast IBM PC User Group (OCIPUG) was founded in 1985 as a resource to current and prospective IBM PC-compatible computer users in California’s  Orange County and surrounding areas (south of LA).  OCIPUG is an independent, California, non-profit (501.c.3) corporation not affiliated with any vendor or supplier.  This user group is a member of the “Association of Personal Computer User Groups” (APCUG).  All the meetings noted below are open to the general public, without fee.


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