Oakland, MD, and Vienna, VA, August 21, 2018 – Garrett County Internet Service Provider NeuBeam, a service of Declaration Networks Group, will conduct a series of enrichment courses focused on bolstering computer skills in the County. The sessions are aimed at residents who may be reluctant to use a computer, need some help getting started, or would like to learn about topics such as social media, effective internet searches, computer security, and more. Courses will last one hour each and will be conducted at the Garrett County Community Action Conference Room at 104 E. Center Street, Oakland.
The first class, Introduction to Computers and the Internet, will be held September 12 at 11:30 AM. This class will also be repeated on September 14 and 15. During the week of September 17, courses will focus on Effective Internet Searches/Learn “How-To” With YouTube. The following week, NeuBeam’s classes will spotlight Facebook/Social Media/Chat with Friends & Family via the Internet. A full schedule of the sessions can be found at neubeam.com/skills.
Classes cost $10 (due at entry) for the first class attended and subsequent classes are free. Classes are free to NeuBeam customers. Participants are encouraged to bring their own devices though NeuBeam will have a few devices on-hand to lend to those who do not have one. Refreshments will be served. Participants must RSVP to attend and may do so by calling 240-449-3360 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Declaration Networks is committed to closing the digital divide with our NeuBeam high speed Internet service, including offering the community with a resource to acquire the digital skills that allows them to ‘connect to what matters’,” said Bob Nichols, CEO Declaration Networks Group, Inc. “Providing access to affordable broadband is creating new opportunities for the residents of Garrett County by enabling innovation for families, students, farmers, healthcare professionals, educators, business leaders and others in the community.”
For more info about Garrett County Community Action Committee, visit garrettcac.org.
For more info about Rural Maryland Council, visit rural.maryland.gov.