18 November 2015 ⏏ Main Meeting

Meeting Summary. . .
Contributor • Kathy Goodman-Gleason 
BrailleInstituteLogoOur November meeting was well attended and kicked-off with a lively Q & A session covering a variety of end-user, Apple-related, topics.  The highlight of the evening followed with a presentation (details below) by staff from Braille Institute’s Santa Barbara Center (en español clickea aquí) which was enthusiastically received based on expressions of gratitude from everyone in attendance (+20 individuals) after the program. The winner of the drawing for a $100 Apple Gift card, just in time to get their significant other a special gift for the holidays, was … Continue reading

Nominations Now Open – Elected Officers 2016-2017 Term

SBAUGLogowName_182by198Nominations are now open for the four (4) Elected Officer positions on SBAUG’s Executive Board.  The elected officer positions are:  President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer.  Nominees must be members-in-good-standing* to run for an office.  Nominations for Officers may be made by any member-in-good-standing* on or before the close of business [5 PM PST] December 14th, 2015.  To view a list of current Elected Officers, click HERE.

To review expectations of volunteers serving in various roles on the organization’s management team, click HERE. … Continue reading

21 October 2015 Main Meeting

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    Slideshow Available For Viewing Online

October’s meeting at SBCGS was attended by #Members and #Guests eager to learn from Ed Adams, SBAUG Member, about Photos for OS X and other photo editing/management solutions.  Ed’s presentation was comprehensive and supplemented by a polished slide presentation which is available for review by Members-in-good-standing by clicking HERE.  Winners of the double drawing for the Apple Gift Cards were … Continue reading

16 September 2015 Main Meeting

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The second monthly gathering held in the Community Room at the Santa Barbara County Genealogical Society (SBCGS) building was, again, remarkable despite competing with the 2nd GOP Debate on national television, attendance at this month’s meeting was an all-time-?. Sincere apologies to folks (including presenters) that arrived after 6:00 PM and encountered the driveway security gate which refused to open – we will strive to never let that happen again!  Thanks to the Q & A session, one member reported after-the-fact being elated to learn from other SBAUGers that they had been operating on out-dated information their carrier-of-choice would not be able to accommodate a newer iPhone acquisition and is now poised to acquire something newer than their iPhone 4!!  Check back to this post for details about this month’s … Continue reading

19 August 2015 Main Meeting

Meeting Summary. . .

This evening’s event was the first held in the Community Room in the Santa Barbara County Genealogical Society (SBCGS).  Despite the need to navigate around and through road construction on the 101/Castillo Street Underpass to reach the new venue, it was attended by approximately 17 individuals. Julian Dean was the key-presenter for this evening’s event and he led a focused Q & A session with attendees — most questions centered on Gmail and it was a very interesting round-table discussion.  An additional high point was the raffle for two (2) $100 gift cards— … Continue reading